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Estero Bay Report

Capt. Jon Fetter
April 8, 2016
Estero Bay - Saltwater Fishing Report

This past week the fishing was tough for anglers. The poor tides coupled with the winds made it difficult to locate fish. There was some decent seatrout action on the grass flats in 3-5 feet of water near deeper channels. Shrimp under popping corks worked best. The passes provided anglers with some variety in terms of seatrout, ladyfish, sharks, and mackerel. Dragging shrimp tipped jig heads was the best method. The redfish bite continues to be difficult, but persistent anglers could find a few on the oyster bars and around the mangrove islands on high water. Shrimp on jig heads or cut ladyfish seemed to work best.

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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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