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Hook & Tackle Celebrates 24 Years of Sponsorship with the Miami Dolphins Foundation at Fins Weekend July 7, 2023


Hook & Tackle, a renowned brand in the fishing and outdoor apparel industry since 1989, proudly announces its continued partnership with the Miami Dolphins Foundation for over two decades. This past weekend marked another successful Fins Weekend, where the entire Miami Dolphins team, including Head Coach Mike McDaniel, came together for a day of ocean fishing and an evening of celebration.

The calm waters provided the perfect backdrop as the team set sail on a memorable fishing expedition, targeting Wahoo, Dolphin, Tuna, and Kingfish. The camaraderie and shared passion for the sport were evident as the players and coaches enjoyed a fun-filled day on the water, strengthening their bond both on and off the field.

As evening fell, the excitement continued as nearly 800 guests gathered for the prestigious Fins Weekend award ceremony, dinner, and entertainment. Stan Rudman, an owner of the Hook & Tackle brand and chairman of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, "This is the one time in the year where fans can truly meet the players one-on-one in a social setting. It is a very cool experience for many."


The star-studded event attracted numerous celebrities, including Miami's very own Mr. 305, Pitbull. Fins Weekend has gained recognition as one of the nation's largest NFL charity events, and Hook & Tackle has been an ardent supporter since day one. The proceeds from this extraordinary weekend will benefit the Baptist Health Foundation, making a positive impact on the community and enhancing healthcare initiatives for those in need.

Why Do We Love to Fish? March 15, 2023



There are many reasons why people enjoy fishing. Here are a few possible reasons:

  1. Relaxation: Fishing can be a peaceful and calming activity. Many people enjoy the serenity of being out on the water, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The repetitive motions of casting and reeling in a line can be soothing and meditative.

  2. Challenge: Fishing can also be a challenging activity, as it requires a certain amount of skill and knowledge to catch fish. Some people enjoy the thrill of the chase and the sense of accomplishment that comes from catching a fish.

  3. Connection with nature: Fishing often takes place in natural environments, such as rivers, lakes, and oceans. Being in nature can be a powerful experience for many people, as it allows them to connect with the natural world and appreciate its beauty.

  4. Socialization: Fishing can be a social activity, as it provides an opportunity to spend time with friends and family members. Many people enjoy the camaraderie that comes with fishing trips and the memories that are created.

  5. Food: Some people enjoy fishing because it provides them with a source of fresh, healthy food. Catching and cooking fish can be a rewarding experience for those who value self-sufficiency and sustainability.

February Fishing January 25, 2023


Fishing in February can be challenging depending on the location and weather conditions. In some areas, the weather may be too cold for fishing, while in others, the fish may not be as active due to the colder water temperatures. However, in some locations, February can be a great time to catch fish, particularly if there is mild weather and good water conditions.

It's always good to check the local fishing regulations, weather forecast and the best time to catch fish in the area you want to fish. Some species like, bass, pike, panfish, and catfish are known to be active during the winter months.

2023 Promises to be a Great Year for Fishing December 23, 2022

2023 promises to be a great year for fishing, with some of the best fishing locations in the world located in a variety of different climates.

For freshwater anglers, the United States offers some of the best spots, with the Great Lakes region and the Appalachian Mountains home to some of the most sought-after species, like trout and bass.

The southern United States is also a great destination for saltwater anglers, with the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea home to a variety of species like redfish, snapper and tarpon.

Australia is also a great destination, with the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea home to a variety of species, including barramundi, snapper and tuna.

Finally, the Pacific Northwest offers a host of amazing spots, with salmon and steelhead the main catch. So, if you're looking to make the most of your fishing trip in 2023, consider one of these top locations!

Hook & Tackle Supports Boy's and Girls Club November 11, 2022


Hook & Tackle attended an event benefitting the Boy's & Girls Club of Broward County at the very exclusive Fisher island off Miami Beach. Setting up shop in the marketplace with a percentage of sales donated to the Boys & Girls Club.

It was a great afternoon with may local members and residences showed up to shop till they drop. The weekend long event took pace during their Yacht Regatta. There were auctions including a 1968 Rolls Royce convertible and a bunch of Hook & Tackle outfitters gear!