What to fish for?

WHAT TO FISH FOR?   Now that there’s a closed season on Seatrout, Redfish and Snook for the next year in SW Florida…what to fish for if you want a fresh fish dinner.   Flounder is one of the best tasting fish in the gulf. I also like catching...

What’s For Dinner?

There are two types of anglers, those that catch and release and those that like to eat their catch. In SW Florida gulf waters the most popular inshore species to catch and eat are Seatrout, Redfish and Snook, however there is a closed season on them for one year. So,...

Water is Clearing Up & the Fish Are Biting

The redtide is finally clearing up and the fish are biting. The Seatrout are biting in Gasparilla Sound. The Sheepshead and Snapper are biting by the pilings in Boca Grande Pass. If you want to spend a half-day in the backwaters of Boca Grande kayak fishing give me a...

How to repair a Hole in Your Kayak

How to patch a hole in a kayak. If you get a hole or crack in your kayak don’t get rid of it, it can be fixed. Find a piece of plastic that’s similar to the plastic your kayak is made of and use a heat gun to melt the plastic into the hole or crack. You...

Catching a Redfish and a Strange Creature

My last client, an 81 year old man caught a redfish that pulled him around in circles in the kayak.  After a good battle he finally landed the 18″ keeper for dinner.  he caught several smaller fish that day but this one was his trophy for the day....