I am excited to report that the 2023 Boat Show had record attendance during at least one of the 4 days at the Ft. Myers ‘Downtown Location’. Full of vendors and people excited about getting out during the beautiful weekend to enjoy the boats and products that are representative and reflected of SW Florida lifestyle. Read more “JANUARY FISHING AND FT. MYERS BOAT SHOW REPORT”
I thought July fishing was HOT! It was, but so is the first part of August. Fishing remains good for both inshore and offshore Read more “CAPTAIN TERRY’S AUGUST FISHING REPORT”
Spring in Florida typically means a couple of things. Fewer boats, and more windy days. Yep, just about the time the tourists start breezing out of town, windy conditions start blowing our boats around a bit more. Which gives us the perfect opportunity to pass along some great boat handling tips…because if you can manage your craft in the windy conditions, fairer weather days become that much easier and more enjoyable.
Read more “Don’t let docking in the wind blow your day”
The Bonita Springs Boat Show was a huge success thanks to the efforts of John and Kyle Good. The quality of the vendors and displays made every day of the show enjoyable with great crowds in attendance. Read more “Springtime fishing with Captain Terry of Fish Face Charters”
Whether you’re a diehard reef angler or only occasionally venture offshore to target deep-water species, knowing how to use descending devices or venting tools will help the fish you release survive and help keep you out of trouble. Read more “Gulf Reef Anglers: Learn & Earn Free Gear”
Southwest Florida boaters rejoice! The Bonita Springs Boat Show returns March 3-6, 2022 with hundreds of boats from the area’s top dealers, all kinds of gear and accessories, and marine services pros. Read more “33rd Annual Bonita Springs Boat Show”
ROOKERY BAY MANAGEMENT PLAN
A draft management plan that will have an impact on boating and boating access in the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve has been prepared by the Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection. The RCP seeks public comment on the draft plan, which covers the 2021-2026 period. Read more “Notice of Public Meeting: Rookery Bay Management Plan”
The first weekend of March (3,4,5 and 6th) will mark the annual Bonita Springs, Florida Boat Show. It will offer opportunities of a lifetime for many who visit the SW MARINE INDUSTRIES BOAT AND FISHING SHOW at the Grey Hound Facility in Bonita Springs. Read more “GO FISHING AND BOATING IN SW FLORIDA”
As new and used boat values continue to climb, you might be thinking about selling off your current boat or trading it in for a newer or bigger vessel. Before you do, a few Southwest Florida marine experts have some advice for successfully navigating this unprecedented boat market.
Read more “Pro Tips: Buying or Selling a Boat in 2022”
The 21st Annual Charlotte County Boat Show is right around the corner and is the perfect way to start off the new year right. The show will deliver everything a Southwest Florida boater could want, all together in one place. Read more “The 2022 Charlotte County Boat Show”