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April Fishing Forecast in the 10,000 Islands

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Captain Brandon Acosta provides readers fishing tips in his column Follow the Fish.

Saltwater Nighttime Fishing Tips

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Brandon Acosta provides nighttime fishing tips in his column Follow the Fish.

March Fishing Forecast in the 10,000 Islands

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With March, we will begin to see warmer days and calm waters in the 10,000 Islands area. It is also when the seasons begin to turn, and spring is on its way leaving the cold and harsh conditions of the previous two months in the past. Spring fishing season is finally here! While the weather definitely does get warmer in […]

10,000 Islands Fishing Forecast for January

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January is a popular time of the year in the 10,000 Islands and pretty much everywhere else in Florida because winter fishery is in full swing and there is an incredible variety of fish available for the picking. The weather is mostly comfortable and mild which makes it the perfect time to get out and go fishing. Although January can […]

Exploring the 10,000 Islands by Boat

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The 10,000 Islands span a vast majority of land and water, and without proper guidance, it is easy to become lost. The 10,000 Islands area is rich with mangrove islands and a variety of sea life and plant life to discover. When you charter a boat to discover the wonders this area has to offer, you will be granted the […]

Fishing Forecast for December

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It is officially December, and with this fall/winter month, we will begin to see much milder weather patterns in the 10,000 Islands area. Alongside these milder weather patterns, we will also experience much lower humidity, minimal rain, lighter winds, and some pretty active species of fish. With winter on its way in, a lot of the more local fish are […]

What to Pack for Your Next Fishing Charter

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Chartering a boat is a fun experience if you have never had the opportunity to do so before. However, since it is unlike any other regular fishing trip out on the water that you went on yourself, you will want to make sure that you pack everything you may need for your day out on the water. Clothes: Extras and […]

Fishing Forecast for November

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Fall is here, and November is one of the favorite times of the year in the 10,000 Islands area. The milder weather, lower humidity, minimal rainfall, and lighter winds are all ingredients that combine to produce very active fish that are happy to feed on the bait pods that are off the coast. Average daytime temperatures during the month of […]

10,000 Islands Fishing in October

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October is often considered one of the most favorite months of the year for an angler in the 10,000 Islands because the regular rainstorms we are used to seeing throughout the summer will now begin to taper down as the seasons begin to change from summer to fall. While the daytime temperatures still hover in the high eighties, the water […]

Southwest Florida’s 10,000 Islands & Mangrove Coastlines

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The 10,000 Islands of Southwest Florida are certainly any angler’s dream fishing location because of the diverse selection of beautiful fishing locations and the large and eclectic mix of fish that can be found throughout the year. Most Popular Fish in the 10,000 Islands Two of the most popular and most commonly caught fish in the 10,000 Islands would have to […]


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