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Less Spooky

Capt. Billy Norris This past month has without a doubt been a new experience for us all. With the Coronavirus keeping … May 31st, 2020


Captain Terry Fisher SWFL overcomes the corona virus pandemic restrictions and offers great inshore and offshore boating and fishing opportunities. … May 31st, 2020

American Red Snapper

Capt. Kevin Aley The long awaited American Red Snapper (ARS) season is due to open June 11th lasting through July … May 31st, 2020

From the Captains...

A Bucket-List Fish Worth Crowing About

By Todd Staley When anglers think of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, they usually think about billfish. Costa Rica …

Sight Fishing

Capt. Mike Manis The last couple of months have been tough and by the amount of boats on the water, …

Offshore, Inshore

Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers, June in S.W. Florida. Early May the Gulf was full of unusually close to …

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Social Distancing

Dan Carns So here we are in a new era of quarantining and some resemblance of self-isolation wondering how the … Jun 1st, 2020

Fishing the Fronts

Capt. Neil Eisner Some of my best back country fishing charters have come twelve to twenty four hours before a … Jun 1st, 2020

Slow and Steady

By Joe Sheaffer I’m often asked by friends and fellow anglers how to retrieve certain lures. Through the years I … Jun 1st, 2020

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

One Person

Marissa Wills I grew up having the best of both worlds. My mother living in south Florida and my father …

Kayak Fishing

Eric Henson Well it that time of year again! With the warmer water temps the tarpon showed up early this …


Capt. Neil Eisner Looking for new spots is a must if you want to become a good angler. That’s why …


Capt. Matt Fueyo When life gives you lemons… make lemonade!  We are all dealing with some difficult times right now. …

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