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Free-lining sounds simple, but where you choose to fish and what you’re targeting will play a role in the set-up and rig you should use.

Atlantic Coast of Florida experiences one of the planet’s great migrations each fall. When millions of mullet push south in giant schools toward spawning grounds off the southern end of the state, it presents an exciting prospect for fishing. It’s an event anglers anticipate all year long.

• TACKLE: I mainly fish inshore, so light tackle is the way for me. However, it’s important to be prepared to switch up depending on the size and species of game fish present.

TARGETING REDFISH During the Mullet Migration

• ARTIFICIALS: This backcountry lady angler enjoys sight fishing and scouting Mosquito Lagoon and the marshes of the Tomoka Basin along Florida’s central Atlantic Coast. I’ll target bull reds in the inlets, but I spend most days targeting snook, tarpon and slot reds in the backcountry. This style of fishing is perfect for throwing artificials on light tackle.


Handling them with care and releasing them safely is important to the future of our fisheries. The statewide slot limit from 18 and 27 inches is intended to protect the large fish, which are part of the spawning stock.

To fish with the mullet, I just follow the pods, cast to the outside of the school and open the bail to let the bait swim. When you hit it right, you can hook-up on nearly every cast, with the species changing from one cast to the next. Big gamefish tend to seek out isolated or injured mullet, which is exactly what your bait is.

Landing a bull red this time of the year is easy. With the mullet running, simply free-line a mullet or drop one on a weighted rig to land a trophy! Before you experience the drag-pulling run, you should know how to properly handle and release your fish.

Most of the state now has a one-fishper-person daily limit in the 18- to 27inch slot. Some regions have a two-fishper-vessel possession limit and others have a four-fish-per-vessel possession limit. The Indian River Lagoon region is strictly catch-and-release only for redfish. For complete Florida redfish regulations, go

Here are some tips for anglers to take advantage of the mullet run.

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In the backcountry, I like a light- to mediumaction 2000 size spinning set-up to fish 10-pound leaders and 3/0 circle hooks. I prefer Mustad hooks and tie them on with a simple loop knot. I use an FG knot to connect my leader to a braided main line. This creates a true free-line, without the added weight of a swivel.

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This time of year, any artificial that resembles a mullet will do the trick. I like Vudu Mullet Swimbaits, Rapala X-raps, Bomber Lures Mullets,

The rigging is pretty much the same if I need to beef up for larger catches. With a 2500-size setup, I’ll fish 15- to 20-pound leader. I’ll bump that up to 25- to 30-pound test on 3000-size gear for bigger fish.

The mullet run doesn’t have an official start or end date. Large schools of mullet—some the size of three football fields—move south as temperatures cool. Tarpon, sharks, kingfish and redfish are just some of the gamefish that move with these pods. Most years the fishing is on fire in October and November.

• BAIT: Obviously, mullet is the bait to use this time of the year. Full-grown mullet are great for shark and tarpon fishing. I prefer freelining finger-sized mullet, because pretty much everything eats them.

It’s heartbreaking to see breeder fish floating due to carelessness or lack of knowledge. Hauling a big redfish up vertically onto a bridge or pier, dragging it over the rocks on a jetty or tossing it back from up high severely limits its chance of survival. Get a pier net to fish from a bridge or pier, and do everything in your power to ensure the healthy release of your fish.

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the possibilities of spawning. The same places will hold large seabass, as well. I love to eat grouper, but the way I grouper fish also produces large seabass, which I think are even better than grouper in texture andScampsflavor.

Ahhhh, yeah! This is the time of plenty. Now is the time of year to have a community-sized fish stew to clear out all the vacuum-sealed stuff in the freezer. You’ve got to make some room for freezer-stuffing grouper, snapper and seabass.

You raise the flags of the fish just caught to show you weren’t skunked.



After all, that is why the gags are there. They are eating the same baits that you’re catching. They come inshore to a place that holds bait, so all the smaller females have plenty to eat while they are discussing

Starting this month, the larger gags will be so close in that it’ll shock you. Don’t run too far, or you’ll run over some of the biggest fish of the year. Go wherever you jig up your cigar minnows and sardines, and the gags will be right there. When you get a few baits in the well, it’s a good idea to have at least one person put a bait right back down.

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and snappers hold a special place in my heart. Starting right now, they should be going off! It’s time consuming to stop on the way out a jig up bait. However, a 15- or 20-minute bait stop could make the difference between a good day and a great day. When you find bait in numbers, it doesn’t take long to rack up. I like to keep a Sabiki angler on each side of the boat handing me baits to dehook into a bucket in the center of the boat. Once I get 20 or so baits in the bucket, I pour them into the livewell and repeat until there’s enough.


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This is the time of year that can make even me look good. The large male gags have started staging up on nearshore structures, wrecks and traditional bait-holding bottom. The scamps and large snappers have started a transitional move to their deeper wintering grounds. Water temps will soon draw a line in the water that clearly shows you where to fish.

I also like to take pinfish from the marina as a “bird in hand” for bottom fishing. The beauty of putting a live sardine on a jig and sending it to the bottom is that EVERYTHING down there eats them. The beauty of sending a pinfish, grass grunt or sailors choice to the bottom is that everything down there would love to eat them, but can’t. They can’t get their mouths around the bigger baits, but the ones that can are the fish you want to catch. Go enjoy the bounty of the season!


