It’s been a fun and eventful summertime for 1st Mate Vicki and I working areas of the Florida Keys (‘KEYS’) when the winds permitted. A lot of our fellow Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay members also take opportunities to do the same. Read more “Capt. Terry’s Hot Fishing Report”
Springtime saltwater fishing in Southwest Florida is exciting and offers opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. With the arrival of warmer weather and longer days, the fish are becoming more active, Read more “Spring Has Sprung, and So Has the SWFL Fishing”
Now is the time! Those looking for opportunities to catch big Redfish; now is the time! FWC opened Redfish for harvest this month on September 1st. the limit is one per person with a maximum of two Redfish per vessel with a slot size of 18-27 inches in length. Read more “SEPTEMBER FISHING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA”
WOW IT IS HOT! I am not just speaking to the fishing but to the July summer heat. Nonetheless, the winds have been tame and the storms not a big issue this year so far. Read more “CAPTAIN TERRY SAYS JULY MAY BE HOT, BUT SO IS THE FISHING!”
Boating and fishing have been exceptionally good during the month of May. Winds have subsided since the early months allowing more and more boaters and anglers to enjoy our estuaries both inshore and offshore.
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”
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”
October 2020 did not disappoint as the Redfish bite was good. Moreover, it seemed that virtually every species that inhabit our SW Florida waterways are here in good numbers. They say the fish follow the bait. That being said, there is plenty of bait around for cast netting and purchasing. Crabs, Shrimp, Mullet, Pilchard, Glass Minnows and Threadfins galore! Birds are everywhere (inshore and offshore) diving ferociously to get their bellies full. Plenty of fish, such as Spanish Mackerel and Seatrout, lurking just below the surface for the opportunity to gorge themselves.
Read more “RED OCTOBER”
October is definitely a ‘transitional’ month for most any of the Florida waters when it comes to inshore or offshore fishing. Air and water temperatures are coming down with the advent of the cold fronts from the north, east and northwest. Reef species move to shallower water and even inshore in some instances. Nonetheless, all species remain active and in good numbers with more migratory species, such as Spanish Mackerel, Permit and Kingfish arriving daily. Summertime heat is over.