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Spring has sprung in Southwest Florida. Time to fish!

Capt. Brad Brown
April 6, 2017
Fort Myers - Saltwater Fishing Report

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The resent weather has been difficult to adjust to. Even the weatherman has been surprised by the quick changes. First is cool, then it's hot. The winds don't blow, then they blow at gale force. But through it all the fishing has been pretty good with a many species.

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On a recent trips my anglers have scored on redfish, snook, small tarpon, seatrout and the ever present jacks. As a matter of fact the jacks have added a certain fun quotient to the trips. Some of them have been in the 10-pound range and that makes for screaming drags!

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We've been using mostly pilchards and occasionally live shrimp when the pilchards aren't cooperating. A recent outing included a couple of keeper redfish, three undersized snook, four seatrout and about 15 jacks. It made for nice busy morning on Estero Bay.

Spring has sprung and almost passed us by. Now is the time to book a trip. The seasonal "snowbirds" are headed home and spring break is over. There's lots of spots to fish with very little boat traffic.

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Captain Brad Brown, fishing Estero Bay & Pine Island Sound. He has a wealth of experience, and a passion for being on the water, and sharing that with his clients. In-shore and near-shore fishing is Captain Brad's specialty. Estero Bay and Pine Island Sound offer a wide range of species, including shark and tarpon action. Dolphin and Manatee sightings, turtles, eagles, spoonbills, egrets and more. You never know what a day on the water will bring.

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Moonlite Charters, LLC
20643 Porthole Ct.
Estero, FL 33928
Phone: 239-777-7786
Alt. Phone: 239-450-1476
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