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Just Kickin Back!

Capt. Philip Watson There is no doubt about it, Spring is here! The fish of the month are kingfish and … 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...

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

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


Capt. Tim Ramsey I didn’t think they would find me here! Am I talking cops? No. IRS? Not even. Jet … Mar 1st, 2020

Jig Heads & Live Shrimp

Capt. James Vadas The beautiful gin clear water surrounding Anna Maria Island, including the beaches and inlets of Bean Point … Mar 1st, 2020

Red Grouper!!!

Capt. Philip Watson March opens up to some amazing Springtime Fishing! For the next couple of months, the warmer the … Mar 1st, 2020


All in the Fall

By: Joe Sheaffer Every angler that has ever fished, has one lure or presentation that they are extremely confident in. Be … Mar 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

Boat Buying

Capt. Neil Eisner You been out with a guide a few times, maybe you’ve rented a boat once or twice. … Mar 2nd, 2020

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

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

Grouper, Mackerel, and Grunts, Oh My!

Capt. Bart Marx Hello fellow anglers!  Time to go offshore fishing between the cold fronts. Successful fishing in March can … Mar 1st, 2020


by Captain Terry Fisher This is the time of the year that I look forward to knowing that I will … Mar 1st, 2020


Capt. Mike Manis At this point, options around our bays and sounds are beginning to open up. With water temperatures … Mar 1st, 2020

March Madness

by Capt. Brian Boxx March in Southwest Florida is typically a transitional month, shifting from our Winter patterns to our … Mar 1st, 2020

Activity Abounds!

Capt. Bill D’Antuono Spring is on the horizon and another season change can only mean one thing. The fish are … Mar 1st, 2020

Caloosa Creeks Preserve

Mike Hammond If I told you I had fun paddling under loud trucks and heavy traffic, you would probably think … Feb 2nd, 2020

It’s All About the Kids

By: Capt. Chasten Whitfield Our day on the water is here and I had a date to take out our … Feb 2nd, 2020

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