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Jose Wejebe
Born in Havana, Cuba in 1958, Jose Wejebe grew up in a politically tumultuous time. Fidel Castro leading the Cuban revolution had just seized power and was imposing communist ways on the country. The new government then began taking land, money and property from some of the families with claims that the property now belongs to the "revolution"...
Becoming A Florida Fishing Guide
Jose answers viewer mail about becoming a Florida fishing guide.
"Aqua Culture" - Grassy Key, Fl
Grassy Key, Florida is the setting for the growing of saltwater fish to harvest for food. The Marathon Aquaranch and Symbiosis is creating a blend of agriculture and aquaculture by growing Cobia from the larval stage to size that can be harvested for food.
"FKCC Shark Repellant" - Grassy Key, Fl
Florida and also at the Florida Keys Community College is where Dr. Patrick Rice is working with both students and sharks to find a chemical repellant that protects humans from sharks! It was found that putting a shark in a trance like state (tonic immobility) one could perform surgery on even large dangerous sharks. Anything that can wake them up from this state is a candidate for a good shark repellant!
Costa Del Mar photo shoot in the Dry Tortugas
A group of us had come to the Dry Tortugas to do a shoot for Costa del Mar on Wild Florida. Little did we know that we would find out that there are many ways to define the word "wild".
Good Friends and Fishing Memories
by Christian Goodpaster

As the Action-Craft skiff begins to come on plane across the greenish tinted water, I am thankful I have been blessed for another day of life. Today isn't just another day, today I'm fishing and filming with Jose Wejebe in the Florida Keys. Our quarry; fish and reflections of the past and present. A celebration of the "bro's!"


What do Kiteboarding and the Bahamas have in common?
Kiteboarding is a new water-sport that incorporates elements of windsurfing and wakeboarding. Basically a rider uses a kite and the power of the wind to propel themselves across the water on a board similar to a wakeboard. I had been taking lessons for a while with an organization called the Kitehouse out of Key West.
Urban Nature, Banana River Florida
My name is Derek Redwine. After many years of being friends with Jose Wejebe, he recently asked me if my family and I would be interested in doing a fishing show with him. After I picked myself up off the ground, we talked through some ideas. Jose made it clear he really just wanted us to do what we do.

This was very special to us because he wasn't asking us to be a fishing guide, captain, or expert on the river...he was just asking us to be a family and show him how we like to explore the outdoors and pass on our passion on to our child.


Remembering Jose
Sharing a few stories of how Jose touched the lives of others through his good will and love of the ocean and fishing.
Michael Mummert & Make a Wish
I have had the good fortune to meet lot's of incredible people in my life. Some of the more impressive ones have come from the most unusual places. Meet Michael Mummert, a brave little man. Michael is 7 years old and has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy
Building A New Airplane II
Things are moving right along with the building of the airplane. Sounds scary at first, the though of actually building a plane, but the guys at Aerocomp and Composite Technologies have really made it seem... well.... maybe not easy, but possible.
Comp Air Turbo Prop Experimental Airplane Build
Jose Wejebe begins the process of building a new turbo prop experimental airplane with the folks at Comp Air. The kit airplane is built with composite materials much like a boat and you put it together with the help the builder assist program. It is powered by a 680hp Walters Turbine engine.
Multi-Purpose Fly Fishing Outfit
Jose answers questions on multi purpose Fly Fishing Outfits.
Fishing in New Areas
Jose gives viewers some tips for hiring guides and gaining local fishing knowledge away from home.
Celebration of Life for Jose Wejebe
The fishing community has lost a great angler, icon, and friend. We are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Jose Wejebe. Through his show and his adventures he shared a passion for fishing that touched and inspired anglers around the world.

We would like to invite all family and friends to a Celebration of Life in honor of Jose Wejebe, Sunday April 15, 2012 at 1:30 PM at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum in Dania Beach, Florida. All those who were touched by Jose are welcome to attend.


