What We Do (When We Doo It!)

What We Do (When We Doo It!)

We offer this reader’s corner for those of you who would like to immerse yourselves in what we do out on the water, at different times of the year, under various conditions, and what sorts of species you can target. Fishing on the Yabba with Capt. Steve can involve many different options, all executed with top-level expertise. These articles all describe exactly what Capt. Steve does. They feature the Yabba, or other operators in the close circle of elite Islamorada captains, and they will give you a very detailed look at what you can expect when you fish with Capt. Steve. Arming yourself with the body of knowledge contained in these magazine pieces will give you considerable insight that you can translate into fishing success on your day aboard the Yabba…and it’s a bit of vicarious fun as you look forward to your trip. Here’s the list:

The Spectacular Spearfish by Scott Bannerot. Sport Fishing, Vol. 21, Issue 6, June 2006.

Secrets of the Cero by Scott Bannerot. Sport Fishing, Vol. 20, Issue 8, October 2005.

Live Bait Tanks—Part 1 of 4: Catching the Bait by Scott Bannerot. Australian Fisherman & Boatowner, No. 110, June 2005.

The Hidden Keys by Scott Bannerot. Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Vol. 12, No. 2, March/April 2005

Patch Work by Scott Bannerot. Big Game Fishing Journal, Vol. 18, Issue 5, September/October 2004.

Winter Wonderland, Keys Style by Scott Bannerot. Big Game Fishing Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 6, November/December 2001.

Advanced Sailfish by Scott Bannerot. Big Game Fishing Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 5, September/October 2001.

An Introduction to Sailfish by Scott Bannerot. Big Game Fishing Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 4, July/August 2001.

A La Islamorada by Scott Bannerot. Marlin, Vol. 19, No. 4, September 2000.

Slammer Dolphin by Scott Bannerot. Big Game Fishing Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 2, Spring 1999.

Hump it Out to the Stream by Scott Bannerot. Florida Sportsman, Vol. 29, No. 12, December 1997.

Yellowtail How-To by Scott Bannerot. Florida Sportsman, Vol. 16, No. 5, May 1985.

Fun Extras

Fun Extras

Fun “Extras” for the Whole Family on Board the Yabba With a captain like Steve Leopold, a trip offshore is much more than a “fishing trip”, it’s one of the richest experiences you will ever have. Capt. Steve’s keen eye for, and knowledge about, the natural beauty that surrounds you when you venture out from… Continue Reading

Winter

Winter

A Day on the Yabba Issue Two—Winter Season OK, we’re still poring over this website trying to get an idea of what it would be like if we made our way down to Islamorada and really did this thing…pulled the trigger, booked Capt. Steve and the Yabba Dabba Doo. Now, you’ve read “A Day on… Continue Reading

Summer

Summer

A Day on the Yabba Issue One—Summer Season Many of you poring over this website might be trying to get an idea of, well, gee, I’ve got some vacation time in early June, the kids will be out of school…what would it be like if we made our way down to Islamorada and really did… Continue Reading

Spring & Fall

A Day on the Yabba Issue Three—Spring/Fall Seasons At this point you’ve read the first two issues of “A Day on the Yabba”, about summer season bluewater trolling and wintertime live bait fishing closer to the edge of the reef. In those issues, we alluded to the fact that many other fishing options and nuances… Continue Reading

Our Photos

Check out our collection of photos.  We have included photos of many of our previously satisfied customers.  Come and fish with Yabba Dabba Doo and we will be sure to add a photo of you holding your big catch! Continue Reading

Tournament Ready

Tournament Rigged – Ready for Action! The Yabba Dabba Doo, a 43 foot air-conditioned sportfisherman, was built in 1993 and is equipped with state of the art electronics, fish finding equipment and top notch tackle. Located at the World Famous Holiday Isle Marina Islamorada, Florida Keys The Sport Fishing Capital of the World! Continue Reading