Join the Awesome Fishing Crew in the Florida Keys for some fast saltwater action. Capt Z is a guide with World Wide Sportsman. Fishing on the Atlantic side, Captain Keiland, Capt Z, and Cindy catch Black Fin Tuna, Dolphin and Tile fish, Bonita. Amixed bag produces a great day on the water.
Captain Keiland Smith Talks to his favorite fly line manufacturer, Monic. They produce a floating clear fly line which is ideal for night time snook fishing. There are also clear intermediat lines, and customized tapers for fresh water and salt water fishing. Unique technologies to make fly fishing more productive, and more fun.
In this edition, Awesome Fishing speaks with Brandon Powers of TFO (Temple Fork Outfitters)They discuss the conventional saltwater rods designed by Gary Loomis and fly fishing fly rods designed by Lefty Kreh. TFO rods have a repuation for making high quality and economical rods for Salt or Fresh. TFO has one of the best warrantiy programs in the industry. Click the logo to see the TFO website.
This show is hosted by Captain Keiland Smith and Captain Blake Smith.
One of our most informative shows with Captain Rick Grassett from Sarasota, Florida. He fishes nearshore and inshore in the late fall and catches several species that are great fun and tackle busters. Allen and Rick discuss the fun of catching ‘trash’ fish; and about Rick’s recent tournament which helped raise funds for Mangrove Coast Fly Fishers and CCA.
Most important are Captain Rick’s methods of using and rigging DOA jigs and plastics as well as the Rapala Skitterwalk. And also, the secret fly-Grasset’s Snook Minnow:
Grassetts Snook Minnow
Captain Keiland raps up the show with new gear reviews from Rail Riders and Rhodan trolling motors.
Our friend, Mike Rathjen has been catching some monster Redfish in Mosquito Lagoon this fall. It has been so good, that they filmed a TV show! Recently Mike picked up a fly rod with great succes. He suggests several flies that have been working well. And he shares some of the places on Mosquito Lagoon that are producing monster redfish. The guys have a great time joking around in this show.
Join Capt Blake for some summertime action on the water of Tampa Bay, Chasing Redfish for a tournament with Captain Granger Haranamis. Tips for working your artificials and “matching the hatch.” Because of the warm summer water, some of the tips are particularly helpful.
We are talking to Captain Keiland’s son, Blake Smith-New Captain and Newly Wed. Jamaica honeymoon is also a fishing trip. Blake, you found the perfect bride! Blake shares the adventure and gives advice for anglers wanting to fish in Jamaica.
Second installment of our Sight Fishing Series. We call our new friend, Captain Mike Gardner, and learn about the fishing in the Newport Harbor and Long Beach Harbor for Spotted Bay Bass, Halibut, and more. We wanted to know some of the tricks to Light tackle fishing as Mike regularly has 100 fish days. He finds spoting the bottom structure crucial. Learn his preferences and ways that he makes these phenominal catches a reality. To see Captain Mike Gardners website click this link.
Part Three at the Tampa Tribune Outdoor Expo, the DOA booth is filled with some of the best Captains of inshore fishing in Florida, all users of DOA products. Perhaps it is the charismatic leader of DOA, Mark Nichols, or his philosophy of producing quality fish-catching lures. In this interview with Captain Keiland Smith, you can hear his enthusiasm and love for catching fish. There are tips on using the Deadly Combo and fishing for Pompano in the surf. Link to DOA LURES