Fishing Charters

Daytime Swordfishing: 10 Tips for Bagging Bruiser Broadbills

Fighting big swordfish is an experience of a lifetime.  Fishing for swords is a very high risk, high reward proposition.  These fish are often in great depths, and the opportunity cost to hunt for them is high.  Consider these tips to  improve your odds. 1. Prepare for the trip On any serious fishing expedition you need to be ready for everything. When we swordfish we run long distances and fish long days so make sure you have plenty of food, …

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9 Important Pages for Marketing Your Fishing Charter Website

old fishing website

Dear Fishing Captain, I know you want to book more charters.  You started doing this for the same reason I did – you were working for a way to go fishing more often.   Your phone is your lifeline to book more charters.  Customers want to talk to Captains.  Your website is the sales tool that drive those phone calls and emails.  They’re searching for a fun, relaxing experience with someone with knowledge and expertise. A good website should answer all …

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Covering Multiple Depths with Your Fishing Spread

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  Whether you enjoy anchoring on offshore reefs and wrecks for bottom fish or prowl the open ocean for pelagics, adding different dimensions to your bait spread is vital for success. Both large and small boats can take advantage of different portions of the water column where different species hunt. By blanketing the entire area around your boat from top to bottom, anglers can effectively up their chances of getting hooked up. An angler is spending his day offshore waiting …

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How to Tell if a Fishing Charter is Operated by an Experienced Captain

Choosing a fishing charter in a place you’ve never been before is a daunting task. Aside from not knowing which charters are most established, what the best fishing season is, or how the weather conditions may impact your time on the water – you’re relying exclusively on the reputation of local fishing captains and the marketing efforts they’ve managed to promote their business. That’s a risky proposition, because some professional fishermen are better marketers than anglers.  So how can you tell if a fishing …

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How to Choose a Fishing Charter (in Miami)

captain mario throws the net

There are few destinations in the united states which afford visting anglers the opportunity to fish with experienced captains who excel at putting their customers on fish.  The inshore and offshore waters of Miami, FL provide an incredible variety of gamefish which are available year round, and many local Captains have built their businesses targeting specific gamefish based on the season.  That’s good news for visiting anglers, because the variety of charter boats and guides available deliver something for everyone …

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