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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 […]

Fishing the 10,000 Islands in September

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September is one of the warmest months of the summer in Florida, and along with the heat, we also see an increase in the amount of rainfall. The temperatures during the day will typically hover around the 92-degree mark, and the water will stay a warm 84-86 degrees. The rainfall amount, on average, in the 10,000 Islands area is approximately […]

Tips for Saltwater Shore Fishing in the 10,000 Islands

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First I want to mention that we have been so fortunate to not receive any of the red tide that some of the northern Florida counties have received this summer. The bite is on and it has been one of the best fishing seasons here that we have ever seen. A good angler knows that you don’t always have to […]

August Fishing Forecast

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August is one of the warmest summer months in Florida and with it, we also see some of the hottest fishing days of the entire year. These higher temperatures usually peak during midday, which also causes an increase in the temperature of the water. During these August days, the water can reach into the very warm eighty-degree levels. During August, […]

The Best Knots for Saltwater Fishing in the 10,000 Islands

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For those anglers looking for a bit more adventure and more of a challenge, then saltwater fishing is for them. You will even have the opportunity to catch much bigger fish in saltwater than you would find in freshwater, as well as a diverse variety of different species. Since saltwater fishing may require heavier line, it is important to know […]

July Fishing Forecast for the 10,000 Islands

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July air temperatures can hover in the high 90s, which can bring the overall water temperature up to a very warm 86-88 degrees during the day. Daily rain can be expected late in the day, tending to cool things down a bit each afternoon. You will typically find that the speckled sea trout’s bite will remain steady through July. They […]


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