Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lure Fishing

Lure Fishing Catching a fish with a lure is a special thrill.  The fisherman is actively involved in the catch, having made the lure appear alive.  The tricks to  bringing a lure to life are fun and easy to learn. … Continue reading

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Mullet Run

The Mullet are running in Cocoa Beach. Last night I caught about a dozen of these little guys in one cast. Mullet are vegetarians, and have small mouths, so you can only catch them with a net. But they make … Continue reading

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The Swivel: A Versatile Rig

The key to switching out rigs easily is the swivel. A few simple rigs provide enough variety for hours of fishing fun. Once we tie a swivel on the end of our line, trying new rigs will be simple. Since we’ve … Continue reading

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Spooling New Fishing Line

At least once year I change the line on my Rod and Reels.   The line becomes dry and brittle with too much exposure to the sun.   Lines also get too short form cutting stuck or tangled lines.  You’ll … Continue reading

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Spotted Sea Trout

This Spotted Sea Trout, or Speckled Trout hit a small fake shrimp lure.  He’s only about 12 inches, and was thrown back. I  haven’t tried eating a Sea Trout, but they have to be between 15″ and 20″ to keep. … Continue reading

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Glass Minnow

Hundreds of these guys were swimming around my dock this morning. It looks like they had just spawned. Snook season started September 1st here in Cocoa Beach.  I also caught an undersized Snook with a lure yesterday and threw him … Continue reading

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Mother and Child Manatee

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