Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoors

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South West Florida Freshwater Scene for January 2019

By Capt Roan zumFelde Well, I hope all have had a wonderful Holiday and a Merry Christmas or however you … Jan 1st, 2019

Fishing Florida’s SW Gulf Coast Waters

by Captain Terry Fisher Every month of every year will present different challenges to all anglers. This year should be … Jan 1st, 2019

The Adrenaline Factor

by Capt. Bill D’Antuono Wintertime diving in Southwest Florida presents challenges, but as with every challenge comes opportunity. We are … Jan 1st, 2019

From the Captains...

Do Some Scouting

by Capt. Dave Stephens Happy New Year fellow anglers, it’s January. Well our first major cold front has made its … Jan 1st, 2019

Cobia aka Ling

by Capt. James Marko Generally, around October and November you can find an amazing Pelagic sport fish called a cobia … Jan 1st, 2019

Location, Location, Location

by Dan Carns If you are new to SWFL or just looking for a place to start kayak fishing, let … Jan 1st, 2019

Fishing Fun-times!

by Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers, January 2019 can you believe it? I pray this year there is a … Jan 1st, 2019

Up a Creek

by Capt. Mike Manis As we enter the middle of our winter season, wind and low water will be a … Jan 1st, 2019


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Fly of the Month

Jan 1st, 2019

Vintage Gear

  by Dick Braun Dad’s Old Tackle Box Well, we’re starting a brand new year of hunting for that treasured … Jan 1st, 2019

Product Spotlight “America Go Fishing”

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Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Annie’s Creek

by Mike Hammond One of the many things about the Calusa Blueway that I love is the variety of access … Jan 1st, 2019

Outdoor Opportunities

by Wayne Nichols Finally, some cooler weather lately down here in SoFlo! OK, so it’s nothing compared to the northern … Jan 1st, 2019

Clean Boating- For the Fishes, for You

Whether it’s fishing or just enjoying a day out on the water, boating regularly is an enjoyable benefit of living … Jan 1st, 2019

View from the Good Fortune II

By Dr. Judy Hushon, Conservancy of Southwest Florida board member and volunteer naturalist The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s eco-cruise tour … Jan 1st, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions

by Misty Wells I know why we don’t keep New Year’s Resolutions… For years now the number one question we … Jan 1st, 2019

Hunting season is in Full Swing!

by Wayne Nichols Well, the weather this time of year is definitely hit and miss. You wake thinking the temps … Dec 4th, 2018

Paddling Marinatown

by Mike Hammond Often overlooked by tourists, North Fort Myers has some great launches for access to the water. The … Dec 4th, 2018

Spearfishing Mahis

By: Sheri Daye Looking for a vacation destination to take the whole family—a place where you can enjoy nature together … Dec 4th, 2018