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Introduce Yourself

We encourage new members to post a short introduction of themselves in this forum category. Get to know each other and share your common interests.

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Whassup! - last post by Delores Belanger


Stay tuned for local fishy entertainment. Everything from Seminars to Tournaments!

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10% Off Red Tag Items At Ta... - last post by Tampa Fishing Outfitters1412041745


Find out what's going on with The Online Fisherman. All how-to articles or fishing maps that we publish will be posted here!

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Who Wants An Early Christma... - last post by Phil Lovelady

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All Things Fishy

This forum is for all things fishy: techniques, lures, bait, favorite fish to catch, favorite fish to eat, etc.

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Secret Santa Came By - last post by Phil Lovelady

Fishing Q & A's

Want to know where the fish are or what they're biting? Ask any fishing questions you may have here!

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Weedon Island Question - last post by Captain Barry MacFarlane

Fishing Gear Reviews

This is a forum where you can comment on or find out the good and the not-so-good things about fishing products.

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Okuma Helios Spinning Reel - last post by Andrew Benak

Kayak Fishing Talk

Looking for places to fish in your kayak or suggestions for kayak fishing products? Ask anything related to kayak fishing here.

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Kayak Fishing Club Meeting - last post by Barry Lilien

Shark World

A forum for discussions between shark enthusiasts and those wanting to learn more about shark fishing.

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Shark Fishing Help! - last post by Phil Lovelady

Freshwater Fishing

The Freshwater fishing forum is a place where people interested in the other side of fishing -- the 'sweetwater' side -- can discuss largemouth black bass to the salmon they caught in Alaska.

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Carp Fishing Help? - last post by Alex Burnett

The Hook Up

Meet people to fish with! Many friends have been made here. Have fun and let's help each other catch fish!!!

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Utb Saturday? - last post by Kurt Meng

Spear and Diving Talk

Looking for some great wrecks or reefs to dive? Need advice on gear? Ask anything related to Spear fishing or diving here.

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Getting Certified - last post by Nicholas Federico


A forum for discussions between Flyfishing enthusiasts and those wanting to learn more about Flyfishing.

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New 6Wt Rods... - last post by Phil Lovelady

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Inshore Fishing Reports

Probably 75% of fishermen in the world fish inshore/nearshore. Here is where you can find these helpful fishing reports.

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Snook N Shake - last post by jesse wright

Kayak Fishing Reports

A fishing report section for the ever-increasing number of individuals who don't start an engine to start their fishing day.

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Bradenton Trout Honey Hole - last post by David Wilder

Freshwater Fishing Reports

A huge percentage of the fishermen in this world fish freshwater. If you're catching big bass, let us know how you did it!

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Alligator Lake - last post by TOF Field Reporter - John Tumolo

Offshore Fishing Reports

Fishing reports for people that realize there really is life beyond three feet of water with a six-foot drop.

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Our Florida In December - last post by Bob Harbison

Land-Based Fishing Reports

A lot of us don't have boats - but regularly have great days wading or fishing from land...tell us how you did it!

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Where Are The Flounder At? - last post by John Campbell

Fishing Forecast Videos

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West Central - Mid-Tampa An... - last post by The Online Fisherman Team

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Classifieds - Fishing Gear

Any fishing gear (Lures, Cast Nets, Rods, Reels, etc.) can be placed here. If you're looking for gear you can also ask here.

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Inshore Combo - last post by michael1412040677

Classifieds - Boats

ANY and ALL types of boats can be sold/traded here. If it floats (or doesn't) it can be placed here. One man's junk is another's treasure...in this case it may be sunken treasure...

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Custom Flats Skiff - last post by michael1412040677

Classifieds - Anything Goes

This is where the "Crab's List" really comes in to play. This is our version of Craigslist. Anything can be sold here.

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2014 Mercury Four-Stroke... - last post by Captain Jared Simonetti

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General Boat Talk

This forum is to share your knowledge -- or lack of -- about anything that has to do with boats or boating.

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Wheel Wraps - last post by nate weissman

Products and Service

Tell or ask us about new boating products. Of, if you have a great boat mechanic, let us know!

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Navionics Question - last post by Jason1412041750

Building or Fixing Boats?

Are you building or attempting to fix your boat? Post any questions comments or concerns here.

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Engine Repair and Maintenance

Engine trouble or maintenance questions can be posted here.

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Regulations, laws, and rulings affecting our lives, including changes to FWC regulations.

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Fishermen File "friend... - last post by John1412040588

Conservation issues

Anglers, hunters, and outdoorsmen are the true environmentalists. Join the conversation..

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People Are Ignorant. - last post by Mad_Mike55

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Cooking Your Catch...

Some of the best recipes in the country can be found on forums where we're also sharing fishy spots, casting techniques, and the love and experience of being an active sports fisher.

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Oyster Pot Pie - last post by Andrew Schoener

Off Topic

Anything not fishing related can go here

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When Hogs Play Hard To Get - last post by Bob Harbison

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Florida Fishing Clubs - General Forum

This is a forum to ask general questions about getting involved or even starting a fishing club here in Florida.

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Old Salt Fishing Foundation - last post by Amy Verdensky1412040627

O'Brien's Fishing Club

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O'Brien's Fishing Club is for inshore and offshore fishing, where captains, guides, visitors, serious fishermen and the weekend fisherman, woman or child can come together and enjoy and learn the sport of fishing!

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