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Posts Tagged ‘permit fishing’

I have to admit, I am terrible at keeping up with my blog posts. Something about getting off the water and getting on the computer is not really on my list of things I want to do. That said, I am going to put forth a better effort from now on. So, in catching up, […]

Apologies for the delay in blog posts! After an offseason of travel and sitting through cold fronts, it’s time to get back to business. Fresh off of several months of daily Rogaine treatments and most likely some brown mascara, “Mustache” Matt Cope showed up in the keys again to fish permit. The thing looks horrendous […]

Well, we finally got a break from the crappy spring and early summer weather and were blessed with a couple weeks of good sky, light winds, sweat soaked shirts, and tailing fish. My good friend Tom Rapone managed to break away from his busy schedule of guiding anglers out of Martha’s Vineyard and snuck down […]

We apologize for the delay in the blog, been a little busy for the past several months. If you have ever guided a tarpon season in the Keys then you know what I mean. I would have to say that this will probably go down as one of the more difficult seasons on record. The […]

After hooking and losing two permit, one due to a misplaced lobster trap and another due to a straightened gamakatsu, my angler and friend Matt Cope finally exorcized his permit demons and put this nice fish in the boat yesterday. The first photo pretty much sums it up.     *Photos courtesy of Frank “SWEETCHEEKS” […]

About an hour ago, a long, red line on the radar passed over Key West and bringing the end to what has been a truly great week of fishing here in Key West. It all started last weekend with a day that Don and I had jumping 3 tarpon and landing 4 really nice bonefish […]

Well….After spending the last three days on the water fishing Permit I think it’s safe to say the 2012 Permit season is off to a great start! Angler Alex Maher from Jackson Wyoming took his spot on the bow of my boat Wednesday hoping to catch his first Permit in the Florida Keys. We set […]

It’s days like today that make “winter” in Key West, and the days of being stuck in the house while the water temp is in the mid 60’s and the wind is North at 35 and gusty, worth it. With the right combination of weather the winter permit fishing can be stellar and today was […]