Mike Milewski


West Palm Beach , FL  

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Fishing Report:
Chase N Tailz KDW Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Oct-01

Just wrapped Chase N Tailz KDW which took place out of Jupiter FL. This was our last meat fish KDW and SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Division 10 Tournament of the season. We were looking forward to finishing the season on a high note!! The conditions were great for making some long run...

Fishing Report:
South FL Dolphin Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Sep-18

Lately we have been out trolling for some dolphin and they are around in good numbers. Of course during the fall we start to see some bigger Dolphin push on through during their normal migration patterns. It does seem a bit early for the fall migration, however you never know!  When w...
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Fishing Report:
Chase N Tailz KDW Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Oct-01

Just wrapped Chase N Tailz KDW which took place out of Jupiter FL. This was our last meat fish KDW and SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Division 10 Tournament of the season. We were looking forward to finishing the season on a high note!! The conditions were great for making some long run...

Fishing Report:
South FL Dolphin Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Sep-18

Lately we have been out trolling for some dolphin and they are around in good numbers. Of course during the fall we start to see some bigger Dolphin push on through during their normal migration patterns. It does seem a bit early for the fall migration, however you never know!  When w...

How To:
Entry Into The Bahamas During COVID 19

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Jul-20

We just got back from a trip to the Bahamas and wanted to share the below information with anyone crossing over in the near future. Keep in mind regulations are changing daily on entry policy’s. Starting this week private vessels are not allowed into Grand Bahama Island due to the l...

Fishing Report:
WPBFC Blackfin Blitz Tournament Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-May-31

The West Palm Beach Fishing Club held its first Blackfin Blitz Tournament and was a huge success. There were a total of 67 teams all targeting blackfin Tuna from Stuart, FL down to Miami, FL. We were greeted by flat claim conditions, a slight breeze and sunny skies. We decided to work the ...

Fishing Report:
South Florida Dolphin Fishing Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Apr-30

The dolphin are starting to make there way north and are currently passing though South FL! It is time to get out there and target them. There is nothing like some fresh Dolphin Tacos!!! When chasing or trying to find dolphin one of the best methods is to run and gun! Setting up a spread and t...

Fishing Report:
Boynton Beach Black-Fin Tuna Fishing

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Apr-21

Spring Blackfin Tuna Bite Its that time of year in South Florida where fishing is heating up!! During the spring time April and May we tend to see some of the best fishing of the year due to the spring migration of Tuna (Blackfin), dolphin and large Kingfish moving to the north. Kite ...

Fishing Report:
Sailfish Classic Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Jan-31

Our Sailfish Classic Report We fished the Sailfish Classic after being delayed for a few weeks do to weather. The weather turned out to be a decent day. A ground swell and 15-20mph wind which was great for getting the kites out. Unfortunately the bite for us was dismal!! We got up to our first sp...

How To:
South FL Summer Meat Fish Tournament Talk/Prep

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2020-Jan-31

2020 South Florida KDW ScheduleIt is almost that time of the year when Meat Fish Tournament season begins. I put together a consolidated list of events that are run out of Palm Beach, Boynton and Hillsborough inlet. By all means there are a number of additional tournaments that overlap with the belo...

How To:
FL Sailfish Season Is Here

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Dec-31

Targeting Sailfish In South FloridaIt is that time of the year in South FL to get out the kites and target SAILFISH! Let’s cover some of the basics for Kite fishing the ledge in South FL South Florida sailfish are known for acrobatic displays Tackle Needed For South Florid...

How To:
Florida Winter Wahoo Fishing

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Dec-31

Florida Winter Wahoo Fishing It is that time of the year in FL and the Bahamas when wahoo fishing is approaching peak times! Let’s cover some of the basics first: Tackle For Wahoo Fishing: 50W Reels  (Stand up & Bent Butt, ...

Fishing Report:
Fall King Of The Beach Tournament Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Nov-24

The 2019 King Of The Beach Tournament Bring Your Own Bait If Traveling From The East Coast!We decided to take the journey over to the west coast of FL to Maderia Beach! Home of the King Of The Beach Tournament! This is one of the largest Kingfish tournaments around, with over 500 boats....

How To:
South FL Dolphin Fishing

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Oct-02

Tips For Targeting Summertime Mahi In South FloridaSwinging a heavy lifter into the boat. Dolphin fishing is heating up in South FL!! As we anticipate the fall run of dolphin it’s time to prepare!Tackle We Use For Targeting Mahi In South Florida First lets discuss some ta...

Fishing Report:
Chase N Tailz KDW & SKA Tournament-Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Oct-01

Our SKA Tourney Recap Chase N Tailz was our Last SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Tournament of the season. We have been working hard all season to finish on top of our Single Engine Class in Division 10. Unfortunately we did not land the fish we needed during Chase N Tailz to take 1s...