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• Damn Carp: A sh caught by an angler that is any species other than the intended target. “I thought it was a big largemouth, but it’s just a damn carp.”

Dink: Synonymous with peckerhead, a dink is a very small sh. “Look at this dink. It’s smaller than the plug it ate.”



Bank of Despair: e opposite of honeyhole, this is an area known for not producing sh. “Man, I wasted three hours over there pounding away on the bank of despair.”


• Bait Chucker: Always derogatory term used by y shers to describe any other type of angler. “I think that bait chucker was jealous of my tweed cap.”

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• Mud Dart: A bill sh that dies when released and sinks nose down,


Dreaded Frustrations: e downward spiral of being so ustered by your poor angling performance that you seemingly can’t do anything correctly. “I was slaying them until I hung my lure on the bottom. en I broke my rod tip trying to get it loose and the dreaded frustrations set in. I couldn’t do anything right the rest of the day.”

presumably to stick in the mud on the bottom of the ocean. “Keep hauling sail sh in the boat for photos, and you’re going to keep throwing back mud darts. ”




Reef Donkey: Derogatory term for greater amberjack. “We were dri ing baits for kings, but all we caught were reef donkeys.”

nglers have their own languages. We make up words or phrases to describe situations we frequently encounter on the water. Some of these phrases are quite amusing, and some are too colorful to be used in print. Like regional dialects, they vary from location to location and even from boat to boat. Without further ado, here are some of our favorite angler idioms.


• Bucket Sitter: Sometimes derogatory term for someone who shes bait from the shore. “Look at those bucket sitters over there sitting on their buckets and drowning worms.”

Yahoo: Refers to anyone on the water other than the anglers in the group using the term. “We went to our honeyhole, but there were a bunch of yahoos already in it.”

Easy Release: A sh that shakes the hook right at the boat. Counts as half a sh in informal shing competition. “Oh, well. Easy release. It was a little peckerhead, anyway.”

Leroy Jenkins: Derived from an Internet video game meme, this exclamation is used in kayak shing when you race ahead of your shing buddies to be the rst one on the water. “Y’all can keep mucking around on the boat ramp. I’m going shing! Leeeroooy Jenkiiins!”



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Pellet Pig: Derogatory term for sh that reach large size because of a feeding program. “ at yahoo thought he caught a trophy, but those pellet pigs are trained to eat hooks.”

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With a blunt snout and downturned mouth, red sh are designed for rooting. ey aren’t wellequipped for attacking prey on the surface, but they certainly display thrilling surface strikes as they

Since these reds aren’t tailing, spotting them means you’re looking for wakes. Mature red sh push wider wakes at a steady pace in a straight line. Mullet make those darting V-shaped wakes.



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“We can sight during all hours of the day and in all weather conditions, but since red sh are focused on feeding early and late in the day this is when you will encounter the most cooperative topwater bite. With overcast conditions the topwater shing can stay strong throughout the day,” said Le.

“ is at right here was so lush, the grass was thick as could be. But with water quality issues fueling massive seagrass die-o s, miles of underwater vegetation have been reduced to barren sand ats. ere are still giant red sh, though they’ve changed behavior and where they would once tail and search out the sea oor, they now just cruise around looking for bait sh,” re ected Le.

e 31-mile-long Banana River is an isolated lagoon. Here, marsh and mangrove ecosystems ourish in a complex landscape where there is uniquely no tidal ow. ere are no freshwater tributaries, no saltwater inlets, and the only outlet to the Atlantic Ocean is through a lock at Port Canaveral.ACocoa Beach local who has been guiding

the Indian River Lagoon for years, G. Loomis ambassador Capt. Willy Le can’t help but reminisce of the days when the Banana River was brimming with seagrass.

Shimano’s Current Sniper topwater baits o er anglers a lure for every scenario. e Current Sniper Walk 110F Silent is a walking bait that lacks internal rattles and excels in calm conditions. e Current Sniper Walk Hi-Pitch emits a high-pitch rattle for rougher water.

Le shes topwaters with a size 4000 Stradic CI4+ with a 7’6” G. Loomis GCX Inshore spinning rod with medium power and extra fast action. is set-up casts heavy topwater lures well and o ers excellent control for walking the dog.

Once a red sh is spotted, it’s important to be patient and accurate. Nothing will spook a red sh faster than an improperly placed bait falling from the sky.

Anglers imparting the appropriate snap of the rod tip can mimic distressed bait sh on the surface, but it’s important to choose a lure with proper action for the conditions. When the Banana River becomes moderately choppy, loud topwater lures draw in predators. On calm days, it is better to sh a quieter walking lure.


track a topwater lure and overtake the o ering a er several failed attempts.

Typically, a long-distance model weighs 30 to 100 percent more than a oating one of similar dimensions. If a oating lure weighs 2 ounces, a similar sized distance-dedicated lure will weigh 3 to 4 ounces. at’s really a big deal, especially in wind.

the past few months, we’ve discussed almost everything concerning long-distance lures. We’ve touched on elements an angler can control such as lure choice and the proper rod, reel and line con guration. Now I want to discuss the uncontrollable elements of weather and water conditions. ey play a big role in how far you are able to cast and how e ectively you can sh a lure.

