The summer is a special time for anglers on the west coast of Florida. The Loop Current, which flows up through the Yucatan Channel, then "loops" through the northern Gulf of Mexico, before joining the Gulf Stream in the Straits of Florida, brings with it a variety of bluewater gamefish.
The river within the ocean is warmer than the surrounding water, so since there are no reefs or wrecks accessible to fishermen in deep water, anglers target this change in water temperature. …