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  1. General Discussion
    So I’m just taking up fishing here in the Pensacola area. I’m from the pnw and I know the basics of fishing but not to much about fishing here. I will be fishing in perdido bay for the most part off of a dock. What kind of setup would you use from the ground up? What could I be fishing for...
  2. General Discussion
    Grew up fishing from shore and the pier. Just got a 17 carolina skiff and have fished the pass the last two weekends in a row. A lot of fun chasing reds and whatnot. Can someone fill me in on the seasons for sheepshead/snapper/grouper and some good spots in the bay? Im kind of clueless on all...
  3. General Discussion
    Hey all, I joined the forum because I just moved to the area, and would like to get into fishing. Haven't done any since I was a kid and went with my dad, and we were never very successful at it (freshwater fishing in Texas/Kansas). Now I'm a dad, and I'd like to get back into it with my son...
  4. General Discussion
    Hey guys! I was wondering if you could give me any tips or tricks to fishing the Panama City Beach Area. I am staying the weekend in St. Andrews state park and am planning to do a bunch of fishing. I know with the heat, the early mornings and late evenings will be my best times. I have a couple...
  5. Inshore Fishing - General Q&A
    Hi! I am new to fishing the area and am looking for where to fish from a small (18') boat near Gulf Breeze. People keep talking about "the flats", but I'm not sure where they mean. There are lots of grassy areas near shore, but the ones I've tried seem to be infested with 3" croakers, so I'm...
  6. Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    Hey everyone. I've been surfing these forums for a week or so trying to learn a little more about surf fishing. I am a descent fresh water fisherman from AL. I have an adventure planned next month to Fort Pickens campground. We're going to ruff it in a tent. Should be a blast! I've gotten a...
  7. Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    Hello Y'all, SHORT VERSION AT BOTTOM! Every year for as long as I've lived my extended family goes to a place just east of San Destin for a week of family reunion and beach fun. This year we go on May 28. I have tried surf fishing the past two years, with pretty pathetic results. I...
  8. Kayak Forum
    My son and I have been out consistently, we bought our first Yaks six weeks ago and have been out multiple times(Spooky Ln Beach Access in Santa Rosa Beach) and we have yet to catch anything other than Kingfish and a Spanish Mackerel. We have gone out to about 1/2 mile and are fishing with...
  9. Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    I'm new to fishing in general, saltwater or otherwise. But I make it to FL at least twice a year and wanted to try my luck while I'm down. I'm not going for monster fish like shark or anything. But I'd love some Pompano, Whiting, Flounder, Ladyfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Bluefish...
  10. Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    Hello everyone, I'm stationed here, originally from CO, and I'm really struggling with this whole saltwater fishing scene. I was decent at freshwater fishing and do ok with bass here, but am entirely frustrated with saltwater. I have read books, browsed forums, and gone to tackle shops. I've...
  11. Kayak Forum
    To All, Hello. I am just getting into the Kayak scene and am interested in purchasing my first Kayak. Does anyone have any advice or tips on what to look for when buying my first yak? I will be doing freshwater fishing and kayaking off it. Maybe will go to the bay every now and then but not...
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