Welcome to the THERAPY-IV Deep Sea Fishing Blog. Captain Stan Saffan and his crew of deep sea sportfishing experts have been fishing the South Florida waters for over 40 years, providing private and shared deep sea and Biscayne Bay charter boat experiences of a lifetime to thousands of people that have had a chance to fish with them. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first time fishing in Miami or you are a master big game monster catcher, you can count on the THERAPY-IV to make your day at sea a memorable one.

We would also love to hear from you! Whether your Deep Sea Fishing Experience was with us or on your own, tell us about it! This will be a place to discuss all things Sports Fishing! Everything from products to techniques, we want to hear it all! I look forward to hearing from all you avid Deep Sea Fishermen out there!

Go get 'em!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

What Kind of Gear Should You Use When Deep Sea Fishing

One of the greatest things about living in Miami is the many different types of activities that are available.  Miami Beach deep sea fishing is one of the greatest activities around.  Of course, if you rent a fishing charter, like the kinds of trips The Therapy-IV offers, then the Captain will have everything you need.  However, if you choose to go by yourself, below is a list of the essential gear every fisherman should carry with them.

Rod, Extra Fishing Line, hooks of varying sizes, and sinkers: In regards to the type of rod, either a light or a heavy tackle is ideal; it all depends on what types of fish you are planning on catching.

Live and Artificial Bait: Small fish, worms, dead bait (like squid, sardine, and mackerel) are all acceptable forms of live bait.  You can either buy the bait or catch it on the way to the fishing site.

Needle Nose Pliers: Ensure you do not forget this heavily needed tool, as it is used to remove the hook from the fish you will catch.

Line Cutter:  Lines get tangled and/or snagged, hence the need for a line cutter, a quick and easy to use fix.

Rope Tape Measure: Good for measuring the fish you caught for future references.

First Aid Box: Fishing can be dangerous, so always ensure you have a mini first aid box with you.

Rag or Gloves: Slippery fish can be a pain; these items will ensure that you do not lose your catch.

Camera: With the rough waters, you do not want to risk losing your expensive smart phone, so bringing a camera is a good idea.

Cooler: If you are bringing your fish home with you, a separate cooler is a smart choice.

To schedule a trip and/or to learn more about Miami Deep Sea Fishing, contact us at 305-945-1578.

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