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Southwest Florida Weekend Fishing 4Cast

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Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Rob Modys
Covering Sarasota to Bonita Beach, including Siesta Key, Englewood, Boca Grande, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Cape Coral, Captiva, Sanibel and Fort Myers

Member Galleries

What's Biting Now

Offshore

Offshore Fishing Variety

Florida Sportsman Member: Capt Dan Medina We stopped in 85 feet over some good live bottom. We caught vermilion, lanes, and an endless supply of 18-19 inch red grouper. We only managed one keeper at 23 inches.

Sarasota Snooking

Sarasota Snooking

Florida Sportsman member: Jirvin70 The cold fronts definitely slowed down the big snook from moving out of the bay and the water has become very turbid. Plenty of fish out there, just need to adjust tactics.

Features

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A Step Above the Others

Fly fishing for summer tarpon from a unique perspective. I’ve caught many fish from the comfort and stability of my ladder long after the sea breeze swept waves have chased the others away.

How-To

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Tips for Turkey Hunt Success

One of the most-overlooked aspects of successful spring gobbler hunting is the setup. Position is often the most important key to affording the hunter the best opportunity to harvest the bird.

Guides & Charters

Capt Dugger

Southwest: Guides

Consider these top captains in the Southwest region for your next fishing trip.

Tackle Shops

Economy Inside

Economy Tackle/Dolphin Paddlesports

From its’ beginning as a converted army barracks in 1959, Economy Tackle has become an important member of the Sarasota area fishing community.

Accommodations

Four Winds

Southwest: Accommodations

Consider these top accommodations in the Southwest region when planning a fishing trip.

Marketplace

Cobia Center Console

Center Consoles

Florida Sportsman features the top center consoles for fishing the Sunshine State’s coastal and offshore waters.