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029 – The Big FINish with Mark Naumovitz

offshore, ocean, kayak, mahi, hammerhead, shark, Florida

Mark Naumovitz is a busy guy. Paramedic, realtor, and owner of ReelsAndTackle.com, an online tackle store. Not to mention that he writes for fishing magazines and has been a guest lecturer at many fishing events. And somehow he finds a little time to fish. His favorite fishing vessel is his kayak, and he has many kayak fishing tournaments under his belt. Mark spends most of his time fishing for inshore saltwater species in his home waters in Florida. He also ventures out on the ocean proper to catch some serious pelagics from his “plastic yacht”. In this episode, Mark tells us about one such trip where the catch of the day was mahi mahi. We could have stopped the story there, but instead there is a REALLY big finish. You’ll definitely want to check this one out, and queue the “Jaws” music …

For more information and to see pictures, check out the show notes page at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/029-big-finish-mark-naumovitz/

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025 – Extreme Stress Reduction with Pamela Wirth

fishing, podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, redfish, snook, kayak, sailfish

Pamela Wirth is our first female angler on the Tell Tale Fisherman Podcast. And we could not have picked a better one to start. Mother, mortgage banker, and now extreme kayak fisher. Pam took up kayak angling to help relieve stress from the daily grind. Now she is on the pro staff for several fishing equipment manufacturers, a regular speaker at fishing seminars, and tournament kayak angler. We’re not talking about tournaments on a local pond here. Pam fishes extreme kayak tournaments on the BIG pond for really big critters. In addition to some great practical knowledge, in this episode Pam also shares an epic day fishing in the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament. After an early setback, Pam persevered and came back with a vengeance to set a new tournament record. And not to mention showing all the guys a thing (i.e., a sailfish) or two …

For more information and to see pictures, visit the show notes pages at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/025-extreme-stress-reduction-with-pamela-wirth

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023 – The Winning Redfish with Colby Elsass

fishing, podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, redfish, trout, snook, Crystal River, Florida

Colby Elsass is a Crystal River, Florida native. And a third generation native at that. The Elsass family is a staple of the Crystal River fishing community. His grandfather founded the landmark Knox Baithouse, and played fishing guide to legendary baseball player Babe Ruth. Now Colby runs the family electrical contractor business. But when he’s not directing work crews, he is hanging with the fishing crew. He and his mates generally get out to enjoy the spectacular Crystal River fishery several times a week. This episode is about the annual CCBA Family Fishing Tournament, where Colby and crew make a strong showing every year. It involves a big tournament winning redfish, along with a big twist …

For more info and to see pictures, check out the show notes page at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/023-winning-redfish-colby-elsass/

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021 – Double Kick with Rico Cruz

fishing podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, bass

Rico Cruz is a Michigan guy who now resides in Florida. From the first fish he caught at summer camp when he was 10 years old, Rico was hooked on bass fishing, and is now working his way through the professional ranks. A member of the Florida Bass Nation circuit, Rico has fished tournaments all over the Southeastern U.S., and has racked up several impressive finishes. This episode is all about one of those fantastic finishes, fishing in famed lakes in the Central Florida area. It’s a day on the water that Rico will never forget, and one you won’t want to miss.

http://www.telltalefisherman.com/021-double-kick-with-rico-cruz/

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018 – Shoot Your Bait with Captain Ed McCormick

fishing podcast, fisherman, angler, inshore, offshore, saltwater, freshwater, ocean, lake, pond, stream, river, lagoon, flyfishing, Florida, Crystal River, bowfishing, shark

Captain Ed McCormick is the owner and operator of Florida Bowfishing Charters in Crystal River, Florida. A former commercial pilot, Ed loved to fly, but not all of the down time in between. So, he hung up his wings and turned his passion for bowfishing into a charter business. Now he takes his guests flying across the flats where they get to shoot their bait with bows. Then they take that same bait out into the Gulf of Mexico and tangle with bulls and tigers. Sharks, that is. In this episode, we talk about one such epic adventure. Oh yeah, and his bowfishing gator hunts too. This one’s gonna get wild …

For more information and pictures, check out the show notes page at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/018-shoot-bait-captain-ed-mccormick/

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