Charlotte Harbor Airboat Fishing

Capt. Greg DeVault and Capt. Tommy Z. slide across the Charlotte Harbor flats in search of inshore slams in this month's episode of B3TV. … [Read More]

Kayak Rigging Ideas

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Equipping and Setting Up Your Kayak In the quest for kayak fishing efficiency there are just a few decisions you need to make to simplify your “system” and make things easier on yourself. Below is a checklist of items to consider to make this entire situation easier and have fewer problems in your kayak fishing […]

Boomerang Pliers

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From: http://www.boomerangtool.com/ “Boomerang Tool introduces the best value in pliers: – weight (only 3.6 ounces) to strength and durability (machined aircraft aluminum with stainless steel jaws) to versatility (split ring opener, crimper and carbide steel line cutter.) We include our ballistic nylon fitted holster with 360 degree swivel clip.” I have the biggest collection of […]

Daiwa Procyon

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New to my charters in 2014, the Procyon spinning reel by Daiwa is one that I will be using for years to come. As it is with my base equipment, there is a performance factor and a durability factor. As a kayak guide the durability factor comes in much more critical. Low to the water, […]

St Croix Mojo Inshore

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St Croix rod: The Mojo Inshore Another option for a spinning rod in the St Croix line of products, I added four of these rods into my charter business last year. This brings my arsenal to the Rage, Inshore Avid, Tidemaster and now the Mojo Inshore. Every rod has its place in my business. With […]

Fishing with Kids

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A grumpy old Captain once told me there was fishing and “fishing with kids”.  He wasn’t adverse to small children in that classic W.C. Fields way, but nevertheless, a tad short on patience towards the little people. Let’s face it, doing anything with your children, grandchildren or anyone’s children for that matter, presents moments (perhaps […]

Fishing Report/Forecast June 2014-Wrightsville Beach, NC

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Finally school is out (well for most) and summer fishing is getting good!   The warmer weather and lighter winds are really helping me get on the water a lot; I love that!  There has been plenty Spanish mackerel and Bluefish around the Flounder bite has started to show this week too!  Here my report/forecast for […]

Fish Art by Kumpa

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Artistic brilliance and how it relates to fishing: I have seen many people who are artists who are affiliated with the fishing industry. There is some real talent out there, without question. If I ever become famous I want this man to make the statue of me. His name is Kumpa Tawornprom. I have had […]

Kayak Tackle Storage

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Owner and guide, Strike Three Kayak Fishing specializing in Instruction Kayak Fishing. Owner:  www.capmel.com also known as Florida Fishing Magazine Get organized.   One of my best attended seminars is the Efficiency session.  That seminar is to get people to eliminate errors and just catch more fish.   I usually will mention that the reason I may […]

The Future of Snook

A smile like this for Steve, something of the past.   It would be great to have another photo of this man with a snook that size again someday.

Who says that you can’t still see government in (lack of) motion? Disappointing isn’t it?  Those of you who have followed this and had hopes that they would meet us in the middle on managing the resource to create an opportunity to build back a population of large snook? Take heart, the dedicated efforts of […]

Better than a Box of Chocolates

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When the gift giving occasion arises, friends and relatives know that that I fish. I’ve got the lure-shaped computer mouse, a carp sculpted candle, and chocolate bobbers to prove it. And it is not that I don’t appreciate that fishy stuff, but recently I’ve been able to steer my gifters in a more useful direction: […]