Sanibel Sheepshead Fishing

Convicts, Reds, Tripletail and The Amazing Beaches of Sanibel & Captiva!

January 25, 2019

“Winter” has come to Sanibel & Captiva Islands! January brought cooler temps and the usual pattern of cold front after cold front. That can make life challenging as a fishing guide! When it’s cold, windy or both, you need to […]

Captiva Snook

Cool Breezes and Clear Water!!!

December 6, 2018

It’s hard to believe it’s December already! And I’m sorry to say I haven’t been keeping up on my fishing reports. Thankfully, a lot has changed since my September blog. The water quality and the fishing have greatly improved! I’m […]

SWFL Red Tide

Red Tide Rebound!

September 3, 2018

August was a very trying month. I’m sure you’ve all seen the news coverage. Between the horrible red tide and the fresh water releases from Lake–O (Lake Okeechobee)… It has been hard to stay positive. As a full time guide, […]


Warm Summer Breezes, Mang’s for the Freezer!

July 22, 2018

Summertime is in full swing on Sanibel & Captiva! Warm waters, mild breezes, afternoon thundershowers and plenty of fish to pull on the other end of the line! We see a lot of summer family vacations during this time of […]

Sanibel Sea Trout

Sanibel & Captiva Fishing report May/June 2018

June 13, 2018

Sorry it’s taken me a little longer to get this months Fishing Report out there! As many of you know, May/June isn’t technically “high season” on Sanibel & Captiva, but it is definitely one of the busier times of the […]

Tarpon Jump

The King Has Arrived! Welcome to Tarpon Season 2018!

April 10, 2018

The King has arrived!!! Welcome to Tarpon Season 2018!!! It is been a long and windy winter here in southwest Florida. I know, I know. Nothing like many of you folks up north have had, and in some cases many […]

Captiva Island Tarpon

Awaiting the arrival of the King!

March 7, 2018

March is always an exciting time of the year on Sanibel & Captiva. The weather is usually stellar. Temperatures in the high 70’s to mid 80s and the humidity is usually very moderate. This warm weather brings in one of […]


Outstanding Weather, Outstanding Fishing!

February 22, 2018

This weather is why so many people come to Sanibel & Captiva at this time of year!!! A typical February brings a number of cold fronts, which drive down water temperatures. That “Cold Water” can often make the fishing on […]

Gag Grouper Dinner

Sanibel & Captiva Winter Fishing Patterns

January 15, 2018

January is the time of year when we transition into our winter fishing patterns.  Southwest Florida rarely dips down to the freezing temperatures that many of you experience up North But, we still get our share of “cold fronts” and […]

Captiva Tarpon

Welcome to the ALL NEW

October 1, 2017

Welcome to the new! I’ve been a Charter Captain for more than 16 years, and I’ll be the first to tell you I’m not always an early adopter of new technology. However, over the last few years, we all […]