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Speck-tacular Episodes!


We've got 4 new episodes coming up for y'all next week! Super excited to share these new episodes with you . . . got a couple of big sharks from the Keys, Kingfish from Tampa Bay, then fishing the rigs in Louisiana for snapper, and inshore for redfish. Thanks to all the captains that have worked with us this season so far. I've had a blast!  It's been awhile since we've had a shark show, and I absolutely love what the Mogan Music Boys do whenever we have a shark episode, so can't wait! 


Y'all liked that clip we posted this week where I'm fishing with Capt. Mark Nichols of DOA Lures and the small tarpon jumps over the dock? Our laughs gets me every time. Love to fish with that guy and need to get back over there to do it again soon. Mr. Producerman will be posting more clips like that one . . . quick viral clips that should make ya laugh. We need a lot more laughter in our daily lives, do y'all agree? Check 'em out on the AF YouTube channel (make sure you subscribe to the channel while you're there), or Facebook when we share them over there too. 



I love catching Speckled Trout, and in this week's replay episode, I'm fishing with one of my favorite people to fish with, Capt. Billy Henderson. He's definitely putting me on the trout bite. Capt. Billy discovered the Mogan Series Mirrolures at Dick's a while back, and he says the Trokar hooks on them are perfect for slayin' trout. Unfortunately, they work too good, and Billy ended up getting hooked in the arm not once but twice. Had a blast, as usual with Capt. Billy . . . he's a hoot and a great fisherman. So, tune in tomorrow (Friday) at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. or Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox Sun Sports for this week's episode "Speck-tacular." Preview this week's episode >>


Oh yeah, I meant to ask . . . y'all see me wearing my new blue Costa sunglasses? I dig the blue frames and as always, the lenses are second to none. I can really see what's on the water. What do ya think, does blue look good on me? 

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Aiiiieeeeeeeeeee!!



Back from Louisiana y'all! One of the best places to fish and eat on this planet! Talk about good food, good friends, good fishing, and the oysters . . . holy moly! The crew and me set out right before Mother's Day for a week in Cajun Country, shooting shows and loading up the Engel. We got two episodes shot, then turned right around to head back home to be with our Moms and wives for Mother's Day. I came home with one of my Mom's favorite presents . . . fresh fish!


I loaded up the Engel with some of the biggest and best tasting oysters I've ever had. When we pulled back into Florida, first thing we do is bring the Skeeters and camera gear back to MPI studios. Trice had gotten wind that I was packed full of oysters and fresh snapper so she made me break it open and shuck a few right in the driveway. Don't know if she was happier to see us back safely or just happy to see all that fresh food. Ha! (don't blame her)


I love going down to Venice and Buras, Louisiana to see my good old friend Capt. Ryan Lambert. Y'all have probably seen Capt. Ryan on TV a thousand times, and that's for good reason. He's the go-to guy in those parts and Cajun Fishing Adventures is the place to stay. If Capt. Ryan's booked, he'll set you up with one of his Captains, and they'll set you up on some of the best fishing you can imagine. Awesome people, awesome place!


Now that we're back and finally finished all those oysters, it's back to work. I'll be heading over to MPI studios again in Tampa to shoot some cool new web videos, Rig it Right segments and tips. Speaking of Tips, if you haven't checked out the AF YouTube channel yet for episodes, clips and tips you really need to. Here's a list of the top 5 tip clips right now on there:
Tune in tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox Sun Sports for "Roosevelt Remix." Last year we went fishing with Capt. Greg Snyder in Jensen Beach, and I caught the biggest snook of my life. I get to show you again, in this week's episode. Or, just check it out on AF's YouTube Channel. Watch it, share it and let us know what you think.

Y'all have a great weekend, be safe on the water. Okay, maybe I have just a couple of oysters left . . . bon appetite! 


Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Smack it!


This week's episode I'm fishing in Homosassa with Capt. Chris Wilkins. We're fishing rock piles for shallow water grouper. Had a blast! This was at the beginning of the season when we filmed, and I was getting used to my new Seaguar Smackdown braid. It impressed the heck out of me! It's strength and cast-ability is pretty impressive, you get to see it with your own eyes in this episode. Watch a preview clip now >>  Of course, I was rigged with my Seaguar fluorocarbon because these rock piles were not easy. The fight was worth it though - just look at how cool that grouper is!! Definitely will do it again. 


