Fishing Reports

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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Naples & Marco Island Fishing Report

Beautiful is the word that comes to mind when thinking about the weather, water and fishing of late. The daytime temperatures have started to cool and the weather has been very consistent with a light breeze out of the east which keeps our gulf water calm and clear.  Consequently, the fishing is very good. Snook

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Naples Inshore & Nearshore Fishing Report

Been mixing it up quite a bit, snook and redfish bite got slow the other morning so we threw jigs for trout and pompano, ended up catching the above as well as lady fish, lizard fish and other non-target species but gave us some action as well as our shark bait. Snapper are still prevalent

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Naples Late Summer Fishing Report

The fishing isn’t quite as hot as it was a couple of weeks ago but still good action with a variety of species. Nearshore wrecks, the beaches, passes, adjacent bays, as well as some backcountry bays, are fishing well. Let’s start with the nearshore and beaches. I had a client recently, Josh and his son

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