Three tips for Florida sea fishing

Deep sea fishing requires special equipment because these species can grow to some astounding sizes. Regular gear will break under the strain and you would never be able to reel in many of these species. If you don’t have access to this type of equipment, then you can consider hiring a charter service to take you out on the water. They not only have all the necessary gear but they also know where all the hotspots are depending on which species you want to seek out.

When deep sea fishing off the coast of Florida you will find a large variety of species that include tuna, sailfish, Snook, cobia, flounder, amberjack, swordfish, snapper, marlin, tarpon and grouper to name a few. You can choose the species you want to seek out ahead of time or try different baits and see which species are the most interested.

Tips for Taking Care of Your Saltwater Gear

Taking care of your gear when sea fishing in Florida is very important otherwise, you won’t get the most out of your investment. This type of environment is rough on your equipment and it can ruin them quickly if you don’t take care of them properly. Always wash your equipment with fresh water after every use. If the saltwater is left on the gear they will slowly begin to corrode, even if they were designed for this type of environment. Taking a few minutes to rinse everything with fresh water will greatly extend the life of the gear.

Store your equipment in a clean dry area where they won’t get bumped around. This will help prevent the fishing line from getting tangled up and keep your gear looking like new. Sort out and keep your tackle box organized and you will be able to find what you need when you need it.

In Florida the fishing is always great and the opportunities are plentiful. Many great fishing tales originated along the Florida coast and you can create your own by using the three tips for Florida sea fishing listed above. They will help you have a fun and productive trip each time you’re in the area. Have a great time reeling in those fish!

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Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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