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ICAST | Costa Del Mar

Captain Keiland Smith and Captain Blake Smith check out the new Sunglasses from Costa Del Mar at the ICAST Show.  Costa Del Mar has been a long time sponsor of AFR.  The guys find the new polarized 580P sunrise lenses.

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Costa 580P Sunrise Color Lense

Costa 580P Sunrise Lenses

Costa 580P Sunrise Lense Sunglasses wins the “Best of Show” award at ICAST!

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The Magic of Polarized Sunglasses – Seeing is Believing

Polarized Sunglasses make it easy to see fish

Polarized Sunglasses make it easy to see fish.

Seeing is Believing-Polarized Sunglasses

Awesome Fishing Radio and Captain Keiland Smith are big fans of high quality polarized sunglasses. This show is dedicated to what makes the best pair for you.

Unlike 10 years ago, there are a lot of good polarized sunglasses. Currently, we talk about our favorites, and our Excellent Sponsor Costa Del Mar.

And of course, we talk about Breakfast Chili-a true Southern delicacy.

Sight Fishing Gear for Shallow Water

Sight Fishing Gear for Shallow Water

Captain Keiland Smith tells Co-Host Allen Wyatt about his favorite gear for shallow water fishing. 

  • The main tool for saving the grass on the flats – CMC Jack Plates. 
  • Polarized sunglasses work well, but there are a few tricks of the trade to seeing fish. Costa 
  • Great soft bait combinations from Gulp and Docs Jigs
  • Critical terminal knot for more action.
  • Captain Keiland’s best knot for tying Suffix braid to mono or flurocarbon.
  • Crazy good shrimp fly
  • Pole Vs. Troll – maybe neither!
  • Abadabadoo and Buff Headgear

Sight Fishing Minnesota with Captain Kenny Olsen

Captain Kenny Olsen on Minnesota Sight fishing

Awesome Fishing Radio interviews a new friend, Captain Kenny Olsen, about sight fishing in Minnesota. It is obvious that Captain Olsen is passionate about all anglers in the boat seeing what is happening under the surface and shares his insights. Muskie and Smallmouth Bass are favorite topics in the segment.

To contact Captain Kenny Olsen for more information on his guide service and Minnesota fishing, his phone number is (612) 759-3131 and his website is http://www.jawbaits.com/

Captain Kenny Olsen is President of the Angler Young Anglers organinzation. The main objective of the AYA is to introduce and educate young anglers to competitive sport fishing in a fun environment surrounded by family and friends. For more information see the link below.


Sight Fishing California with Captain Mike Gardner

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.

Sight Fishing with Captain Mike Gardner