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2016 NATIONAL COURSES WILL FOCUS ON:

 

How to keep track of migrating fish; How weather patterns affect fishing; Fishing deep in the water column; Controlled depth fishing; Using cutting-edge electronics to locate productive areas and game fish; Successful trolling tactics; How fish react to tides, moon phases, water temperature, weather and solunar periods; Flutter jigging; How to rig and successfully catch fish on light tackle; plus, Where to catch fish year-round in your area!


HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Live-baiting for trophy striped bass; Northeast tactics that take monster Virginia Beach striped bass; Cutting-edge striper trolling; Refined flounder tactics; How to consistently locate and catch trophy flounder; Score big Chesapeake Bay flounder; Sheepshead the easy way; How to target trophy sheepshead; Sight fishing for cobia; How to excite and catch stubborn cobia; Chunking for trophy cobia; How to consistently catch drum; light tackle fishing for red and black drum; Trophy drum on artificials; Scoring around inlets, jetties and beaches; Fishing for puppy drum and sea trout; Secrets of fishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel; No nonsense rockfish tactics; Successful bottom- and wreck- fishing (tautog, spadefish, spot and sea bass); How to catch trophy king mackerel; Hand-crank deep-dropping for tile fish; How to chum like the pros (inshore and offshore); Kite fishing for trophy king mackerel, tuna, shark and billfish; How to mix and troll natural baits and lures; Hot white marlin teaser strategies; Top white marlin baits and spreads; Top methods for catching more and larger yellowfin tuna;  Can’t miss trolling tactics for bluefin; Flutter-jigging for tuna; Sub-surface offshore trolling for wahoo and tuna; Can’t miss dolphin tactics!

BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT – Live-baiting for trophy striped bass; Spinner-and-worm fishing for striped bass; Stripers on top water lures; Diamond- and Flutter jigging for striped bass and bluefish; Chunking for big striped bass; Inshore wire-line techniques; How to locate bluefish when they’re not plentiful; Targeting jumbo bluefish; Jigging for blackfish; No-nonsense blackfish tactics; How to choose, rig and fish the most productive New England artificials; Trophy fluke tactics; Fluke by the numbers; Secrets of fishing Long Island Sound; Bucktailing for trophy black sea bass; Deep jigging tactics; Top tactics for bonito and false albacore; No-nonsense bluefin tactics; Dialing in on big eye tuna; Cutting edge tuna trolling patterns; How to create and troll a deadly offshore trolling spread (teasers and dredges included); Live-chumming and live-baiting for tunas; Tricks for chunking tunas; Kite fishing for sharks and tunas; Hot methods for catching mako, blue, thresher and porbeagle sharks; Taking sharks on light-tackle; How to find and fish near shore and offshore surface temperature breaks!

TAMPA AREA, FLORIDA - Fishing the beaches, inlets and docks for redfish, snook and tarpon; New pass tactics for bigger snook; Live-chumming for snook; Sea trout by the numbers; No nonsense Gator trout tactics;  Big trout on top water plugs; Taking redfish in the backwaters;  Chunking for giant redfish; North Carolina flounder tactics that will catch more and larger West Central Florida flounder;  Tricks that take more and larger tripletail; Buoy and structure fishing for tripletail; Light-tackle fishing for Spanish and king mackerel;  Kite fishing for monster kingfish, cobia and blackfin tuna; Secrets of sight fishing for cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; Tricks to make stubborn tarpon eat; South Florida tarpon tactics for West Central Florida tarpon; Catching more and bigger groupers and snappers; Live-baiting for bottom fish; Hard bottom and wreck fishing strategies; How to read and fish the local offshore waters (locating spin offs from the Loop Current, thermal breaks, warm water fingers and structure for wahoo, dolphin, tuna and billfish); The most effective offshore trolling spreads and strategies for catching more and bigger fish off West Central Florida; Top dolphin tactics; Offbeat tactics that catch more dolphin; How to target and catch blackfin tuna; How to catch daytime swordfish off West Central Florida!

ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA– Top secrets for running and gunning for more and bigger dolphin; How to target trophy dolphin by the moon; Cutting edge dolphin trolling tactics; Getting stubborn dolphin to eat; Where and how to target jumbo Florida Keys yellowtail; Secrets to limiting out on Florida Keys yellowtail; Gunning for big grouper;  Effective reef-fishing tactics (sailfish, cobia, kings, snapper, grouper, amberjack); Light tackle for big muttons; Wreck fishing the productive way; Cobia tactics; No-nonsense blackfin tuna tactics; Targeting big blackfin tuna; Trolling for blackfin tuna; Dialing in on wahoo; Small boat wahoo trolling tactics; Top Florida Keys offshore trolling spreads; Hand-crank deep dropping for tile fish, queen snapper and barrel fish; How to score quality fish on the patch reefs; Top tactics for fishing channels and bridges for tarpon, snook, permit and big snapper; Tarpon in the creeks; Targeting big mangrove snapper; Secrets of the mangrove snapper spawn; Trolling the bridges, mangroves and canals for more and bigger snook; Top flats tactics for permit, tarpon and bonefish; Fishing the backcountry like the pros; Cutting-edge sea trout tactics; Scoring more redfish; fishing the Gulf wrecks and rock piles for cobia, snook, mangrove snapper and permit; Night-time Cubera snapper tactics!

