Gordon and Ben brought me on their boat and asked me to coach them up on local techniques for catching fish along with some local safety and navigation instruction. These guys were seasoned anglers so it was easy to get them productive by showing them some critical tips necessary to hook up around here. Well we caught some nice fish and these guys caught on fast. It was a great feeling when they sent me the picture of their big fish taken on a “solo” trip a few days later.
Man these Indiana boys fought some fish on this gorgeous winter morning. Big redfish and snook were hungry and we had the bait they wanted. I have so many good memories of drags ripping and rods doubled over from this trip. Congrats on some great fish guys!
Mike and Penny wanted “the kids” to catch some fish on their vacation to Florida, and did they ever. It was fun to see the inexperienced anglers hooked up to the big bull redfish. Val and Chauncy really had their hands full as these huge hard fighting fish just kept ripping drag off the reel, refusing to come to the boat. It was so much fun for me to watch them go through the phases of catching a big fish for the first time: Surprise, fear, excitement, fatigue, tension an