Fishing with Tides – A Fish Buffet

Did you know that fishing on the incoming or outgoing tide significantly raises your chances of finding active, feeding fish? The reason for this is that the movement of tides help circulate potential food into the current and sets up … [Read More...]


The Florida Everglades by way of Flamingo with Pat Ford

One of the most amazing places to fish in South Florida is the tiny pseudo “city” of Flamingo in Everglades National Park.  If you’re driving from The mainland, it’s a 40 mile ride once you enter the Park in Florida City, but it’s worth it. Once … [Read More...]


Custom Casting Platform for a Skiff, Patriot Style!

CEO & Founder of Fishing For The Brave, John Swanson picked up his new custom casting platform from Metal Fabrication and Sales of Tallahassee, LLC and said he couldn't be more impressed. The design was to assist veterans with injuries or balance … [Read More...]


Matt’s Black Drum makes it a weekend to remember in Titusville

BAM! This'll make it a weekend to remember, eh!?! Matt Geno pulled in this MONSTER, Titusville Black Drum complete with it's own free-loader companion Remora attached, LOL! Great catch, Matt...'tis a beast!!! FYI...that's a 30" cooler for comparison … [Read More...]

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Gheenoe Re-Build by Capt. Jared Simonetti - www.captjared.com

10 Step Gheenoe Re-build with Capt. Jared Simonetti

Our first step was to locate a Gheenoe.. We found an old gheenoe through a friend that hadn't been used for years, it was full of leafs and dirt, but we knew with a little hard work it could be the custom gheenoe that we had always wanted at a … [Read More...]


Flounder the size of a doormat? Yep!

Jake's Pics! @dr.scalez with the Doormat!!!  Here is the reason why you here the word "Doormat" used to describe some flounders caught in the Gulf of Mexico and Florida coastal regions.  These fish love to feed on incoming and outgoing tides.  You … [Read More...]

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February Guess The Fish!

TweetAnd the winner is…. Snook! Congratulations, Prize ID Public Info 1: Sticker of your choice Matt Carter and Brandon Armes 1: Sticker of your choice Tyler Daniel and Alex Hale WINNERS: Please visit http://www.skifflife.com/store/, choose a sticker each and email [email protected] your selection.

Lifelike Shrimp Fly

Bill Laminack’s first Fred Hannie lifelike shrimp bait

TweetBill Laminack’s first attempt at tying a Realistic Fly Tyer Fred Hannie’s inspired shrimp (Size 2 TMC 911S). The man has skills! Nicely done, Bill! –>CLICK HERE –> to see more of Bill’s creations http://www.skifflife.com/?p=209804 OR check out Fred Hannie’s website here: http://www.realisticflytying.net/id36.html


Bob Veverka’s 5 Favorite, Most Successful Saltwater Flies.

Tweet We really admire Bob Veverka’s flycraft, particularly the attention to detail a fly maker like Bob brings to their creations.  Knowing your bait well enough to mimic it with a fly takes at least some of the uncertainty out of chasing fish.  Now it’s up to the fisherman to place and present that fly where[Read More…]

Jose Wejebe Video Debut with Flip Pallot

Jose Wejebe’s video debut on Flip Pallot’s show “The Saltwater Angler” in 1989

TweetGREAT Vintage clip!  Flip Pallot introduces Jose Wejebe to life in front of the camera. In 1989 Jose appeared on Flip’s show “The Saltwater Angler”. Join them for as they fish for permit on the flats. Check out Jose’s legacy charity here: http://www.josewejebefoundation.org/

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Want a Perfect Date Night? Take her fishing!

Tweet Now THAT is what we call a date nite, great job you two! Joe took his custom micro skiff dock light night fishing with his girl… and look what he tangled with! Sight fished pitching live pilchards to hungry bull redfish. Ended the night with 11 over slot reds to 38 inches, one 26 incher for dinner,[Read More…]


2014 Best Fishing and Boating Photos, Happy New Year!

Tweet Another year is in the books and what a glorious year it’s been!  Florida saw it’s Snook population continue to improve with a gusto!  Redfish and speckled trout thrive all over from Texas on over to the Southeast as far as Virginia…Our friends in the Northeast are chasing gorgeous Striper and let’s not forget[Read More…]

Jessica & Haley chasing Redfish in Florida.

Jessica loves fishing for Redfish with best friend Haley

TweetJessica says, “My best friend Haley took this sick photo the other day!!” We ended up getting three slot size reds on top water before the storm came in hott! This rain really needs to stop! Hope everyone is having a wonderful day! https://www.facebook.com/JJfishes2, Also don’t forget to follow me on Twitter and Instagram @jessss_jae[Read More…]