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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 […]

Hazards to Avoid While Summer Fishing in Florida

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While the 10,000 Islands area in Florida is home to some great fishing around this time of year, it is easy to overlook a few simple things that could pose a potential hazard when not considered. It is summertime and with it comes the excitement of trying out your new fishing gear and getting some much-needed sun and relaxation while […]

Fishing Forecast for June

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In June, we finally see the beginning of summer fishing in the 10,000 Islands, and with the summer season, we are also met with warmer temperatures that hover in the nineties. With this heat, your best bet for some good and comfortable fishing would come in the early morning hours before the sun hits its peak and before the daily […]

Protecting Yourself From The Sun While Fishing

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Summer is right around the corner. Our weather is finally warming up and fishing is becoming more and more productive every day. Now is one of our most comfortable times of the year on the water. You get to go out and enjoy some sun, a nice light breeze, and relax on the water as you anticipate the excitement of […]

Fishing Forecast for May

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Spring is finally here, and we are now seeing an abundant array of fishing opportunities in the 10,000 Islands. The mild and dry weather this month in combination with lighter winds makes it the ideal month for fishing our local waters. The water is beginning to warm up to a steady eighty degrees, which easily attracts the fish that are […]

Springtime Fishing in the 10,000 Islands

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With spring finally here, we are able to experience some warm breezes, mild temperatures, and great fishing opportunities in the 10,000 Islands region of Florida. Now that we are past winter season, we can finally get out there and do some fishing and take advantage of such a mild month of fish-filled waters. Offshore Fishing If you prefer offshore fishing, […]

Fishing Forecast for April

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The end of March brings us quickly into April and with this new month we can see a definitive rise in the temperature. This rise will cause the water temperatures to again reach around the high 70s. During this month, spotted sea trout and pompano are popular and can be found out in the flats where you see grass on […]


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