That breaks my hart. Been going to Venice FL. for thirty years. Lived there for 15 years. Just moved back to Md. three years ago. Glad to be back in Md. This problem will not be fixed for many years/lifetimes. Very sad. Thanks Rick!
The only thing that speaks is money. If people quit going and let the various boards of tourism know this is why, it will be fixed. I was thinking about going to the Keys this past fall but with all the news of pollution and red tide, I decided to go to Hawaii. It was actually comparable to go to Kauai for a week. Airfare was the only thing more expensive but it wasn't by very much. To rent a house was cheaper than the keys and in Hawaii you get authentic tropical environments like nowhere else in the US. I do want to go back to the keys again, possibly this coming year. I just don't want to deal with commercially created pollution and red tide. Until politicians actually come together and do something, i will continue to be uneasy about vacationing in Florida and Pretty much everyone I know will be as well.
I will be visiting in St Pete the first 2 weeks in August. I will be very close to Gandy. I will also have my Kayak along. Any tips on where to fish the area from shore or Kayak will be appreciated. Thanks in advance
No one I guess takes time to post here anymore. I have not had time to get out to the beach, but about two weeks ago I took a day off work to hit the beach , caught a nice pompano, a couple of good whiting, and a couple of pomemedo. There have been lots of pompano and whitening caught this year...
I got most of my gear and now I'm focusing on learning about rigs.
What are some of the rigs that would you consider a must have/basic?
Are there any you would tell a beginner to avoid?
Fish I'd like to target:
(I'm also down for whatever bites haha)
The plan is to...
Bass bite has been kind of slow over the past few weeks. Stormy weather and clouds turned them on yesterday. Caught 4 during work breaks, all safely released. One was about 2lbs, one around 4lbs, and two big girls over 6+.
They were caught on baby bass square bill crankbaits and Tsunami swim...
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