A Guide to Florida's Lake Okeechobee Area

Here's what to do in and around the towns encircling Lake Okeechobee. Sometimes referred to as Florida's inland sea, Lake Okeechobee is central to a region of Florida historically known for its agriculture, but in recent times also equated with superior fishing, boating and trails. The…

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Big Water Heritage Trail

Explore the towns surrounding Lake Okeechobee in a driving tour of the Big Water Heritage Trail. Located in the heart of south-central Florida is an area that remains unchanged by time. Lake Okeechobee stems from the Seminole word meaning "Big Water" and is the second-largest freshwater lake in…

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Where Reel Women Fish in Florida

Florida fishing has a new face. More women than ever are enjoying reeling in that record-winning catch. Read on to discover one woman's fishing adventures—and where you can enjoy them. There's no question in my mind why men choose to rise before dawn on a Sunday, pack a bulky rectangular box with…

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Fall Fishing and Diving in Key West

By Terry Gibson Each fall, a tranquil vibe settles over the Florida Keys, fresh as a cool sea breeze. Keys folks in the fishing and diving businesses catch their collective breaths after a frenetic summer season. Locals take advantage of a plethora of great fall fisheries. Visitors can cash in…

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An Angler's Guide to Florida Flounder

By Peter Miller, Bass 2 Billfish A Florida fishing expert shares his tips and tools for catching flounder. Best known for their unusual flat shape, Florida flounder remain one of the tastiest fish species that can be pulled from Florida's fertile waters. Their sweet, mild taste and firm texture…

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Sebastian’s Fishing Treasures

By Terry Gibson Few places in the civilized world offer such a rich diversity of fishing opportunities as the Sebastian area. Located centrally on Florida’s Treasure Coast, the quaint City of Sebastian thrives among the Sunshine State’s most enviable fresh- and saltwater ecosystems. To the west…

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Flats Fishing in Florida: Ideal for the Kids

Looking to go on a kid-friendly fishing trip? Try flats fishing for a fun-filled day of nature, relaxation and hopefully, some catching. If you’ve been hesitant to take your kids fishing, this is your ideal solution. Flats fishing is perfect for children of all ages: The water is shallow, there’s…

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Fish On! Homosassa and the Gulf Coast

With great weather year 'round and endless options to explore, it's no wonder that fishing is such a big sport in Florida. Here are some recommended spots for fishing in Homosassa and the Gulf Coast. By Doug Kelly In the mold of a secret getaway is a small town tucked away on the Gulf coast…

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How to Choose the Best Fishing Guides in Florida

By Terry Tomalin So you want to catch fish. But you don’t know where to start? You have two options: Buy some instructional books, DVDs, perhaps even attend a few seminars, and then spend the next year or so doing a lot of fishing but not much catching. Or. you could hire a fishing guide in…

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Northwest Florida, a Paddling Angler’s Paradise

By Terry Gibson Fishing Florida’s northwestern estuaries, their tributaries, and adjacent beaches, especially from the stealthy vantage of a canoe or kayak, offers anglers some of the most diverse action in settings at serene, stunning and sublime. Drop a line in the water along Florida’s…

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