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This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. West southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.
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Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.
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 Punta Gorda and Charlotte County Fishing Reports

09/26/2017 10:38 AM
Boat Lift Customization

By: Stokes Marine No two boat lifts or docks are exactly the same so chances are you’ll need a bit of customization to fit your needs. These needs might include washing your boat, boat maintenance, entering and exiting the boat, and accessing different areas around your boat. If the dock does not wrap all the …

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09/20/2017 09:59 AM
Pre/Post Hurricane Irma Fishing Report

By Captain Terry Fisher Prior to hurricane Irma, the fishing was fairly good if one could stand the hot, humid, mid-day temperatures. I always prefer the early morning hours during August and September so long as the tides are high. Once that temperatures top out above 95 Fahrenheit, the bite has a tendency to slow …

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09/20/2017 09:42 AM
Fishin’ Update 09/20/17

OK, well the bad news is no one has time to fish. We are cleaning yards, helping friends, or just getting back in the swing of life. But if your family and property are OK and you can manage a trip down Harbor, there are fish to be caught. Redfish are on both the east …

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08/29/2017 01:08 PM
Fishin’ Update 08/24/17

We are getting reports of Sheepshead in the Canals around Cape Coral and in Punta Gorda Isles. Seems like winter time in some of the canals. Yes, Fourteen inch and larger fish. How strange is this? Spanish mackerel are growing in numbers around Charlotte Harbor. We are seeing more and more from the reef off …

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08/25/2017 01:05 PM
Boat Lifts 101

By: Stokes Marine If you are in the market for a new lift, or just curious about how they work, we have compiled some basic information to educate you on boat lifts. Top Beam- Most boat lifts that you see will have a top beam.  This will either be made of galvanized steel or aluminum. …

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08/25/2017 10:38 AM
Hurricane Prep for Boaters

Late summer in Florida brings warm ocean waters and frequent afternoon storms. Surrounded by conditions known for producing wild weather, most of the area’s experienced boat owners are ready to put their hurricane preparation plan into action at a moment’s notice. Whether you’ve recently become a boat owner, or if it’s simply been a while …

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08/16/2017 10:20 AM
Hogfish conservation measures and boundaries effective Aug. 24

A new management boundary and several conservation measures for hogfish will go into effect in state and federal waters starting Aug. 24. State changes were approved by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its November 2016 meeting. Hogfish is overfished and undergoing overfishing in the Florida Keys and east Florida. Federal law …

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08/16/2017 09:51 AM
HOW’S FISHIN’? Ask Fishin’ Frank

ON THE FLATS REPORT Red Fish were hiding from me this weekend, but on the East side against the first row of Islands Snook, Snapper and Tarpon, all were pretty easy.  The tarpon wanted top water plugs.  The larger Heddon Torpedo or The Skitter Walk, and it was darker colors, like gold or bronze colors.  …

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08/15/2017 11:40 AM
Captains for Clean Water Fund Raiser

Now that funding has been approved by the State of Florida to address Lake O, where do we go from here. Join us on August 15 for an evening discussion with Captain Daniel Andrews from Captains for Clean Water. Daniel Andrews and the Captains for Clean Water have been very vocal and involved in Lake …

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08/11/2017 01:59 PM
August 11 Fishing Report

The inshore bite has been as good this year as any I recall. Snook are in the passes, under docks and in the back areas of Pine Island Sound. Plenty of white bait, Pinfish and other offerings will entice these fish. Snook season opens September 1st, so I suggest one takes the opportunity to practice …

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