Fishing Florida Bay by Kayak

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Tucked into a lee pocket on a windy day, David Hadden uses the Freedom Hawk’s in-line outriggers to stand up and fight.Jason Arnold
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Jason Arnold
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On any given day, you’re likely to encounter roseate spoonbills, crocodiles, manatees and more.Jason Arnold
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Remote Rankin Bight reveals a seemingly endless maze of grassy — and very productive ­— shallow waters. The author took advantage of that productivity to catch a redfish in nearby Garfield Bight.Jason Arnold
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Remote Rankin Bight and vicinity, as seen from the air
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The feisty bonnethead sharks that cruise these shallows will find a fresh shrimp in a hurry and offer a good fight.Jason Arnold