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 Punta Gorda and Charlotte County Fishing Reports

02/13/2018 09:04 AM
February 2018 SW Florida Fishing Report

By Captain Terry Fisher The first few days of February provided some of the better inshore fishing of the year. I have had most success with my inshore charters catching fish on the late morning to mid-afternoon incoming tides, as northern and easterly winds left lower water levels during the morning hours. This trend will …

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02/01/2018 10:28 AM
Winter Fishing in SW Florida

By Captain Terry Fisher January fishing had many challenges due to cold fronts, winds, lower tides and a Super Moon to end the month. The cold fronts discouraged anglers and boaters from leaving the warmth of their homes, rental houses, hotels and condos. High winds echoed watercraft advisories. North and easterly wind directions refused to …

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01/24/2018 01:48 PM
Dos and Don’ts for Selling Your Boat

With boat show season in full swing, many people will soon be thinking about adding a new boat to the family. But what about ‘Ol Faithful? You may choose to work with a broker to sell it, trade it in, or forego both and sell it yourself. If you choose the latter, be sure to follow …

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01/23/2018 04:36 PM
Notice to Navigation Interests: NTN 2018-02 Okeechobee Waterway – Ortona Lock Closure June 2018; Public Comment through March 31

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying the public, marinas, commercial and recreational vessels traveling the Okeechobee Waterway that Ortona Lock will be closed for maintenance 4 through 16 June 2018. This will be the first lock closure along the Okeechobee Waterway in 6 years; maintenance is necessary to repair …

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01/15/2018 04:57 PM
First Fishing Report of 2018

By Captain Terry Fisher The first week of January was cold and windy, although the fishing was good for those willing to brave the cold and the winds. Naturally, I scheduled the charters for times and locations that would produce some results. The Cyclone Bomb (extreme cold and winds) that blew across the country had …

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12/22/2017 03:35 PM
Christmas Fishing Report

By Captain Terry Fisher Great news for the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday anglers! The water has begun to clear around the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River and San Carlos Bay. I have had good fishing success in those areas as well as throughout Pine Island Sound. Offshore: fishing has been spotty but better farther …

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12/20/2017 09:03 AM
Yacht Club Boat Ramp Reopens

The Yacht Club Boat Ramp in Cape Coral re-opened on Saturday, December 16 after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. The storm damaged both piers along the boat launches, which have been closed since Irma. Repairs to the finger piers cost more than $18,000.

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12/18/2017 09:12 AM
Fishin’ Frank update

Cool weather brings changes and challenges but the fish are biting. Trout are biting well on most grass flats. Cobia are on the east side flats and the inshore artificial reefs (please note the new recreational and commercial limit from FWC). Snook are doing great on the mangroves and on flats near the mangroves. Redfish …

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12/14/2017 09:07 AM
Cruise Club returns to secluded Useppa Island

By Terry and Laurie Carlson Wednesday morning the 8th of November the marina staff at Useppa Island greeted the Cape Coral Cruise Club arriving boaters with both sunshine and calm seas for a wonderful cruise arrival. Eleven boats arrived at the Marina and were carefully nestled into their slips by the attentive Useppa marina staff. …

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12/13/2017 09:23 AM
2017 Holiday Gift Guide

As the holidays approach, many of us scramble to come up with unique gift ideas for the boaters in our lives. Whether you’re searching for a big surprise or just need some nautical stocking stuffers, our Holiday Boater Gift Guide features our top picks for every kind of boater and every kind of budget. For …

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