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2011 New Season
Get ready for the new season of the Spanish Fly now airing four times a week on the Outdoor Channel. Follow Jose Wejebe and friends as they fish locations such as the Galapagos, Mexico, Northeast US, Florida Keys, and the Gulf Coast States in one of the best seasons yet! Shows air Fridays 12:30PM, 8:30PM, Saturdays 11 AM, and Sundays 9:30 AM.
The Florida Keys & Key West
Everything you ever wanted to know about fishing the world famous Florida Keys and charter booking information.
Fishing Shallow Water Drum in Florida's Banana River No Motor Zone
Scrapping the ice off the skiff and leaving the motor behind, we head out on a chilly Florida morning to hunt for Black Drum and Redfish in the no motor zone of the Banana River.
Fishing Key West Color Change Sailfish
At a certain time of year off Key West, Florida, the Gulf Stream pushes up against the inshore waters and creates a phenomenon called the color change. This creates a kind of highway that lines up baitfish, tuna, and sailfish!
Tarpon Proving Grounds Key West
In Key West Florida, tarpon mass in large schools when they come into the harbor. The numbers, size, and the fighting ability of the tarpon make them the perfect focus group to field test and develop new fishing tackle. Check out what goes into making developing new tackle and watch some unseen footage from the Spanish Fly shoot.
Cobia Fishing & Great White Shark Encounter in Port Canaveral Florida
Sight fishing for cobia in Port Canaveral Florida leads to an unexpected Great White Shark encounter. This time of year the towns of Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, and Merritt Island practically shut down to partake in the cobia action!
Windy Days in The Florida Keys
When the wind is howling in the Florida Keys and conditions are unfavorable for boating and fishing what's left to do? We go fly kites! Join us on the Key West flats to experience the sport of kiteboarding and meet some of the people that share in our obsession!

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Permit and Bonefish Underwater Photos from The Floirda Keys
Jose Wejebe goes flats fishing in the Florida Keys to scout for upcoming Spanish Fly shoots and ends up catching some great underwater photos of permit and bonefish.

 



The Fishing Guide - Old Photos of Jose Wejebe & Will Benson
Florida Keys fishing guide Will Benson and Jose Wejebe share some photos of how they both grew up flats fishing and becoming fishing guides in the Florida Keys.

Canaveral-Merritt Island Florida
Spanish Fly show with the Redwine family and friends cruising the waters of Port Canaveral and Merritt Island, FL

Aviation Maintenance and Relaxation in Merritt Island Florida

While the airplane gets some maintenance work done, I get to spend a little time relaxing and hanging out with long time friends, the Redwines, in Merritt Island, Fl.  I even got to do a little fishing. 



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How to Throw a Cast Net
Jose Wejebe demonstrates the technique of throwing a cast net. In the Florida Keys and many other places, fishermen rely on throwing a cast net to get the live bait they fish offshore with.
Eric Culberson Plays the Blues Guitar at the Green Parrot
Good friend Eric Culberson rocks the blues at the Green Parrot bar in Key West Florida.
Fishing The Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys
The coral reef and shoals along the Florida Keys are a vital part of the marine biosphere. It is along this underwater chain of coral islands that many different fish, resident and migratory, are found. See how the species of fish change in relation to the coral reef.
Goliath Grouper or Jewfish Come Back
The Goliath Grouper was one of the most easily over exploited, commercially viable fish in the Florida Keys and the Gulf of Mexico. Find out how the disappearance of the juveniles inshore signaled a warning about the health of the brood stock offshore. Now with regulations in place, the adult population is making a comeback.
Tying a Permit Fly
Florida Keys guide Will Benson demonstrates how to tie a fly fishing fly that will catch Permit on a fly rod in the Florida Keys.
Tangled Up With Joe Weatherby
Jose Wejebe gets into a tangled mess while fishing with artificial reefmaker Joe Weatherby in Key West Florida.
Oil Spill Current Situation June 9 2010
Jose Wejebe speaks with scientists from Mote marine laboratory who have been deploying AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles) into the loop current to assess the present situation with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in regards to South Florida and the Florida Keys.
Fishing the Florida Keys Backcountry
Jose Wejebe explains how knowledge of tides and tackle can help you catch more flats fish such as bonefish and permit in the Florida Keys back country.
Fishing the Ballyhoo Showers in the Florida Keys
Fishing in the Florida Keys during the wintertime is great because of the large amount of bait that moves into the area. Jose Wejebe explains how fishermen can use ballyhoo showers to located predatory pelagic species such as sailfish.
Shark Repelling Magnet Research

