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A Trip Offshore in Naples

Idling out of Gordon’s Pass, the snook explode the surface of the water on the north side of the jetty. White herons and snowy egrets stake out pieces of the riprap. The snook push the schools of bait up along the jetty. The birds spear the scared baits that jump out of the water from the charging fish underneath the surface. A soft warm easterly breeze cuts the cool of the morning. This is the beginning of a beautiful morning in southwest Florida on the coast. The sun creeping up through the tree line of mangroves. A “grape fruit“ red morning sun. Coconut palms silhouetted all along the beach of Naples white sands and still waters. The boat purrs south at two hundred and ten degrees. A wake of purplish blue water rolls out from behind her stern. A fading trail of frothy bubbles glow neon white in the early morning sun. Rafts of cigar minnows and thread fins “shake” on the surface. Continue reading A Trip Offshore in Naples

Hit the Jackpot – Finding and Attracting Salmon

Oasis Alaska Charters in Ketchikan explain common fishing techniques you can use to find healthy schools of salmon

Each summer, thousands travel from all over the U.S. and the world to fish for salmon in Alaska during their annual runs. All anglers hope to catch enough salmon to take home to share with family and friends. Besides the actual catch, enjoying some of your harvest months later is one of the most satisfying parts of fishing for your own salmon in the wild.

However, in order to take some home, you got to find them and catch them first.

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Fishing Marco Island

Marco Island, Florida is located in the Southwest fishery of the state. It boasts a intricate backcountry waterway that holds a large amount of Florida’s famous inshore fish species.

Its also part of the northern tip of the Ten Thousand Islands. For state residents this area is known for its inshore and backcountry fishing. This is where light tackle anglers on technical poling skiffs flock to for the best in Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Sea Trout fishing in the state.  Marco Island Fishing Charter companies (like have called this area home for decades. Continue reading Fishing Marco Island