Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fishing Sanibel Captiva Island & The Keys

Fishing Sanibel Captiva Island & The Keys

This past week our good friends Barb & Phil Hartz from Minneapolis joined us for 5 days of lounging and lobstering in the Keys. High winds and full moon tides did not hinder us in our pursuit of a limit of lobsters. Diving coral heads in 5-7 feet of water we had our limit by 8:30 the first day. We…

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Fishing Sanibel & Captiva Islands to the Keys

Fishing Sanibel & Captiva Islands to the Keys

Another great day away from Sanibel  & Captiva while in the Keys. Ted Murray, my son Jake and myself went out for a leisurely couple of hours of fishing near Big Pine Key. After checking my pinfish/crab traps we headed to a shoreline on a high incoming tide hoping to find the juvenile tarpon feeding along the mangroves. Like clockwork,…

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Another fun day fishing Sanibel & Captiva

Another fun day fishing Sanibel & Captiva

Dusty Sanibel – Captiva and Pine Island Sound was the venue for a day on the water with Dave Gibson on Monday . Dusty Boe, now 19, has been fishing with his dad, mom and me since he was five years old. Using pilchards, pinfish, and cut bait, Dusty caught 5 redfish, trout to 22 inches, spanish mackerel to 23…

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Break from Sanibel Captiva to the Keys

Break from Sanibel Captiva to the Keys

Tom Christopher along with son Sean and daughter Arielle joined me in the Keys while I’m on break from Sanibel and Captiva. Heading out between rain squalls, we managed several nice ‘cudas along with mutton snapper and mangrove snapper on the first day. My son Jake took a 40 lb tarpon off the seawall while we all were night fishing…

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