Captain's Corner

Repowering my Boat

Well the hours are getting up there on my faithful Yamaha 200 and I decided to Repower the boat sooner than later.  Some of you know my son Patrick who first mates on my boat often.  He has been rebuilding a 21' Carolina Skiff for commercial fishing and running around...

Engel Coolers PRODUCT REVIEW

  For the past six plus years I have been using Engel coolers to both keep my fish iced and fresh and have a place on my boat for refreshments and food to be stored cool.  I have a 64 qt, a 36 qt and a 13 qt bait saver cooler.  All of these products have held up...

The Gulf “Outdoor Experience” on Our Charters

Over the past 6 plus years I have had the pleasure of  taking area visitors from around the world on many different excursions.  I do wildlife and fishing excursions on most of my trips.  Every individual taken on my charters surely take a "Favorite Memory" with them....

Toad Fish Rod Review

I stumbled across these rods by watching another Captain using them which made me want to try them.  I bought a couple and now I have ten or more.  I use them on fishing charters.  My favorite rod is the 7'6" inshore medium heavy.  These rods are not only good looking...

Captain John’s Fish Tacos

Cook the fish the way you like it cooked.  If you like it fried, grilled, blackened or baked.  Most of the fish we catch on charters are perfect for fish tacos. You will need: Cooked Fish, small corn tortillas, Fresh Pico Decallo or salsa, fresh lime or lemons,...

Spring Snook Fishing at its finest

Normally I do not target Snook, Redfish or Seatrout due to the fact that they are "no take" and have been for over two years as a result of a devastating "Red Tide" our coastline experienced.   Yesterday I took a charter with some regular customers from Iowa that...