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Estero Bay Report

Capt. Jon Fetter
March 10, 2016
Estero Bay - Saltwater Fishing Report

The bite this past week was pretty tough for anglers in and around Estero Bay.Fish were caught just not much in size. The passes were producing pompano, whiting, silver trout, spotted seatrout, sharks, mackerel, and jacks. Bouncing shrimp tipped jig heads seemed to work best although shrimp under popping corks worked as well. There was a decent seatrout bite over the grass flats near deeper water. Shrimp under popping corks was the ticket. Anglers managed a few keepers, but most were in the 13-14 inch range. There were also plenty of ladyfish picked up with this method. Redfish action has been really slow this past week, but hopefully the warmer weather and water temps will get them eating again. Look to the oyster bars and mangroves islands on high water and throw 1/8 oz jigheads tipped with shrimp.

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Catching The Cure is a Backcountry Spin and Fly Fishing Charter located in Ft. Myers Florida. Captain Jon has spent 30 years fishing with experience ranging from farm ponds in Ohio to bonefishing in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas. He now calls Southwest Florida home where he hunts the flats and mangroves in search of monster snook, redfish, and tarpon. Captain Jon is the newest member of the Mako Boats Pro Staff and a Pro Staff memeber of Bass Pro Shops.

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Catching The Cure
17550 Stepping Stone Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33967
Phone: 239-229-4705
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