Again, we all love to sh topwater, but distance-dedicated lures are in many cases the better option. In windy conditions with breaking waves and ripping currents, I de nitely prefer a 3-ounce plug or a 4-ounce darter over a topwater, which weighs half as much.


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A long banner also reduces your control of the lure once it hits the water. A line belly in the water pulls your lure sideways on retrieve. You also won’t be in direct contact with the lure. is a ects the lure’s action, and you might also miss bites.

Water conditions are another factor worth consideration. Big waves, whitewater and strong currents limit your control. ese conditions are also o en the best conditions for sh to bite. When you cast, engage the reel before the lure hits the water and reel up slack. is gives you a straighter line for better control of the lure, better swimming action and more direct contact with the lure. When you can feel the lure, you can feel the bite and ultimately increase your hook-setting ratio.

On a beach, with the lure on the sand, allow a banner of 50 to 70 percent of the rod’s length. is shorter banner limits the size of the belly in the line when you cast. e larger the line belly is, the more casting energy is taken from the lure’s ight, resulting in reduced distance.

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If the wind is full force into your face, this adds drag on the lure and line during a cast. A high-density lure cuts through wind more e ciently than a oating lure. Everyone loves shing topwaters, but in windy conditions they are not the best choice. A denser lure always casts farther than a oating lure.

When you’re casting into the wind, you should also adjust the way you cast. In long-casting lingo, I use the term “banner” to refer to the section of line between the rod tip and the lure. You should limit the banner when you’re shing in wind. Instead of using an overhand cast, try a sidearm cast, which limits the lure’s exposure to the wind.


Give it an honest try. I’m sure you’ll be convinced that distance lures are superior to lighter models of similar dimensions in many situations.


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I personally use a 5/0 extra strong circle hook with 2 feet of wire leader attached to 5 feet of 80-lb. test. e largest IGFA recorded blacktip shark weighed in at 270 pounds, 9 ounces. It was caught out of Malindi Bay, Kenya in 1984.

shing in strong current, simply walk down the beach as the bait dri s. On days when they are hanging out too far for casting, swim a live bait out. Blue runners, jack crevalle and palometa work well for this.


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Blacktip sharks can be found year-round in the Atlantic from Virginia through Florida. ey have been known to migrate up to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. ough they do prefer more tropical temperatures, a little cold won’t deter them from their mission. Blacktips are de nitely not picky when it comes to hunting grounds. ey can be found in bays, estuaries, coral reefs and mouths of rivers.

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uring the mullet run on Florida’s east coast, plenty of blacktip sharks cruise past our beaches with huge schools of bait. Even if you plan to sh for blacktips outside of mullet-run season, you are still in luck. Finding a blacktip shark de nitely isn’t an issue due to a large and growing population of these big sharks.

ese sharks are viviparous, meaning the pups develop inside the female’s body, unlike other sharks that lay egg sacks. Most pups will be le in shallow nurseries due to the high amount of prey and few predators, which increases their chances of survival.Fishing for blacktip sharks is fairly easy; however, there are days when they can be nicky. Paying attention to speci cs can increase your number of bites. On clear-water days, sharks tend to stay just on the backside of the last sandbar. On milky water days, they can literally be at your feet as they patrol up and down the rst drop.eyde nitely will eat dead bait, but will hit live and fresh-dead bait without hesitation.

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Before blacktips begin migrating for the mating season, they will actually be in gendersegregated schools that come together only for mating. Blacktips tend to be separated due to the male’s highly aggressive drive towards the females, which could result in serious injury.

On slow days when the bite is dead and you’re catching nothing but cat sh, swim one out or cut into chunks. If there are any blacktips around, they will eat it. A lot of anglers use huge hooks and long wire leaders, which will require you to get a shore-based shark shing permit to legally sh for sharks in Florida.

e most productive way to catch blacktips is to use a 6- to 8-inch chunk of whatever fresh sh you have. Toss it out without a weight. If you are

spring to travel up the coast to Georgia and the Carolinas to mate in summer. Blacktips participate in internal fertilization, meaning that each female is separately impregnated, which will then result in 4 to 11 pups every two years.

Tilapia… blue tilapia, to be exact, are one of more than a hundred species of cichlid native to the Middle East and Africa that are all called tilapia. is is similar to the way U.S. anglers refer to multiple species of sun sh as bream.

Tilapia can be nicky eaters, which poses a puzzle for anglers. eir diet consists mainly of green algae, diatoms and small invertebrates. I have witnessed other anglers catching this species on corn, dog food, hot dogs and bread balls. I have caught good numbers and some very large examples with a y rod. I caught most of these sh on Clouser Minnows and other similar small bait sh patterns.

is species is very fast growing for the rst few months, and then they settle in and grow to the 5-pound class by three to ve years of age. e Florida state record was caught by Pamela Henry, of Stuart, from of a dock on the St. Lucie River in 2011. e 9-pound, 6-ounce beast is also recognized by the IGFA as the all-tackle world record.

