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Embark now on the fishing experience of a life-time! Whether you're a seasoned sport fishing veteran or a first timer, Fins & Feathers will make you feel comfortable aboard our charter boat.

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Tips in Choosing Florida Keys Fishing...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/15/2013 - 11:30 pm

So you and your wife have taken your kids to Florida's world-famous theme parks many times before. Now they've outgrown amusement parks and yearn for adventure that no hair-raising roller coaster can provide. You're baffled where to take them until an idea springs from your mind:  Why not take them fishing? Below are tips to ensure an enjoyable family fishing trip.
Enlist the services of a fishing guide.
Self-navigating the Florida Keys might be a fun adventure, but since you have kids with you, it's best to rely on the experts to take you to the ideal fishing spots. Look particularly for reliable Florida Keys fishing charters that offer family fishing and half-day tri ...

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Exciting Fishing Trips in Florida You...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/15/2013 - 11:14 pm

Wreck fishing
An exciting day always awaits locals and tourists in Florida. The lush foliage and glistening waters alone are enough to provide scenic lookouts to take troubles away. However, if you wish for something a lot more physically engaging, you can take part in one of the state's most favorite activities: fishing. Below are things you need to know about exciting fishing trips in Florida.
Offshore fishing
If you want to angle for large open-ocean fish species such as swordfish, marlin and kingfish, try offshore fishing, also referred to as deep sea fishing or big game fishing. Catching these huge-size fish is exciting and can be a real challenge. Plus, feasting on y ...

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Week of 1/7/13 - Islamorada Florida K...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 12:00 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Hello everyone, and welcome back to this week’s report! The deeper edges of the reef this week has been pretty productive with the larger Blackfin Tunas moving into the 150 to 300 foot depths, and have been pretty productive on the troll and slow live bait drift. There have been a few Mahi mixed in with them as well as a few Sailfish, so putting your time in has been paying off. A little closer in the Sailfish bite has been pretty decent as well, with several boats raising them on the kites and live Ballyhoo. The Kingfish have yet to show up in hordes, so I will post on that when it gets better. There are some around, but not nearly as thick as we would like. Wahoo have been a welcomed ...

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Week of 1/14/13 - Islamorada FL and F...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 12:29 pm
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Hello everyone, and welcome back to this week’s report!  How about the fishing this past week, as the Sailfishing action was pretty good!  Lots of fish off the deeper edges of the reef this week in primarily 120 to 250 feet of water.  Nice edges have been built up in these areas with nice defined edges of healthy Sargasm weed, which have been holding good numbers of Sailfish and Mahi’s.  Some really nice Mahi-Mahi have been passing by so if you are concentrating on these areas, then your box was looking pretty good!  Some really good Blackfin Tuna action as well, as these tunas have been feeding in this weed, so there has been a ton of action out there. & ...

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Ways to Catch Walleyes and Bass in Fl...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 02:47 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

In fishing tournaments, professional bass and walleye fishermen make their living by competing. However, competing is not simply enough. They would have to be successful or at least place in the money. In order to win tournaments, professional fishermen would have to use different fishing techniques to get their catch.
The bass fish or more commonly known as black bass is one of the popular species of fish used in game fishing. They are known as strong fighters and are resistant when hooked. A technique used for catching black bass is the spinner baits. The spinner bait includes the use of R-shaped lures, a silicone skirt and a blade. They are most versatile of all bass lures and are effect ...

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Florida Charter Boats: The Best for y...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 03:21 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Outdoor adventures are fun, but only if you have the right gear with you. The same applies when taking to the waters and fishing in Florida – you have to pick the right boat for you, depending on what you’re planning to reel in.  Fortunately, you can book different types of Florida charter boats with help from online links like those at Isla Morada Fishing Source before going to your fishing destination – it’s up to you to decide on which type of boat to take.
If you want to catch fish in the deep ocean waters, you’ll need all the room to reel those big catches in.  A large sport fishing vessel is perfect for fishing for anything from snappers and gro ...

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Avoiding Seasickness on Your Florida ...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 03:01 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Going on a Florida Keys fishing trip can be more enjoyable if you are prepared against seasickness. Seasickness can affect homeostasis and spatial orientation. When you suffer from seasickness, you might experience nausea and dehydration. Here are some tips you can use to keep seasickness away.
Eat the right food. Avoid eating acidic, fatty, or spicy food the day before you board—especially fried meat and salads with vinegar and mayonnaise dressings. Do also avoid consuming fruit juices and alcoholic beverages. Go for light meals too. Eating food with ginger, ginger cookies, or ginger candies can help minimize the chance of suffering from seasickness.
Try a motion sickness patch. Man ...

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The Way of the Rod: The Disciplined A...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 02:29 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

An angler can learn as many Islamorada fishing techniques as a samurai can learn different ways to handle his katana. Both share some similarities, such as discipline in learning various techniques, movement of the arms and hands, and the right time to strike. If you plan on making it big in the fishing business, you have to learn the way of the fishing rod. In the long run, these skills can help you haul in a good catch. 
Spin casting
If you are just starting, the spin casting technique is one of the basic fishing techniques you can master. Using an imaginary clock diagram, the angler takes aim at the two-o'clock position, raises the rod at the one-o'clock position, and throws the lu ...

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Keeping Your Florida Charter Boats We...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 02:20 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Keeping one's boat organized should be part of any angler's routine. An organized boat is much safer, cleaner and more comfortable than one cluttered with assorted debris, or those with numerous objects thrown into storage. With everything organized and easy to locate, life will be less stressful. Unfortunately, not all fishers keep their vessels organized, making for a more uncomfortable fishing experience. However, some basic accessories can help keep ships organized.
Boat covers are an excellent addition to any ship. They provide protection from sun, heat, and rain while out on the seas. Covers for Florida charter boats come in a multitude of shapes and sizes to suit any ship mod ...

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Islamorada Fishing Boats: Making the ...

by Ryan Gruenholz on 01/11/2013 - 02:07 am
Category: Fishing Report and Forecast

Fishing is one of the best ways to relieve stress and is the leading hobby of most residents in Islamorada, Florida. Not only does it help calm the body but it also flexes the muscles, and gives a sense of fulfillment when you make that exciting catch. As such, a lot of people today turn away from the city pleasures and head down into Florida not only to relax and recover the soul, but also for their very own fishing experience.
One of the best places to spend your fishing getaway would be at Islamorada Fishing Lodge where we offer different types of fishing boats to fit most if not all needs. With our different fishing boats and gears, you’ll get that Blue Marlin hooked in no time.

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