Fishing on the flats is can be a challenge to get those skittish fish that face significant fishing pressure and boat traffic. Rich and I will frequently stake out and try two or three times before we can get their attention. Fish like this we refer to as suffering from “lockjaw” as they will refuse to eat.
Hurricane Irma passed over the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on September 10, 2018. Irma was the biggest storm to make landfall on the Florida Keys since Hurricane Wilma moved across the southeastern Gulf of Mexico and southern Florida peninsula during the morning of Monday, October 24, 2005. Wilma was responsible for hurricane force winds and the highest storm surge observed in the Keys since Hurricane Betsy, on September 8, 1965.
March 26, 2018
Its a windy day in late March and Captain. Rich Tudor explores new spots along the mangroves catching Snook and juvenile Tarpon on live crabs in Islamorada, FL.
I was ready to give the super quick answer of The Florida Keys, because it is the very best area in Florida to fish year round. When you ask about other areas, I have to say that I don't have as much experience in other areas as I do in the Keys...
"What was the rod action when you were fishing out of the house boat. The rod was a smoke but what was the action ? It seemed you were having way to much fun and I want that too. I have a 30 PT that needs a home.