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - Tricks for catching more and larger cobia; Successful sight fishing tactics for cobia; How to consistently catch cobia from a small boat; Speckled trout by the score; Monster trout tactics;  How trout and red drum see and the importance of selecting the right lure colors to fool them; Fishing inlets and beaches for trophy red drum, speckled trout and flounder; Chunking for red drum; Taking red drum year-round; Successful deep water red drum tactics;  Top tactics for big flounder; How to locate and catch more flounder; Skinny water kayak fishing tactics; Locate and catch trophy tripletail; How to make stubborn tripletail eat; How to catch Georgia tarpon; Cutting-edge jigging tactics for amberjack, groupers and snappers; How to locate and catch quality fish on close-to-shore structures; Successful snapper and grouper tactics; Chumming for bottom fish; Kite fishing for tarpon, sharks, king mackerel, blackfin tuna, wahoo and dolphin; Chunking and live baiting for blackfin tuna; Fishing behind shrimp boats; Sub-surface wahoo tactics; How to target trophy wahoo; How to choose, rig and fish the most productive offshore trolling lures; How to catch day swordfish off the Georgia coast!

ATLANTIC CITY AREA, NEW JERSEY – Trophy stripers on ultra-light tackle; Live-lining for trophy stripers; Top trolling tactics for stripers; Chunking for bluefish; Bluefish on surface lures; Inshore wire-line techniques; Jetty tactics; How to catch more and bigger fluke; Targeting trophy fluke; Secrets of fishing the Cape May Rips; Trophy drum in Delaware Bay; Secrets of fishing Delaware Bay; Top tactics for big blackfish; Catching blackfish by the score; Variety fishing in and around inlets; How to locate and fish productive bottom (blackfish, sea bass, spot and fluke); Back-bay stripers; Successful back-bay fishing; Can’t-miss tuna-trolling patterns; Modern tuna chunking; Live-baiting for tunas; Advanced methods for big eye, bluefin and yellowfin tuna; Cutting edge lure-trolling tactics; Subsurface offshore trolling; Cutting edge spreader bar and dredge tactics; Secrets for catching more inshore tuna; Reading water temperature charts; Targeting trophy makos; Basic and advanced sharking techniques; Offshore kite fishing for sharks and tuna; Specialized tactics that take more big-eye tuna; How to troll up more wahoo and white marlin!

PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA - Beachfront fishing for tarpon and snook; River fishing for tarpon and snook; New inlet tactics that take the biggest snook and tarpon; Catching snook on the flats; Speckled trout by the numbers; No nonsense monster trout tactics; Trout on top water plugs; Taking redfish in the ICW; Redfish on the flats; Light-tackle fishing for Spanish and king mackerel; Little known tricks that take more Treasure Coast cobia; How to make stubborn cobia eat; Chunking for cobia; Kite fishing for tarpon, cobia, kingfish, sailfish and tuna; Tricks that take bigger groupers and snappers; Light tackle for monster mutton snapper; Deep jigging for amberjack, African pompano, groupers, snappers, kingfish and wahoo; How to consistently catch trophy gray snapper; Reef and wreck fishing strategies; Targeting permit and African pompano in inlets and on wrecks; Hand-crank deep drop tactics for tile fish and queen snappers; How to read and fish the local offshore waters (locating true edges of the Gulf Stream, thermal breaks, warm water fingers and structure for wahoo, dolphin, tuna and billfish); Top Southern Florida trolling spreads that catch more offshore game fish; Top dolphin tricks; Offbeat tactics that catch more dolphin; How to target and catch yellowfin tuna off Grand Bahama Island; Scoring more wahoo locally and in the Bahamas;  How to read and follow the birds to score more tuna and dolphin!

BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI  – Tricks for catching trophy cobia; Successful sight fishing tactics for cobia; How to consistently catch cobia from a small boat; Secrets of fishing behind the shrimp boats; Trolling lures for king mackerel; Speckled trout by the score; Monster trout tactics;  How trout and redfish see and the importance of selecting the right lure colors; Fishing the creeks, passes and beaches for trophy redfish, speckled trout and flounder; Chunking for redfish; Taking redfish year-round; Successful deep water redfish tactics; Sight fishing for trophy redfish;  Top tactics for big flounder; How to locate and catch more flounder; Secrets of fishing the marshes and back bays; Locate and catch trophy tripletail; How to make stubborn tripletail eat; Cutting-edge jigging tactics for amberjack, groupers and snappers; How to locate and catch quality bottom and pelagic fish on close-to-shore structures; Successful snapper and grouper tactics; Kite fishing for tarpon, sharks, cobia, king mackerel, blackfin and yellowfin tunas; Chunking tactics for yellowfin and blackfin tuna; Live-chumming for trophy yellowfins; Fish the rigs like a pro; Dialing in on triple-digit yellowfins (fish 100-pounds and heavier); How to troll for trophy class offshore fish in the Gulf of Mexico!