Shallow Water Fishing

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Anglers always can find skinny-water fishing prospects to suit their skills and budget, whether that’s stalking bonefish on the flats, targeting stripers on a rip, or tossing a cork toward a trout. Wade, walk, paddle, or motor to the numerous honey holes dotting our coastal seascape and test your talents against the ever-changing tidal environment. Inshore is always an adventure.

Inshore Fishing Videos

Now Playing: Skinny Water Adventures Episode 1 – Matthew Isbell

Episode 1 Matthew Isbell

Episode One: Matthew Isbell

Known as Bama Beach Bum to his YouTube following of 113,000, this Gulf Coast surf fishing guide and all-around outdoorsman joins us for a kayak fishing adventure in Keaton Beach, Florida, to find big speckled trout - and a little bit of solitude.

Episode 2 Macy Watkins

Episode Two: Macy Watkins

This Georgia outdoorswoman has been dreaming of getting her own fishing kayak for years. Now here she is in the Florida Panhandle, chasing redfish in the shallow waters of Keaton Beach. As it turns out, Macy and her fishing 'yak are a match dreams are made of.

Episode 3 The Schalls

Episode Three: The Schalls

With more than one hundred IGFA world records and counting, Jason and Jennifer Schall are a true pro fishing power couple. We set the South Carolina couple loose in fishing kayaks in Keaton Beach, Florida, where the reward is bull redfish.

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Shallow Water Fishing Boats

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On the Chase

Shallow-water anglers will want to check out the Sea Chaser LX line of bay boats.

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How to Run a Flats Skiff in Shallow Water

Grounding your flats skiff in shallow water can destroy your boat and the environment.

Best Skiffs for Flats Fishing

Designed for skinny-water, these specialized fishing machines can take you where the action is.

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20 Best Center Console Boats Under 26 Feet

Popular center console fishing boats from the top boat brands.

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Best Striper Topwater Lures

Fishing for stripers using topwater lures is exciting. Here are six of our favorites.

Tying a Double Uni-Knot

This is the Uni-Knot system for creating a double line in the main fishing line.

Homer Rhode knot

Tying the Homer Rhode Loop Knot

The Homer Rhode Loop used to attach a hook or lure provides maximum freedom and action.