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H2O Kayak Adventure Camp

As families gear up for summer, we here at Gulf Coast Kayak are in full swing planning activities for our … Apr 1st, 2020

Ocean Family Games

How a Southwest Florida Mother’s Love for Fishing Grew into Ocean-Sized Opportunities Since I was a kid, I’ve always loved … Apr 1st, 2020

Underwater Recovery in SWFL

Should you find yourself in the unfortunate position of losing an important or valuable item in the Peace River, Charlotte … Apr 1st, 2020

From the Captains...

Fattening Up

Capt. Mike Manis For the next two months, the combination of water temperature, bait migration, and tide schedules are promising.  … Apr 2nd, 2020

Match the Hatch

Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers! April in S.W. Florida brings changing water temperatures. As the waters warm up the … Apr 2nd, 2020

Hungry Fish

Capt. Dave Stephens March rolled around, and we thought spring had sprung. Well Mother Nature said, “Not so fast”. We … Apr 1st, 2020


Captain Terry Fisher The month of April is the beginning of the tarpon migration to SW Florida and the ‘setting … Apr 1st, 2020

Snook Slayers

Capt. Justin Napior Happy April! We’re off to a killer start. The snook fishing is on fire and the tarpon … Apr 1st, 2020

Tide Charts

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Personal Safety

Dan Carns There is a lot of talk lately about kayakers encountering near misses with power boats and some videos … Mar 2nd, 2020

Watery Paradise

Dan Carns Imagine for a moment that you want to go to paradise, so you begin to conjure up a … Apr 2nd, 2020

Tarpon Bay

Mike Hammond With traffic starting to lighten in the next few weeks, our beloved barrier islands become more accessible again. … Apr 2nd, 2020

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Getting Silly on the Beach

By Joe Sheaffer A couple of years ago, I observed a man on the Venice Jetty catching a Pompano on … Apr 2nd, 2020

Tarpon Fishing

Capt. Neil Eisner I was asked to write something about tarpon fishing, so I contacted longtime friend Captain Mark Combs. … Apr 2nd, 2020

April “Bait” Showers

Capt. Matt Fueyo The bait fish are back and it’s great to see how healthy and plentiful they are!  The … Apr 2nd, 2020

Keep it Clean

Eric Henson The FWC just recently released that there will be another year of closure on redfish, trout, and snook … Apr 1st, 2020

Peak for Peas

 Capt. Roan zumFelde March was a little windy this year, but better times are here for April. I hope this … Apr 1st, 2020

Paddling Summer Camps

Mike Hammond It may seem like summer is still far off, but parents know it is already time to start … Mar 2nd, 2020

Keep Lee County Beautiful Receives “Environmental Award”

Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) was honored to attend the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and … Mar 2nd, 2020


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