Arvids Gerulis


Madeira Beach, FL  

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Fishing Report:
Inshore Fishing Report- Madeira Beach,Fl

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Nov-25

The fishing this time of year really starts to heat up as the water cools the bite gets better. The red tide is making its way down south of us and we are slowly seeing better and improving conditions of water clarity and the fishing. The sheephead are thick this time of year and will only get ...

How To:
Make Your Own Wooden Stone Crab Trap!

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Nov-24

What you Need:- 3/4 inch thick wood boards- Stone Crab Funnel- Wood nails and screws- 2 hinges- Concrete Mix- Rope and BouyTools you will Need:- Wood Saw or electric saw- Hammer - Electric Drill- Concrete TrowelTo begin building cut 20 pieces of the wood board each piece being16 inches in lengt...
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Fishing Report:
Inshore Fishing Report- Madeira Beach,Fl

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Nov-25

The fishing this time of year really starts to heat up as the water cools the bite gets better. The red tide is making its way down south of us and we are slowly seeing better and improving conditions of water clarity and the fishing. The sheephead are thick this time of year and will only get ...

How To:
Make Your Own Wooden Stone Crab Trap!

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Nov-24

What you Need:- 3/4 inch thick wood boards- Stone Crab Funnel- Wood nails and screws- 2 hinges- Concrete Mix- Rope and BouyTools you will Need:- Wood Saw or electric saw- Hammer - Electric Drill- Concrete TrowelTo begin building cut 20 pieces of the wood board each piece being16 inches in lengt...

How To:
Catching/Cooking Stone Crabs

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Nov-24

Stone Crab season opened up on October 15th and runs through May 15th of next year. The legal size requirement to harvest a claw has to be 2 3/4 inches from the elbow tip to tip of claw. You are allowed to harvest both claws but it recommended to take one to give the crab a better chance at survival...

Fishing Report:
Red Tide Update/ Inshore Fishing Report

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Oct-07

Red Tide Update/ October Inshore Fishing Report:The red tide is still present in the Tampa Bay areas abd along the Gulf Coast but much much better than it was 3-4 weeks ago. The red tide conditions we are seeing now in Pinellas County is low thanks to the recent east winds which have been pushi...

How To:
Keeper Gag Grouper Inshore

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Sep-07

Targeting, Tackle, and Technique for Inshore Grouper. Duringg the fall, the grouper start to head more inshore from their offshore grounds. Gag Grouper are one of the species that you can catch inshore during the fall and winter months. They stage up near nearshore structure such as pilings and b...

Bullbuster In Action:
Big Black Drum Off Bridges

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Aug-28

Fishing For Blackdrum From LandWhile out snook and tarpon fishing this past weekend I decided to drop down a live blue crab on bottom and see what happens. The tarpon were rolling everywhere and the snook were popping baits on top. After about 30 minutes of fishing I heard the clicker go off and I k...

How To:
Transporting Live Baits

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Aug-19

Tips and Tricks when transporting live baits to keep em healthy, lively, and happy and in return you catch more big fish.When Transporting live baits it is important to have some type of dally system to move the baits around. When fishing on bridges or piers or simply making long walks with your bai...

Fishing Report:
July Tampa Bay Fishing Report

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jul-31

July Tampa Bay Fishing Report: Inshore- The Snook bite has been really good inside Tampa Bay especially inside the passes and along the beaches where they seem to be more active. The snook are still continuing to spawn and will do this till around mid September and will make there way back. T...

How To:
DIY: Bait Livewell

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jul-24

How to Build/Construct A Livewell On Your Own & Why Its Important To Have A Livewell What you will need:   - 55 Gallon Drum or any large circular jug.    - Livewell pump or Livewell kit.                 - PVC Pipe an...

How To:
The Quest For A Giant Snook

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jul-19

Catching a Giant Snook over 40" is my favorite type of fishing and my favorite fish to target during the summer time. When targeting these Magnificent Giants it is important to use the right tackle, baits, and the right time to catch a Giant. My Favorite time to catch a Giant Snook is during the ...