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Exotic Species in Your Backyard:

Perhaps a lesser-known draw to the Sunshine State are the exotic species that have taken hold here. ese are the non-native, sometimes invasive species that would otherwise require expensive travel for anglers to target. ey are here, so we might as well sh for them.

e Blue Tilapia is considered invasive to the United States. It was introduced to Florida in the 1960s by stocking and experimental studies by both private and state entities. Tilapia are here to stay and can be found in a wide variety of locations, from lakes and ponds scattered around the state to many freshwater and brackish rivers and streams. For anglers, canals found in almost every neighborhood can be shing paradise.

waters o Key West to the many famous bass shermen that made Lake Okeechobee a destination for anglers from around the world, Florida has a rich angling history and amazing shing for everyone.

ere is no minimum size or bag limit for tilapia. e FWC encourages anglers to catch and eat them like any other invasive species. e white akey meat is mild, and wild-caught tilapia are superior to the farm-raised tilapia sold in grocery stores.

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I’m sure everyone reading this can target blue tilapia within a short distance of home. ey are great ghters that stand toe-to-toe with any species of similar size.

e blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) is the most popular of the tilapia and the species most commonly found here in Florida. It is also a very important species in the sh-farming world due to its fast growth, salinity tolerance and the fact that it can be stocked densely. Tilapia have a long history. Farming of Nile tilapia goes back to ancient Egypt, and its importance is noted by the ancients using the sh as a symbol of rebirth.


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is nally here, and it couldn’t have come any sooner. With record heat reported this year, we can all nally have some relief. Summer is coming to an end and the fall stellar shing season is beginning. e shing will begin to improve tremendously as the weather cools more and more toward the end of the month. Anglers will nd it more enjoyable to be outside once again. We will without a doubt be increasing numbers of sh caught as well as also nding larger examples of sh on all our adventure shing charters.

Tip of the week: While casting and working baits near the boat it’s a good idea to troll a couple lines back far enough away from the immediate noise, at a distance of 20-30 yards. Either a live nger mullet or a golden shiner always seems to produce a nice surprise when you least expect it. Larger sh tend to be smarter in nature due to their experience and age, therefore, sometimes you won’t get a bite near the boat but as the boat moves away you might get that leery sh to strike. Sometime these same sh won’t hit an arti cial bait no matter how well you work them. A live bait set back far enough will get you hooked up. Just set it and forget it. I also like to leave the drag set to mid-level and not over tightened since a larger sh will break you o with that rst initial run, leaving you wondering what monster you just lost!

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You really want to focus on matching the hatch with your baits. Using lures that are silver in color with either a black line down the middle or a red dot on them. Yozuri Crystal 3D oating minnow series will do the trick along with their Hardcore series of bullet crank baits. Working these arti cial lures along the weed line, drop o s or pilings is always recommended. Look for waters that range from 5-14 feet in depth for best result. I personally run Shimano 2500 class reels spooled with 15lb super braided line with 20lbs H.D. Fluorocarbon leader by Yo-zuri. is rig, I nd, is abrasion resistant and almost impossible for the sh to see. It also helps to get more bites with longer casts, to reach sh further away from the boat.



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e favorable temperatures of October will begin to move the sh upwards in the water column. You’ll nd them more and more with the mid to top water baits. With literally thousands of hours on the water, I have found that a major spawn of minnows this month will have the fresh and brackish water ways more active. Tarpon, largemouth bass, snook, peacock bass and clown knife sh will all be chomping throughout the day, bulking up again from the lean summer months.

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Towards the end of October, I begin to transition my trips to Biscayne Bay. It’s one of my favorite places to sh in the fall. e pilchards will be schooled up on the beaches, shorelines and ats around Miami. Loading up your live wells with bait doesn’t take long. Once loaded I’ll sh patch reefs, nger channels and small wrecks for all kinds of snapper, grouper and jacks with my clients. We’ll typically free line our baits into the feeding frenzy we have created by live chumming our pilchards and the action is non-stop!

we move into fall, October is still warm down here in South Florida. We will start noticing a small temperature drop in the evenings and lower highs in air temperature. Our water temperature will start to cool down a bit as well and we’ll start seeing more signs of migrating sh working into our waters following the bait migrations. Most of October, I’ll spend my days shing the shorelines for snook and red sh.


is time of the year, I like to nd schools of pilchards or pogys on the coast, and throwing the net a few times, load the well with bait. Once I feel like we have enough, I’ll then run to the rst spot. Points, down trees, and oyster bars with moving water are my go-to’s. Once I nd something I like the look of, I’ll drop my Minn Kota Raptor to hold me in position, grab a handful of baits from the live well and toss some out to hopefully entice a feeding frenzy.


Given a few minutes, the baits you tossed have either caused some action or not. Toss a live one up towards the shoreline, point, bar or down tree and let the bait swim with the current.

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is by far my favorite time of the year to go land based shing. e wind shi from the NE. e temperature drops. e water cools and the annual mullet migration starts! During the mullet migration there is no better bait to use than, well, mullet. e numbers of sh are staggering. e migration attracts snook, tarpon, mackerel, jacks, snapper, red sh, blue sh, lady sh and sharks. e beaches will be inundated. is will be your best chance to land a hundred lb. tarpon or a forty-inch snook without worrying about the sh cutting you o on the bridge.


