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Memory Loss?…There’s An App For That

I’m just guessing but I’m thinking that most people reading this post have at least fifteen pictures of fish in their cell phone. Do you remember where and when every photo was taken and how much each fish weighed? If … Continue reading

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April 2021 Happenings

Tracking down the exact origins of any fishing technique is always a tricky task, but it becomes a lot easier when the technique is named after the inventor himself: Most agree that Ned rigging as we know it today was … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month & Other Cool Stuff / March 2021

Catch and release is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a technique of conservation. After capture, the fish are unhooked and returned to the water. Often, a fast measurement and weighing of the fish, followed by photography of the … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month / February 2021

When FFC member Chip Austin reported his 11.5lb. Lake Griffin catch back in January I thought to myself that it’s gonna be quite a while before we see another fish that size. Well that “quite a while” turned out to … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month / January 2021

After some great repots in December could things continue into the new year? Well it certainly looks like we’re off to a great start. On January 20th I received a report from FFC member Chip Austin and the story is … Continue reading

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Local Angler Records 13lb. 11oz. Villages Pond Catch!!

Fishing Florida waters this past December was certainly a challenge. Frosty mornings, warm sunny afternoons, and water temps all over the place certainly made things interesting. On top of all that, finding a bait that worked took considerable time. Well … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month – November 2020 / Are You Superstitious?

“Just like walking under a ladder, crossing paths with a black cat or breaking a mirror, many people hold fast to the belief that Friday the 13th brings bad luck. Though it’s uncertain exactly when this particular tradition began, negative … Continue reading

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I Know What You’ve Been Eating And It Shows

Back on November 6th, FFC member Wayne Barksdale fished one of his favorite spots over in Lakeland, Fl. Several nice Bass were taken and this 6lb. 2oz. beauty was the catch of the day. Now if you look close you … Continue reading

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Retention Ponds Are High in Contaminates

That’s why they are mandated by Florida regulations: To protect rivers and lakes from the suburban runoff. The article from the Orlando Sentinel: http://bit.ly/32Yid8n begins with: Regional water managers began requiring these ponds a decade ago to catch dirty rainwater … Continue reading

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Fish Of The Month, October Happenings, And A Villages First

Fall fishing in Central Florida can sometimes be quite tricky but this past October was an exception. Water and air temps remained steady for the entire month making for some excellent fishing. This 9lb. 24+ in. Lake Griffin giant taken … Continue reading

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