Join us April 13-15 for the 2018 Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show

Fishing Seminars

Captain Chris Rooney

Bottom Fishing 101

Capt Chris (also known as “the bottom man”) is one of the best bottom fishermen in NE FL. Capt Chris holds the Jacksonville Offshore Sport Fishing Club Record for Gag Grouper and also wins almost every bottom fishing tournament he enters. Chris is going to share some of his tips for landing the big ones as well as how to fill the fishbox with delicious eats.

Saturday & Sunday 11:00am

Tony Eden

Cobia Seminar

Owner of Boatronics in Jacksonville FL has been chasing Cobia in these local waters for over 15 years. Tony has won multiple tournaments including the Ultimate Cobia Challenge in 2016. Come learn some of his tips and techniques for sight fishing and offshore jigging these elusive gamefish.

Saturday & Sunday 12:30pm

Craig Sutton

Mahi Trolling and Proper Outrigger Rigging

Craig Sutton is the founder of FishingNosara, the most active sportfishing team in Central America. He has built six sportfishing boats for the fleet in Costa Rica, and the new Fishtastic which operates out of Jacksonville, FL. His areas of expertise are blue water fishing, cockpit layout, and custom fiberglass work. His innovative designs have been incorporated by Eduardono Boats in their new Harvester-line of panga hulls.

Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm

Steve Grant

High Speed Wahoo Fishing

Steve Grant from Diamond Fishing Products has been fishing for wahoo off NE FL for over 20 years. Considered one of the best eating fish in the ocean, Steve will tell you everything you need to know to catch more wahoo.  From High Speed Fishing to Rigging Ballyhoo, Steve will make sure to share some of his tips he’s learned over the years for these toothy critters!

Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm

Surf Fishing 101

Surf fishing is what brought me to FL in 1995, I grew up fishing on the Jacksonville Beach Pier and have been surf fishing ever since. Learn some of the basics to help catch more fish on your next beach adventure!

Saturday 5:00pm