For the past 3 years my reel of choice has been the Tsunami salt X 6000. ese reels are 100% sealed and have 50 lbs of drag. Since I’m in the water 90% of the time I need a reel that is sealed and has superior saltwater resistance.


e Mullet pods can be two to three acres long, so they won’t be hard to nd. ere is nothing like waking up early in the morning and getting to the beach before sunrise to watch the schools of mullet getting slammed! Is just as much fun watching the sun set while you have a live mullet out and waiting for that monster sh. is is some of the most exciting shing South Florida has to o er.

e way I sh the mullet run is as follows. I wait for a NE wind because it pushes the mullet close to the beach. For bait we’ll be using, no other than… I take a small cast net or I use 2 weighted treble hooks and snag them.

e rig is simple. I free-line a live mullet using 40 lb uorocarbon leader tied directly to braid 20 lb with a 6/0 Mustad circle hook. I use the biggest mullet I catch. I hook him up, walk in the water about waist deep and wait to see an explosion. I toss the mullet in the school and leave my bail open till the line is ripping o the reel, then I set hook and ght the sh.


You can also sh the mullet run at night. Most mullet start hanging out around bridges that are well lit. If you stand on the bridge and just look down you will see the tarpon gliding around playing with the mullets. Lures work pretty well also. My go to lures would be the Rapala Xrap sxr12 black Rapala sxrl-14 carbon , Yozuri Crystal Minnow 5-1/4 green or the No live bait needed “NLBN” 5” Lil Mullet grey or white.

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If you are looking for a great drink to enjoy during a hot summer a ernoon, look no further than the Orange Crush. Sip on it while daydreaming of catching a world record marlin or just enjoying the company of some good friends. Not only will you be surprised on how great this drink tastes, but you will also be getting some quality vitamin

White Marlin Open is a shing tournament held annually in Ocean City, Maryland. Long known as the “Big Daddy of all Tournaments,” this Open has awarded an estimated $87 million dollars in prizes over a 48-year history. Known for big game sh, the largest payouts have been for the elusive white marlin. e tournament is held over a ve-day period with onlooking crowds anxiously waiting at the docks to see the ever-changing leader boards. At the end of each day, anglers can o en be seen at the local watering holes swapping sh stories of monsters caught or records lost. With so much excitement happening each day, you know very well that the drinks will be owing with just as much force as the gulf stream waters where these huge pelagic sh are caught. e drink of choice is for anglers shing in the tournament is likely, the orange crush.

1 oz TRIPLE SEC – This is just the most popular brand name for orange liqueur, but you could get fancy and use Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Orange Curacao if you’d like.

3 oz SODA – There are several options that can be used here. You can use a lemon-lime soda like Sprite of 7UP, or just sparkling water or club soda.

GARNISHES – I like to use fresh orange wedges or maraschino cherries for garnish, but they aren’t necessary.

Orange Crush

According to local legend, the rst orange crush was made in 1995 at the now famous Harborside Bar & Grill, a waterside spot in West Ocean City. e original drink was made by combining Smirno orange vodka and triple sec, one shot of each, fresh-squeezed orange juice straight from Florida topped o with Sierra Mist. Since the invention of this popular drink, the Harborside in West Ocean City has sold crushes by the millions. Along with the original orange crush, Ocean City bars o er other variations including cranberry, key lime and even grapefruit avored crushes. e drink is o en described as refreshing and thirst quenching. Especially a er a long day of shing in the brutal August sun.

ICE – I don’t normally list “ice” as an ingredient. However, it is an orange CRUSH, so crushed ice is best. Fill that pint glass to the brim with real, crushed ice.

ORANGE JUICE – fresh orange juice is really key to making this a great cocktail.

2 oz VODKA – Because this is the main liquor in the cocktail, I use a good quality vodka. Your favorite brand will work just fine.

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C with every sip. e only thing you will be wondering is why it took you so long to hear about this amazingly refreshing classic. Tight lines and sh on my friends.




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La forma en que pesco la carrera de salmonete es la siguiente: espero un viento del noreste, porque empuja a mújol (también conocido como Lisa) cerca de la playa. El cebo ya sabemos cuál será, así que tomo una pequeña red de lanzamiento o utilizo 2 anzuelos triples ponderados y losElengancho.aparejoes sencillo; uso un salmonete vivo con un líder de uorocarbono de 40 libras, atado directamente a una trenza de 20 libras con un anzuelo circular Mustad de 6/0. Utilizo el salmonete más grande que haya agarrado y lo engancho; luego entro en el agua hasta la cintura y espero a ver una explosión. Lanzo el salmonete en el cardumen y dejo la anza abierta hasta que la línea se desprende del carrete, entonces pongo el anzuelo y e inicio la batalla contra el pez.

Los grupos de salmonetes pueden tener de dos a tres acres de largo, así que no será difícil encontrarlos. No hay nada como despertarse temprano por la mañana, y llegar a la playa antes del amanecer, para ver los bancos de salmonete siendo golpeados. Es igual de divertido ver la puesta de sol mientras tienes un salmonete vivo fuera y esperas tranquilamente por un pez monstruoso. Esta es, sin duda, una de las pescas más emocionantes que ofrece el sur de Florida.

