fishing


Things Your Fishing Guide Wants You to Know Before Going Out

March 5, 2018

Going on a guided fishing trip is exciting. By the end of the day you’ll likely have plenty of photos or clips for your Instagram. But for that to happen, it’s always a good idea to play by your captain’s rules. Remember, his boat is his office. Showing respect will ensure he’s working his hardest […]

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Fall adventures to take advantage of cooler temperatures

November 1, 2017

The worst of the heat and humidity is behind us as October ends in the Tampa Bay region. Many adventurers will still enjoy the water to some degree, but now the woods will be less daunting as the mosquitos become less of a bother. Continue reading to learn about Fall adventures. Here are some ideas […]

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Kayak fishing accessories to trick-out your ride

July 15, 2015

Here in the Tampa Bay area we are blessed with calm gulf waters and miles of shoreline for great inshore fishing. Many anglers are choosing to fish from kayaks because these shallow-running vessels put them in “skinny” water, where a good caster can work the tight spaces of a mangrove shoreline for a bounty of […]

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How to throw a cast net – Video

June 21, 2015

There are many ways to throw a cast net to collect bait. In this video, Alex of our Fishing Department demonstrates the shoulder method for throwing an 8-foot diameter, 1/4-inch mesh Cracker Cast Net. https://youtu.be/e17cqZ7kDS8  

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Fishing report for March 29: Tarpon on way, then the sharks

March 29, 2015

What the Bill Jackson’s fishing Report is the findings our fishing staff is hearing and seeing out on the water:

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Fishing report for March 15: Sheepshead, seatrout, pompano action is good

March 15, 2015

What the Bill Jackson’s staff is hearing and seeing out on the water: Sheepshead are still chewing on barnacles around pilings and structure around the bay, and seatrout remain a constant as they’re hitting just about anything.

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