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NOVEMBER 12 – 15, 2020 The Covid10 pandemic has affected us in so many ways, but it appears we are … Oct 1st, 2020

Better and Better

Capt. Billy Norris There are few places in the world that offer the diverse fishing opportunities that we have available … Oct 1st, 2020

Grabbin’ Stone Crabs

Capt. Chad Carney Early in 1978 I got my first chance to hunt stone crabs, scuba diving under the Skyway … Oct 1st, 2020

From the Captains...

In To the Deep

Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers! Just a few more weeks till 2021, can you believe it? 2020 the year …

On the Move

Capt. Mike Manis This is one of my favorite months. We are putting summer behind, but are still a month …


Capt. Terry Fisher Greeting ‘fishing friends’! The waters of SW Florida and other ‘Ports of Call’ are full of new …

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Tournament time

 By Dan Carns CBFT 2020 Registration Form Well folks, here we are again getting ready to host the 17th Annual … Oct 2nd, 2020

The Reds are Coming!

Capt. Neil Eisner The month of October is my favorite time to fish. It’s also known for Halloween. Ghosts, goblins, … Oct 2nd, 2020

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Fall Changes

Capt. Dave Stephens Fall on Charlotte Harbor, it’s a special time of the year. It’s one of the best times …


Mike Hammond During the first Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival many years ago, my predecessor asked me to facilitate a geocaching …

What’s on Your Spool

By Joe Sheaffer There has definitely been a learning curve for me, fishing inshore in SW Florida. I moved down …

South West Florida Freshwater Scene

Capt. Roan zumFelde October is one of my all-time favorite months to fish in SWFL. Salt or fresh it is …

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