Saltwater, moreso than even freshwater, is about knowing the specific waters you are fishing as well as the equipment. Hiring a guide your first time in new waters can save you endless frustration. I fish in similar waters to those, but vary my tackle, whether I use live bait or artificials, and even what artificials I am using, based on water conditions that day (color, clarity, sunny or overcast), what bait is already in the water, bottom conditions (am I fishing over sand, shell, or grass) , and what species I expect to encounter - redfish, trout, flounder, mangrove snapper, sheepshead - and that is just for inshore.
The Kayak Wing
Touring Kayak Paddles