David Thornton, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Fall Surf Fishing Tactics For Success

Fall Surf Fishing Tactics For Success

Fall Surf Fishing Tactics For Success Autumn is likely the most overlooked fishing season along the Emerald Coast, mainly due to other distractions like school, hunting, football, etcetera. But skipping fall surf fishing means folks are missing out on some of the best...
Can Fish Smell Bait Underwater?

Can Fish Smell Bait Underwater?

Can Fish Smell Bait Underwater? Similar scenes unfold daily along the Emerald Coast every time a surf angler casts out a pompano rig for the first time. Confidence is low that an inch long piece of what looks like “dried bubble gum” will catch one of the most prized...
Selecting The Best Bait For Surf Fishing

Selecting The Best Bait For Surf Fishing

Selecting The Best Bait For Surf Fishing The highly sought after Florida pompano is the premier fish for surf fishers year round. Prized not only for the tasty meals they provide but for their scrappy fight as well. After all, they are members of the jack family of...
The Best Surf Fishing Rigs You Need to Know 

The Best Surf Fishing Rigs You Need to Know 

The Best Surf Fishing Rigs You Need to Know It seems nowadays, we as anglers are assailed by an ever growing host of choices. Even something as simple surf fishing has become clouded with a myriad of types of tackle, gear, lines, rods, reels, and accessories. Not the...

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