Durante los últimos 3 años, mi carrete de elección ha sido el Tsunami salt X 6000; estos carretes son 100% sellados y tienen 50 libras de arrastre. Como estoy en el agua el 90% del tiempo, necesito un carrete que esté sellado y tenga una resistencia superior al agua salada. Los señuelos también funcionan muy bien, mis favoritos son el Rapala Xrap sxr12 negro, el Rapala sxrl-14 carbono, el Yozuri Crystal Minnow 5-1/4 verde o el No live bait needed “NLBN” 5” Lil Mullet gris o blanco.


es, por mucho, mi época favorita del año para pescar en tierra. El viento cambia y la temperatura baja, por lo que el agua se enfría y comienza la migración anual de los salmonetes. Durante esta estación no hay mejor cebo que, bueno, el propio salmonete. El número de peces es asombroso gracias a que la migración atrae a róbalos, sábalos, caballas, jureles, pargos, gallinetas, anjovas, peces dama e incluso tiburones. Las playas estarán inundadas, así será su mejor oportunidad para desembarcar un sábalo de cien libras o un róbalo de cuarenta pulgadas, sin preocuparse de que los peces le corten el paso en el puente.


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Como un recordatorio nal, los salmonetes no son solo para el día, pues si así lo pre ere, también puede pescarlos por la noche. La mayoría empiezan a salir alrededor de los puentes que están bien iluminados, por lo que, si se coloca en el puente y mira hacia abajo, verá a los sábalos deslizándose y jugando con las lisas.


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bien nos estamos adentrando en el otoño, octubre sigue siendo relativamente cálido aquí en el sur de la Florida. Empezaremos a notar un pequeño descenso de la temperatura del aire por las tardes, por lo que el agua comenzará a enfriarse un poco también y esto nos llevará a ver más señales de la migración de los peces que están persiguiendo las migraciones de cebo. Gracias a ello, pasaré la mayor parte del mes de octubre pescando robalos y gallinetas en la costa.

Hacia nales de octubre, comienzo a hacer la transición de mis viajes a la Bahía de Biscayne, que es uno de mis lugares favoritos para pescar en otoño. Las sardinas se acumulan en las playas, las orillas y los bajos de Miami, así que cargar los pozos con cebo no lleva mucho tiempo. Después de cargados, pescaré en los arrecifes, canales y pequeños pecios todo tipo de pargos, meros y jureles.

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En esta época del año, me gusta encontrar bancos de sardinas o corvinas en la costa para cargar el pozo con cebo. Cuando siento que tenemos su ciente, me dirijo a la primera parada; las puntas, los árboles caídos y las barras de ostras, con agua en movimiento, son mis preferidos. Una vez que encuentro algo que me gusta, suelto mi Minn Kota Raptor para mantenerme en posición, agarro un puñado de cebos del pozo vivo y lanzo algunos para atraer un frenesí de alimentación. Mi consejo es lanzar un cebo vivo hacia la costa, la punta, la barra o el árbol inferior y dejar que haga su trabajo nadando con la corriente.


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En ocasiones, estos mismos peces no picarán con un cebo arti cia, por muy bien que lo trabaje, así que un cebo vivo colocado lo su cientemente lejos te enganchará. Sólo hay que ponerlo y olvidarlo. También me gusta dejar el arrastre a un nivel medio y no demasiado apretado, ya que un pez más grande romperá con esa primera carrera inicial, haciendo que se pregunte qué monstruo acaba de perder.

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Lo mejor es centrarse en la combinación de la eclosión con los cebos; utiliza señuelos de color plateado con una línea negra en el centro o un punto rojo, la serie de minnows otantes Crystal 3D de Yo-zuri es ideal, así como la serie Hardcore de crank baits. Siempre se recomienda trabajar con estos señuelos arti ciales a lo largo de la línea de la maleza, en las bajadas o en los pilotes; mi recomendación es que busque aguas de entre 1,5 y 1,4 metros de profundidad para obtener los mejores resultados. Personalmente, utilizo carretes Shimano 2500 con una línea trenzada de 15 libras y un bajo de línea de uorocarbono de 20 libras de Yo-zuri; este aparejo es resistente a la abrasión y casi imposible de ver para los peces, también ayuda a conseguir más picadas con lances más largos, para alcanzar a aquellos que están más lejos del la semana


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n ha llegado octubre y estoy completamente agradecido con ello, pues con el récord de calor que se ha registrado este año, por n podemos tener un poco de alivio. Esto marca el comienzo de la temporada de pesca estelar de otoño, la cual mejorará enormemente a medida que el clima se enfríe más y más hacia el nal del mes. Para los pescadores será más cómodo y agradable estar afuera y vamos a ver, sin duda, el aumento del número de peces capturados y ejemplares más grandes. Las temperaturas favorables de octubre comenzarán a mover los peces hacia arriba en la columna de agua.

Con literalmente miles de horas en el agua, he encontrado que un importante desove de pececillos este mes mantendrá los pozos de agua dulce y salobre mucho más activos. El sábalo, la lubina, el róbalo, el pavón y el pez cuchillo de payaso estarán picando a lo largo del día, volviendo a llenarse después de los magros meses de verano.


