Pine Island Snook After Hurricane Irma

Despite widespread destruction in much of Florida, the barrier islands around Pine Island Sound near Fort Myers were spared when Hurricane Irma came ashore early in September. The Marina at ‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort on Captiva Island was open for business with in a couple of days of the storm’s passing.

Anglers were back on the shores of Pine Island Sound chasing snook from the shore,,,,,

and from guide boats almost immediately.

 The snook were unfazed by the winds and waves and quickly were back on their normal feeding habits.

Posted 11/5/17

 

 

Brook Trout in the North Georgia Mountains

To find wild brook trout in the Deep South means heading far into the mountains to small headwater streams.  These colorful fish are the only trout native to the region. They need clean, clear water to thrive.

Published 8/10/17

 

Cold Weather Pompano on the Fly – St. Lucie Inlet, Florida

 

During the cooler months of the winter and early spring, schools of pompano invade the flats just inside the St. Lucie Inlet in southeast Florida. Marcia Foosnar then wades these shallows tossing flies to hook these rugged little fighters. All of the action is sight casting is water less than 2 feet deep!

Published April 3, 2017