Jan Maizler News & Tips

During challenging conditions, cut bait can often be the key that brings trophy tarpon to hand....
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Tarpon Tactics: Cut Bait for the Silver King

December 21, 2014
No doubt you’ve seen tarpon paired with fly fishing or bottom jigging efforts. There will certainly be times, however,…
News & Tips: 4 Great Tips for Atlantic Permit Fishing...
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4 Great Tips for Atlantic Permit Fishing

December 3, 2014
There are many ways to pursue the elusive Atlantic permit.  Anglers will often tip the odds in their favor by casting a…
News & Tips: Cool Weather Snooking in Venice, Florida...
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Cool Weather Snooking in Venice, Florida

November 19, 2014
The snook fishing on the west coast of Florida from Tampa south can be stupendous. One major key to finding lots of…
News & Tips: Unlocking the Secrets to Amazing Fall Fishing in Miami Beach, Florida...
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Unlocking the Secrets to Amazing Fall Fishing in Miami Beach, Florida

November 3, 2014
Anglers who travel may think of Miami Beach as a sparkling fun destination. Indeed, the only time they might visit this…
News & Tips: Travel Blog: 4 Factors You Must Know to Fish Florida Bay Bights the Right Way...
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Travel Blog: 4 Factors You Must Know to Fish Florida Bay Bights the Right Way

October 19, 2014
A bight is defined as a contour or a bay “indenting into a shoreline.” And the northern reaches of Florida Bay that…
News & Tips: How to Make Saltwater Gamefish Go Wild for Bucktails...
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How to Make Saltwater Gamefish Go Wild for Bucktails

October 14, 2014
Fishing with the bucktail lure is basically some hairs tied to a jighead, which is the essence of simplicity itself. …
News & Tips: Travel Blog: Flats Fishing for Trophies in Miami’s Backyard...
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Travel Blog: Flats Fishing for Trophies in Miami’s Backyard

October 5, 2014
There are many wonderful flats habitats where anglers can enjoy bonefish, tarpon, and permit fishing at the same time.…
News & Tips: Travel Blog: Guess What? You Can Catch Monster Bull Redfish in Early Fall. Here’s How....
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Travel Blog: Guess What? You Can Catch Monster Bull Redfish in Early Fall. Here’s How.

September 24, 2014
About a year ago, I booked three days of fishing in the Louisiana Marsh with New Orleans’ Captain Greg Moon for the…
News & Tips: Travel Blog South Florida: Live Bait Methods Fishing Captains Use for Peacock Bass...
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Travel Blog South Florida: Live Bait Methods Fishing Captains Use for Peacock Bass

September 16, 2014
In past times, when the angling travel press wrote about peacock bass, it inevitably involved Brazilian jungles. But…
News & Tips: Travel Blog: The Best Time to Fish for Migratory Predators in Goodland, Florida...
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Travel Blog: The Best Time to Fish for Migratory Predators in Goodland, Florida

September 8, 2014
Though there’s a stretch of summer swelter between, the seasons will turn and fall will arrive before you know it. It’s…
News & Tips: Travel Blog: Following the Drum Beat in Crystal River, Florida...
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Travel Blog: Following the Drum Beat in Crystal River, Florida

September 2, 2014
  Capt. Kyle Messier shows off his freshwater drum catch.   My friend Alan Williams and I left Miami for Crystal River…
News & Tips: Travel Blog: St. Augustine, Florida a Fishing Paradise...
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Travel Blog: St. Augustine, Florida a Fishing Paradise

August 26, 2014
St. Augustine is known as the America’s oldest city, yet the best news for Bass Pro readers is that it is a boating and…