Southwest FL- Pine Island Sound - Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Southwest FL- Pine Island Sound - Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Time to fish sinking lines and weighted flies.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Southwest FL- Pine Island Sound is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Capt. Dave Pecci

Fishing conditions: The cold snap has moved the fish into deeper water. The shallows will be pretty quiet for the next few days

Inshore temperature: 60 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 64 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Shrimp, crabs, pinfish, whitebait (threadfin Herring and scaled sardines) Ladyfish, catfish

Fish species: Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, Sea Trout, Jack Crevalle, Spanish Mackerel and more

Fishing season: Year round fishing

Nearest airport: RSW Ft. Myers / PDG Punta Gorda

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Pine Island Sound Description

Pine Island Sound and Eastern Charlotte Harbor includes the areas of Cape Coral, Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Matlacha, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island and Cayo Costa. A tranquil getaway on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast and a premier fly fishing destination. The redfish, snook and seatrout fishing is among the very best in Southwest Florida. Spring tarpon fishing in the Sound, Passes, and along the beaches is ...

Techniques & Tips

It's cold - "slow and low". Fish deeper water and slow down your strips and retrieves.

7-Day Forecast

Water will warm and the fishing will improve as the cold front passes.

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