How To:
Filleting/Cooking Gag Grouper

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jul-10

Cooking Gag GrouperGag Grouper are one of my top favorite fish to eat on the dinner table. Season is open now until the end of the year for the delicious Gag Grouper. Filleting Your Gag GrouperWhen filleting Gag Grouper it is important to have a good sharp knife. I really recommend a Bubba Blad...

Bullbuster In Action:
Keeper Grouper In 10 Feet Of Water!

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jul-06

Grouper Fishing From Land In Tampa It is not everyday that you can catch a keeper Gag Grouper in 10 Feet of water during the summertime. Fishing the local bridges in Tampa Bay offers great opportunity to catch Groupers such as Gag Grouper and Goliath Grouper which are prohibited to eat ...

Fishing Report:
Snook Fishing Off Beaches - In Full Effect

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jun-30

Snook Fishing From The Beach In Tampa Snook Fishing off the Beach this time of the year is the best time to target big snook on light tackle. Fishing the beach allows you to use lighter tackle and line to catch big fish. Usually I like to use a 4000 size spinning reel or smaller matched with a ...

How To:
Catching Groupers Off Bridges

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jun-21

How To Locate Gag Groupers On Bridges And What Is The Best Bait And Tackle To Use Grouper fishing off bridges in the west coast of Florida is a popular type of fishing and especially now while season is open. Almost every bridge in Tampa Bay or the entire west coast holds grouper. Due to the fa...

Fishing Report:
June Tampa Bay Fishing Report 6/11

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jun-11

Tampa Bay Fishing Report (June 2018): The Snook Fishing has been really good. The Snook are leaving the bays and moving through the passes to the beaches to get ready for their summertime spawning and are in big numbers. Usually they are very hungry and want to fatten up for their spawn so t...

How To:
How To Catch Blue/Pass Crabs

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-Jun-06

How To Catch Your Own Blue And Pass Crabs For Bait Blue Crabs and Pass Crabs can be expensive at tackle shops. They can range from 2 to 3 dollars a piece. There are 2 methods I like to use when it comes to catching a pass crab or a blue crab. Best Way To Catch Blue Crabs For B...

How To:
Building/Importance Of A Bridge Net

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-28

How To Construct Your Own Bridge Net And Why It Is Important To have One To begin first you will need an fishing net you are willing to use, rope, and a floater if you want. First you have the net portion that can be put back together with a screw. Drill a small hole threw both net ...

Fishing Report:
May Tampa Bay Fishing Report

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-25

May Tampa Bay Fishing Report And What Is Biting! The snook action around the beaches and passes has been really good. They are moving in big numbers to the beaches to get ready to spawn and are hungry. The best time will either be during the daytime or night time. I recommend using 60lb Bullbuste...

Bullbuster In Action:
Big Snook On Light Tackle!

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-23

Big Snook on Light Tackle! I went out fishing on a rainy day this week not expecting to catch much due to the water being murky from all the rain. The water cleared up slowly and I could see the snook. I have noticed small baitfish being chased by snook size ladyfish so I decided to catch some ...

How To:
Building/Importance Of A Bait Pen

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-21

How To Build A Bait Pen And Why It Is Good To Have One! A Bait Pen is a great way to keep bait for upcoming Fishing Tournaments or just for convenience when going fishing and you need bait. Building a Bait Pen is fairly easy, cheap, fast, and effective to keep your bait lively.To build a Bait P...

Fishing Report:
Tampa Bay Fishing Report

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-18

May Fishing (Tampa Bay)Tampa Bay Fishing Report and what to expect!  The weather we have been having for the past few days have made the fishing a little bit tougher because of the dirtier water mixed in. Snapper FishingThe mangrove snapper fishing has been good around the passes using bit...

How To:
Throwing A Castnet

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-16

How To Throw A Casting Net  Throwing a castnet is one of the most efficient and fastest way of catching bait. But also it can be a challenge on how to load the net and properly throw it to get that pancake shape we all want. The method I use is for nets 8 foot or larger and will help you...

How To:
Summertime Fishing

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by: Arvids Gerulis

Posted On : 2018-May-12

What I Usually Use To Fish The Tampa Area This time of the year is a great time of the year to target Tarpon and Big Snook along the beach, pass, channels, and bridges. The Tarpon fishing is in full effect in the west coast of Florida and is only just the beginning of a great Tarpon seas...

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