Dan, Dusty, and I fished in Islamorada. The weather was fine and the fish were chewing well. We had snook, barracudas, tarpon, lemon sharks, bonnethead sharks, snappers, jacks, and more. The fishing has been very good. Pro Tip: When casting jigs to fish in very shallow water, begin reeling immediately with the rod Tip held high as soon as the jig hits the water. This lessens the chances of weeding up and keeps the jug near the surface.
Captain Joe Hughes -USCG Licensed 100 Ton Master-IGFA Certified
Joe Hughes has been working in the fishing business since he was eleven years old. Starting at Gibson's Tackle at that age, Joe's passion for the sport of fishing has steadily increased. Joe is a versatile angler who is comfortable poling a flats skiff as well as at the helm of a
sportfisherman competing in big game tournaments. During his years as a professional fisherman Joe has been featured in books and
magazines. His main passion is for salt-water fly-fishing. A teacher by trade, he enjoys sharing his knowledge about fly-fishing, fly-tying, and
fly-casting with his clients.