Fishing Report July 27, 2016

Although it’s hot mid day fishing around Naples and Marco Island, the bite can be and is very good especially mornings and late afternoons. Sight fishing the beaches for snook has been very good although can get challenging when the water is very calm and clear. It’s almost like bone fishing in the keys or the bahamas.

I’m finding tarpon in the passes and a few select places off the beaches but this time of year they bite best at first light so we head out early.

Pompano are around the passes and sandy shoals and are biting best on good incoming or outgoing fairly strong moving tides.

There are also a few redfish around on the higher tides phases in the backcountry.

I’m also targeting sharks and goliath grouper off the near shore wrecks.

Going forward we have good tides coming up the beginning of August and again middle of the month.

A few recent pics and one of a baby bonefish that I caught in my cast net which is rarely seen in these water.

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