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Orlando Fishing Getaway - Orlando is getaway for anglers and thrill seekers alike! Families will find an endless variety of entertainment – the region is renowned for theme parks, water parks, sports arenas, and golf. However, there’s a hidden gem located just outside the cities hustle and bustle, the Mosquito Lagoon. The Mosquito Lagoon engulfs 21,000 acres of unadulterated… A Visitor’s Guide to Fishing Out of Orlando - Orlando is home to a variety of attractions, but don’t forget to escape the region’s popular destinations for a hidden gem, the Mosquito Lagoon. The Mosquito Lagoon is one of Florida’s most understated fishing getaways. Surprisingly, it’s located a mere hour away from Orlando’s attractions. Fishing the Mosquito Lagoon - The Mosquito Lagoon is 21,000 acres of pristine primeval waters. These waters are unique, they’re where saltwater and freshwater meet. The brackish waters are an estuary and home to a variety of fish. Specifically, this shoal is a haven for Redfish, and is referred to by many as “The Redfish Capital of the World.” The… The IRL - Did you know that the Indian River Lagoon is the most biodiverse ecosystem in the Northern Hemisphere? The Indian River Lagoon is comprised of three different lagoons: The Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River and Indian River, with the Banana and Indian Rivers not being rivers at all. These lagoons are located on the East coast of… A Snook Isn’t Just a “Snook” in Florida - Who doesn’t love hooking up with a Snook? Whether you pull one from the mangroves, get them off the surf, or pull them off the flats – excitement is soon to follow. They are known by a few names around the world; Snook, Linesider, Sergeant Fish, Robalo, and so on. However, A Snook isn’t just a Snook. There are… Take Advantage of Amazing Saltwater Fishing All within an Hour of Orlando - Image courtesy of nasa.gov Each year, literally millions from around the world come to visit Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and other Orlando attractions. Fishing is not something people typically associate with an Orlando vacation, but the central Florida metropolis is in fact within a short driving distance of some of the best saltwater fishing.… 5 Common Types of Saltwater Reels Used for Fishing in Cocoa Beach - As you can imagine, the reel is a vital part of your fishing rig. Beyond understanding its necessity though, many novice anglers are confused by the different types of reels used for saltwater fishing in Cocoa Beach and throughout Florida. It’s important to note one key difference between fresh- and saltwater reels. You can’t simply…