ShapeShifter Fish and Friends Blog — fishing

Trout Fever - Tips to Catching Trout in Winter Months

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Trout Fever - Tips to Catching Trout in Winter Months

February is not only the shortest month of the year, but it’s also my favorite month to fish for large speckled Trout. Some call the bigger ones "gator trout" and others call them "yellow mouths" (like our shirt was designed after), but one thing is for certain, when you start routinely catching them above 25 inches, you get Trout fever. The speckled Trout was the very first ShapeShifter Fish and Friends design, and the fish that started our journey of creating our UPF50+ performance clothing line. We talk a lot about sun protection and why our shirts make it easy...

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The Hunt for Red(fish) October

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The Hunt for Red(fish) October

The fall, what an amazing time to fish for Redfish in the state of Florida! How lucky are we to call this place home? Learn more about catching these amazing fish and how to gear up properly.

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Our First Friends - “Meet the Pelican, Manatee and Dolphin"

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Our First Friends - “Meet the Pelican, Manatee and Dolphin"

Your new friends are here! Please say hello to our first official friends here at Shapeshifter Fish and Friends: The Pelican, The Manatee and The Dolphin! Just like our first fish, these guys are local to our home environment in Tampa Bay, and can be commonly seen throughout Florida’s vast wildlife habitats.

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Meet Our First Fish - Snook, Redfish & Trout

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Meet Our First Fish - Snook, Redfish & Trout

ShapeShifter Fish and Friends would like to introduce to you our first fish in our Fall 2020 youth line. Our cute and fun-loving friends the Red Fish, the Snook, and the Speckled Trout are so excited to meet you! These fishy friends were chosen to be our first reveal because they can all be found in Florida, where the ShapeShifter Fish and Friends began. We know how much we love them, and hope you find joy in the

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The Story Behind ShapeShifter Fish and Friends

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The Story Behind ShapeShifter Fish and Friends

We believe friends come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, and that is why our new line was inspired by all the creatures that roam our planet, and the love of outdoors. But being outdoors means concerns for sun protection, and all the germs and bacteria that is unavoidable as we perspire and explore the earth's playground.

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