Outdoors column: Sides divided on lifting snook ban
Published 5/25/2013 at 6:01 p.m. 0 comments
The snook — some the length of a grown man’s arm — are packed in so tightly along the fuel docks of the Hamilton Harbor Marina in Naples that they can literally be fed by hand.
Fishing Report: Opportunity to sight fish snook from the beaches is now
Published 5/22/2013 at 6:01 a.m. 0 comments
My neighbor’s poinciana tree is about three-fourths in bloom, and if past years’ performance is any indicator, this should be a time to sight fish lots of snook right on the beach.
On The Hook: Our big summer fishing problem
Published 5/16/2013 at 8:36 a.m. 0 comments
There's a denizen of the deep, preparing to decimate your next deep water fishing trip. He thrives on ambushing the hooked fish you so painstakingly sought, in one fell swoop – snook, permit, cobia et al – all fall to ...
Fishing Report: Use catfish to catch the now-appearing tarpon
Published 4/24/2013 at 8:20 a.m. 0 comments
Spring! When a young mans heart yearn for ... tarpon, of course. Tarpon are making their presence made from down in the Ten Thousand Islands to off Fort Myers Beach. These are the big fish on the annual trek up ...
State agency extends red snapper season, won't benefit Southwest Florida
Published 4/17/2013 at 10:13 p.m. 0 comments
Some Southwest Florida anglers are crying foul over a change in the recreational season for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. To get to where the red snapper are off Southwest Florida, fishermen have to travel to deeper water ...
Fishing Report: Snook, tarpon action picking up like it's summer
Published 4/17/2013 at 7:52 a.m. 0 comments
It is really warming up out on the water, and I am not just talking about the air temperature. Our warm-water species, like snook and tarpon, are making it feel like summer because they have come out of the winter ...
Fishing Report: Snook action picking up with warmer temperatures
Published 4/10/2013 at 9:09 a.m. 0 comments
Could it be that spring fishing is finally here? Perhaps!
Fishing Report: Spring has finally arrived, and red grouper are legal again
Published 4/3/2013 at 9:14 a.m. 0 comments
April 1 was no day for fooling around. The weather finally turned beautiful, and it was the first day that red grouper became legal again. Seas were calm and the water had rebounded nicely from the churned up mess we ...
Fishing Report: Mother Nature not giving anglers a break
Published 3/27/2013 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments
If you own a boat and have maintenance or repair items, this might be a good week to pull your boat out of the water and get the work done. Come on Mother Nature, give us a break.
Fishing Report: Colder waters, lack of tides affecting inshore anglers
Published 3/20/2013 at 8:30 a.m. 0 comments
Weak tides and cool weather have had an impact on inshore anglers the past few days. Depending on your location, bait availability also became an issue.
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Naples and Marco Island Fishing Report
Hopefully the wind will stop a blowing
Good fishing despite the winy weather.
April fishing has been pretty awesome in Naples and Marco Island
April Fishing has not been great everyday but most days it has been pretty awesome. Get out and catch some. Read on!
Great Fishing in Naples and Marco with all the warm weather.
Wholy Moly the weather has been warm. Continued good fishing as the temps stay unseasonably warm, but could make things difficult on the summer fishery. We will have to wait and see in Naples and Marco fishery.