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2018 NATIONAL COURSES WILL FOCUS ON:

 

How to keep track of migrating fish; How weather patterns affect fishing; Fishing deep in the water column; Controlled depth fishing; Using cutting-edge electronics to locate productive areas and game fish; Successful trolling tactics; How fish react to tides, moon phases, water temperature, weather and solunar periods; Flutter jigging; How to rig and successfully catch fish on light tackle; plus, Where to catch fish year-round in your area!


FORT MYERS, FLORIDA - Fishing the beaches, inlets and docks for redfish, snook and tarpon; New pass tactics for bigger snook; Live-chumming for snook; Sea trout by the numbers; No nonsense Gator trout tactics;  Big trout on top water plugs; Taking redfish in the creeks;  Chunking for giant redfish; North Carolina flounder tactics that will catch more and larger Southwest Florida flounder;  Tricks that take more and larger tripletail; Buoy and structure fishing for tripletail; Light-tackle fishing for Spanish and king mackerel;  Kite fishing for monster kingfish, cobia and blackfin tuna; Secrets of sight fishing for cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; South Florida tarpon tactics for Southwest Florida tarpon; Catching more and bigger groupers and snappers; Live-baiting for bottom fish; Hard bottom and wreck fishing strategies; How to read and fish the local offshore waters (locating spin offs from the Loop Current, thermal breaks, warm water fingers and structure for wahoo, dolphin, tuna and billfish); The most effective offshore trolling spreads and strategies for catching more and bigger fish off Southwest Florida; How to target and catch blackfin tuna!

HAMPTON, VIRGINA - Live-baiting for trophy striped bass; Northeast tactics that take monster Virginia Beach striped bass; Cutting-edge striper trolling; Refined flounder tactics; How to consistently locate and catch trophy flounder; Score big Chesapeake Bay flounder; Sheepshead the easy way; How to target trophy sheepshead; Sight fishing for cobia; How to excite and catch stubborn cobia; Chunking for trophy cobia; How to consistently catch drum; light tackle fishing for red and black drum; Trophy drum on artificials; Scoring around inlets, jetties and beaches; Fishing for puppy drum and sea trout; Secrets of fishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel; No nonsense rockfish tactics; Successful bottom- and wreck- fishing (tautog, spadefish, spot and sea bass); How to catch trophy king mackerel; Hand-crank deep-dropping for tile fish; How to chum like the pros (inshore and offshore); Kite fishing for trophy king mackerel, tuna, shark and billfish; How to mix and troll natural baits and lures; Hot white marlin teaser strategies; Top white marlin baits and spreads; Top methods for catching more and larger yellowfin tuna;  Can’t miss trolling tactics for bluefin; Flutter-jigging for tuna; Sub-surface offshore trolling for wahoo and tuna; Can’t miss dolphin tactics!

MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA - Fool-proof red drum tactics; New tricks that take trophy drum; Chunking secrets for big red drum; Cutting-edge tactics for trophy king mackerel; Lures and dead bait for king mackerel; Flounder fast and easy; How to locate and catch trophy flounder; Successful river and ICW fishing strategies; Variety fishing around inlets and jetties and along the beaches; Scoring keeper sheepshead around the bridges, jetties and offshore reefs and wrecks; Taking trophy trout on lures; Selective live-baiting for jumbo trout; Trolling for school trout; Spanish mackerel fast and easy; No-nonsense surf fishing secrets; Successful bottom fishing; How to catch keeper grouper; Flutter- jigging; Sea bass by the score;  Top tricks for catching cobia on the wrecks; How to target migrating cobia; Amberjack fast and easy; Offshore trolling tactics; Trolling for yellowfin tuna; Spooning and chunking for yellowfin tuna;  Live-baiting for big yellowfin tuna; Secrets for catching more and bigger wahoo; Targeting big dolphin; Offbeat tricks to catch more dolphin; Sub-surface offshore fishing tactics; How to catch  South Carolina tarpon; Top offshore trolling spreads!

ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA KEYS  – How to locate productive patch reefs for mangrove and mutton snappers, grouper and mackerel;  How to find and fish deeper reefs for yellowtail, groupers and mutton snapper;  Flutter-jigging ledges, wrecks, reefs and the humps; How to score Keys cobia; Cobia on structure; No-nonsense wreck fishing tactics; Scoring more and larger groupers and snappers; Trophy kingfishing made easy; How to chum up kingfish and mackerel; Offshore /reef live-bait drifting strategies and patterns; How to fish the mangrove snapper spawn; Targeting permit in the channels and on the wrecks;  Successfully fishing the Gulf wrecks; How to read and fish the local offshore waters (locating the true edges of the Gulf Stream, thermal breaks, warm water fingers, upwellings, and structure for wahoo, dolphin, tuna and billfish); The top trolling spreads and strategies for catching fish off the Florida Keys; Offbeat tactics that catch more dolphin; Tricks that take big dolphin; Scoring more wahoo; How to determine when and where the wahoo bite will “turn on” off the Florida Keys (weather patterns included);  Targeting trophy blackfin tuna; live-chumming for blackfins; How to read and follow the birds to score more dolphin; Fishing the bridges for tarpon, snook, permit and grouper; Flats fishing for bonefish, permit and tarpon; Redfish, trout.

