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Turkey and Peas

By Capt. Justin Napior  This year is flying by! The holidays are around the corner and if you plan on … Nov 1st, 2019

Worth the Drive

Jetty Jack’s Are you looking to feed your soul and your belly?  A place to sit, soak in the sun, … Nov 1st, 2019

The 47th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show

Southwest Florida can easily make claim to the finest and most diverse boating waters in the country, so it stands … Nov 1st, 2019

From the Captains...

Cover Water

By Joe Sheaffer   There are many different approaches to the inshore fishing game, including drifting, chumming, fishing points, docks, … Nov 2nd, 2019

Seasonal Migrations

By Capt. Dave Stephens Well fellow anglers fall has arrived. This brings in one of two, of my favorite times … Nov 2nd, 2019


By Capt. Mike Manis Things are about to change and this month marks that beginning. We’re about to enter what … Nov 2nd, 2019


By Capt. Mike Manis Things are about to change and this month marks that beginning. We’re about to enter what … Nov 1st, 2019

Positive Results

By Capt. Terry Fisher The fishing has been fantastic over the past several months.  My October catches proved that all … Nov 1st, 2019


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Four Mile Cove

By Mike Hammond Thousands of drivers’ daily commute takes them past Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve in Cape Coral on … Nov 2nd, 2019

Which Pair?

Capt. Neil Eisner A great pair of sun glasses are a must for fishing. This just might be the most … Nov 2nd, 2019

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Offshore Fare

By Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers! Turkey month once again, can you believe it? It is the beginning of … Nov 2nd, 2019

Calusa Blueway Kayak Tournament

By Dan Carns Gulf Coast Kayak is once again hosting the 2019 Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament, the premier paddle … Nov 2nd, 2019

Inshore Slams

By: Eric Henson As fall starts to become more prevalent, the fronts begin to get stronger and stronger. The bite … Nov 2nd, 2019

Leave them Chewing

By Capt. Philip Watson November is such an amazing month to go fishing. Offshore wrecks are producing tuna and kingfish, … Nov 2nd, 2019

Birds of a Feather

By Capt. Matt Fueyo The saying goes “Birds of a feather flock together,” but this time it was birds of … Nov 2nd, 2019

I’d Rather be Lucky

Capt. Bill D The fish are on the move once again in Southwest Florida. Fall fishing in SWFL is hard … Nov 1st, 2019

Seasonal Changes

By Capt. Billy Norris Fishing this past month has been excellent!  Both backwater and offshore fishing have provided steady action … Nov 1st, 2019


By Capt. Brian Boxx The fall pattern is in full swing. As our water temperatures drop, we see a transition … Nov 1st, 2019

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