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The peach is not hot; take the time

This heat wave anyway! It was brutal, so we fish at night, before dawn and come back early in the morning to get back into the air conditioning. It was a bit difficult some days; be sure to stay hydrated and watch your people and pets…

Drop hook, line and sinker

With 72 miles of coastline in Brevard, there are plenty of hotspots to catch a variety of excellent species when surf fishing. Gina Ragan Brevard beaches are a great place for surf fishing With 72 miles of beaches, the Space Coast…

Chef’s Kitchen City fishing fun

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Dwight Hudgins tosses his artificial life bait into the water at Lassing Park, an undeveloped piece of shoreline south of St. Pete's Pier. He waded about 20 feet, the water just above his knees.“It's amazing when you…

North Central Florida Fishing Report

John Patton | Special for the Star-BannerTip of the week: According to castawaysontheriver.com, current always triggers how fish feed. Currents can come from strong winter winds and tides. Fish like to swim at low tide and on the…

drum at Tomoka, tarpon at Ponce Inlet

Zach Dean | The Daytona Beach NewspaperTips for taking kids fishing so they'll want to go again and againThere are as many wrong ways to introduce kids to fishing as there are right ways. Here's what you need to know.WochitDaily summer…

Bluefish, speckled perch and more

The Saint-Jean river and the lakes of the regionIt is a period of transition on the river. Spring has sprung up. And although it's about a week behind schedule, Pisces follow a more paramount schedule - inconstant too. Speckled perch…

Big speck spawn next week?

The Saint-Jean river and the lakes of the regionAt this time of year, it's hard to find anyone fishing for anything other than speckled perch - or poop as they are called north of the Panhandle. Fishing continues to improve, with more…

Tough hard in the ICW

The Saint-Jean river and the lakes of the regionI cringed a bit as I wrote this after last year, because the spotted perch bewitched my efforts to understand their spawn. But conventional wisdom has it that January is the month when…

10 best SUP fishing spots in Florida

FLORIDA, USA - Florida is a major stand-up paddleboarding hotspot and is an extremely popular destination for good SUP fishing. With the state almost entirely surrounded by water, it's no wonder fishermen flock to have dinner and have a…

Tarpon, snook and more are taken

FLORIDA TODAY Fishing Report, Jun 11, 2020: Tripletail BitesIt rained, but large tarpons can be caught along the beaches while the smaller ones are in the lagoon. Snook fishing is good too, but all are slack.Ed Killer,…