Sportfish Alert! Snook Continue Northward Migration Into Big Bend Waters As Winters Warm

Common snook, AKA Robalo or Linesiders, are native to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, provided there’s a place for them to avoid wintertime water temperatures less than about 60-degrees F.  Big Deal?  You say!  Actually, it’s a really big deal, as snook are the top of the food chain when it comes to …

“The Granddaddy of All Tournaments”–Optimist Club of Perry Saltwater Fishing Tournament, at Steinhatchee, May 5, 2018

Now in its 27th year, the annual Optimist Club of Perry, FL Saltwater Fishing Tournament has become one of the largest fishing events on Natural North Florida’s Big Bend.  While Perry is landlocked, it’s the county seat of Taylor County, which has some of the best saltwater angling in the state.  And appropriately, the event …

Take a Relaxing Fishing Vacation in Suwannee

If you’re a fisherman, pack your bags.  Pack your rods and reels.  Get the boat out of the garage and head out Hwy349 from US19/98 to the end of the road, and the town of Suwannee, Florida!  There are places to eat in Suwannee.  There are rental condos and homes (Suwannee Vacation Rentals).  There is …

HURRY! Enter TODAY! The Florida STAR TOURNAMENT starts 5/28/16!!!

The CCA Florida STAR Tournament starts this weekend! This year CCA STAR has gone statewide and has over $500,000 in prizes & scholarships up for grabs, and all you need to do is sign up and get your clients to sign up as well! The first captain who guides his client to the capture of …

Marine Fisheries Management Workshop, Steinhatchee, July 16, 2015

Steinhatchee – Steinhatchee Community Center, 1013 Riverside Drive Do you have ideas about how Florida’s marine fisheries should be managed? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to hear from you. Whether you are a seafood aficionado who wants priority placed on getting fish to the dinner plate or a recreational fisher who prefers …

Free Fishing Weekends In Florida, June 2015

Governor Rick Scott announced four license-free fishing days in June for Florida residents and visitors. The license-free fishing weekends are: Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7, saltwater recreational fishing license requirement will be waived. Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14, freshwater recreational fishing license requirement will be waived. Governor Scott said, “This summer, we’re excited to make …