Welcome To The Inshore Fishing Academy

Welcome-The Inshore Fishing Academy classes are your one-stop source for the newest information and most comprehensive instruction on light-tackle fishing.

Capt. Jim RossNow is your chance to learn from one of the most respected full-time light-tackle fishing guides in Florida. Captain Jim Ross has over twenty-five years of light tackle fishing experience on the saltwater flats of the Indian and Banana Rivers and the Mosquito Lagoon. He has placed “in-the money” in various tournaments from North Carolina to Louisiana over the past fifteen years as well. Captain Jim has a unique way of teaching that will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to become a better angler. In no time, his simple, yet detailed instruction will help you become the angler you’ve always wanted to be!


The Inshore Fishing Academy™ class curriculum is based on Captain Jim’s “on-the-water” knowledge. This is constantly evolving on a daily basis as he takes his fishing clients out on the water to catch their next memory. The current courses reflect Captain Jim’s continued commitment to train his Inshore Fishing Academy™ students as he has with his charter clients for the past decade and a half to sky rocket their angling skills to the next level. Capt Jim is now conducting each of his new Inshore Fishing Academy™ classes at the Boater’s Exchange Location in Rockledge, Florida. The newest generation of course dates can be found on the class schedules page.


Remember each Inshore Fishing Academy™ course is designed to maximize your angling potential, no matter what your current skill level may be. In this comprehensive series of classes Capt. Jim will offer his expert instruction on knot tying, lure rigging (including color selection and lure presentation), live bait tactics, which rods and reels to use for a given fishing situation or target species, proper clothing and sunglasses to wear, and much more. Sign up for one of these courses offered by Captain Jim Ross now or contact him at captjimross@cfl.rr.com to learn more about the entire series of Inshore Fishing Academy™ courses.


Class sizes are limited to insure each student receives personal hands-on attention. Make your reservations early! Don’t miss your opportunity to learn how to catch more and larger fish RIGHT NOW!


For more info. on Capt. Jim Ross go to: www.captainjimross.com