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  • What is the Best Knot for Joining Braid Line to a Mono Leader?

    "Dear Captain, What is the Best Knot for Joining Braid Line to a Mono Leader? "

  • Where is the Best Place to Bank Fish in the Tampa Bay Area?

    "Dear Captain, Where is the best place to bank fish for reds or any other decent fish in the Tampa Bay area? "

  • What are the best lures for snook and redfish?

    "Dear Captain, What are the best lures for snook and redfish? "

  • What is the ideal way to hook live bait fish, shrimp and fiddler crabs when fishing from shores and piers?

    "Dear Captain, What is the ideal way to hook live bait fish, shrimp and fiddler crabs when fishing from shores and piers? "

  • "Dear Captain, What is the Best Bait and Method to Catch Tilapias? "

  • Where and How Can I Catch Pass Crabs for Bait?

    "Dear Captain, Where and How Can I Catch Pass Crabs for Bait? "

  • What Can I Do to Prevent Live Bait-Shrimp from Dying?

    "Dear Captain, What Can I Do to Prevent Live Bait-Shrimp from Dying? "

  • How Should I Rig and Bait for Surf-Fishing in St. Augustine?

    "Dear Captain, How Should I Rig and Bait for Surf-Fishing in St. Augustine? "

  • What is the Best Bait to Catch Grouper and Kingfish?

    "Dear Captain, What is the Best Bait to Catch Grouper and Kingfish? "

  • How Do I Keep Line from Twisting When Bottom Fishing at 30 Feet?

    "Dear Captain, How Do I Keep Line from Twisting When Bottom Fishing at 30 Feet? "

  • What is a Good Rig Set-up for a 10' Surf Caster?

    "Dear Captain, What is a Good Rig Set-up for a 10' Surf Caster? "

  • Does My Black Drum Catch Have Worms?

    "Dear Captain, I have caught Black Drum, and I have eaten my fair share. Is there a way of determining if the fish has worms without cutting him open first? "

  • Is Tilapia (Nile Perch) the Same Species I'm Buying at the Grocery Store?

    "Dear Captain, Here in Tampa, I frequently hear what I call Nile Perch called Tilapia. They look more like carp to me. Is this the same species that I am buying at the grocery store? "

  • Where is a Good Spot for Kayak Fishing?

    "Dear Captain, Where is a Good Spot for Kayak Fishing? "

  • Are There Drawbacks to Changing Treble Hooks on Lures to Circle Hooks?

    "Dear Captain, Are There Drawbacks to Changing Treble Hooks on Lures to Circle Hooks? "

  • I fish a canal in NW Cape Coral. I use lures and live bait, but few Bass are biting. Any suggestions?

    "Dear Captain, I fish a canal in NW Cape Coral. I use lures and live bait, but few Bass are biting. Any suggestions? "

  • When Baitfish Are Jumping How Do I Catch the Fish Chasing Them?

    "Dear Captain, When Baitfish Are Jumping How Do I Catch the Fish Chasing Them? "

  • What is the Difference Between a Buzzbait, Spinner Bait and Chatter Bait?

    "Dear Captain, What is the Difference Between a Buzzbait, Spinner Bait and Chatter Bait? And Why is it Used More so in Louisiana Than Here in Florida for Red Fish? Which One Seems to be Better for Red Fish? "

  • When Do Spanish Mackerel Arrive in Large Schools?

    "Dear Captain, When Do Spanish Mackerel Arrive in Large Schools? "

  • What Is a Carolina Rig?

    "Dear Captain, What Is a Carolina Rig? "

  • Is Leather Jacket Poisonous

    "Dear Captain, Is a Leatherjacket Fish Poisonous? "

  • Are saltwater catfish and/or tarpon edible?

    "Dear Captain, Are saltwater catfish and/or tarpon edible? "

  • How Do You Look for Fish on Flats?

    "Dear Captain, How Do You Look for Fish on Flats? "

  • Where is a Good Spot to Catch Summer Flounder in Tampa Bay or Along the West Coast?

    "Dear Captain, Where is a Good Spot to Catch Summer Flounder in Tampa Bay or Along the West Coast? "

  • Where and How Can I Catch Mullet as Baitfish?

    "Dear Captain, Where and How Can I Catch Mullet as Baitfish? "

  • What is a Good Quality Tarpon Fishing Setup?

    "Dear Captain, What is a Good Quality Tarpon Fishing Setup? "

  • Is it better to have your chum bag float at the back of the boat or sink it to the bottom?

    "Dear Captain, Is it better to have your chum bag float at the back of the boat or sink it to the bottom? "

  • When casting lures that have two treble hooks, my line often gets tangled in one or both of them? What am I doing to cause this?

    "Dear Captain, When casting lures that have two treble hooks, my line often gets tangled in one or both of them? What am I doing to cause this? "

  • Should I Chase Jumping Baitfish?

    "Dear Captain, If You See Baitfish Jumping Should You Pull Anchor to Pursue the Gamefish Chasing Them? "

  • What Are the Purposes of a Fishing Bead?

    "Dear Captain, What Are the Purposes of a Fishing Bead? "

  • What Are Good Baits and Lures for Flounder in Florida?

    "Dear Captain, What Are Good Baits and Lures for Flounder in Florida? "

  • Where is a Good Spot for Summer Flounder in Tampa Bay?

    "Dear Captain, Where is a Good Spot for Summer Flounder in Tampa Bay? "

  • What Do Fishing Lights Do and What Are the Best Colors?

    "Dear Captain, What Do Fishing Lights Do and What Are the Best Colors? "

  • Where Can I Catch Creek Chubs for Bait?

    "Dear Captain, Where Can I Catch Creek Chubs for Bait? "

  • What Time of Year is the Best for Mahi-Mahi off St. Augustine?

    "Dear Captain, What Time of Year is the Best for Mahi-Mahi off St. Augustine? "

  • What is the Best Technique When Using a D.O.A. Shrimp Around Snook Lights?

    "Dear Captain, What is the best technique when using a D.O.A. Shrimp around snook lights? "

  • How Would I Catch Snook, Redfish or Bass in Brackish Water?

    "Dear Captain, How Would I Catch Snook, Redfish or Bass in Brackish Water? "

  • Where is the Best Place to Bank Fish in the Orlando Area?

    "Dear Captain, Where is the Best Place to Bank Fish in the Orlando Area? "

  • On a Small Boat How Do You Keep Live Bait Fresh?

    "Dear Captain, On a Small Boat How Do You Keep Live Bait Fresh? "

  • What Type and Size Cast Net Should I Use for Baitfish Near the Skyway Bridge?

    "Dear Captain, What Type and Size Cast Net Should I Use for Baitfish Near the Skyway Bridge? "