Fishing Natural North Florida? Great Resources Abound for Fresh and Salt Water Anglers!

With the longest stretch of unsettled saltwater coastline in the continental United States, one of the longest unobstructed rivers in the U.S. and the largest concentration of first magnitude springs and spring-fed streams, our 14-county Natural North Florida region holds unbelievable fishing resources. Our Gulf Coast stretches from Panacea, in Wakulla County, to Yankeetown, in …

Take A Kid Fishing–But Stop at Wilson’s Bait and Tackle in Perry, Fl First!

Have you seen that neon sign outside of Wilson’s Bait and Tackle in Perry?  And do you remember that it used to move, flash, and say, “Take a BOY Fishing”?  Well, times have changed, and lots of GIRLS go fishing–but Wilson’s is pretty much the same. In the world of the “www” and outdoor “megastores”, …

Left Something Behind? Cedar Key’s Marina Hardware Is A Good Source For Bait and Tackle

Have you ever arrived at the boat ramp or fishing pier and all of a sudden realized that you’ve forgotten your bait or an important piece of tackle?  It’s happened to me on several occasions, and often there’s no solution other than going to a “Plan B”.  However, when it happens at Cedar Key, it’s …

Captain’s Cove Outfitters–Tackle and Bait in Inglis, FL

I recently visited with Jim and Nicole at Captain’s Cove Outfitters on SR40 in Inglis.  If you’re headed to Yankeetown or any of Levy County’s great fishing spots, you’ll find the store just off US19, marked by the BIG ice plant out front.  And in addition to some excellent advice on the local bite, you’ll …

Holiday Gift Ideas for Fishermen

With ‘Black Friday’ and the holiday season just around the corner, I thought I’d mention a few gift items that are certain to please almost any fisherman. I’ve also included some information on price and sources. Cablz Sunglasses Holders–-These nice wire holders don’t get sweaty, smell bad, or snag on clothing. A great idea in …