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Rick's Fishing Tips

TARGETING WAHOO IN THE EAST

Go DEEP           Wahoo are open-water pelagics, which means they roam all over the place with little rhyme or reason to their movements. As a rule, you find wahoo in water from 70 feet deep on out, with the majority of fish in 120...

TARGETING SNAPPER IN THE PANHANDLE

Almost Any Depth Will Do           Red snapper inhabit the Gulf waters over natural or artificial bottom in as shallow as 55 feet, and there are some deep holes in Pensacola Bay where there are junk bottom and wreck areas that have...

TARGETING DOLPHIN IN THE SOUTHEAST

Summer Is the Time to Go Bull Riding           Any time we have an east wind in the winter or spring, it brings the dolphin in closer to shore, but as a rule, we don’t mess with them a lot in the winter months. As we get into the...

TARGETING YELLOWFIN AND BLACKFIN TUNA IN THE PANHANDLE

Anytime Is the Best Time           If you want to catch yellowfin tuna in my region, you’re heading out to the rigs, and the closest to Destin or Pensacola are the Petronis or Ramp Powell and Marlin Rigs. They’re 95 miles from Destin...