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C.J. GEOTIS - Citizen Fishing Columnist

When is it time to give up?

My friends, Chad and Catie, and I, set out for a day of fishing with great expectations the other morning. The plan was simple. Stop near the reef and net some ballyhoo then troll over the deep edge of the reef and out to 250 feet of water. If nothing[…]

When is it time to give up?

My friends, Chad and Catie, and I, set out for a day of fishing with great expectations the other morning. The plan was simple. Stop near the reef and net some ballyhoo then troll over the deep edge of the reef and out to 250 feet of water. If nothing[…]

Organize your boat? Don’t do it!

I fished with my friends Chad and Catie recently. When we boarded their boat, a 32-foot Contender, I noticed it was shiny clean and uncluttered. Not that this is unusual for their boat; it just had that little extra glisten that makes one boat stand out from the others. “Boat[…]

Another great day on the water

I joined some friends for fishing this week aboard a 38-foot Sea Hunter with triple 300s. This was my first time on this particular boat, or any Sea Hunter for that matter. To say it was an impressive beast of a boat is an understatement. The plan was to catch[…]

Owen comes to the Florida Keys: Chapter four

There is a lot of incredible fishing going on in the Florida Keys right now. I’ve received reports of mixed-bags of species caught in mixed-bags of depths and locations recently, including some excellent catches on my own boat, the EP-2. My friend, Mike’s, grandson, Owen, came for his annual Florida[…]