• nivo slider image nivo slider image nivo slider image nivo slider image
  • Fishing Stories

    December 1, 2017

    Hello fellow anglers Merry Christmas.. December and there are lots of choices to target. Inshore you got reds, snook, trout, pompano, mangrove snapper, sheepshead, and flounder. Snook is only catch and release, the reds you can find along the mangroves and in the mouths of creeks. Trout out on the grass flats with pompano out… [Read More…]

    June 2, 2017

    June is the big game month of the year. There are some critters out there that will give you a big game tug-of-war battle. You have the silver kings that have made a pretty impressive name for themselves. In the fishing world, Boca Grande has been billed as the “tarpon capital of the world”. Yes,… [Read More…]

    May 1, 2017

    May is one of the most anticipated months for fishing in S.W. Florida. The pelagic species appear with lots of bait to feed on. Out in the Gulf of Mexico Kings and Spanish Mackeral can be targeted by trolling with spoons and jigs and a little wire because they have teeth! Yes the Spanish can… [Read More…]

    April 1, 2017

    It’s April and the water is warming up and things are starting to change. The snook are starting to move in their prespawn in search of food. The sharks are starting to move inshore looking for food and are scanning the flats close to the ICW. Trout and pompano are along the outside edges of… [Read More…]

    March 2, 2017

    Hello fellow anglers! March can be tough if the winds have not settled down. It makes it difficult to get out into the Gulf. There are some close reefs that hold sheepshead and flounder this time of year. Helens Reef just off Cayo Costa, Mary’s just off Gasparilla Island, or even the Power Pole reef.… [Read More…]

    March 1, 2017

    Hello fellow anglers! It is time to get out there and get fishing! March is a great month, because the weather has started to tame down and not be so ornery. Yes the waters are starting to warm up and the migration of fish has too. There should be plenty of spanish mackerel along the… [Read More…]

    February 3, 2017

    February in S.W.Florida is an awesome time of year.  The weather is cooler and there are plenty of fish to harvest. As I am putting my thoughts into this article there are some changes in the Florida waters regulations so make sure you know what they are so you may be in compliance with these… [Read More…]

    January 3, 2017

    Well, it’s 2017 so Happy New Year! Another year of resolutions that seem to fade after a few weeks, when you settle down past the holidays. So I want to encourage all the anglers out there to invest some time into a young angler or a military veteran this year. Let the young kids know… [Read More…]

    January 2, 2017

    January 2017.  Wow, I have lived in Charlotte County for over 55 years. I have seen lots of changes from a 2 lane US 41, and a interstate that was not even here. In high school we would go to the bird section to dove hunt while it was under development and get oysters there… [Read More…]

    December 3, 2016

    It’s December in S.W.Florida and most of the snowbirds/white pelicans are here for the winter. This means Christmas is coming quickly and if the FWC has not changed it, gag grouper stays in season until 1-1-2017. Make sure you check before you take some to shore that the rule has not been changed. If they… [Read More…]