Fishing Report:
Bahamas Trip To West End Pre Dorian

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Oct-01

Deep Dropping In The Bahamas Before The Hurricane Another Bahamas trip is in the books for Team Reel Dreams!! This was our 2nd trip this summer crossing the mighty gulf steam to the Bahamas. On this adventure my wife, brother in law and my buddy Nick took our 23 Rig&nbs...

Bullbuster In Action:
Bahamas Dorian Relief Trip #1 Recap

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Oct-01

We returned back from the Bahamas specifically, West End and Bootle Bay delivering much needed supplies to close friends and their families from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian.   Typical when pulling into west end to clear custom, myself and our crew are filled with joy, excitement and r...

Fishing Report:
Manatee Island Ladies Fishing Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Jul-31

The 2019 Manatee Island Ladies Fishing Tournament Ladies Anglers on Team Reel Dreams were extremely excited to fish the Manatee Island Ladies Fishing Tournament out of Stuart, FL this past weekend. This was their first of two ladies tournaments on our schedule this season. This tournament had a p...

Fishing Report:
Big Dog Fat Cat & SKA Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Jul-31

2019 Big Dog Fat Cat Fishing Shootout Team Reel Dreams was fishing the Big Dog Fat Cat Shootout, which also was a Division 10 SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Tournament. The tournament was run out of Sailfish marina just inside Palm Beach inlet FL. 6:30am was lines in and we were not ...

Fishing Report:
OAPB Bimini Trip & Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Jun-30

2019 OAPB Bimini Tournament Recap After a weeks of preparation and anticipation the day to cross over to the Bahamas had arrived. We were so excited for this trip and tournament with our fishing club. Bimini, Bahamas was our destination which is roughly 78 miles from our dock in Boynton Beach, FL...

Bullbuster In Action:
TCBA Fishing Tournament Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-May-31

TCBA Memorial Day Tournament We decided to fish the TCBA Memorial Day tournament last weekend out of Stuart FL. We knew it was going to be an early morning with a 6:15am mandatory visual checkout. With rough sea conditions and 20+mph east wind on Thursday and Friday we needed to move the bo...

How To:
South FL KDW Tournaments And Advice To New Teams

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Apr-30

2019 South Florida KDW Tournaments With KDW Tournament season kicking off in the next few weeks, I have been getting several questions about upcoming KDW tournaments in the Palm Beach area. I put together the below list of tournaments, dates, and website information were add...

Fishing Report:
Meat Mayhem Open Palm Beach / SKA Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Apr-02

2019 SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Tournament In West Palm BeachOur boat in the water waiting for the start of the tournament. The long-awaited SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) season for Division 10 is now in the books. We have worked extremely hard in the off season and especially the...

Fishing Report:
48lb Kingfish Off Boynton Beach, FL

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Mar-29

Smoker Kingfish! Well we had a weekend in between tournaments and wanted to get some practice prior to our first SKA  (Southern King Fish Association Division 10) tournament of the season. We knew the weather conditions were not going to be great. We were greeted b...

Fishing Report:
OAPB King Fish Tournament Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Mar-29

2019 Kingfish Tournament Report As usually it was tournament day and the alarm goes off at 2:00am and it was time pack up the truck with all our gear and head down to the marina.  Leading up to the tournament we had some good success finding a few kings off the breaker...

Fishing Report:
Boynton Beach Kingfish Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Feb-28

Offshore Fishing In Boynton Beach I am not sure where time has gone, but it is almost March and Kingfish tournament season is here!! I have been preparing all week for our first Kingfish tournament in 2019. Of course, all our reels have been respooled with 30lb (blue color) bullbus...

Fishing Report:
Boynton Beach Dolphin And Tuna Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Feb-28

It is that time of year when getting offshore can be difficult or not possible with fronts constantly moving in. However, we try and make the best of every weekend, keep the rods bent, and put some fish in the box. Lately out of Boynton Beach, FL we have been keeping ...

Fishing Report:
Boynton Beach Dolphin Fishing

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2019-Jan-18

Boyton Beach Dolphin Fishing Report Lately the dolphin fishing in South Florida has been quite good. Dolphin also known as “mahi” or dorado is one of the most popular game fish to target in South FL. Of course there multiple ways to target these fish such as kite fishing, chunk...

How To:
Boynton Beach, FL Dolphin Fishing

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Dec-28

Targeting dolphin here in south FL can be a ton of fun. There are many different techniques and tactics to make your day successful and keep your lines tight. First and foremost be prepared!! Even if your plan is to troll don’t leave the dock without a bucket of cut bait, trolling lure...

