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If you ever wondered what it took to have a YETI cooler named after you, just ask Flip. You might say Flip Pallot has been around the block, but that would be a gross understatement. He’s a hunter and an angler recently featured on Flats Class, who has traveled the globe pursuing his passion. So why did a guy with a big imagination quit his banking job to launch a fishing career? Simple: “You regret the things you don’t do.”
The Florida Keys have the best of both worlds, if your worlds are divided between inshore and offshore fishing. The major islands—Marathon, Islamorada, Key Largo, and of course Key West—offer fishing in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Boat ramp etiquette is something every angler should be able to list off the top of their head, from things like how to back your boat in, how to get ready, and how to avoid altercations or frustrating other people. Unfortunately if you’ve been to a boat ramp in the past couple of days, you know this is not common knowledge.
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Normally you want to hit the bird broadside, with a perfect shot hitting the point where that line would intersect the crease in the wing as it meets the breast. A perfect neck shot, well that’s for the professionals.
With Tarpon season just around the corner, we are all chomping at the bit with every video clip, article, and episode we can watch in an attempt to ease our impatience until we can get out on the water. That being said, the silver king is not so easily filmed. Not only does it take the most masterful anglers to regularly find and hook these fish, but it is almost more impossible to capture that split-second moment when the line comes tight.