Fishing Fort Myers

Fort Myers Fishing Charters Report

Well we are a week after tropical storm Isaac and the fishing is already back to good. We have had a full moon and a low tide this week in the morning the best fishing has been at first light or in the later afternoon. Cut pinfish or ladyfish chunks have been best for the Redfish bite but whitebait still works good....

Grouper Harvesting Closed for 6 Months

On Jan. 1, 2011, a six-month ban on the recreational harvest of gag in Gulf of Mexico federal waters off Florida went into effect. Gulf state waters – out to nine nautical miles – remain open to recreational gag fishing until the traditional closure in February and March. “It’s a real shame they’re closing gag,” said Charlie Sobczak of Sanibel, who regularly...

Fishing Captiva Island flats in the fall brings exciting variety

Today my charter adventure involved fishing Captiva with a valued repeat client who vacations regularly at South Seas Resort. We had a good time on our fishing charter last year, so the pressure was on to kick it up a notch. This year Dana brought his wife and their five and seven year-old sons with us. We started out in wildlife-viewing mode,...

Spring Is Almost Here

The weather is great down here in the 70’s & 80’s and the fishing is great! Trout and Pompano are on the grass flats, Redfish and sheepshead are in the mangroves. Book now for winter break charters are filling up fast!