Mientras trabaja con los cebos cerca de la embarcación, recomiendo lanzar un par de líneas lo su cientemente lejos del ruido inmediato, a una distancia de 20-30 yardas; un salmonete vivo o un ojo de buey siempre parece producir una agradable sorpresa cuando menos lo esperas. Los peces más grandes tienden a ser más inteligentes por naturaleza debido a su experiencia y edad, por lo tanto, a veces no obtendrá una mordida cerca del barco, pero a medida que este se aleja puede conseguir que ese pez receloso ataque.


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Both sh were caught slow-pitch jigging with JYG Pro jigs.

Izquierdo’s sh weighed 15.38 kilograms, which is 33 pounds, 14.5 ounces and some change. On the same trip, Robert Navarro boated another star-studded grouper that weighed 15.51 kilograms, or 34 pounds, 3 ounces and some change. Both sh will be recorded as all-tackle world records in the books.

Star-studded grouper are a species that inhabits the eastern Paci c Ocean from Southern California down to e previous all-tackle world record was a 31-pounder caught by Chris Wheaton out of Loreto, Mexico.

oastal Angler Magazine contributor Ryan Izquierdo was on a really hot bite on April 28 while shing out of San Carlos in Sonora, Mexico. e boat he was on landed not one, but two IGFA all-tackle world records for star-studded grouper. With just a fraction of a kilogram separating the weights of the two sh, IGFA recently named them both a tie for the all-tackle world record.


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e angler, Ryan Hernandez, caught his “leopard” red sh while shing with Capt. Danny Alvarez in the Upper Laguna Madre near Corpus Christi, Texas on Aug. 27. Hernandez said the sh had more than 300 spots per Leopardside. red sh are rare, but they do show up from time to time. Fisheries biologists believe this rare color pattern is caused by both parents having a recessive pigmentation trait. e wild coloration leaves the o spring particularly susceptible to predation early in its life. Not only is it rare for a leopard red sh to be hatched, it’s rare for them to reach catchable size.According to SaltWater Sportsman, Hernandez kept his leopard red sh to have it mounted. It’ll make a heck of a conversation piece.

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ed sh have black spots. Some of them have several black spots. is red sh caught on the Texas Gulf Coast had so many black spots that it doesn’t even look like a red sh.

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My other tip involves a color I haven’t seen pictured with many, if any, snook other than those anglers in my circle. e color is in the orange family with gold glitter and a chartreuse tail. is little gem has produced numerous snook over the years. I sh this color in a 5-inch paddletail lure, typically on a heavier jighead. I like a heavy head because I burn these swimbaits through the water.

Here’s my disclaimer: I invented Knockin Tail Lures. e paddletail I use for snook is the Knockin Tail Lure in the Halloween is lure, like the Rat-L-Trap, has a built-in rattle. Trust me,

Now for methods you may not have tried while targeting snook. Let’s visit our friends in the freshwater aisle and pull out an old favorite: the Rat-L-Trap! Pick up a few of these in chrome and blue, buy some stout saltwater-grade treble hooks, stainless steel split rings, and you’re set. ese noisy, rattling hard baits drive big snook crazy. I sh these on a fast and steady retrieve. e simplicity, in itself, is enticing. Among the advantages are the castability of these lures, their bullet-proof construction, and best of all there is not much skill required in this tactic. Simply cast and reel at a fast pace and hold on tight. When a hungry, or mad snook nails a Trap as you burn it through salty water, they will try their best to take the lure and the rod from your hands. ere is nothing like a 40-inch snook hammering a fast-moving Rat-L-Trap!

I hope this new look at snook shing helps you catch your next e theme here is sound attracts sh. So, tie on some noisy lures and get hooked up!

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hen it comes to snook shing with lures, I typically see the same color patterns and lure styles displayed in the jaws of caught sh as the angler proudly presents their catch to the camera. I’d like to share some new colors and lures that I have found to be very e ective when targeting solid-lined trophies.Let’s start with what you might already know. Feather jigs are popular among those who pursue line-siders. Some may tip their jig with a grub of some sort, while others take the simple approach of feathers, lead and a sharp hook. More o en than not, when I see these jigs pinned in the jaws of magni cent sh, the colors are typically white, red, chartreuse or a combination of all three. I don’t typically throw a feather jig, but when I do I prefer to tip it with a paddletail to give it extra vibration. Find one with a rattling tail, and you just increased your odds of hooking up!


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Diving and snorkeling for stone crabs is also popular. Look for crushed shells in front of holes in the rocks or reef where a stone crab has been feeding. Use a tickle stick with angle of less than 90 degrees to pull them out of the hole and grab them by the claws with gloved hands.

Recreational harvesters age 16 and older who plan to use traps are required to complete an annual no-cost trap registration at rough this process, they will obtain trap registration numbers that must be included on each trap along with the owners name and address.

Whether diving or trapping, it is illegal to harvest claws from eggbearing females. It is permitted to take both claws if they are of legal length, but most people choose to take just one so the crab is le with something to feed and defend itself with.

