Light Tackle Fishing

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Light tackle fishing is one of the hardest types of fishing to describe. The description references the type of fishing not the tackle. If you took a flats boat and an offshore boat and rolled it into one you would come close to the definition of light tackle. Originating as small 20 foot long center consoles, today's modern Light Tackle boats have grown to as much as forty feet in length. The larger size has afforded a new level of comfort and speed. The opened, fish friendly, layout often allows the angler to fight larger fish on lighter tackle.

No matter what your experience level light tackle fishing offers the opportunity to learn a variety of fishing techniques. Light Tackle boats don't carry mates onboard so when the fish start biting it's you and the captain working as a team. Whether you're drifting live baits, kite fishing or sight fishing you're a part of the action. The excitement of fishing offshore for dolphin, wahoo and sailfish is not to be outdone by the thrill of catching tarpon, sharks and permit in nearshore shallow waters. The Florida Keys is home to over 600 IGFA World Records, Come join the action.