When this show was shot, we hadn't stayed in Homosassa before, usually up a ways in Crystal River, but this time we stayed at a new place. It was right on the river and a perfect spot to launch my Skeeter, come in after a long day of fishing, have a cold beer and chill out. The place I'm talking about is MacRae's of Homosassa. It's a family owned place right on the water and we've been back twice since. If you happen to stay there, let 'em know you saw 'em on this episode! 

Tune in tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox SunSports for this week's episode - "Grouper Man." If you missed any episodes remember you can always watch online on our YouTube channel. Mr. Producerman has put full length episodes up there for you, and new episodes are uploaded on Mondays. So make sure you're subscribed, tell your friends and share the AF YouTube channel. 

I'm on my way home from Louisiana today. Was out there all week with the film crew shooting a couple of episodes. Love getting back to Cajun country, I do miss the days of tournament fishing and spending awesome times on the water out there, but don't miss the thousands of miles I had to put on my truck to do it! 


I'm also on my way home for Mother's Day. So thankful for my Mom and for my wife Cari. Two of the best Moms I know! Happy Mother's Day to all of you Moms out there. Your job is not easy and we love you! Y'all have a great weekend.

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Bulls on the Neuse


The 2015 Season of Addictive Fishing Television started off with a true Mogan redfish episode from the waters of North Carolina. This week we've got an encore episode of "Bulls on the Neuse," so tune into Fox Sun Sports on Friday, May 1st at 9am ET for some rod bendin' drag screamin' television. "Bulls on the Neuse" is a big bull redfish episode from Pamlico Sound off of Oriental, North Carolina. One of the coolest fisheries I've been lucky enough to fish! I'm fishing with a long-time friend and all around good guy, Capt. Mike Lundy. Mike is from North Carolina (if y'all can't tell from his accent), and we had a blast!

Just got back from Tallahassee and Panacea, Florida. Had a great time fishing with the folks up there for the Rock the Dock tournament. I kicked things off on Thursday with a seminar right outside Dick's Sporting Goods. Met a lot of nice folks, and then got down to business fishing the tournament over the weekend. I'll definitely be back next year. These people know how to throw a great tournament event. Thanks for having me and thanks for the hospitality!


I'm off again . . . we had to scrap our trip to Cay Sal Bank next week due to some nasty weather moving in down there, but we've still got it on the books for a killer trip with the Star Brite folks later this summer. Can't wait. So instead, me and the crew are heading to Louisiana. I'm stocking my tackle box with the Mogan Spoon and plenty of Seaguar Smackdown braid. I just love fishing in Louisiana. It's been a while since I've been back, and I just can't wait. 

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Speck-tacular!


I love catching Speckled Trout! In this week's episode I'm fishing with one of my favorite people to fish with, Capt. Billy Henderson, and he's putting me on the trout bite. Capt. Billy discovered the Mogan Series Mirrolures at Dick's a while back and he says the Trokar hooks on them is perfect for slayin' trout. Plus, I was in the mood to see what my Mirrodine would do on these trout and sure enough, it got me hooked every cast it seemed. I didn't need to switch baits at all and kept throwing it all day long. Had a blast, as usual with Capt. Billy. He's a hoot and a great fisherman. Preview this week's episode >>


If y'all ever feel like checking out Homosassa, you now have two captains from this season to choose from - Capt. Chris Wilkins and Capt. Billy Henderson. If you can't remember their names, just go to the AF website and check out the new page Mr. Producerman's added - "Book a Fishing Trip." Also, want to know where to stay when you're in town - check out the "Where to Stay" page on the site. Pretty easy if you ask me. 


I'm on my way to Tallahassee tomorrow. Going to be up at the Dick's Sporting Goods store Thursday (23rd) from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. kicking things off for the Rock the Dock tournament. I'll be giving a seminar out in the parking lot . . . on my Skeeter Boats stage. Get in on the fun and prizes, get registered to fish the tournament and have some fun!  


After that, me and the crew are getting ready to take another Star Brite adventure!! Can't wait, just got off the phone with Capt. Pete and the crew from Star Brite, and they're getting the 62' Viking ready to head down to Cay Sal Bank. We're bringing Capt. Chris Trosset along with us again too. I feel like a kid right before Christmas . . . got the jitters and can't wait to show y'all the amazing fishing from way down south. 


Well, it's short and sweet this week, but there's lots to come!  Stay tuned by tuning in tomorrow (Friday) at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. or Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox Sun Sports for this week's episode "Speck-tacular." AND, check out the AF YouTube channel for full length episodes and clips. 

