2020 NATIONAL SUBJECTS 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 (January 4) – 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 backwaters; Bull reds on top water; Tricks that take more and larger tripletail; Buoy and structure fishing for tripletail; Light-tackle fishing for Spanish and king mackerel; Secrets of sight fishing for cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; Permit on the wrecks and tidelines; Tricks to make stubborn tarpon eat; Catching more and bigger groupers and snappers; Live-baiting for bottom fish; Strategies for fishing hard bottom and wrecks; Extreme shallow-water grouper trolling; 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 trophy blackfin tuna!
TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE FT. MYERS SEMINAR
HAMPTON, VIRGINIA (January 11) - 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); 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; offshore live-baiting!
MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA (January 18) - 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; Fishing the shallow wrecks and hard-bottom; 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; Top offshore trolling spreads
ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA KEYS (January 25) – Top secrets for running and gunning for more and bigger dolphin; How to target trophy dolphin by the moon; Cutting edge dolphin trolling tactics; Getting stubborn dolphin to eat; Where and how to target jumbo Florida Keys yellowtail; Secrets to limiting out on Florida Keys yellowtail; Gunning for big grouper; Top reef-fishing tactics (sailfish, cobia, kings, snapper, grouper, amberjack); Light tackle for big muttons; Wreck fishing the productive way; Cobia tactics; No-nonsense blackfin tuna tactics; Targeting big blackfin tuna; Trolling for blackfin tuna; Dialing in on wahoo; Small boat wahoo trolling tactics; Top Florida Keys offshore trolling spreads; Hand-crank deep dropping for tile fish, queen snapper and barrel fish; How to score quality fish on the patch reefs; Top tactics for fishing channels and bridges for tarpon, snook, permit and big snapper; Tarpon in the creeks; Targeting big mangrove snapper; Secrets of the mangrove snapper spawn; Trolling the bridges, mangroves and canals for more and bigger snook; Top flats tactics for permit, tarpon and bonefish; Fishing the backcountry like the pros; Cutting-edge sea trout tactics; Scoring more redfish; fishing the Gulf wrecks and rock piles for cobia, snook, mangrove snapper and permit; Night-time Cubera snapper tactics!
NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA (February 1) - Fool-proof red drum tactics; Tricks that take more and bigger trophy red drum; Big drum on artificials; Surf fishing for monster drum; Tactics for taking more and bigger striped bass; Striped bass on the troll; Catch bluefin tuna like the pros; Cutting-edge tactics for trophy king mackerel; Tricks that fool stubborn king mackerel; Sure-fire cobia tactics; Flounder fast and easy; How to locate and catch trophy flounder; Successful river and ICW fishing strategies; Where and how to catch fish in the Neuse River and Pamlico Sound; 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; Surf fish like the pros; Spanish mackerel fast and easy; Successful bottom fishing; How to catch keeper grouper; Deep jigging; Sea bass by the score; Amberjack fast and easy; Wreck fishing; Offshore trolling tactics; Trolling for yellowfin tuna; Live-baiting for big yellowfin tuna; Secrets for catching more and bigger wahoo; Targeting big dolphin; Offbeat tricks that catch more dolphin; Day time swordfishing off the Carolinas!
ATLANTIC CITY AREA, NEW JERSEY (February 8) - 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; 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!
TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT (February 22) – 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!
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA (February 29) – Beachfront fishing for tarpon and snook; River fishing for tarpon and snook; New inlet tactics that take the biggest snook 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; Little known tricks that take more Treasure Coast cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; Chunking for cobia; Kite fishing for tarpon, cobia, kingfish, sailfish and tuna; Tricks that take bigger groupers and snappers; Light tackle for monster mutton snapper; Deep jigging for amberjack, African pompano, groupers, snappers, kingfish and wahoo; How to consistently catch trophy gray snapper; Reef and wreck fishing strategies; Targeting permit and African pompano in inlets and on wrecks; Hand-crank deep drop tactics for tile fish and queen snappers; 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 Southern 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 off Grand Bahama Island; Scoring more wahoo locally and in the Bahamas; How to read and follow the birds to score more tuna and dolphin!