Shallow Water Fishing

Check out the latest in inshore fishing for boats, gear, tackle, tips, and destinations.

Skinny Water 85

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.

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Shallow Water Fishing Boats

Sea Chaser 26 LX fishing offshore

On the Chase

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

flats skiff running shot shallow water

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.

Power-Pole Move trolling motors

New Brushless Trolling Motors

Brushless technology from Power-Pole brings new stealth to saltwater trolling motors.

Guides Secret Poppa Pencil

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.