Saltwater Fishing 101

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When off-shore fishing having the right rod & lure for the fish you want to catch are arguably two of the most important factors. Roller tipped rods could be a feature that could benefit you when out at sea. It is debated whether roller tips are the best rod type. This post will hopefully help you decide which is right for you.  Controlling Stress on the Line One of the benefits of having a roller tipped rod is the reduction of...
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Most avid saltwater fishermen are aware that all of the world’s oceans experience tides and that both rising and falling tides affect fish feeding behavior. In addition, most saltwater fishermen are aware that the tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Moon as it rotates around the Earth. Consequently, while some locations around the Earth’s seemingly endless coastline experience only one equal high and equal low tide per day (aka Diurnal), other locations experience two uneven tides per...
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Coastal Fishing will be exhibiting at the Miami boat show.  learn more: https://www.miamiboatshow.com/
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What is a turbo guide on a Fishing Rod? Fishing rod guides take on many shapes and sizes. Turbo guide fishing rod guides are those circular guides you typically see on rods that have a spinning reel mounted. These guides are used for conventional reels as well but most commonly seen on spinners. These guides are great because of they extremely simple and help adapt to changes in the direction of the fishing line when fighting a fish.  Why Ceramic?...
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Striped Bass, Rockfish, Stripers, however way you want to call them they are a highly sought after gamefish in the United States, especially for those in the Northeast. They can grow to impressive sizes and make an excellent meal.  Stripers run primarily in the Spring and Fall but have an open season year round. They follow water temperatures between 55 and 66 degrees as they travel the coast to stay within their desired temperatures. They can live up to 30...
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One of the worst feelings is losing a fish so close to the boat. Especially a prize catch like a Tuna. Using a gaff is a great way to pull in bigger tuna into the boat. Here are some pointers on how to effectively gaff a tuna.  Keep the line tight When you have a tuna next to your boat you want to ensure that the light is tight. You want to keep the line tight to keep the tuna in...