In the Florida Keys at the Marathon Aquaranch, Dr Patrick Rice conducts a series of experiments that show how sharks are repelled by magnetic fields. His Research in this field shows how shark repellants can be used to protect the sharks themselves!


Everglades River of Grass
The Florida Everglades is a massive water system that flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Gulf of Mexico. Jose Wejebe explains the different species of fish that can be found along the way as the fresh water gets closer to the saltwater of the Gulf of Mexico.
Marathon Aqua Ranch Cobia Farm
The Marathon Aquaranch in the Florida Keys is creating a blend of agriculture and aquaculture by growing Cobia from the larval stage to a size that can be harvested for food.

Sinking the USS Hoyt Vandenberg
The USS Hoyt Vandenberg is the latest addition to the Florida Keys collection of artificial reefs that was sunk recently off of Key West florida..  Artificial reefs provide habitat for many species of fish as well as provide a place for divers to visit that relieves pressure off the natural reefs.
Vandenberg Artificial Reef Diving

The sinking of the USS Hoyt Vandenberg and the creation of The Florida Keys newest artificial reef has reduced the impact of scuba divers on the natural reef as well as stimulated the economy of the keys.


Catching Lobster in Florida Keys
A day in the life of a lobster when the season opens in the Florida Keys.  
Getting a Fishing Lure Out of the Trees
When fishing mangrove shorelines such as in the Florida Everglades it can be a challenge to keep your fishing lure from getting snagged in the trees. Jose Wejebe demonstrates three methods to getting your snagged lure out of the trees and into the fishing zone.
Fishing Key West Color Change for Sailfish
At a certain time of year off Key West, Florida, the Gulf Stream pushes up against the inshore waters and creates a phenomenon called the color change. This creates a kind of highway that lines up baitfish, tuna, and sailfish!
Great White Shark Encounter Port Canaveral Florida
A Great White Shark encounter caught on a cell phone while cobia fishing off of Cocoa Beach Florida.
Kiteboarding Key West with Harry and Skot
When the wind is howling in the Florida Keys and conditions are unfavorable for boating and fishing what's left to do? We go fly kites! Join us on the Key West flats to experience the sport of kiteboarding and meet some of the people that share in our obsession!
Fishing Shallow Wrecks West of Key West
West of Key West in the Florida Keys, we often fish a series of wrecks located in shallow water.  Jose Wejebe demonstrates how to target different species of fish such as permit and grouper by fishing these shallow wrecks horizontally.
Key West Tarpon Palolo Worm Hatch
Tarpon fishing in Key West and the Florida Keys goes crazy when the Palolo worm hatch takes place in late May and early June. The Palolo worm hatch is a natural phenomenon that happens when the Palolo worms segment and head out to sea by the millions. The fact that this happens at the same time that the tarpon migration is going on along the ocean side flats of Key West and the Florida Keys creates a feeding frenzy of epic proportion!
Jose and Daughter Share Memories
In this segment from the Spanish Fly, Jose Wejebe and daughter Krissy remember earlier times spent on the waters of the Florida Keys.  See how Krissy's early introduction to the ocean and its creatures helped shape who she is today.
Growing Up With Dolphins
Growing up in the Florida Keys, Jose's Daughter Krissy was introduced to the ocean and its creatures at a very young age.  Following in her parents footsteps, Krissy took an interest in marine mammals and today works at the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, Florida.
Growing up with Marine Mammals
Growing up in the Florida Keys, Jose's Daughter Krissy was introduced to the ocean and its creatures at a very young age. Following in her parents footsteps, Krissy took an interest in marine mammals and today works at the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, Florida.


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