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The invasive Red Lionfish, Pterois volitans

By Michael Sipos, Florida Sea Grant Agent, UF/IFAS Extension  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Lionfish Spearing Records: ·       Atlantic …

Fishing Back in the Day

By: Capt. Bart Marx The offshore fishing should be great as there are nice red grouper, lanes, and mangrove snapper …

Heading to Boca Grande for Tarpon

by Captain Terry Fisher The months of May and June bring take us to the north to the most spectacular, …

From the Captains...

Waters are Warming

By: Capt. Blane Garrett Fish are getting hungry and here is a story about the one that should have got …

Baits Of The Water

By: Capt. Dave Stephens There are many different types of natural baits that are popular among the anglers and many …

Big Fish Like Potato Chips

By: Joe Sheaffer “You just can’t eat one”, the old saying that was used by one of the many potato …

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Perseverance

By: Dan Carns As you may have guessed I do a lot of traveling and recently found myself in Lake …

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

By: Mike Hammond As more and more people are returning to the outdoors for recreation, kayak fishing is one of …

May is The Month

By: Capt. Mike Manis Without a doubt, this is one of the best times of year to be on the …

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

The Often Overlooked but Tastier Amberjack

by Michael Sipos Almaco Jack, Seriola rivoliana   Florida State Record: 35 pounds 8 ounces; caught in Destin Florida International …

April Fishing in SW Florida

By: Capt. Terry Fisher Inshore fishing during the month of April should offer huge opportunities with water temperatures on a …

It’s Transition Time

By: Capt. Mike Manis We are heading into spring and the winter pattern of working deep into the back country …

March Fishing in Pine Island Sound and Around

by Captain Terry Fisher March is the transitional month that I look forward to. I become more confident that I …

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