Fishing Reports

Fishing Report May 4, 2014

May and June are two of the best months of the year to fish. Tarpon are still in some of the backcountry bays and have also started their migration off the beaches. I love sight fishing the silver kings. In some places in southwest Florida they can be found in 3-12′ of water schooling and

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Fishing Report April 9, 2014

I’m glad March is over. March is our windiest month and the fishing can be good…and can be tough. As I write this the wind is steady out of the northwest and the temperature is dropping. I suspect this will be the last cool front of the year. Looking forward, April is when the fishing

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Tarpon, Snook, Redfish ! Fishing Report March 6, 2014

Wow, what a couple of weeks it’s been.  The highlight was last week when we had another cold front go through while fishing with long time friend and client Bob Bishop and Steve (grand slam) Fulton. All the tarpon stars aligned for the second time in a month and client Steve caught a 75lb tarpon

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Fishing Report February 20, 2014

This past week the fishing has been great. It all started last Sunday when the tarpon stars aligned as they only do a couple a times a year. We had a big beautiful full moon, the water temp was in the mid 70’s and a cold front blew in with the wind pumping out of the

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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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