Fishing Tips

Fishing Tips & Info

During your Naples Florida fishing charter you may catch Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Snapper, Trout, and Pompano. Some interesting facts about these fish are described below.

Redfish

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters
Where: Offshore / Surf / Inshore / Rivers And Streams
Size: Most common from 1-12 pounds. Large fish are 30 pounds with the possibilty of up to 60 pounds.
Fight: Very strong and stubborn. Heavy runs are a “Reds” forte.
Food Quality: Excellent
Range: Very available in the Naples area

Snook

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters
Where: Surf / Inshore / Rivers And Streams
Size: Most common at 2-17 pounds. Large fish range from 20-30 pounds. Huge snook can reach upwards of 50 pounds.
Fight: Very strong and has endurance. Heavy runs and flashy jumping make the snook an excellent battle. Will seek stumps, pilings and roots to make landing even more a challenge.
Food Quality: Excellent
Range: Very available in the Naples area

Red Snapper

Water: Salt/Coastal Waters
Where: Offshore / Inshore
Size: Most common at a pound to 8 pounds. Large fish can reach 20 with the rare lunker weighing in at 30 or 40 pounds.
Fight: Strong, sharp runs with alot of underwater thrashing to throw the hook.
Food Quality: Excellent
Range: Very available in the Naples Area

Pompano

Water: Salt/ Coastal Waters
Where: Inshore or nearshore especially along sandy beaches, oyster beds and grass flats.
Size: Less than 5 pounds
Food Quality: Superb
Range: Very available in the Naples Area

Florida Pompano are schooling fish that are often found in the surf. They average 1-2 lbs, are highly regarded as a food fish. Florida pompano are said to bring the highest price per pound of any fish in the United States.

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