Wanna play football…Islamorada-Style?

On April 23, 2017, Posted by , In Tuna, By , , With 1 Comment

Islamorada-style football is a bit different than  it is in most places. When you mention football here we’re usually referring to school-sized blackfin tuna. And that’s precisely what the Shipman family, from upstate New York found today. The wind was forecast to finally let up by 8:00 am. But as…

Fall patterns are in full swing. Get in on it!

On November 29, 2016, Posted by , In Tuna, By , With No Comments

Nov. 29, 16 – The fall patterns are definately in full swing. This means we’re looking for the cold fronts. As a cold front approaches the wind blows out of the northwest and comes around to the southeast after the front passes. The ideal wind is northwest, north to north…

Mahi Mahi, light tackle, taking a kid fishing.

On January 16, 2016, Posted by , In Sportfishing,Tuna,Wahoo, By ,, , With No Comments

Jan 16, 2016 – When you think of Florida one of the last things you think about is fog! But that’s precisely what greeted us today as Alex and I headed offshore. About a 1/4 mile visibility was just enough for me to go without radar! In South Florida? Really?…

Buck’s First Sailfish and a Suprise Visit!

On January 2, 2016, Posted by , In Sailfish,Sportfishing, By , , With No Comments

Jan 2, 2016 –  Plan today was to catch Buck’s first sailfish. The weather to start out the new year has been great! We had light north east winds and good current. The plan today was to fish live goggle eyes out of the riggers. The kite was out of…