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Tamiami and Beach

Capt. Paul Wolter
May 15, 2009
Naples - Saltwater Fishing Report

Spent most of last week out around US41 targeting Tarpon. We had 3 amazing days of Tarpon fishing, with over 20 hooked, including a couple in the 50lb class. A couple of hits on flies, but most action came on a swimbait. How many of these fish were landed? Try NONE! Quite frustrating, but still an amazing experience jumping some big Tarpon from the shoreline in small canals! I went solo out to the beach this morning for 3 hours to see whats going on there. Water was flat and clear, tides were just marginal, and the action was fair. 3 Snook landed and a couple of Jacks that were barely noticeable, mixed into a huge school of rays. Great fun on a 5 weight! I used my standard small, synthetic minnow pattern. The fishing will improve with a bigger tide swing. Tons of bait along the beach...glass minnows and greenies.

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Naples Fishing Forecast:

Inland Tarpon fishing has been the best I've seen. I'm looking for that to continue for atleast the next few weeks. After a few weeks of rains, the canals will fill and Tarpon will move around alot more. Beach fishing is good during stronger tides early and late....prime time for the beach will start in just weeks. Personally, I usually think of this as being about June 1st. Contact me for local Snook or inland Tarpon/Snook action!!

Target Species:

Snook and Tarpon

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