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07-14-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By BacknBlue

Shrimp are always tiny this time of year. You're...

Shrimp are always tiny this time of year. You're much better off getting out early and netting whitebait and pins. Andersons tackle has plenty of cast net options and whatever else you may need.
04-10-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By BacknBlue

Marinas finally dropped prices by me this week,...

Marinas finally dropped prices by me this week, down to 2.95/gal.
03-08-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By BacknBlue

A 4000 bg is way too heavy for a ML rod, I have...

A 4000 bg is way too heavy for a ML rod, I have 4000s on 10-20 lb rods for mid sized fish, they're comparable to a shimano 6000. I'd go with a 4000 Spheros spooled with 15 lb braid, the new models...
08-26-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 167,397
Posted By BacknBlue

Latest NHC advisories and spaghetti models don't...

Latest NHC advisories and spaghetti models don't look good for south Florida, keep an eye on it! Expected to maintain tropical storm winds after passing over the islands now.
08-13-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By BacknBlue

November inshore fishing can be fantastic. Snook...

November inshore fishing can be fantastic. Snook are making their way back to wintering holes, so the backwaters can be loaded with large female snook, though sometimes pretty picky. Redfish spawning...
08-06-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By BacknBlue

Yea every problem I've heard of seems to be on...

Yea every problem I've heard of seems to be on the way back to the US from another country. I am carrying on some soft plastics and checking the tackle box with all the hooks and jigs in it. Thanks...
08-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By BacknBlue

Bringing reels spooled with line on a plane

Anyone have problems bringing reels spooled with line on as carry on for a domestic flight? I'm bringing 2 3000s spooled with 10 lb braid in their original boxes on a jetblue flight and don't want...
08-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,818
Posted By BacknBlue

Cayo costa is a great day trip, lots to see up...

Cayo costa is a great day trip, lots to see up there including the fish shacks, Cabbage key and just beautiful scenery. It's the reason why I live on FMB but fish northern PIS every day, just a...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By BacknBlue

Well aware of the regs, haven't changed since I...

Well aware of the regs, haven't changed since I left 6 years ago, will be bringing my brother and cousins along, thanks though. Just looking for a report on which harbors/piers, etc. may be worth my...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By BacknBlue

Western LI sound snapper blues

I'm coming back to NY to visit some family and friends in a week, and want to do some fishing while I'm up there. I'm only bringing some light rods, and was wondering how the snapper bite has been...
07-24-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By BacknBlue

A lot more rentals in FMB. I used to work for...

A lot more rentals in FMB. I used to work for Salty Sam's and I know they have special rates for extended rentals, they also got a bunch of new boats this season and last, and repowered others. Give...
07-02-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By BacknBlue

Jack plate? That's gonna be tough at dead low...

Jack plate? That's gonna be tough at dead low with negative low tides late in the afternoon this week. Once you pass marker 4, turn starboard like you're going to follow the channel across the pass...
06-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By BacknBlue

Most of them cost a lot more than my house...

Most of them cost a lot more than my house nowadays!
I'm always blown away by the shear number of these massive cc's and bowriders. Amazing how many people have that kind of money. And most sit at...
06-12-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By BacknBlue

Shrimp on drift rite jigs or Carolina rigs will...

Shrimp on drift rite jigs or Carolina rigs will keep the kids busy all day. Crabs under a float for tarpon or on a Carolina rig for permit near the pilings. Pinfish and pilchards will get snapper and...
06-08-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By BacknBlue

Everyone should be required to take this course....

Everyone should be required to take this course. The amount of stupidity I see on the water due to uneducated drivers is pitiful. I worked at a marina for 3 years renting boats, I can't tell you how...
06-08-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By BacknBlue

Tarpon are much less leader shy when eating off...

Tarpon are much less leader shy when eating off the bottom, however I would still not use wire leader if targeting tarpon specifically. 80-100 lb leader, and 8-10/0 circle depending on bait size....
06-07-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By BacknBlue

If they're there, you can send down any bait you...

If they're there, you can send down any bait you want and you should be on in no time. I've gotten 'em on squid, whitebait, pins, threadies, vertical jigs, shrimp, bonita, bucktails and ladyfish...
06-07-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By BacknBlue

100+ fow.

100+ fow.
06-05-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By BacknBlue

"1980's Bayliner" sounds like the title to a...

"1980's Bayliner" sounds like the title to a horror film.
05-31-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By BacknBlue

Honestly it's VERY easy, great for kids but be...

Honestly it's VERY easy, great for kids but be very careful, these little sharks are much more agile and willing to bite than a fish of equal size, bring a long dehooker and something to clip your...
05-31-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By BacknBlue

Tarpon bite has been great, plenty of Mack's,...

Tarpon bite has been great, plenty of Mack's, ladyfish and Jack's to bend a rod, some good sized reds around and the big breeding snook are around, not in the numbers we usually see this time of...
05-29-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,706
Posted By BacknBlue

Get out at sunrise, come in at 11/12 and relax in...

Get out at sunrise, come in at 11/12 and relax in the AC until 5/6. Do not ride out thunderstorms! These are not your average storms, our summer storms are like miniature hurricanes in some...
05-23-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By BacknBlue

I'm a little south of that, but advice given is...

I'm a little south of that, but advice given is spot on. If you want bottom fish, run to 80-100+ fow and watch your bottom finder for small ledges, rock piles, or hard bottom if you can tell the...
05-16-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By BacknBlue

They're thick all over Pine Island sound and the...

They're thick all over Pine Island sound and the beaches, have been for a few weeks now. And I know it's been great in Charlotte harbor and up the rivers as well. I'd guess you guys definitely have...
05-02-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BacknBlue

Great victory in my eyes. I am sick of people...

Great victory in my eyes. I am sick of people complaining that the fishing sucks, and then keeping every single fish they manage to catch. Makes me happy to know the remaining stock is safe and...
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