Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoors

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Kingfish Fever…

by: Capt. Tom Bailas November brings the largest kingfish tournament in the world to the West Coast of Florida. “King … Nov 1st, 2018

Spearfishing Mahis

By: Sheri Daye Spearfishing Mahis can be good for beginners as they are a perfect “starter fish” for anglers who … Nov 1st, 2018

46th Ft. Myers Boat Show

  Downtown Fort Myers makes a splash with the 46th anniversary of the Ft. Myers Boat Show on the Caloosahatchee, … Nov 1st, 2018

From the Captains...

SWFL’s Freshwater Scene

By Capt. Roan zumFelde Wow, November is finally here and we get a little break from this heat.  Fall fishing … Nov 1st, 2018

Fishing SWFL Waters in November

by Captain Terry Fisher As of the time of this writing, the quality of both ‘offshore’ and ‘inshore’ fishing for … Nov 1st, 2018

Fall Variety

by Capt. Dave Stephens Well, with fall in full swing hopefully we will get a little relief from this heat. … Nov 1st, 2018

A Pleasant Change

by Capt. Mike Manis Towards the end of last month, at first light, it was noticeably breezy and cooler. Here, … Nov 1st, 2018

The Bite is Hot

by Capt. Brian Boxx October started out messy in the Naples area. Plagued with Brown Tide (a non HAB diatom … Nov 1st, 2018


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SUP Fishing

by Mike Hammond With all the narrow and protected water along the Calusa Blueway, this is a great location for … Nov 1st, 2018

Product Spotlight

For the first time, anglers have the option of a trolling motor with built-in Down Imaging sonar. Minn Kota’s new … Nov 1st, 2018

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Fishing Adventures

by Capt. Bart Marx Hello Fellow Anglers, November has once again rolled around. This is to me, the month you … Nov 1st, 2018

Glamping to Primitive Camping

By Misty Wells Fall is finally here and temperatures are finally cooling off in the Sunshine State, it’s time to … Nov 1st, 2018

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends at the Cultural

Come celebrate Thanksgiving with friends! The Cultural Center of Charlotte County will be having their annual Thanksgiving dinner on November … Nov 1st, 2018

2018 Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament

by Dan Carns Once again Gulf Coast Kayak is hosting Lee County’s 15th Annual Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament on … Nov 1st, 2018

Gulf Fisheries Management Faces New Challenges

by John Cassani It’s no secret that the eastern Gulf recreational fisheries have experienced a bad year. A seemingly endless red … Nov 1st, 2018

Tips for Maintaining Your Seawall

by Ashlee R. Graham Owning a waterfront home is naturally appealing and desirable. If your property is equipped with a … Oct 1st, 2018

October in SoFlo

by Wayne Nichols Everything is happening now in the hunting community! Virtually everything is in season. A big thing this … Oct 1st, 2018

Fishing is Looking Good

by Capt. Dave Stephens Over the past couple weeks, I have noticed a form of preservation that will take place … Oct 1st, 2018