How-To — Florida

How-To: Deep Drop Swordfish Eel Fishing off the Florida Keys

Posted by Jamie Costa on

We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Brian Suschke to discuss deep dropping to swordfish with the deep drop swordfish eel off the coast of the Florida Keys. Here's what we learned...   Capt. Brian SuschkeFacebook: Brian SuschkeInstagram: @b_susk Targeted Species: Swordfish Location: Florida Keys, Florida - Offshore Despite being a New Jersey resident, Capt. Brian Suschke spends the majority of his winters fishing for swordfish 25-miles off the Florida Keys. Finding these fish can be difficult at times but experienced anglers like Capt. Brian know to look for steep drop offs and specific depth markers on the edge...

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How-To: Surf Fishing Vero Beach, Florida with the Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures

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  We spent 15 minutes on the phone with pro-angler Justin Colton to discuss surf fishing and kayak fishing for Jack Crevalle off of Vero Beach, Florida with the Hogy Epoxy Jig Lures. Here's what we learned...  Angler: Justin Colton Targeted Species: Jack Crevalle Location: Vero Beach, Florida Tides: When fishing from the beach, it helps to catch the tide either two hours before high tide or two hours after high tide. Through experience, Justin has found that this is when the bite is the best. Combining this with an early morning or later afternoon bite is ideal. Approach: Whether...

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How To: Blind Casting to Snook in the Everglades with the Hogy Original

Posted by Jamie Costa on

We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Joshua Checkeroski to discuss blind casting to back country Snook with the Hogy Original in the Florida everglades. Here's what we found out..   Capt. Joshua Checkeroski Website: www.mooncastanglers.com Instagram: @checkers_j Location: Florida Keys and Everglades The Florida Keys make up 180-miles of land and sea, which makes for a very large fishing area. Most anglers we’ve talked to stick to one or two islands, most commonly those closest to their homes or their launch spots. But the fishing remains the same, with tarpon and Snook darting between backcountry waters and sandy shores. Although Capt....

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How To: Sight Casting to Cruising Tarpon with the 7-inch Hogy Original

Posted by Jamie Costa on

Capt. Brian Stilley of the Florida Keys talks to us about sight casting and blind casting for massive Tarpon on the South Side of the Key West beaches with the 7-inch Hogy Original rigged with a weightless hook.

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How-To: Big Jacks on Light Tackle

Posted by Ross Gallagher on

Location: Everglades National Park AKA: Flamingo Tides: Honestly I just like moving water for this species. Approach: In the glades we are fishing creek mouths, or shore lines. If you see some nervous water cast to it, & if your lucky you will find them busting bait which is absolutely the best time to cast a Pro Tail Paddler into… Rigging selection: When rigging for Jacks in the glades I like to use a 4.25 or 5.5 Hogy Pro Tail Paddle piece of 40lb fluorocarbon tied directly to the mono or bradeed line on a light spinning rod. Why This...

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