What would you recommend to anglers fishing in Fort Myers, Florida for the first time?

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Jon Sourbeer
McLean, VA
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Went fishing with Indigenous Charters on March 7, 2019
Watch the weather patterns and try to get a few warm days in a row to make the snook more active. Still early forTarpon and the normally reliable sea trout are still recovering from the red tide last year so maybe next year might be better it you prefer that species. We had a great time catching lady fish when the water temps dipped and put the snook off their feed. Be prepared for some wind this time of year.

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Kelly Tracy
Commerce Charter Township, MI
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Went fishing with Flats Fish’r Charters - Fort Myers on January 31, 2019
Only because January can be a crap shoot : ) It was cold the day we fished so things were a bit quiet - but 2 days later is was back in the mid/high 70's and I'm sure much better for those anglers :) :)

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Philip Dodd
UPPER ARLNGTN, OH
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Went fishing with Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 on December 28, 2019
Fishing in the spring/summer/early fall is great, but for some reason fishing in December sucks.

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Gary Franklin
San Juan
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Went fishing with Sea Reed Charters on November 6, 2019
Go out with an experienced guide who knows the water and the best way to catch fish.

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David Russell
Fort Myers, Florida
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Went fishing with Chum Crazy Charters on June 13, 2019
Wear gear for protection from the sun. Don't forget the sunscreen. Plan on a wonderful experience of fishing and observing the wonderful scenery.

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Michael Dombeck
Ringle, WI
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Went fishing with Indigenous Charters on March 3, 2019
Try the inland fishing in the shallows to site fish along the Mangroves, you never know what may be leaving in the shadows of each cast.