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Living Life by the Buoy

Written By: Caitlyn Gatrell Winter fishing is nothing short of an adventure. As the cool temperatures start to creep in, …

Water Temps

By: Capt. Dave Stephens Well fellow anglers, we survived the deep freeze over the holiday season. Then we had the …

When in Doubt

By: Joe Sheaffer What is your favorite lure? Like most anglers I have a plethora of lures, top water plugs, …

From the Captains...

Perfect Time of Year

By: Capt. Billy Norris Well, another month has gone by here in Southwest Florida, and the fishing continues to be …

Calusa Blueway

By: Mike Hammond Jug Creek, located in Bokeelia on the northern tip of Pine Island, is well known to local …

Head to the Passes

By: Joe Sheaffer Many anglers in Southwest Florida stop fishing the beaches during the colder months. The colder water temps …

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Winter Species

By: Capt. Terry Fisher I am always pleased when the month of February comes around, as it solidifies the arrival …

February’s Opportunities

By: Capt. Bart Marx February in Southwest Florida – Hello fellow anglers! Last year in Florida was the hottest year …

Tackle Shops

By: Dan Carns I’ve written about this subject before, but I feel even more convinced of the importance of making …

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

January’s Opportunities

by: Capt. Bart Marx January in Southwest Florida and we start a new year of fishing! There are many options …

Watch The Weather

By: Capt. Bart Marx December in Southwest Florida that means you are finished shopping for Christmas, or you have not …

The Change of Seasons

By: Capt. Bart Marx November begins the cool fronts in Southwest Florida to start coming down from the north. This …

The Hot Summer

by: Capt. Bart Marx This summer has set all kinds of records for heat in our area. I have lived …