OK, repeat after me: “Fishing regulations are designed to make the fishing better for all of us. Fishing regulations are designed to make the …

Kayak anglers are challenged in many ways. Weather (think wind) and distance are two factors that come to mind the moment we get on the water.…

It always amazes me how a lake can change from one year to the next. One of the most variable physical characteristics of any water body is ve…

A while back, I was playing my djembe drum with friends at the Englewood Beach drum circle. As I was getting into the groove of the rhythm, I …

Taurus is a firearm company with a tarnished reputation. Their revolvers were always pretty solid, but buying one of their semi-auto handguns …

Hey, I like ospreys. They’re extremely visible and highly photogenic. They are not at all shy about diving down to nab a fish when people are …

We certainly have challenges and problems to tackle, but we have awesome opportunities to enjoy also. As I communicate with active guides rece…

Navigating Charlotte Harbor and its surrounding waterways is a bit more complex than driving a car on our local roadways (in the off season, t…

I was first introduced to stone crabs as a waiter years ago in Key West. I thought they were pretty tasty, and I also didn’t mind the high pri…

Not all bass fishermen have the luxury to run out and buy a fancy tournament-style rig. I remember when I first started fishing for bass in Fl…

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We’ve just about made it through another hot and stormy Southwest Florida summer. Very soon, the winds will be changing. The days are shorter,…

I was watching some people casting for snook and black drum under the north end of the U.S. 41 bridges when I saw something move in the concre…

A bucktail jig is such a simple thing — just a bit of hair tied to a hook with a scrap of lead molded onto it. But it’s proof that a lure does…

Offshore anglers are still reeling (or not reeling — get it?) from the Gulf Council’s recent short-notice closure on the harvest of red groupe…

Seams: They’re not just related to sewing. Anglers looking for feeding fish should pay attention to them too. Like a teenager waiting for a Do…

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Fall is officially here, or at least my calendar says so. I haven’t noticed much, if any, temperature change yet. But I can tell the days are …

We’re about to move into the fall fishing season, which offers some of the best angling opportunities of the year. This rise in fishy action c…

Mount a camera in your boat, send the picture through the cloud technology, and watch it on some device that you can download an app to. It’s …

Cormorants don’t make friends easily. They’re not the prettiest or most graceful birds and they don’t have much of a song, so they don’t get a…

There are a lot of myths, misnomers and flat-out ignorance when it comes to what happens when you purchase a firearm. So let’s get to the actu…

Old habits never seem to die. Sometimes that’s a good thing. Sometimes it isn’t. When it comes to firearms, it’s usually not. Firearms, while …