Fishing Reports

Naples Late Winter Fishing Report

Yesterday I saw my first sign of spring, viewing an osprey nest I pass daily I saw a wee chick that had just hatched wobbly peering at me over the edge of the nest. Welcome to the world and hurrah! Spring is fast approaching with spring like conditions in place and good fishing. Purple martins,

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Naples Mid Winter Fishing Report

Mid winter is here and it feels like winter, at least if you live in south Florida. What I like about mid winter is that spring is just around the corner with warmer weather and a return to fishing for nice snook, redfish and tarpon. We’ve had some days with good action and a variety

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Naples Winter Fishing Report

After a warm consistent December, we are now in a typical winter fishing pattern with cold fronts blowin’ through every week or so. Fronts can change the fishing somewhat and make it challenging but can give us good action with a variety of species. After the cold fronts go through our weather cools, tides get

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Naples Backcountry Fishing Report

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks leading up to the cold front we had two days ago. The warm stable weather was great and lasted three weeks! Tarpon fishing, shark fishing, snook fishing, big jacks all we’re active.  As I suspected and mentioned in my last fishing report tarpon, big tarpon, showed up in

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Naples Late Fall Fishing Report

The weather the last couple weeks has been exceptional with consistent warm temperatures. Our daytime highs have been around 80 with the lows around 60, everyday for almost two weeks. Perfect weather. The water is azure blue in the gulf and and the incoming high tides bring that gin clear water into the adjacent bays

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Naples Fall Fishing Report

The first couple of cool fronts of the fall have gone through the last couple of weeks accelerating our transition from summer to winter fishing. This means live pilchards (spanish, sardines/minnows) are less available during and after the fronts so we switch to shrimp, jigs and artificials. This also means we target trout and pompano

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