By Susan King My sympathies go out to the family of John Jr. He was such a good friend and always smiling.I’ve known him for many years. I loved fishing with him, and helping him out in the shop. He was a great cook and he was the one to go to when you wanted […]
Take Your Kids Fishing!
By Michael Miller July 29, 2015 So, the last few weeks I’ve committed to getting my kids off the XBox and outside. We’ve taken a few trips to places like Ginnie Springs. But, I also got my kids hooked on fishing! A couple of weeks ago, I decided to take my youngest fishing (he’s 9). […]
BAD DAY FISHING
By Bait N’ Wait Tackle Alex had a terrible day fishing on the lake, sitting in the blazing sun all day without catching a single one. On his way home, he stopped at the fish market and ordered four rainbow trout. He told the clerk, ‘Pick four large ones out and throw them at me, […]
CULLING..Good for some not for OTHERS??
By Susan King October 2, 2003 As I went thru the News Press here in Ft.Myers a couple of days ago,I saw the face I most hate in a column. Yes. It is Byron Stout-the couch potato from Tallahassee who THINKS we consider him an expert in fishing knowledge. Anyway,the subject was culling. (for those […]
By Prince Phillip Just sitting here playing around. Got on your website and found OUR story is still on there! Where has the time gone my friend. thinking about the days in Springlake and the cabin. I just hope you will never forget me. Your friend forever: Prince Philip.
What is That!!!!!
By Jim April 3, 2002 We were fishing off Fort Myers beach at about mid-night with some squid as bait. Me and my cousin were talking when the pole along with the beach chair that we attached it to was pulled right into the water. My cousin caught the pole and yanked the pole back […]
Good Old Days
By Prince Phillip January 7, 2002 Those were the days John when you and I fished together on Potts Lake by the cabin. Also I won’t forget the spearing on Springlake where we speared the boat. And the whole day we spent in the HAMM’S CAN and never caught a fish on Lake Michigan. Those […]
By Susan King June 15, 2005 Another article that pisses me off to no end. Remember:The ban is on ONLY till the tourist season starts up again! ps.I have hated Byron Stout since moving here 12 years ago. And IMO,the commission needs a huge overhaul to get rid of the pathetic dead weight that continues […]
By Bait N’ Wait January 10. 2013 CATCHING BAIT WITH SABIKI RIGS MAYBE SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH SABIKIS IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEAL TO EXPLAIN THEM. A SABIKI RIG IS BASICALLY A LEADER WITH SEVERAL HOOKS ATTACHED THAT CAN HAVE A COMBINATION OF FEATHERS, BEADS, PLASTIC SHRIMP OR FISH SKIN ON THE […]
By Nick December 15, 2004 I was at the matanzas pass fishing pier after a long week of work and school. The time had finally come to go fishing. I had just left Bait N’Wait with my live pinfish, and frozen mullet, and I was ready for anything. Taking Big Johns advice, I set up […]