Hook up a big fish, hand the rod to an angler and it will only take a few seconds to reveal their true level of fishing experience — no matter…

I lost my lucky fishing hat recently and since we still ended up having a pretty good day of fishing, I started wondering … exactly how do the…

My sister Cheryl’s friend, Virginia, has dreamed all her life of seeing a real-live dolphin. She has read books and stories, watched dolphin s…

It was Memorial Day and we were heading offshore when the GPS fired off an alarm. The loud irritating noise was followed by a statement on the…

On rare occasions I’ve had the opportunity to take newlyweds out on a charter. These honeymoon adventures are always a little unique as they u…

Every now and then, I amaze myself with some cheesy segue that even I am ashamed of. And here it comes. This week there was a very interesting…

I have found that fishing success comes down to two variables: skill or luck. Typically veteran fishermen consistently catch the most and bigg…

I’ve gotten to the point where I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. It just seems that there is an assumption that nobody is going to …

When I have fishermen on board who are new to offshore saltwater fishing, I always start off by telling them in order to catch Mahi everyone h…

Did you know that there are different seasons for catching different species of fish? Well, there are. And here in the Florida Keys is no diff…

Well, I’ve done it again. Christmas Day has come and gone. Some people I know took my suggestions for Christmas gifts and I got gift cards to …

Walk along the shore or head out on a boat in the Florida Keys and you will undoubtedly spot a cormorant bobbing on the surface of the ocean. …

On a recent charter, I spotted three porpoises (dolphin) off in the distance so I slowed down to allow my fishermen the opportunity to observe…

The promising warmth of the sun as it rose slowly over the calm back-country waters was a stark contrast to the gale force winds and cold snap…

I thought I had a bad day of fishing last week. One of the fabulous Florida Keys vacation television ads says, “There are no bad fishing days …

If you ever need a good laugh, and I think we could all use one lately, all you have to do is visit your local boat ramp on a weekend (especia…

I love talking about fishing and catching fish. So, most of my conversations, other than work related, involve exactly that. I love to share s…

My buddy Captain Billy (not a real captain) came down from Orlando this weekend dying to catch some fish. Billy is my oldest and most experien…