Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

Another Charlotte Harbor Permit

Another Charlotte Harbor Permit A few days back my friend Dave and I took a boat ride to a flat a touch farther north. After we waded around for awhile, Dave announced he had seen a school of pompano swimming … Continue reading

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Jacks can Save the Day

Jacks Can Save the Day Got out early Thursday morning before the sun and before the eventual wind. Carefully I poled a mile of flat looking for “tailing” reds. Conditions weren’t great yet I did see three “tails”. Unfortunately all … Continue reading

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Windy Days can be your Friend

Windy days are often a nuisance. Every effort to cast becomes an ordeal. Waves slam into you as you wade. Or the boat is rocking and rolling. Nothing seems to be going your way. But hang on amigo. Windy days … Continue reading

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The Farnsworth Fly Returns!

The Farnsworth  Fly Returns! Great news! The famous Farnsworth Fly is back in production – and better than ever. My friend Phil designed this deadly fly many years ago back when we fished the New England coast. It quickly became … Continue reading

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Spotted Sea Trout Fishery has an Emergency Regulation

Spotted Sea Trout Fishery has an Emergency Regulation. Yesterday Florida Fish and Wildlife imposed a new restriction on the spotted seatrout fishery along the Gulf coast. Trout are very sensitive to red tide and because of it their numbers are … Continue reading

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