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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.

ICAST Costa Del Mar

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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Sight Fishing Big Redfish in Moquito Lagoon with Mike Rathjen

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 2

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 2

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 3

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 3

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 4

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 4

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 5

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Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 6

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish 6

Sight Fishing Big Reds on Mosquito Lagoon with Mike Rathgen

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. 

Mike is the Florida East Coast Rep for Beavertail Skiffs

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 101 with Captain Keiland Smith

Tailing Redfish

The Ultimate Sight Fishing Target!

Sight Fishing 101

This is the first in a series about  sight fishing.  Captain Keiland Smith and Allen Wyatt share insights into sight fishing on the the Florida Flats.  Of course, Captain Keiland shares a fishing story, and reviews the new Beavertail Skiff that he has been fishing.  Thumbs up to the new Vengeance.

Sight Fishing 101