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Reeee-Mix!


We have to show y'all this big snook again this season . . . it's a Mogan for sure. Last year we went fishing with Capt. Greg Snyder in Jensen Beach and I caught the biggest snook of my life. I get to show you again, in this week's episode and I can't wait! Here's the scoop, went out with Capt. Greg and had a rough start to the day. It was hot, nothing big biting, we had to outrun some storms and almost called it quits late in the afternoon. So we hid under the 10 cent bridge and just as we casted for the 400th time, I hooked into something huge and lost it. My stomach sank . . . but I knew they were here! Then Greg casts and hooks into something that feels pretty decent and pulls in a sweet 42 inch snook. Now, I'm happy for him and all, but I'm feeling a little left out. 



So, I'm casting, and casting, I'm throwing a deep diving DOA Baitbuster by the bridge, I'm actually doing a "tip" for the camera on using the baitbuster when all of a sudden I feel a thump . . . it felt like a good fish, but when I got the first look at it I think I may have freaked out a bit! It was a beast! Both Greg and me had to hold on to her at first when we got her to the boat. Once I was sure I had a hold, I told Greg to let go. I got her into the boat and measured her on the boat. I got my personal best snook, ever that day - 48 inches!


Mr. Producerman has re-edited last year's episode with the behind the scenes "After the Fight" added giving y'all an inside look at what really happened on this very special day. Tune in tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox Sun Sports. Or, just check it out on AF's YouTube Channel. Watch it, share it and let us know what you think.


I'm in Tampa again this week, shooting more Rig it Right segments at Dick's Sporting Goods in Wesley Chapel. Y'all should stop by more often . . . would love to run into ya! 


Next stop for me and the crew is Tallahassee. We'll be up there for a Skeeter tournament (Rock the Dock) the week of April 20th and will be filming an episode off of St. George Island. Hope the weather holds out for us. I've never filmed up there and I think Mother Nature might have other plans though. We'll see, but the tournament fun starts on Thursday the 23rd at Dick's in Tallahassee, no matter what. Check it out, get registered and stop on by to see us!

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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Grouper Man


This week's episode I'm fishing in Homosassa with Capt. Chris Wilkins. He takes me into the rock piles for shallow water grouper. What a blast! Good thing I was rigged up with my new Seaguar Smackdown braid and of course, my Seaguar fluorocarbon because these rock piles were not easy. The fight was worth it though - just look at how cool that grouper is!! Definitely will do it again. Oh, and just to fill y'all in on how much I like the new Seaguar braid . . . it's strength and cast-ability is pretty impressive. On this episode you'll really get to see it with your own eyes. Watch a preview clip now >>


We stayed at a new place this time while in Homosassa, it was right on the river and a perfect spot to launch the boat, come in after a long day of fishing, have a cold beer and chill out. The place I'm talking about is MacRae's of Homosassa. It's a family owned place right on the water and we've been back twice since. If you happen to stay there, let 'em know you saw 'em on this episode! 

Tune in tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., Sunday at 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. on Fox SunSports for this week's episode - "Grouper Man." If you missed last week's episode remember you can always watch online on our YouTube channel. Mr. Producerman has put full length episodes up there for you and the new episodes are uploaded on Mondays. So make sure you're subscribed, tell your friends and share the AF YouTube channel. Check out last week's episode "Bulls on the Neuse" up there now!



I'm heading over to Tampa to meet up with Producer Sam to get some of our Rig it Rights shot at Dick's in Wesley Chapel (this is kind of our home-base Dick's store that we shoot at a lot). We've got more episodes in the can and more coming up on the schedule to shoot, so I'm on the road a lot these days. 


I'll be up in Tallahassee over the week of the 20th. Stop in to see me at Dick's Sporting Goods on Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. I'm kicking off the tournament weekend for "Rock the Dock"  with my Inshore Seminar Series at 7:00 p.m. Sounds like a great time to me, and lots of boats fishing it. Thursday if you join us, you can win Dick's gift cards to do some shopping and I'm giving away a couple pair of Costa Sunglasses that night. Friday the 24th is the Captains' meeting, Happy Hour starts at 5:30 p.m., and dinner at 6:00 p.m. You can still register at the Captains meeting or do it now online. Lots of cash prizes and you can even win a 2015 Skeeter SX200 Bay Boat (with Yamaha F115).

Y'all have a great weekend!

Until next week . . . tight lines,
Blair
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