Bass: Stalking the Largemouth! What can be more exciting? We have the best Largemouth fishing videos online. Sit back and enjoy some great LM action, maybe even learn something to help you have more success on you next Bass fishing trip. Smallmouth bass, sometimes called: bronzeback, brown bass, brownie, smallie, bronze bass, and bareback bass.
Bluegill: The average size of a Bluegill is from four to 12 inches, but has been known to exceed 16 inches.
The record bluegill caught weighed in at four pounds, 12 ounces, caught in 1950
Trout: Two popular freshwater Trout are the Lake Trout which lives its whole life in freshwater and the Rainbow Trout who may also live its entire life in fresh water or if accessible, may travel to saltwater for a few years only to return to freshwater to spawn. Trout are a very popular Fly Fishing fish.
Walleyes: a nocturnal fish, are best fished from dawn to dusk. Live or artificial minnows are commonly used for this tasty fish that can grow to 9 pounds.
Carp: Originating in Europe and Asia, the Carp is slowly building a reputation as an angling fish.
Catfish: so many variety’s and so many methods of catching them!
Crappie: A popular fish year-round, the Crappie also known as one of the best tasting freshwater fish is also a popular ice fish. Several different names for the crappie include: speckled bass, specks, papermouths, strawberry bass, speckled perch, calico bass and Oswego bass. Common ways of fishing for the crappie are using artificial lures, spinnerbaits, minnows, and jigs.
Muskie: Also called, muskellunge, muskelunge, muscallonge, milliganong, or maskinonge, the muskie, much like the northern pike is an ambush predator. With their elongated body and mouth full of teeth these super quick fish are all other fishes nightmare, along with ducks, mice, snakes and other small mammals withing reach.
Perch: caught all over the world, but the Great Lakes region seems to have the largest concentration of these sought after panfish. Many fishing baits will work on this fish, but their favorite is going to most likely be live minnows.
Northern Pike: sometimes called jackfish are an ambush predator, growing to 4 feet in length and 55+ pounds. My personal favorite way to catch a Northern is with a DareDevil 5 of Diamonds spoon!
Salmon: freshwater or saltwater? Guess that depends on the species and / or where the fish happens to be when you catch it???
AmberJack: is a powerful saltwater fish taken near shore and off-shore. Th AJ will reach up to 170 pounds, but anglers more often catch 50 pounds and under. Amberjacks are best broiled or grilled.
Barracuda: is a fierce looking and fighting fish. Their appearance is somewhat like the Northern Pike, but barracuda grow much larger and fiercer looking! From personal experience, you don’t want barracuda in the area when your bringing in another fish. The barracuda has no qualms of nearly jumping in your boat to take a bite out of your fish.
Bonefish: When the word Bonefish comes up many think of Keys, Florida. One of the favorite, and best ways to land bonefish is with a fly rod and a sinking fly. With their constant movement, Bonefish can be tricky to catch. Learning how to anticipate where they will be when your bait hits the water is the main goal when fishing for this tropical waters fish.
Cobia: I would describe the Cobia as “Shark Like” both their appearance and the way they fight when you hook them. Reaching weights of over 170 pounds the cobia makes a tasty grilled steak if your lucky enough to catch one.
Flounder: With both eyes on one side the Flounder is an ambush predator, lying on the ocean floor waiting for its next meal to come by. Stuffed or pan fried, Flounder makes for excellent table fare.
Grouper: has established itself as a great fish to fish, spear and eat. There are many types of these large mouth fish with some reaching weights of over 500 pounds.
Halibut: Very low in fat, the Halibut, most commonly grilled, deep fried or boiled has a very good natural flavor requiring little seasoning. This flat-bottom fish grows to over 500 pounds.
Jack Crevalle: often referred to, as the most powerful fish in the sea is a terrific fighter when hooked. Swimming in schools, often seen coming inshore to attack schools of bait fish, creating a exciting site to see, they are so aggressive when attacking biting anything in front of them. Many fisherman have caught Jacks during their attack, simply by throwing them an empty hook!
Mahi Mahi: One of the fastest growing fish in the sea, the Mahi Mahi rarely lives beyond 4 years of age, but growing up to 40 pounds. Mahi Mahi are are very popular sport fish known for their bright colors and superb taste.
Marlin: is a very popular sport fish. Reaching sizes over 16 feet and swimming up to 50 mph this massive fish gives anglers an experience never to forget.
Mullet: A very oily fish, Mullet are often caught by large cast nets and prepared by smoking.
Permit: Reaching weights of nearly 80 pounds, the Permit found mostly inshore can be dangerous to swimmers if provoked while swimming in a school. Recognized by their thin bodies and forked tail fins the Permit makes a great table fare.
Redfish: Also, known as the Red Drum fish, a very popular inshore fish in Florida. Reaching weights of over 50 pounds, this great tasting fish is recognized by one or more spots that appear as eyes.
Sea Trout: also known as spotted or speckled Trout are a popular recreation fish caught inshore mostly in shallow, grassy flats. A popular fish for wade fishing.
Shark: Known for their size, teeth, eyes, scent, hearing and electroreception, the shark is a aggressive challenging fish to catch. Some of the common sought after shark for recreational and some for consumption are: Great White Shark, Tiger Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Mako Shark, Lemon Shark and Black Tipped
Sheepshead: Also known as Convict fish and Baitstealer, the Sheephead found around piers, docks and other inshore structure make for a tasty meal. A Relatively easy fish to catch, the Sheepshead is a popular fish among young fishermen and fisherwomen.
Snook: A very popular game fish the Snook can grow to well over 4 feet in length. Often fished for at night under piers with lights, shrimp or bait fish. Many Snook are released, but they do make a tasty meal for the keeper.
Spanish Mackerel: A common way these super fast fish are caught is with lures at an unbelievable retrieval speed. My personal favorite is the “Gotcha” lure. Not a popular eating fish, but these very oily fish have a scent great for attracting shark.
Striped Bass: Often surf fished with top-water lures, the Striped bass, reaching sizes of nearly 5 feet and 80 pounds. Striped bass are a popular recreational fish on the north east coast of the United States.
Tarpon: Growing to nearly 300 pounds, the Tarpon is strictly a game fish. These huge explosive fish are exciting to watch being caught in tournaments. Almost always during these tournaments a shark will show up to steel the show.
Wahoo: Sports fishermen regard the Wahoo as a delicate, gourmet fish on the table, but before this super fast fish is landed, it has the reputation of a fight to remember. Especially on its first run.