Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoors

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by Capt. Brian Boxx Summer is officially here and with it comes a new set of challenges. Fishing in the … Jun 30th, 2019

Summer Fishing

Capt. Roan zumFelde Well, summer is upon us, this month can be a little difficult for fishing in South west … Jun 30th, 2019


by Capt. Tom Bailas   Several months ago, I received a phone call from Spencer Brunson, Project Manager for the … Jun 30th, 2019

From the Captains...

Mangrove Snapper and Nubby

by Capt. James Vadas July is a great time to fish for mangrove snapper in the warm gin clear water … Jul 1st, 2019

Think Like a Fish

by Capt. Dave Stephens Well, summer has definitely showed up here in South West Florida. The past few weeks it … Jul 1st, 2019

Table Fare

By Capt. Bart Marx The offshore fishing is in full swing! Red snapper is on the menu until the middle … Jul 1st, 2019


by Dan Carns I recently launched with a client and while gearing up another fisherman was telling us about his … Jul 1st, 2019

Summer Bite

by Capt. Mike Manis Depending on how many days you were up at 4:00 a.m. preparing to tarpon fish, it … Jul 1st, 2019


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by Capt. Bill D’Antuono The time of year we have all been waiting for – American Red Snapper and gag … Jul 1st, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher The months of May, June, and July brings to Boca Grande Pass one of the most … Jul 1st, 2019

Battle on the Blueway

by Mike Hammond The Battle on the Blueway is back again to kick off summer fun in the sun on … Jun 2nd, 2019

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles


by Wayne Nichols If it’s already pushing 100° now, just imagine how hot August is going to be. Gator hunting … Jul 2nd, 2019

The Silver King

by Capt. Matt Fueyo The spring break season is over and the summer heat is starting to set in. For … Jul 2nd, 2019

The Principals of Catch & Cook: Snapper Veracruz!

Where there’s one snapper, there are many, which is why you never leave a hot bite. Snapper come in a … Jul 1st, 2019

Killer Month

by Capt. Justin Napior Happy July everybody!! I have some exciting stuff for you if you’re a juvenile tarpon addict … Jul 1st, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher June is a month for opportunities galore when it comes to targeting fish inshore and offshore. … Jun 2nd, 2019

Red Snapper Season

by Capt. Tom Bailas The Red Snapper species is just about on every angler’s wish list this month. First, let’s … Jun 1st, 2019

Killer Month

by Capt. Justin Napior Hello everyone, Captain Justin Napior here, local fishing guide, avid fisherman, and conservationist. I grew up … Jun 1st, 2019