Fishing Report:
Christmas Sailfish Classic Meat Fish Division Champions

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Dec-28

December 2018 Sailfish Tournament Report (Juno Beach) It has been a while since our last tournament. Our KDW tournament season finished in September and Sailfish tournament season is now in full swing. Unfortunately we do not fish many Sailfish tournaments do to the winter conditions...

Fishing Report:
Anglers For The Cure KDW

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Nov-19

Kingfish Dolphin Wahoo Tournament Report The alarm goes off at 3:00am and it is time to get ready and fish Anglers For The Cure KDW! We loaded up the boat with all our of gear, ice and food for the day. The next stop was to the local live bait guy to load up the live well with gogs a...

Fishing Report:
Boynton Beach FL To West End, Bahamas

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Nov-01

Family Fishing Trip To West End Bahamas Another amazing run to the Bahamas is in the books! We had a few friends coming into town for a long weekend and had plans to spend the weekend on the water fishing. On Wednesday I called my friends and let they know to make sure everyone had their passp...

Fishing Report:
2018 Chase N Tailz KDW/ SKA Fishing Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Sep-30

2018 Chase N Tailz KDW/ SKA Fishing report This was the last SKA (Southern King Fish Association Division 10) tournament of our season. We were looking to move up the leader board in our SKA class. We knew we needed a 40 or 50lb king to get the job done. The whole team was up and ...

Fishing Report:
2018 XGeneration KDW Fishing Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Sep-30

2018 Kingfish Dolphin Wahoo Tournament Season Wrap Up This was the last KDW tournament of our season. We were on a mission to finish out the season strong! We only had myself and one team member fishing this event. However we put our plan together on stuck with it. Our plan was simple, ...

How To:
Preparation For Fishing Your First SKA Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Aug-13

Southern Kingfish Association Tournament Prep Tournament day is tomorrow, but are you and your team ready? I want to discuss some of the prep work that is needed the week prior to an SKA event or any other KDW tournament that we fish. Sounds crazy, but by the time you are finished with...

Fishing Report:
2nd Place In The Ladies Sailfish Division At The Manatee Island Ladies Fishing Tournament

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Aug-13

We Had  Blast Fishing This Ladies Fishing Tournament!M The ladies on our team decided they would like to fish the Manatee Island Ladies Fishing Tournament. We knew the conditions were going to be sporty with an east wind blowing 15-20 and not letting up. I gave the ladies the op...

Fishing Report:
Blood Moon Stud Wahoo

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Aug-13

Full Moon Wahoo Fishing!Down here in South FL targeting wahoo around the moon is very popular and can be very productive.  The majority of people will target these amazing and allusive fish three day before and three days after the full moon. Reports were coming in of wahoo being caught on Wedn...

Fishing Report:
2018 Big Dog Fat Cat KWD Fishing Report

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Aug-08

We fished the Big Dog Fat Cat KDW, which was our 2nd SKA event of the year here in south FL. We were looking forward to getting on some smoker kings early and move up the SKA leader board in the small boat class. To give ourselves the best shot to land a stud king we needed to make a 40 mil...

How To:
Terminal Tackle, Rods, Reels, Baits, And Methods Used To Catch Tournament Kingfish In South FL.

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Jul-11

Fishing For Kingfish In South Florida If you are new to king fishing this article will get you started! Last year was our first year fishing the SKA tour and targeting kingfish. There is so much to learn and always something new to try, however here are the basics to ge...

Fishing Report:
Team Sargent KDW Tournament How, What And Where We Caught Our Fish.

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Jul-03

Hi All, Our Team (Team Reel Dreams) was fishing the Team Sargent KDW out of Palm Beach this past weekend. Our main focus in all of our tournaments is targeting kingfish. First let’s talk about where we are trying to target our fish. In general here in South Florida (Palm Beach ar...

How To:
Boynton Beach FL To Bimini Bahamas

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Jun-26

Preparing To Go To The Bahamas From South Florida (What You Need To Know)GPS makes crossing a heck of a lot easier. This past weekend our fishing team (Team Reel Dreams) decided to make the run from Boynton Beach FL to Bimini in the Bahamas roughly 73miles across the gulf steam. This can be a very e...

Bullbuster In Action:
Team Reel Dreams 2nd Place In Our SKA Class At The Saltwater Slam

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Jun-15

As always I would like to thank Bullbuster for making the best line in the industry. Our SKA team relies on having the best quality line, leader, and terminal tackle to ensure our potential tournament winning king lands in the box. We/Team Reel Dreams fished our first 2018 SKA (Southern Kingfish ...

How To:
Choosing The Right Boat For SKA Tournaments

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by: Mike Milewski

Posted On : 2018-Jun-15

Picking A Boat To Fish SKA Tournaments First and foremost I would like to thank Bullbuster for making the best line in the industry. Our SKA team relies on having the best quality line, leader, and terminal tackle to ensure our potential tournament winning king lands in the box. Now&...

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