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Episode Guide

Season: 2015

Episode 201 - Exotics of North Carolina

Jared's out in Wilmington North Carolina fishing for Grouper with Captain Rick. With Rick's knowledge of the area, the pair was able to hook up on a variety of fish, including a few truly exotic ones.

Episode 202 - Panamanian Fishing Paradise Pt. 1

Jared returns to one of his beloved fishing destinations; Panama. He managed to run into a massive yellowfin bait ball on his last trip, so hopes are high for this year's haul. Though it's slow goings at the start, the crew finds out that Panama always delivers on the yellowfin.

Episode 203 - Puerto Rican Tarpon Cuisine

Jared hits Puerto Rico with with good friend and culinary Chef., Cedric Taquin. The pair heads a few miles off the shore of Aricebo to reel in some Blackfin Tuna and Black Jack. Afterwards, Cedric takes us to cooking school by showing us the art of preparing fish and Jared makes his way to the lagoons of San Juan to hook up on some PR Tarpon.

Episode 204 - Spinnin' Reels in Tampa

Jared is casting out in Tampa, Florida with a couple of his pals and basketball player Jeremy Lin. While battling rough seas, the guys manage to land some wicked Red Snapper, Amberjack and Red Grouper.

Episode 205 - Wreckin' In The Gulf

Jared's fishing with his hometown Captain, Chris Seger. They make a long run off the coast of Sarasota to fish sunken freighters 400 ft below the surface. The whole crew lands on a mountain of Amber and Almaco Jacks along with a few Scamp Grouper.

Episode 206 - Maine's Red Fish Rundown

Jared meets up with fan of the show, and Maine local, Luke Martin. They sail out onto the cold winds and run into a storm of Redfish. After hooking up left and right, the pair goes after some Cod, Cusk and Haddock. Later on, the crew has a close encounter with some massive Humpback Whales.

Episode 207 - Panamanian Fishing Paradise Pt. 2

Jared continues his escapades across Panama. This time he's all about inshore fishing and ends up in an encounter with a nasty Cubera Snapper. Later on, Jared manages to hook up on his 1st ever Broomtail Grouper and it's a monster.

Episode 208 - Costa Rica's Monster Marlin

Jared journeys to Costa Rica following rumors of epic Marlin bites. He's looking to set a record as the first angler to leader a Marlin on an artificial popper. Jared's got a 61ft boat, and he's gonna need it since the crew ends up raising over 30 monster Marlin.

Episode 209 - Sarasota Fishing Addiction

Jared's casting out in his backyard with friends Jon & Gina Brunson and Capt. Chris Seger. It's slow-goings to start, but Gina ups the ante and manages to keep a tight line all afternoon. Will the boys be able to catch up?

Episode 210 - Dueling Swordfish in Duck Key

Jared's in Duck Key Florida with his buddy Capt. Branden. The pair meet up with Capt. Seger and Capt. Stacy to hook up on some Swordfish. Branden's had incredible success lately and he's aiming to get Jared on one of these massive fish.

Episode 211 - Deep Hooks in Key West

Jared, Capt Chris, Capt Stacy, and Capt Branden take the boat down to Key West. The crew sails out towards the Tartugas and cast out for some deep sea fishing. The guys hook up on some Red and Black Grouper, Red Snapper and Yellowfin tuna. Later on, the crew scopes out Camp Jefferson at a nearby island.

Episode 212 - Captains and Kayaks

Jared takes up an offer from a local Captain, and fan of the show, to pound a hotspot of Redfish. The pair manage to hook up on a couple different inshore species along the way. Later on, Jared tests his luck at Kayak fishing with Captain Jason. Will the duo hit it big, or will shallows keep their icebox empty?

Episode 213 - Best Of Season

Get ready for some screamin' reels as we take a look back at the epic second season of Modern Fishing. Watch as host Jared Jeffries brings you the greatest fishing moments of the 2014 season.

Season: 2014


Jared heads to David, a small village on the west coast of Panama. He heads offshore in the South Pacific and hooks up on some monster Yellowfin Tuna. The scenery is beautiful, the weather is awesome, and the conditions are all lining up to make the perfect conditions for the best fishing ever.


Jared takes his good friend Adrian out off the coast of Tampa Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Searching for Red Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack, they have a great time getting after the fish on Jared’s boat.


Jared heads to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in search of Yellowfin Tuna. Jared hooks his first Sailfish of the season right off the bat. Later friend Adrian joins Jared and the Roosterfish seem to be hungry for what the guys are casting out. Despite poor weather conditions, they head to some remote islands in hopes of a better chance to getting on the tuna.

Palmetto Offshore Jon

Jared is in Palmetto, Florida with his good friend Jon Holt.  Jared teaches Jon the jigging technique and it's not long till he is reeling in fish. They both catch several Amberjack, including some double hookups. Jared also catches a large African Pompano. Tune in for this very educational and fun episode of Modern Fishing!

Cape Cod

Jared joins friend Adrian and Captain Dom in Cape Cod to search for some Bluefin Tuna. The fishing is difficult, but they are determined to have a successful trip. Jared experiences a school of Humpback whales and a close dolphin encounter. Adrian even catches his biggest Striped Bass ever.

Who is Jared Jeffries

In this special episode of Modern Fishing, we explore the host, Jared Jeffries. A behind the scenes look at the history of Jared, how he got started with fishing, and what he has learned along the way. Plus join Jared’s mom as she talks about Jared as a son, competitor, fisherman, educator, and a friend.

Panama Part 2

Jared continues his trip in Panama. Jared fishes offshore in the South Pacific and gets some monster Yellowfin. The scenery is beautiful, the weather is awesome, and the fish are biting. He catches tons of species, the highlight being Yellowfin and Dorado Mahi, as well as Roosterfish.

Vanuatu Part 1

In this two part show, Jared travels across the world with his friend James to the small, isolated tribal island country of Vanuatu in the the South Pacific. They fish with Ocean Blue Fishing, catching several different species and having a blast along the way.

Vanuatu Part 2

Part two of this two part series, Jared continues his adventures in Vanuatu.  Jared's biggest catches includes a Dogtooth, Giant Trevally, and a monster Tuna. This epic trip across the globe ends with a celebratory feast with the natives.


Jared visits his friend, Captain James for some offshore fishing in Louisiana, in search of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna. The guys test their luck jigging for some American Red Snapper and Trout as well, and Jared even gets to have a close encounter with a shark.

Florida In-Shore

Jared travels to three different locations in beautiful Southwest Florida, in search of that monster catch. Join Jared on this trip as he visits Palmetto, Sarasota and the Florida Keys staying in-shore to  see what type of game fish he can land.

Palmetto Offshore - Sami

Jared invites his friend, Sami, to do some offshore fishing from Jared's home in Palmetto, Florida. Although Sami loses a lot of lures, the fish are biting and the action is hot. They catch a wide variety of different species, with Amberjack biting the lines the most. They have an exciting close encounter with a large shark as well, and you know how Jared just loves sharks.

Best Of

This week, Jared revisits his most memorable moments and epic catches of the first season.  We also take a look back to all the beautiful trips and the good times Jared had traveling the world filming for Modern Fishing!

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