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Offshore Fishing off Sanibel Island, Florida

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A nice King Mackerel aka, Kingfish was caught off Sanibel Island

A nice Bonita caught off Sanibel Island

A nice Bonita caught off Sanibel Island

Another beautiful day in the waters off Sanibel Island, Florida.  The wind has laid down and the Kingfish were hungry!! Big Bonita, snapper and gag grouper made an appearance as well. When the winds cooperate this is a great time of year for offshore fishing in SW Florida. This is the time of year when the tourist visitation is still light and the water is not overly crowded.  It can be an excellent time for a Sanibel Island fishing vacation considering the low chance of rain and weather still in the 80’s!

 

Sanibel Fishing Charters in Late Summer

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It is HOT! Not only the weather but fishing is hot despite the warm temperatures.  We are lucky to live on the coast near the beaches of Sanibel and Fort Myers. The sea breezes give a little relief to our coastal areas while inland towns are sweltering.

It’s always nice to go swimming in the Gulf after a few hours of fishing and maybe even stop for a cocktail at Cabbage Key or Tarpon Lodge.  We now even offer lunch trips to Useppa, a private club and island only reachable by boat. Take a dip in the pool grab a cocktail and get cooled down for an afternoon of fishing for redfish and snook!

Emerald clear water off Captiva Island!

Emerald clear water off Captiva Island!

We are thrilled to be able to offer our guests the special privileges of the Useppa Club as well as our family favorite, Cabbage Key.  With early Fall coming it’s the perfect time to book a charter just as the weather cools down and the tourists aren’t around.  Fall is beautiful here.  Crisp air and clear water are two things that come to mind when I think of Fall fishing… hope you can join us!

645We have a new booking system that makes it super simple to book your charter online 24/7.  You even get an instant confirmation after you book your excursion.  Check out our calendar of availability now!

We look forward to having you aboard!

Angela

Charter Coordinator for Endless Summer Charters

Fort Myers Fishing for Reds

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Redfish have been on fire in the Fort Myers and Sanibel areas of Pine Island Sound.  Our customers have been tearing it up and for one reason and one reason only…Capt. Bill knows the habits of redfish in SW Florida.

Just about every charter with Endless Summer Charters has “limited out” on the redfish bite.  This makes for some good eating and happy anglers.

We have been sending many of our happy customers to restaurants to have their catch cooked for dinner.  We’ve even had a few eat their fresh catch at The Waterfront restaurant on Pine Island while on their charter with Capt. Bill.  The chef will prepare a plate full of fried redfish with sides for a nice price too.  There is nothing like eating fresh fish just minutes after catching!

We will be adding restaurants to this list and hope you come back to see what’s next from the water of SW Florida.

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Capt. Bill Hammond owns and operates
Endless Summer Charters in Ft. Myers & Sanibel
www.EndlessSummerCharters.net

The Snook are gettin’ Hungry!

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When the water gets cooler the snook bite generally slows, if not stops all together.  They move slower to save energy and keep their metabolism as low as possible.  They just don’t want to put out the effort to grab a meal, even if it’s an easy meal. 

There have been many times that I’ve casted my bait onto the nose of a snook and watch it roll it’s eyes at me.  Okay, maybe not but it sure did seem like it.  If that snook had a thumb he would have been thumbing it at me!

Now that the water is warming the snook are stirring.  It seems the smaller ones start eating first and by the time we’re well into spring the big ones can’t get enough of eating those hand sized white bait.

Despite the freeze that killed so many snook last year we really had a good Spring and Summer.  We caught some lunkers near Sanibel, Pine Island, Estero Bay and in the mouth of the Caloosahatchee in Fort Myers.

Snook season is closed indefinately but it’s still just as thrilling to catch the local favorite.  We’ve caught more than a few this week and they’re are getting bigger with every catch.  Looking forward to it even if I can’t serve them up with grits, hushpuppies and slaw!

Capt. Bill Hammond owns and operates
Endless Summer Charters in Ft. Myers & Sanibel
www.EndlessSummerCharters.net