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Captain James Canelos.

Captain James Canelos and Captain Cullen Traverso
A Discussion: Seasonal Fishing and
The Flood Tide in Northeast Florida

Copacabana Cuban Café
249 W State Road 436
Suite 1061
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

April 12, 2018

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Bio: Capt. James Canelos

I have been fishing the waters of St Augustine since I was a child. From the first time I felt the drag scream of a shallow redfish, I knew this was what I was meant to do! My goal is for everyone to share that experience. There is something surreal about the serenity of being on a secluded flat stalking fish. It allows you to let your mind get away from all the stresses in life and just truly be in the moment. Specializing in shallow water fly fishing and light spin, you are guaranteed to have a good time out on the water! Whether you are an experienced angler or new to fishing, you will learn some local knowledge, some information about the habitat, and techniques to help you become a better fisherman. I am laid back, patient, encouraging, and will never make you feel bad about missing a fish. After all, we are out there to have fun! If there is one thing I am not fond of, it’s an arrogant captain. We all miss fish, make bad casts, and have trouble spotting fish from time to time, but that is what makes the catch that much more rewarding! So let’s have some laughs, share some stories, and catch some fish!

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Bio: Capt. Cullen Traverso
Being born and raised in Florida, I’ve spent a great part of my life on the water. At the age of 10, my father introduced me to the world of inshore fishing and there have been a lot of tight lines since. Progression has always been my focus, but never at the expense of having a fun and lighthearted experience. No matter your skill level, I will tailor your trip to progress your fishing during our time spent together on the water.

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