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Fishing With The Troops in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Jose Wejebe and crew received an invitation to visit the US Naval Base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and spend a little time with our troops. Jose was invited to host a fishing derby and go on a fence-line tour with the marines.
Top 5 Fishing Lures For Fishing in Unfavorable Conditions
Jose Wejebe of the Spanish Fly shares his favorite fishing lures for fishing in unfavorable weather conditions. The 5 fishing lures you will always find in his Tacklebox include a bucktail jig, butterlfy jig, topwater plug, mid-water plug, and a deep diving plug.
See The Crew In Action
Photos and stories of the crew in action.
Hells Bay Boatworks Biscayne - Flats Fishing Skiff Review
Jose Wejebe takes a ride on the brand new Hells Bay Boatworks Biscayne flats fishing skiff and shares his first impressions of this new shallow water polling skiff.
G Loomis PRO 4X Fly Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Review
Jose Wejebe shares his first impressions of the new G. Loomis PRO 4X series of fly rods in this fly fishing tackle review.
Braided Lines
Jose answers viewer's questions about using braided lines.
Wes Miller
Meet our number one cameraman, Wes Miller.
Tim Schick
Meet another producer, editor and cameraman, Tim Schick
Mike McKinnis
Meet our producer Mike McKinnis
Rigging a Fly Rod - Start to Finish
Using Power Pro Hollow Ace Braid for backing these days, so I like to wrap a layer of electrical tape on the core of the fly reel. Since the line is so "slippery" the tape gives the braid something to "grab" on to.
Mustad™ Ringed Hooks Versus Standard Hooks
There are some major advantages to the ringed hooks over fishing with standard eyed hooks. Foremost is that when fishing with live bait, especially smaller or more fragile baits like many of the baits you guys fish in the Keys like Pilchards and such, the line attaching to the ring allows the ring and hook eye to act as a pivot point as the bait swims.
Rapala X-Rap Magnum
RAPALA X-RAP MAGNUM TROLLING PLUGS.... Jose talks about the success he's had with this lure as well as some tips for trolling them.
Amazon Jungle Fishing
A trip into the Brazilian Amazon typically starts off in Manaus, the capital of the Amazonas state. Manaus is situated at the confluence of the Negro and Solimões rivers and has a population of about 2 million people. While manaus was simply a jump point for our trip to the Rio Travessao, we were able to spend a little time checking out the local fish market
Louisiana Redfishing with the Holeman Brothers
The best fishing trips sometimes come when you least expect them. I recently heard from a friend about a place tucked away in the Louisiana marsh where the "hot" redfish action would make you glad it wasn't summer. This redfisherman's haven, called Hopedale, was not only home to HUGE redfish during these winter months, but also to a couple of die-hard fishing guides, Travis and Bryan "Bear" Holeman. AKA... The Holeman Brothers!
Fishing Cosmoledo with Frontier Fly Fishing
What do you do when you get a call from a couple of guys from South Africa who say they want to take you on an expedition to some of the most remote atolls in the Seychelles Island chain. You reply "when, where, yes please!"
Sabi Sabi Wildlife Reserve, South Africa
Last year we went on an extended expedition to the Indian Ocean to fish the untouched atolls of the southeastern-most Seychelles Islands. On our way to the Seychelles, we had stopped in Johannesburg South Africa to gather our gear and prepare for the next leg of our "journey". It was there that our friends and hosts, Dean Riphagen and Tom Lewin, owners of Frontier Fly Fishing, introduced us to Rob Wyndham who oversees the Game Preserve called Sabi Sabi.
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.
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.
Madfin Shark Tournament
The Madfin Shark Tournament created quite a buzz last year and recently we got done filming the 2nd season complete with helicopter aerial, boat and underwater cameras. Madfin is an all release tournament where basically the sharks try to bite you and you have to treat them nice as you release them!

The series start airing on Sunday April 8th at 9:30AM Eastern and continue from there...


