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Fishing Report February 9, 2014

The weather this past week in beautiful SW Florida has been picture perfect. The temperature has been a balmy 80 degrees daytime with light winds and decent tides. With the low wind this week the water in the gulf and in the backcountry is gorgeous. I have the pompano cornered and have been catching almost

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Fishing Report January 29, 2014

Matt Z. with a nice mid winter shallow water red on fly! Cool… is the word of the month, so what does a fishing guide do…adapt. How do we adapt, we adjust the departure times to warmer hours, watch the tides and be selective with the different types of baits we use. Snook have not

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Fishing Report December 20, 2013

Yesterday was a beautiful day on the water. As I left my house in my boat before sunrise I was a little nervous as it was quit chilly, the tide was ultra low coming off the full moon and assisted by the north wind plus I didn’t think I’d be able to get shiners/bait after the recent

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Fishing Report December 17, 2013

The Bonita finally showed up close enough to shore for me to fish for them. We usually start seeing them in October but this year they’ve been scarce, maybe because we’ve had such a warm fall. I had angler and excellent fly caster George Benson on the boat last Friday and he boated seven Bonita

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Fishing Report December 6, 2013

Fishing continues to be very good as the air temps are in the 80’s and the water in the 70’s. I’ve had both fly and spin trips this past week. Although the snook fishing has slowed we’re still catching some nice snook. Redfish have been very active as well as a host of other species

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Fishing Report November 20, 2013

Yesterday was another beautiful day on the water with friends and long time clients Tim and Mike. We went off the beach a couple miles to shark fish since the tide was low and the day before we were into the sharks pretty good. Waiting for the tide to start is like watching water boil

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