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Good friends and good fishing go together

Snowbird friends were in town this month and we got a chance to do some fishing together. Before their arrival, the weather conditions had been a bit sketchy with periods of high winds and seas separated by short intervals of calm weather. It looked as if their visit was going to coincide with some very[…]

Now, that’s what I call a Christmas present

My neighbor, Kip, got a really nice present this Christmas. His wife, Sandy, knew he always wanted to catch a swordfish, so she booked a charter with Capt. Nick Stanczyk. Stanczyk is one of the premier swordfishing captains in the Florida Keys and fishes out of Bud and Mary’s Marina in Islamorada.  It turned out[…]

Nothing wrong with talking to fish. But, do they listen?

My usual fishing activities involve trolling in search of big mahi mahi and wahoo. Recently, however, I have been having a lot of fun and a lot of success fishing for yellowtail snappers. I had a great time last week fishing with some friends and targeting big yellowtails. Along with having fun, I am also[…]