Butterfly Fishing Key West
We went out today just with the intent to locate some new bottom for fishing and maybe do a little underwater filming. The Shimano group is in town so Rush Maltz (a Key West Captain and friend) and I took out Dave Pfieffer, Pat Smith, Jeff and Bryan out to some remote places and started looking for fish
Building A New Airplane III
Getting closer now, wings are done and in a separate area to be attached later. Landing gear is on and controls in. Now the plane gets painted before it goes to the avionics department where the instruments for navigation and engine functions get put into the panel.
Crooked Island - Fishing and Flying in the Bahamas
Some pictures from Crooked Island, Flying into the southeastern portion of the Bahamas for some grouper fishing. While we were there a drug run gone bad ended with 3 guys stranded on Bird Rock, a little rock hump just off Crooked Island with only a defunked light house on it and nothing else.
Bahia La Tortuga Mexico Fishing Lodge - Fishing for Sailfish
An exploratory sailfish adventure to a remote fishing lodge called Bahia la Tortuga located in the fishing village of Puerto Vicente, on the Pacific side of Mexico. sailfishing in bahia la tortuga mexicoThe sailfishing in that part of Mexico is nothing short of amazing!
Make A Wish Make A Wish Foundation - Tarpon Fishing with Jonathan Nitch
Jose Wejebe and Make a Wish Foundation recipiant Johnathan Nitch go tarpon fishing in Key West
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.
Sea Vee 34 Spanish Fly Boat with triple Mercury Verado Outboards
I am currently working with Sea Vee Boats to build the new Spanish Fly. It is going to be a 34', center console with triple Mercury Verados. I have never been a fan of the hype of triple engines boats, until I rode in that same boat and was really impressed with the performance, balance and speed of the whole rig.
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.
Dominican Marlin
Recently a group of us stayed at Cap Cana, a beautiful resort and marina right on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic.  I can't say enough about the place, you have to see it to believe how impressive the whole complex of Cap Cana is! 
G Loomis NRX Fly Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Review
Jose Wejebe shares his impressions of the new G Loomis NRX Fly Rods featuring Nano Resin technology.
NEW Shimano Thunnus Spinning Reel

Many of you have questions about Shimano’s new Thunnus spinning reel.  What’s different about it and what makes it better than the old one?   Simply stated it is BAD ASS... But for those of you that want the skinny, here are a few key differences and the spec sheet that I got from Shimano.   


Reel Life Adventures Dominican Republic
Reel Life Adventures is a group of guys who go into an impoverished area and take on various humanitarian projects. In this case we joined them in the Dominican Republic to provide aid, supplies and labor to help the Dominican and Haitian orphans and impoverished people of Puerto Plata. It was nothing short of an incredible trip and we received far more than we gave.
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.


Spanish Fly Memorial Tribute Show
The Life and Times of Jose Wejebe - A Tribute to a friend, philanthropist, and legendary angler.

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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.

 



Seychelles Islands - Fishing Cosmoledo Atolls with Frontier Fly Fishing
Fishing the Seychelle Islands. Jose Wejebe and the Spanish Fly crew travel to fish the Cosmoledo Atols in the remote Seychele Island chain with the gang from the Frontier Fly Fishing shop.  

Sailfish and Marlin Fishing in Isla Mujeres Mexico
A trip from Key West, Fl to Isla Mujeres Mexico, across 400 miles of open water with at the time prototype Mercury Verado 300 horsepower motors and the very first 39 foot Sea Vee ever built.  We made this trip to fish for Sailfish and White Marlin that frequent the area.

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Spooling A Reel With Braided Line
Jose Wejebe share tips on spooling a spinning reel with braided line.  
Navionics Satellite Imagery on Raymarine Chartplotter
Navionics Platinum charts bring satellite imagery to your raymarine chart plotter.  Fishermen can use this satellite imagery to locate fishing spots as well as see detail that traditional charts do not show. 
How to Skip Cast A Fishing Lure
Jose Wejebe demonstrates the tackle setup and technique to master the skip cast.  The skip cast is especially useful when trying to cast a lure under an overhanging mangrove shoreline.
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.
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.
Catching Lobster in Florida Keys
A day in the life of a lobster when the season opens in the Florida Keys.  
Eric Culberson and Jose Wejebe Jam Session

 Eric Culberson and Jose Wejebe take a break from fishing to have an impromptu acoustic guitar jam session.


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.


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