Redfish are coming to Cape Coral

As we enter the fall season, we know the redfish will show up in large schools, and they will be easier to find and more aggressive as they hang together in these large groups. There are many different techniques and lure presentations that can be successful in...

Clean Water

May 12, 2022 By Blair Wickstrom Barren flats, over a thousand dead manatees due to starvation, unchecked pollution into our local watersheds, it’s time to address the “why” in the room. Or the “how”. Why and how do we let this continue to happen? With Florida’s...

Fall fishing

It is best to find Redfish during flowing waters.  Creeks will hold more fish because of lower temperatures.  Oyster bars are always a great spot to find them also.  While fishing  you will also run into few Seatrout.

Redfish In October

The action inshore this time of year is just so exciting. Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Snook make excellent year-round targets for both beginners and pros. Black Drum, Sheepshead, are just a few others you can add to your list. There are countless reasons why millions...

Artificial

When throwing artificial lures I find the most success when the wind is blowing and the conditions are a little rough.  1 to 3 ounce plugs, swimbaits, flairs, and topwater plug seem to work the best.  Try to match the live bait that is around. Also try to throw lures...

Captain for Hire

Today, I was captain for hire on Todd Lyvers’s new 2022 Grady White 257 Fisherman, along with his daughter Erica. We ran downriver to picnic island and then up to Matlacha. We caught a bunch of big whitebaits and then floated the flats for trout. After catching...