Author: Joe Cermele

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The Ultimate Guide to Spin Fishing for Fall Trout

The Ultimate Guide to Spin Fishing for Fall Trout

Spring will always be king for trout, no doubt, but I always look forward to the fall. In many ways, finding success is a bit more challengi [...]
Florida Has Become the Budget-Friendly Amazon for Anglers

Florida Has Become the Budget-Friendly Amazon for Anglers

In early September, AOL News reported on a rare catch in South Florida. Artist and devout fly angler Eric Estrada reeled in what he initiall [...]
How to Find the Best Deals on Fishing Tackle

How to Find the Best Deals on Fishing Tackle

I’ve met every kind of fishermen imaginable, and the one I like the least is the guy who insists that everything he has—from his socks to hi [...]
How to Catch Striped Bass with Spoon Lures

How to Catch Striped Bass with Spoon Lures

When it comes to fishing lures, one of the greatest crossover success stories has to be that of the Creek Chub Pikie Minnow. Released in 192 [...]
3 Tips on How to Catch False Albacore

3 Tips on How to Catch False Albacore

Your average offshore angler loathes false albacore—better known as bonita in the South and across the Gulf of Mexico. They’re not prized on [...]
Oklahoma Wants Fishermen to Kill More Bass

Oklahoma Wants Fishermen to Kill More Bass

On September 11, news rules went into effect in Oklahoma that allow anglers to harvest smaller largemouth bass. Sooner State fishermen can n [...]
Why Dolphins (Almost) Never Get Hooked by Anglers

Why Dolphins (Almost) Never Get Hooked by Anglers

The postcard was from Miami, Florida. If memory serves me correctly, it was taken in the 1920s. In the photo, a man in a full-brimmed hat an [...]
Should This Giant New Zealand Trout Count as a Record?

Should This Giant New Zealand Trout Count as a Record?

On August 15, angler Rae Bushby landed a 30.31-pound rainbow trout in New Zealand’s famed Tekapo Canal. It’s “famed” because this is not the [...]
Is Reintroducing Grayling in Michigan a Bad Idea?

Is Reintroducing Grayling in Michigan a Bad Idea?

As sport fish go, grayling are kind of oddballs. Most of us don’t live where they do, which gives these fish an exotic appeal. Growing up, I [...]
Best Speckled Trout Lures of 2022

Best Speckled Trout Lures of 2022

Published Aug 24, 2022 1:00 PM Speckled trout lures can be used to catch seatrout as far north as Southern [...]
Why Don’t People Eat Trash Fish?

Why Don’t People Eat Trash Fish?

What’s in a name? If you’re a Patagonian toothfish, the answer is the near demise of your species. In 1977, seafood wholesaler Lee Lantz kne [...]
Crazy Fish Mounts, Snakehead Fishing, and River Muskies

Crazy Fish Mounts, Snakehead Fishing, and River Muskies

Longtime F&S fishing writer Joe Cermele has stepped up this week to settle the eternal debate of fly vs. spin, to weigh in walleyes and [...]
Classic Lures for Late Summer Bass

Classic Lures for Late Summer Bass

Fishing was so much simpler back in the day. There weren’t nearly as many lure choices, and you didn’t need the right rod and reel combo to [...]
Are Fishing Tackle Subscription Boxes a Scam?

Are Fishing Tackle Subscription Boxes a Scam?

Gourmet soap… Beef jerky… Tennis shoes… Ninja stars (probably). These days, you can find a subscription box service for pretty much anything [...]
How to Fish for Striped Bass in Summer

How to Fish for Striped Bass in Summer

I’m paraphrasing here, but I get this a lot via DM and email: Hey Joe, I’m headed to the beach with the family this summer and I want to cat [...]
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