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Fishing articles written about fishing in Islamorada by Capt. Rick Stanczyk and Capt. Nick Stanczyk. These articles contain lots of valuable information for fishing here in the Florida Keys or abroad. Many of these tactics have been passed down through the years by some of the pioneers of the sportfishing industry. We happily share them with you here on our website!

Fishing with Crabs in Islamorada

Fishing with crabs in Islamorada is done all throughout the year.  There are many species of fish which enjoy a delectable crab once in a while.  Often times there are many fish that you wouldn’t even think that will eat … Continue reading

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How to fish with shrimp in Islamorada

Fishing with live shrimp in the Florida Keys is probably the most popular style of fishing in the area.  Just about every bait shop throughout south florida carries live shrimp.  These shrimp are caught in areas of the gulf and … Continue reading

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Catching and using pilchards in Islamorada

Pilchard bait overview Pilchards are a great bait for all kinds of different species in many different areas.  In Islamorada, Florida they are a favorite of both offshore and inshore captains.  In the backcountry they are often used for species … Continue reading

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How to catch and use pinfish for bait

Pinfish bait overview Pinfish are a great bait choice for fishing both offshore and inshore in Islamorada as well as many other locations.  While often not the first choice of many larger predators, most anything that will eat a bait … Continue reading

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