Fishing Reports by Captain Gary Clark
About The Author:
Company: Ultimate Charters
Area Reporting: Sanibel-Captiva-Pine Island
Bio: I am a second generation Florida native fisherman with 45yrs of boating experience.Full time guide for 18 yrs. 7 yrs. instructor/guide at the Ultimate Backwater Fishing School on Pine Island. We offer light tackle and fly fishing for Sanibel-Captiva and Pine Island.
I am a Pro-Staff guide for Ranger Boats,Raymarine,G-Loomis,Power Pole,Owner Hooks,Power Pro Line,Patagonia,Minn Kota,Berkly and Gray Taxidermy. All equipment used is the finest available, G-loomis rods and Shimano reels. We also offer shelling and sightseeing trips.
[Fort Myers,FL] Inshore or offshore take your pick everything is working now
[Fort Myers,FL] Hot days and light wind will make for good days sight fishing tarpon.
[Fort Myers,FL] Tarpon have arrived with warmer than normal temperatures this will be a early season
[Fort Myers,FL] April arrived with winds much like march stirring up the bay and making driving around difficult at times but fishing has stayed good.
[Fort Myers,FL] This has been a march to remember, after a bad winter and spring last year we have got just what we needed
[Fort Myers,FL] The best trout fishing in years not just in numbers but size.
[Fort Myers,FL] Spring break is in full swing with great weather and fishing, get out and fish!
[Fort Myers,FL] Spring like weather is still with us making for great fishing
[Fort Myers,FL] Warm weather and great fishing are here sea trout have been off the charts and almost all of our spring fish have showed up.
[Fort Myers,FL] With spring like weather the fishing and weather couldn"t be better.
[Fort Myers,FL] Good trout fishing even with cooler water, the great news it will only get better this week. Get out and fish!
[Fort Myers,FL] A long awaited warmup of air and water temperatures has the variety of fish on the upswing.
[Fort Myers,FL] With cool sunny days and a front midweek fishing slower and lower is the way to go
[Fort Myers,FL] Sea trout, Redfish and sheepshead, its january and our winter pattern has set in.
[Fort Myers,FL] We are working around the weather, winds have been going north south east and west. But we have been able to get our share of good days in.
[Fort Myers,FL] Cold has finally given way to warmer more Florida type weather, with air temps in the 70s and water getting back into the 60s
[Fort Myers,FL] Weekly cold fronts have made it hard to get out but between the fronts fishing has been good
[Fort Myers,FL] Mild temperatures gave us another week of hot redfishing
[Fort Myers,FL] After a strong coldfront on the weekend our temperatures rebounded with some great redfishing.
[Fort Myers,FL] The falls first strong coldfront arrives lowering water temperatures and tides
[Fort Myers,FL] Great fall fishing and weather with our first real cold front on the way by Saturday
[Fort Myers,FL] The fall bait migration is well underway making for some great fishing off the beaches
[Fort Myers,FL] Great weather makes for good fishing following several windy day earlier in the week
[Fort Myers,FL] October and our first cool front arrive signaling the end of our rainy season and hopefully the end of hurricaine season
[Fort Myers,FL] Fall season is the time for variety, schooling redfish, tarpon on the beaches and passes, snook and plenty of sea trout
[Pine Island Sound,FL] A change in the morning air temperatures says fall is on the way.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] The end of summer is near, we are still in a wet pattern with loads of fresh water getting into the bay from the river and runn off.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] A very wet late summer pattern has made salinity levels very low in the bay system.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Sharks big and little for the taking, plenty of seatrout and mackerel.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Stormy weather but good fishing with some cooler than normal temperatures
[Pine Island Sound,FL] The dog days of summer are upon us with high heat indexes and warm water, fishing is good in and around the beaches and passes
[Pine Island Sound,FL] The summer heat is on and with billions of gallons of fresh water flowing into the bay the best fishing is in and around the beaches and passes
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Tarpon are everywhere, Ft. Myers beach, Sanibel, Captiva, Boca Grande, Charlot Hourbour and Pine Island Sound
[Sanibel,FL] Tarpon season is in full swing seeing hundreds of fish on the calm days
[Sanibel,FL] Warm temperatures means Tarpon and shark time and snook and seatrout will shift to the beaches.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Everything is a little late this year, windy days and water temps in the low 70"s have kept the bait from ganging up on the beaches and slowed the tarpon season.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] With water approaching 80 degrees we are hitting on all cylinders eveything is bitting
[Pine Island Sound,FL] With high pressure in control this week fishing was good but windy early in the week
[Pine Island Sound,FL] With March weather in April the weather has been a bit crazy but the fishing is good and getting better.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Spring has been a long time coming this year but finally some warm water and air has the fishing right where it needs to be.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Variety is the name of the game this time of year its not unusual to catch something that you were not trying for.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Spring is late but its here, with warmer water and air temps fishing is heating up and bait is just around the corner.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] The fishing and weather warmed up this week getting water temperatures back above 60.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Another cold and windy week behind us, but good news for Monday through Thursday warmerrrrrr.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Even though we are still getting fronts this week gave us some great fishing midweek.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Trout and Rat Reds have been steady, the fish are really ganged up when you find them.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] With a steady diet of cold fronts if nothing else we are in a winter pattern.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Getting back to normal is a good thing after having a rough January for fishing.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] We are on the rebound and I dont mean basketball, water temps have cracked 60 degrees and the trout and small redfish are making up for some lost time.
[Pine Island Sound,FL] Mother Natures hard to figure out just when you think you have seen everything she lets you know just how powerfull she is.