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Trapping is the most e cient method of collecting the legal limit. Each harvester is allowed ve traps. ey may be baited and placed in the water as early as Oct. 5, but traps may not be pulled and claws may not be harvested until the Oct. 15 season opener.


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We also ventured south from Soldotna to the Kasilof River and caught salmon and trout. We crossed the peninsula to Seward and fished the Resurrection River for silvers, pinks and dog (chum) salmon. The river was full of fish, so we fished until it was too dark to see the bears and called it a day at midnight.


We also fished from a boat on the Kenai River, where anchored to deploy small Kwikfish. These lures settle into the current near the bottom and vibrate. Fish swimming upstream see them and attack. Unlike the red salmon, which aren’t interested in eating, the pink (humpback) and silver (coho) salmon jumped all over this setup.

If you ever get the chance to fish the Kenai Peninsula, you will love it. Get a group of friends, do some research and go. Fish with a guide or on your own. There are so many options and so many fish that it’s hard not to have an amazing adventure.

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again. It was so fun!

Second only to the Kenai’s fishing is the scenery. There is a majestic feel to this area. The views are beautiful, there is amazing wildlife and tons of stuff to see. We saw it all as we drove all over the place chasing fish.

laska’s Kenai Peninsula is a world-renowned fishery, known for all of its salmon runs, of which the Kenai River king salmon run is the most famous. The saltwater fishing out of Homer, Deep Creek and Seward are also amazing. I’ve been to Alaska fishing several times, and this year I fished the fresh and the salt with five friends who were all on their first trip. Here’s a quick look at what we did in freshwater. I’ll write about our saltwater adventures in the future.

Our lodging was in Soldotna, near the mouth of the Kenai River on Cook Inlet. That’s where we fished the Kenai River for red (sockeye) salmon. The famous king salmon season closed before we arrived this year, or we would have been fishing for them. We “flossed” for reds, which is a technique used in rivers to catch salmon that are more interested in their spawning run than they are in feeding. Basically, you use a weighted leader. As pods of fish swim upstream, the line threads an open mouth and you snag the fish when the hook pulls tight. This was combat-style fishing. We stood a rod’s length from other anglers, and it was mayhem when someone hooked up.

Last, but not least, we fished Skilak Lake, which feeds the Kenai River from the center of the peninsula. This was my favorite place to fish. It is as beautiful as it is full of fish. We stayed 18 days in Alaska and spent our 17th on Skilak, where we slayed the fish. We landed and released more than 100 reds, silvers and trout that day! It was a great note to end our trip.

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“A productive day is relative. When you’re throwing a 10-foot 7-weight and a 250-grain full sinking line with 3 feet of 20-lb. monofilament, you’re not really going for numbers anymore,” said McCrickard. “You’re looking for one, maybe two fish. You kind of have to go out there with the mentality of, ‘I might get skunked today, but I might catch my best fish of the year… or the best fish I’ve caught in the last five years.’”


“If I have that fish that’s two feet or larger, I’m feeling really confident having that fish on 20-pound as opposed to having it on 2x,” he said.

Alex McCrickard has a go-big or go-home attitude when it comes to fall browns. He’s a former fly fishing guide and the current aquatic education coordinator for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. As the days grow shorter, McCrickard breaks out his heavy 6- and 7-weight rods to sling big streamers.Onsmaller streams, he’ll fish floating line with a 9-foot leader that tapers down to no lighter than 2x tippet. The long leader allows a weighted streamer to get down in the water column, and 2x has a breaking strength of about 10 pounds. It’s more than enough to handle the 14- to 20-inchers you might encounter in a creek or stream.

The timing is different on every piece of water, but October is thought to be the peak of pre-spawn behavior for most streams and rivers. Since big browns are more aggressive than they are at any other time of year, anglers who target them should fish aggressively.

On large or small water, pre-spawn browns will hit bigger flies than you’d think they would. This could be a 2- to 3-inch-long Woolly Bugger on a mountain stream or a 6-inch-long articulated pattern on a big river. Either way, it’s a game of covering water persistently and presenting the fly to as many fish as possible.

Across the East, brown trout spawn in a window that runs from midSeptember into December. Males and females of the species leave their summer lies to strike out upstream in search of spawning habitat. They are on the move and more visible to anglers than at any other time of year.

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ust and jealousy make males of many species do stupid things they wouldn’t normally do. This is true for humans and whitetail deer, and it’s also true for brown trout, which grow aggressive this time of year as they gear up for the spawn.

advertise their suitability as mates. The big boys spar with each other for the opportunity to fertilize eggs. They become ornery, and are cocked to lash out at anything that catches their eye.


On a big tailwater, McCrickard gears up with 250-grain sinking line and runs a short 3-foot leader of 0x tippet. If the water is dingy, he’ll fish 3 feet of straight 20-pound monofilament.

While the females become preoccupied with cutting nests, called redds, on shallow gravel bars in moving water, the males put on bright colors to


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Two hours later, the big fish was boatside. They roped its tail and used the T-top as a pulley to bring it onboard. It measured 104 inches fork length and had a 53-inch girth.




Carney’s swordfish crushed the previous state record by more than 60 pounds. The old record of 441 pounds had stood since 1979. The thing is, if they had hauled it in with the electric reel, it would not have qualified for the record.The

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