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Great Day on the Reef
Great Day on the Reef
December 5, 2023
**Title: "Reeling in the Good Times: A Day of Reef Fishing off Sanibel Island"** Are you ready for an exciting fishing adventure just a stone's throw away from Sanibel Island in sunny Florida? Well, look no further! We recently embarked on a memorable 3/4 day of reef fishing, and I'm here to give you all the juicy details. **The Journey Begins** The day started with the promise of adventure as we set sail on a quick 30-minute boat ride from Sanibel Island. Our destination? The bountiful reefs teeming with marine life that awaited us just below the surface. **A Slow Start** Our fishing expedition began with a bit of anticipation, but the first few spots left us with very few bites. It's all part of the thrill of fishing – sometimes you hit, and sometimes you miss. But patience is key, and we kept our spirits high, knowing that the best was yet to come. **The Honey Hole** And come it did! As if the fishing gods had heard our prayers, we stumbled upon a true "honey hole." At this magical spot, the action heated up, and we found ourselves landing over 20 keepers. The variety of fish we caught was impressive, including Snapper, Porkys, and even an impressive amberjack. The feeling of reeling in a prize catch is truly exhilarating. **Cooler Mornings, Hotter Fishing** One interesting observation from our trip was the impact of the cooler morning temperatures. With the mercury dipping down to the freezing 60s in the morning, the fish seemed to be more active and willing to bite. It's a reminder that understanding the elements and their influence on fishing can make all the difference. **The Ones That Got Away** Our day wasn't without its fair share of challenges. Along the way, we encountered a few black grouper, but unfortunately, they were all out of season and on the smaller side. While it's always a bit disappointing to release a catch, it's a necessary step in preserving the ecosystem and ensuring the sustainability of our favorite pastime. **An Amazing Day on the Water** Despite the initial slow start and the black grouper disappointments, everyone on board agreed that it was an incredible day on the water. There's something about being out in nature, feeling the breeze on your face, and the excitement of reeling in a fish that makes it all worthwhile. **Join Us for Your Fishing Adventure** If this fishing expedition has piqued your interest, we'd love to have you on board with us at Charters in Paradise. We still have some openings, so don't hesitate to book your adventure with us on fishingbooker.com. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, there's no better way to experience the thrill of reef fishing off the beautiful shores of Sanibel Island. So, grab your fishing gear, put on your sunscreen, and get ready for a day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and, of course, some incredible catches. We can't wait to share the magic of reef fishing with you. See you on board!
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What anglers said about fishing in Fort Myers Beach

Stay on the pine island sound in the mangroves.check the tide charts for fishiness.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Stay on the pine island sound in the mangroves.check the tide charts for fishiness.
Bowditch Point Charters
Bowditch Point Charters
Windy. But a great captain and crew. They made it possible in those winds.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Windy. But a great captain and crew. They made it possible in those winds.
Grand Slam Charters
Grand Slam Charters
Was a perfect day and we had so much fun. Even saw sunken boats from the hurricane. He pointed out so much interesting stuff to us!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Was a perfect day and we had so much fun. Even saw sunken boats from the hurricane. He pointed out so much interesting stuff to us!
Bowditch Point Charters
Bowditch Point Charters
The weather was great while we were out fishing. The waves were smooth. It was nice being out on the boat!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The weather was great while we were out fishing. The waves were smooth. It was nice being out on the boat!
Grand Slam Charters
Grand Slam Charters
Seek out a good captain. I suggest Captain Paul @ Bowditch Point Charters.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Seek out a good captain. I suggest Captain Paul @ Bowditch Point Charters.
Bowditch Point Charters
Bowditch Point Charters Columbus, Ohio
Fished offshore with Joe and had a fantastic time. Captain Joe put us on many species including King, Cobia, Grunt and others. Went home with fish dinner for days! Great boat and captain! Will be going again. Thanks Joe.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fished offshore with Joe and had a fantastic time. Captain Joe put us on many species including King, Cobia, Grunt and others. Went home with fish dinner for days! Great boat and captain! Will be going again. Thanks Joe.
Fort Myers Fishing Adventures
Fort Myers Fishing Adventures North River, ND
This is a great place to go fishing but the summer months is not the greatest for catching the best fish, which is anywhere you go. We plan on a fall or winter trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This is a great place to go fishing but the summer months is not the greatest for catching the best fish, which is anywhere you go. We plan on a fall or winter trip.
Always Fun Charters LLC
Always Fun Charters LLC Knoxville, TN
Dress accordingly. Sunscreen, if you need to reapply, remember to bring lotion, not the spray Listen to the captain and you will catch fish
Very good
4.0 / 5
Dress accordingly. Sunscreen, if you need to reapply, remember to bring lotion, not the spray Listen to the captain and you will catch fish
Reel-ality Sportfishing
Reel-ality Sportfishing Fort Myers, Florida
Book with Captain Christopher with CC Custom Charters and let him show you the way
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book with Captain Christopher with CC Custom Charters and let him show you the way
CC Private Charters
CC Private Charters Shickley, NE
I'm sure there are more plentiful seasons, but it has been a great experience for us 2 years in a row. We are out for the fun and memories, and if we get a mess of fish for the table even better- we've accomplished that 2 years in a row.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I'm sure there are more plentiful seasons, but it has been a great experience for us 2 years in a row. We are out for the fun and memories, and if we get a mess of fish for the table even better- we've accomplished that 2 years in a row.
Maritime Charters South Fort Myers
Maritime Charters South Fort Myers Mitchell, IN
take your kids, the fishing is fantastic and the memories will last a lifetime
Excellent
5.0 / 5
take your kids, the fishing is fantastic and the memories will last a lifetime
Fort Myers Fishing Adventures
Fort Myers Fishing Adventures New Castle, DE
This is great fishing even if you don't want to go all the way out in the ocean. There are so many areas and the charters know where to take you.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This is great fishing even if you don't want to go all the way out in the ocean. There are so many areas and the charters know where to take you.
Day 5 Charters
Day 5 Charters Benton, WI
You have to book a fishing trip with Capt John, promise will be a great experience and lots of fun .
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You have to book a fishing trip with Capt John, promise will be a great experience and lots of fun .
Day 5 Charters
Day 5 Charters Naples, Florida
Fort Myers has a wide range of species that can be targeted depending on the time of year that you're on the water. Finding a captain that know their stuff and how to pursue the right fish at the right time will pay dividends! There's no such thing as "downtime" in these waters. If you know what you're doing, or know someone who does, you'll find the action and you'll definitley be coming back for more.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fort Myers has a wide range of species that can be targeted depending on the time of year that you're on the water. Finding a captain that know their stuff and how to pursue the right fish at the right time will pay dividends! There's no such thing as "downtime" in these waters. If you know what you're doing, or know someone who does, you'll find the action and you'll definitley be coming back for more.
Day 5 Charters
Day 5 Charters Fort Myers, Florida