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Winter Grouper Fishing Inshore with Capt Blake Smith

Winter Grouper Fishing with Capt Blake Smith

Did you know that you don’t have to go offshore to catch Florida’s famous Grouper.  Even a small flat bottom boat will do the job in the winter.  This show is load with info on inshore grouper fishing during the winter months.  Captain Blake Smith has been catching and eating a lot of Grouper for the last few weeks.  He uses a couple of techniques including live Pinfish and Grunts, and also trolling Rapala plugs.  Rigging your gear for big fish is important because occasionally you’ll catch a true Goliath!

Capt Blake with a future Grouper Sandwich

Another Super Grouper

Capt Blake Smith and perfect Gag Grouper

Gag Grouper



Sebastian Snook with Rodney Van Horn

Fishing for Big Snook at Sebastian Inlet

Fishing the Jetty at Sebastian Inlet

This show on snook fishing could be called the “Inlet Show.”   We spend quality time talking to Rodney Van Horn about his snook fishing around Sebastian Inlet, and also Canaveral and Fort Pierce.   Rodney uses specialized techniques when rigging, and he likes to make his own jigs.   The tackle is heavy duty, but so are the fish!

Tides, when and where to fish are key to Rodney Van Horn’s success with big snook, and he shares many of his techniques with us.

Sebastian Snook Fishing with Rodney Van Horn

Snook Beach Fishing with Capt Tom Van Horn

Snook Beach Fishing with Capt Tom Van Horn

Installment Two of Awesome Fishing Radio’s series on Snook fishing.

If you like snook fishing, Captain Tom Van Horn shares insight into catching snook on the Beach.  Tom is owner of the Orlando Edition of Coastal Angler Magazine, and professional guide in the Indian River Lagoon and nearshore around Canaveral Inlet and Sebastian Inlet.  Long time friend of Awesome Fishing Radio. This show covers a lot of material and is one of our best!  Here’s what is inside this edition of Awesome Fishing Radio


Capt Tom Van Horn

Capt Tom Van Horn with Indian River Lagoon Trout

For more information about Capt. Tom Van Horn’s guide service use this link:  http://www.irl-fishing.com/

And he can be reached through our friends at Coastal Angler Magazine.

Key West to Sarasota with Captain Gabriel Lippert

Key West to Sarasota with Captain Gabe Lippert

Snook with Captain Blake and Captain Gabe

Snook with Captain Blake and Captain Gabe

Awesome Fishing Radio talks about fishing with Captain Gabe in two locations.  We start the show in Key West and finish on the water for Tarpon in Sarasota.  Captain Gabriel Lippert is close friends with new Captain, Blake Smith ( Keiland’s son.)   For more information about Captain Gabriel Lippert (we know him as Captain Gabe)f or fishing in Key West, Sarasota, or Engelwood Florida, use the link below:




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

Tampa Tribune Outdoor Expo Patrick Powers Coastal Angler Magazine P5

Part Five of the TampaTribune Outdoor Expo Interviews with Captain Keiland Smith.  Awesome Fishing Radio with Patrick Powers of Coastal Angler Magazine Lakeland Edition.  CAM organizes the kids fishing derby at the show and around the state of Florida.  Future plans of the magazine are… this is a great segment to hear.  Link to Coastal Angler Magazine

Tampa Tribune Outdoor Expo Patrick Powers P5

Winter Mosquito Lagoon with Mike Rathjen Pt2

Part 2 of the show with Mike Rathjen.  Equipment to keep live bait alive and your boat quiet.  Mike shares his method for fishing live bait in weedy areas.  Captain Keiland Smith talks about fishing.

Winter Mosquito Lagoon with Mike Rathjen P2