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Rick's Fishing Tips

TARGETING YELLOWFIN AND BLACKFIN TUNA IN THE PANHANDLE

Anytime Is the Best Time           If you want to catch yellowfin tuna in my region, you’re heading out to the rigs, and the closest to Destin or Pensacola are the Petronis or Ramp Powell and Marlin Rigs. They’re 95 miles from Destin...

TARGETING SWORDFISH IN THE SOUTHEAST

They Eat Most Anything           I do most of my swordfishing during the daytime, although nighttime is very good at times. There’s a big ledge about 16 miles offshore of Miami where the bottom drops from 1,500 feet of water down to...

TARGETING KING MACKEREL
IN THE CENTRAL EAST

August Is the Best Month           August is a great time to target king mackerel in the Central East Region. The fish average around 20 pounds or more, and there are some real slobs mixed in as well. This is when the fish are...

TARGETING REDFISH IN THE CENTRAL EAST

These Guys Are Smart!           By April the water is warming and the fish are moving from schooling behavior towards more independent small pods, singles and pairs of fish. When they do have a tendency to school, they’re more of a...