Episode 408


Top 5 Saltwater Catches / Grilled Snapper


Show Description: Florida sport fisherman, Chad Crawford, is counting down How To Do Florida’s Top 5 Florida Saltwater catches. Plus, Chef Justin Timineri is making the kitchen sizzle with his recipe for sweet and flaky Char-Grilled Snapper.

Top 5 Saltwater Catches


how to Do Redfish Fishing

Redfish are found in pretty much all coastal waters in every area of Florida but the most renown area for Redfish is the Mosquito Lagoon Click here to get more information on Redfish Fishing.

how to Do Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon can be found in most coastal areas in South Florida. Famous tarpon fishing locations are Islamorada and Boca Grande Pass. Click here to get more information on Tarpon Fishing.

how to Do Land-Based Shark Fishing

Land Based Shark Fishing is all about being at the right place at the right time. The blacktip spring run is the most popular to fish, with most locations from the Stuart area to Boca Raton having sharks during this time, due to their proximity to the Gulf Stream. Click here to get more information on Land-Based Shark Fishing.

how to Do Charter Boat Fishing

Being that Florida is completely surrounded by water, most coastal towns will have plenty of charter boats available for hire. Islamorada is known as the Sport Fishing Capital of the World and offers more charter boat fishing opportunities that probably anywhere else. Click here to learn more about Charter Boat Fishing.

how to Do Snook Fishing

Snook can be caught most times of the year but fishing heats up when the weather does: spring and summer are the best times. Click here to get more information on Snook Fishing.


Florida Cooking: Grilled Florida Snapper


Yield 2 Servings



  • 2 small whole Florida snappers (b-liners)
  • Non stick grill spray
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup Florida blood orange juice
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste



  1. Preheat grill to high heat.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and blood orange juice.
  3. Cook the sauce on the hot grill until reduced by 3/4, or until it coats the back of a spoon.
  4. Remove the sauce from the grill and let cool completely.
  5. Use a paper towel to pat dry the fish.
  6. Lightly season the fish with salt and pepper.
  7. Lightly spray the grill and fish with the non stick grill spray.
  8. Cook the fish for 4 minutes on each side or until the fish is completely done.
  9. Remove fish from grill and serve with the thickened sauce.