Fishing Tampa Bay, FL

Gear up for King Fish Season

Whether you live in Florida or whether you are going to be in the area in the near future, king fishing season provides you with a great opportunity to get out on the waters and make that catch of a lifetime. The king mackerel is considered quite a prize, and it’s possible to reel in …
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Fish Mount Options

When you plan a fishing trip, whether on your own or with Captain John O’Hanlon Fishing Expeditions, chances are good you’ll be considering whether or not to commemorate your catch with a fish mount or fish mount replica. Both saltwater fish mounts and freshwater fish mounts are an excellent way to display your prize catch …
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What Causes Fish to Bite?

One of the biggest questions on any fishing outing is, “Are the fish biting?”. Another popular concern is what the best type of bait is for a given day, species or setting. There are many factors that affect whether a fish will bite, and even skilled anglers are skunked at times. Knowing a little bit …
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Types of Sailfish

Sailfish are divided into two main subspecies, Indo-Pacific and Atlantic, according to where they are found. Atlantic sailfish have the scientific name Istiophorus platypterus and are found off the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of Florida. On the Gulf Coast, sailfish are primarily found well offshore during the summer months. About Sailfish Sailfish are fished primarily …
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