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Warm Weather Keeps the Fish Biting in Southwest Florida

Capt. Bill Russell
November 24, 2011
Pine Island Sound - Saltwater Fishing Report

So far November has remained a month with mild weather, a few slight cool fronts but nothing more. With no reason for baitfish or predators to head for warmer water good fishing continues around southwest Florida.

Its Thanksgiving week and we are still fishing in shorts and t shirts, you can't beat that!

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Catch and release snook fishing continues to give us fun with the hard fighting linesides. They are always a pleasant surprise when our main target is redfish.

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On some days locating redfish has been pretty easy and on others it's taken some moving around. Sand potholes on the low water and hard bottom along mangrove shorelines over the higher tide stages have given the best results.

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Season is closed on sea trout, but we are catch and releasing plenty. Large fish up to twenty-four inches are feeding over the same bottom as redfish and snook.

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It's possible to catch an inshore slam (snook, redfish & trout) without moving the boat.

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Now that the Thanksgiving Holiday is here and gone it's the kick off to the crazy shopping season. I never have and never will understand how people can actually tolerate the shopping mayhem and enjoy it. What I do understand, with all crowds on the roads and shopping at the stores, it's a great time for a peaceful day of fishing. Especially if this beautiful weather in sunny southwest Florida continues.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving Holiday.

For charter information, please contact us at:

Phone: 239-283-7960
Website: www.fishpineisland.com
E-mail: gcl2fish@live.com

"Catch the Action" with Captain Bill Russell

Holiday Gift Certificate available

Target Species:

redfish, snook, sea trout, spanish mackerel

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As a native of Pine Island Bill has spent his entire life fishing the waters surrounding the Island and has been a professional fishing guide for fourteen years. The waters surrounding Pine Island including Pine Island Sound, Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Sanibel, Captiva and Boca Grande are a true fishing mecca that provide a wide range of angling thrills. We customize each trip to ensure everyone on board has a great time and will return again. Come join us and "Catch The Action"

Contact Info:

Gulf Coast Limited Charter Co.
2637 Clyde Street
Matlacha, FL 33993
Phone: 239-283-7960
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