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White bait

By: Capt. Will Hubbard The bait that is available, very much determines how the entire day may go. We really … Mar 31st, 2021

Vertical Jigging in The Gulf

By Diogo Yamada Outdoor activities, nature, beach, sun, wonderful restaurants, happy people and good energy are what you find when … Mar 31st, 2021

Why Tides Matter

Dan Carns A lot has been written about tides and while much of it is true, some is questionable. Also, … Mar 31st, 2021

From the Captains...

APRIL 2021 FISHING REPORT from Captain Terry Fisher’s, ‘WONDERFUL WORLD OF FISHING’

Capt. Terry Fisher The month of April is the beginning of the tarpon migration to SWFL from the Gulf of …

The Big Ones!

Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers, April 2021 can you believe it? Let’s talk about fishing out in the Gulf …

Looking Forward

Capt. Mike Manis For the next two months, the combination of water temperature, bait migration, and tide schedules are promising.  …

Tide Charts

Fort Myers Tide Charts

Matlacha Tide Charts

Punta Gorda Tide Chart

Sanibel/Captiva Tide Charts

Bait Shops

Dan Carns There is a bait shop in Matlacha called D & D Bait and Tackle that I’ve come to … Mar 1st, 2021

Happy Spring

Capt. Chad Carney Spiny Lobster Season Closed April 1st – but 3 Bugs are Open All Year! March 31st was … Apr 1st, 2021

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Cleanup Resources

Mike Hammond While searching the mangroves for a missing Calusa Blueway marker post, a friend noticed what appeared to be …

Spring Abundance

Capt. Dave Stephens The magic time is upon us, well we hope. We have dealt with what is supposed to …

Whitewater Bay

By: Capt. Armando For the past five seasons, I’ve been fishing with returning guests Mick and Bryan. On this year’s trip …

South West Florida Freshwater Scene for April 2021

 By:  Capt Roan zumFelde Hopefully the Winds of March have subsided and the weather and the fishing is really in …

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