Time is such a precious commodity. When a short-lived gap of freedom presents itself, I’m usually out fishing. Recently, foul weather ruined my plans for the day, so I plop down on my recliner and sulk for a bit while aimlessly channel surfing—that is, until my wife takes control of the remote.
The glassy, turquoise waters of the Treasure Coast are awaiting. Confidently, you head into the waters. Patiently, you await the hook up. You know what rod to bring. Now, it’s time to size up a reel to fit that rod.
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The number of people who live on or near a coastline globally is astounding. In this country alone, the percentage is about 40 percent. Yet, very few coastlines offer a tranquil experience accompanied by such alluring charm.
A day on the water is best paired with a relaxed mindset.
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Florida offers a diverse fishing experience because of its endless saltwater fishing opportunities to the east, and on the interior, there’s always a freshwater hole with a bass or panfish waiting to be caught.
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The Treasure Coast is home to both ranchers and equestrians alike, who are drawn to the area by the many equine activities and outdoor adventures informed by its breathtaking setting and cowboy past
Fish are not the smartest creatures on earth, however, the elusive fish can prove persnickety, which is why you need to bring an equal amount of deception to match its choosy nature.
As you ready yourself for another angling adventure, stock the cooler, pack the tackle bag and rig up. There is one more thing to cross off the to-do list: check the tides.
No matter how beautiful the waters may look today, there is an unmovable force to constantly contend with: the wind.
Looking across the horizon on terra firma, there’s relatively no change.
A day on the water is always on the menu in South Florida. From time to time the weather has different plans for my favorite pastime of fishing, though. We grapple with foul weather yearly.
Not surprisingly, my greatest recreational pastime is fishing. I prefer to fish during warmer months, yet as the months heat up, so do the fishing tournaments.
The Treasure Coast offers prizes every day yielding a variety of catchable (and tasty) fish.
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Florida waters have seasons just like we do above. Underwater, the conditions undergo changes that affect not only water temperatures but also the different species of fish that come and go yearly. This is referred to as migration.
Just as patience and confidence are necessary when fishing, we also need to have the right tools for the job. Let’s start by discussing the basics of the fishing rod.
Seasonal shifts will bring significant change to weather and water conditions in Florida, which can often precede a dramatic shift in a fish’s eating habits.