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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

  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

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…