Fishing Reports

Fishing Naples Marco Island January 28, 2015

In lieu of the cold fronts and wind the fishing remains steady in the backcountry. As is usual for this time of year there is rockin’ action and a wide variety of species being caught. Two days ago, between fronts was a pleasant cool, clear bluebird day. Although the water temp had dropped to the

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Fishing Naples Marco Island Dec. 9, 2014

Fishing has been great the past week with blue skies and clear calm waters off the beaches of SW Florida. The bonita showed up this week with the beautiful warm calm weather. Bonita are little tunas that scream drag off the reel and are pound for pound the best fighting fish we have. These elusive fighters

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Dec. 5, 2014

I love my backcountry boat and it does exactly what I need. They stopped making the Silver King in the early 2000’s. To poling in inches of water when fly fishing the shallows to running around off the beaches chasing bonita, my boat does it all. It’s over twenty years old and was due for

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Naples Fishing Report Sept. 11, 2014

Fishing Naples and Marco Island in September can be and has been very good. This time of year the bait is pretty much everywhere and the predator species such as snook, redfish, mackerel, tarpon, sharks and other species are all feeding and fattening up before winter. I’ve still been on the tarpon at first light

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Naples/Marco Fishing – August 4, 2014

I’ve had really good fishing this past few days. Had client John R. and his wife and boys from England Friday and they wanted to catch something big so we fished a near shore wreck with cut bait for sharks and goliath grouper and within minutes caught their first 65# goliath grouper and then caught

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