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12-13-13 Fort Myers Fishing Report

Posted by Captain Bill Curtis on Friday, December 13, 2013, In : Fort Myers 
I’ve had several great trips in the Fort Myers area over the last couple of weeks.



There have been new friends on board, as well as returning customers, and some new clients, all getting to experience great trips in Estero Bay.



The bait is still available on the beaches, but we’ve been using some live shrimp as well to catch the sheepshead and black drum that are taking up their seasonal residences in the passes.



The snook bite continues to be excellent and there are some very large jack c...

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November Charters

Posted by Captain Bill Curtis on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, In : Fort Myers 
Still catching up on reports and received a few pictures from another great group of guys that I thought I would share, thanks Brian.



Although the water temperature continues to dip from the summer highs, the whitebait, AKA snook and redfish cookies, are still hanging out off the beaches in shallow water, making them easily nettable to start the days charters.



The snook bite continues to be great except for 1 trip, which worked out as we found some very nice redfish to make up for it on that ...

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October Charters

Posted by Captain Bill Curtis on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, In : Fort Myers 
I can’t believe how long it’s been since I posted any reports!



The lack of reports doesn’t mean no fishing or catching though.



I had a few charters over the last month or so with 4 customers on board catching a bunch of fish making it difficult to get any pictures. My preferred bait of scaled sardines has been readily available making it that much easier to catch a ton of fish.



The snook bite has been fantastic. Pretty much every charter has seen double digit catches of snook, with lots ...

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08-08-12 Hot Ft Myers August Charter

Posted by Captain Bill Curtis on Thursday, August 9, 2012, In : Fort Myers 
An unexpected chop, even on the inland waters greeted me as I throttled up the motor and the boat began to plane for a weekday charter with first time clients on a Wednesday morning. They wanted to fish for tarpon, and the cloudy and generally stirred up water was going to make it difficult for what I wanted to do.  I picked up the eager group of 3 before sunrise and we set up some drifts not far from the ramp on the swift flowing outgoing tide. Bait was a combination of perfect large sized b...
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