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  1. Van Staal VSX 200

    Fishing Gear For Sale
    Selling my Van Staal X-Series 200. The reel is in excellent condition. I purchased it new in March. The price is $600 firm and I'm not interested in trades. Comes with box, reel bag and all paperwork. This reel retails for $780 plus tax.
  2. NEW - Prowler Planer Boards 3" long with directional control

    Fishing Gear For Sale
    Two Prowler Planers $19.95 free shipping in US. They are 3" long, weight 0.6 ounces, castable, designed for slow to moderate currents and trolling speeds. They can be set to go only left or only go right or flip direction when given a little pop. Prowlers can be quickly installed in fixed...
  3. Penn Conflict for Pier Fishing

    Piers and Bridges - General Q & A
    Hello guys I'm new to the forum. I dropped by a local store with my uncle this past week. He went to buy a Penn spinfisher V, while there I saw the conflict and honestly really liked the aesthetics of the reel. I was looking into buying it for use on a pier. I mainly fish with a bubble rig in...
  4. Nothing at Sykes lately...

    Piers and Bridges - Reports
    Anyone getting anything interesting at Sykes pier? All I've been able to hook up on are (besides sailcats...) 2-3 reds, rays, small black drum, and every once in a while a ladyfish. What are you guys having the best luck with? I've been aiming for bulls, but not really having any luck...
  5. The Countdown Begins

    Piers and Bridges - General Q & A
    My father and I will arrive at Navarre around 7AM this coming Monday, will the thunderstorms during the weekend prior have a negative effect to the bite?
  6. Whats the best fishing around Big Lagoon state park/Perdido?

    Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    My wife and I will be camping at Big Lagoon state park at the end of this month over the labor day weekend this year, and I plan on spending most of my time fishing while she enjoys the beach, which will probably be Johnson beach from what I can tell. Any advice would be appreciated! For...
  7. New to Pensacola

    General Discussion
    Hey yall, I guess you can say I'm new in town. Just graduated boot camp. I'm in the US Navy stationed at Pensacola Naval Air Station. I'm trying to get a feel for the area and find out all the hot spots to fish. As of now im strictly going to be landbased so if you pier and bridge guys could...
  8. Pensacola pier fishing advice

    Piers and Bridges - General Q & A
    I'm going to pensacola this July and plan to fish off the pier. I was wondering what fish I should expect to catch especially in the morning and evening. It would also be helpful if I could get some advice on how to catch these fish too. Thanks
  9. Shark Fishing at NAS

    Surf Fishing Reports
    Hello all, Im currently on CID and just went out and bought fishing gear to fish for shark. I hear theres a spot at NAS thats good, but im not sure. Do you know any places that are good for shark? Specifically bigger shark such as Bulls. My set up is something along the lines of 150yds. of 80lb...
  10. where is the best place to stay?

    Piers and Bridges - General Q & A
    Hi Im looking to make plans to come to Pensacola maybe 2nd week of April..I would love to beable to find a place to stay on a lagoon and beach at a reasonable price..can you recommend a 2 bedroom condo to stay that is like walking distance to a lagoon and beach and close to the fishing pier?
  11. atlantic bumpers?

    Piers and Bridges - General Q & A
    I know menhadens are good for bait, I've heard about pinfish even though I have never had luck with them, but are atlantic bumpers good for anything?