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK - Trophy stripers on ultra-light tackle; Live-lining for trophy stripers; Top trolling tactics for stripers; Chunking for bluefish; Bluefish on surface lures; Inshore wire-line techniques; Jetty tactics; How to catch more and bigger fluke; Targeting trophy fluke; Secrets of fishing the Montauk Rips; Top tactics for big blackfish; Catching blackfish by the score; Variety fishing in and around inlets; Hand crank deep dropping for tilefish and other deep benthic species; How to locate and fish productive bottom (blackfish, sea bass, spot and fluke); Shallow water stripers; Can’t-miss tuna-trolling patterns; Modern tuna chunking; Live-baiting for tunas; Advanced methods for big eye, bluefin and yellowfin tuna; Cutting edge lure-trolling tactics; Subsurface offshore trolling; Cutting edge spreader bar and dredge tactics; Secrets for catching more inshore tuna; Reading water temperature charts; Targeting Thresher sharks; Basic and advanced sharking techniques; Specialized tactics that take more big-eye tuna; How to troll up more wahoo and marlin!

BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICUT - Live-baiting for trophy striped bass; Spinner-and-worm fishing for striped bass; Stripers on top water lures; Diamond- and Flutter jigging for striped bass and bluefish; Chunking for big striped bass; Inshore wire-line techniques; How to locate bluefish when they’re not plentiful; Targeting jumbo bluefish; Jigging for blackfish; No-nonsense blackfish tactics; How to choose, rig and fish the most productive New England artificials; Trophy fluke tactics; Fluke by the numbers; Secrets of fishing Long Island Sound; Bucktailing for trophy black sea bass; Deep jigging tactics; Top tactics for bonito and false albacore; No-nonsense bluefin tactics; Dialing in on big eye tuna; Cutting edge tuna trolling patterns; How to create and troll a deadly offshore trolling spread (teasers and dredges included); Live-chumming and live-baiting for tunas; Tricks for chunking tunas; Kite fishing for sharks and tunas; Hot methods for catching mako, blue, thresher and porbeagle sharks; Taking sharks on light-tackle; How to find and fish near shore and offshore surface temperature breaks!

ATLANTIC CITY AREA, NEW JERSEY - Trophy stripers on ultra-light tackle; Live-lining for trophy stripers; Top trolling tactics for stripers; Chunking for bluefish; Bluefish on surface lures; Inshore wire-line techniques; Jetty tactics; How to catch more and bigger fluke; Targeting trophy fluke; Secrets of fishing the Cape May Rips; Trophy drum in Delaware Bay; Secrets of fishing Delaware Bay; Top tactics for big blackfish; Catching blackfish by the score; Variety fishing in and around inlets; Hand crank deep dropping for tilefish and other deep benthic species; How to locate and fish productive bottom (blackfish, sea bass, spot and fluke); Back-bay stripers; Successful back-bay fishing; Can’t-miss tuna-trolling patterns; Modern tuna chunking; Live-baiting for tunas; Advanced methods for big eye, bluefin and yellowfin tuna; Cutting edge lure-trolling tactics; Subsurface offshore trolling; Cutting edge spreader bar and dredge tactics; Secrets for catching more inshore tuna; Reading water temperature charts; Targeting trophy Makos; Basic and advanced sharking techniques; Offshore kite fishing for sharks and tuna; Specialized tactics that take more big-eye tuna; How to troll up more wahoo and white marlin!

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA - Beachfront fishing for tarpon and snook; River fishing for tarpon and snook; New inlet tactics that take the biggest snook, flounder, redfish and tarpon; Catching snook on the flats; Speckled trout by the numbers; No nonsense monster trout tactics; Trout on top water plugs; Taking redfish in the ICW; Redfish on the flats; Light-tackle fishing for Spanish and king mackerel; Secrets for catching more and larger tripletail. Little known tricks that take more cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; Chumming for cobia; Kite fishing for tarpon, cobia, kingfish, sailfish and tuna; Tricks that take bigger groupers and snappers; Light tackle for monster red snapper; Deep jigging for amberjack, African pompano, groupers, snappers, kingfish and wahoo; How to consistently catch trophy gray snapper; Bottom and wreck fishing strategies; Hand-crank deep drop tactics for tilefish, queen snapper and other deep benthic species; How to read and fish the local offshore waters (locating true edges of the Gulf Stream, thermal breaks, warm water fingers and structure for wahoo, dolphin, tuna and billfish); Top Central Florida trolling spreads that catch more offshore game fish; Top dolphin tricks; Offbeat tactics that catch more dolphin; How to target and catch yellowfin tuna; Deep baiting for yellowfins; Scoring more wahoo locally; How to catch trophy wahoo, How to read and follow the birds to score more tuna and dolphin!