Black Sea Bass have not been plentiful in Southwest Florida for several years but winter this year has brought this fish back to us! Right now if you are fishing from the beaches or off of a dock or old pier, you’re most likely to hook this rare fish by using a shrimp as bait. Sheep head are also picking up and the colder waters are bringing on a better bite at Placida or Tom Adams but be sure to get out there before we return to our usual warm weather.

My crew and I are back at the Charlotte County Boat Show this weekend with a series of informative seminars and tackle displays in the Expo Building. Stop by Thursday-Sunday starting at 11:00 a.m. to talk with area Charter Captains and local fishing experts.

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