Fishing Reports

The fishing reports page has been a favorite for a while now, and we try to keep it updated regularly. For the most part, it’s a blog of Nathaniel Linville and the fishing he does with guides that he’s lucky enough to fish with though occasionally we’ll post a guest report from one of our friends on a trip they took. Good days, bad days, success and failure, they’re all here. Photos accompany the report when they’re available, but if you want straight photos the best place to look is the photo gallery.

Permit Photographs

January 1, 2010 Comments Off on Permit Photographs

It’s pretty cool to see photos of fish in their natural environment, happy as all get up doing what they do best. Until I can supply a report from the show in New Orleans (which includes a GREAT carp fishing report), these will have to do. That’s it. Regards, ncl/tac

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Fishing with Steve, Part 2

January 1, 2010 Comments Off on Fishing with Steve, Part 2

Day 2 began with clear skies and warm water, and our fishing showed improvement. We fed a large fish at around 10 AM, and pulled the hook out of it’s mouth on the hook set. Immediately thereafter, we hooked a large fish that stayed connected. We survived the first set of jumps and we fired…

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Jon Ain

January 1, 2010 Comments Off on Jon Ain

Yesterday, while I was fishing with Captain Mike Gorton, we heard the news that Jon Ain passed away. Jon had been battling cancer for the last few months, and everyone in the lower Keys has been in touch with him while he was in Denver being treated. Jon was a talented and committed angler and,…

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First report! blacktip sharks/thoughts on electrosensitivity

December 15, 2009 Comments Off on First report! blacktip sharks/thoughts on electrosensitivity

As I write this, the fall/winter blacktip shark bite is in full swing. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this particular member of the genus carcharhinidae, it is perhaps the most athletic and agile member of the family. Additionally, these are handsome animals; no two ways about it. They aggresively chase baits on…

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Warmer Weather…Tarpon????

March 25, 2009 Comments Off on Warmer Weather…Tarpon????

As the weather continues to warm, we are starting to see the beginnings of tarpon pushing into the basins in the backcountry across the Keys. I have heard reports of fish laying up in Big Pine, around Key West, and in the harbor and channels surrounding the lower Keys. As this current warming trend continues,…

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January 1, 2009 Comments Off on Tarpon

In the course of an “ordinary” year (one devoid of weather days that evoke Tim Burton’s vision of Gotham City in Batman…) tarpon are caught throughout the winter. In January and February, typically, three or four consecutive days of warm weather means that tarpon are on the flats and in the basins in the back…

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March Merkin/Isthe cold over/ Thank you Mr. Cady!!

January 1, 2009 Comments Off on March Merkin/Isthe cold over/ Thank you Mr. Cady!!

Friends of the Angling Company: Last week the annual March Merkin tournament was held in Key West. Over three days of what could easily be described as prohibitively difficult conditions, two fish were caught. The Angling Company would like to extend it’s warmest congratulations to Capt. Scott Collins of Marathon and his client who took…

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New Tarpon World Record?

January 1, 2009 Comments Off on New Tarpon World Record?

Tom Evans has caught the new pending Men’s 12 klb (6 kg) tippet world record tarpon, fishing in Homassassa, FL. Congratulations, Tom!!

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