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Cape Coral Fishing



Cape Coral Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Cape Coral, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 21.72% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 4687 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Cape Coral Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE CAPE CORAL SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Sheepshead

  4. Sheepshead

    There is a 18% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 3884 Sheepshead counted.

    Cape Coral Sheepshead Counts Chart
    Sheepshead

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  5. Gray Snapper

  6. Gray Snapper

    There is a 9.66% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 2084 Gray Snapper counted.

    Cape Coral Gray Snapper Counts Chart
    Gray

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  7. Ladyfish

  8. Ladyfish

    There is a 8.12% catch rate for Ladyfish, based on 1753 Ladyfish counted.

    Cape Coral Ladyfish Counts Chart
    Ladyfish

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  9. Pinfish

  10. Pinfish

    There is a 4.26% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 920 Pinfish counted.

    Cape Coral Pinfish Counts Chart
    Pinfish

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  11. Red Drum

  12. Red Drum

    There is a 3.15% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 679 Red Drum counted.

    Cape Coral Red Drum Counts Chart
    Red

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  13. White Grunt

  14. White Grunt

    There is a 3.11% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 671 White Grunt counted.

    Cape Coral White Grunt Counts Chart
    White

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  15. Crevalle Jack

  16. Crevalle Jack

    There is a 2.85% catch rate for Crevalle Jack, based on 614 Crevalle Jack counted.

    Cape Coral Crevalle Jack Counts Chart
    Crevalle

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  17. Snook

  18. Snook

    There is a 2.8% catch rate for Snook, based on 605 Snook counted.

    Cape Coral Snook Counts Chart
    Snook

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  19. Red Grouper

  20. Red Grouper

    There is a 2.77% catch rate for Red Grouper, based on 598 Red Grouper counted.

    Cape Coral Red Grouper Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE CAPE CORAL RED GROUPER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 84 species of fish and 21579 fish counted for February around Cape Coral.

To date, there are 159 species of fish and a total of 395014 fish counted for Cape Coral and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1859 (165 years).

Last Update: 2/22/2024 10:28:07 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cape Coral are the following:

  1. Doc Kline Artificial Reef 30
    About 6 miles south of Sanibel, the Doc Kline reef sits in approximately 30 feet of water. Snapper, amberjack, redfish, grouper, and sharks are frequent residents of th


  2. Lighthouse Hole
    This hole is one of the most popular spots to catch Tarpon around Boca Grande


  3. Sanibel Reef 20
    Started on 15-Jun-77 Concrete Rubble artificial reef.  


  4. Wiggins Pass 3 Mile - ECA Reef


  5. NAPLES PIER REEF
    Name NAPLES PIER REEF County COLLIER Depth (in feet) 22 Relief (in feet) 3 Description "WIDELY SCATTERED PILES CONFIRMED BY RBF GRANT FWCC-01002" Date of Deployment June 17 19


  6. Fish Haven
    Fish Haven


  7. Causeway Reef-Artificial


  8. Tommys Spot
    Tommys Spot


  9. Cosmic Charlie
    Good reef for snapper.


  10. 1287


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Top Cape Coral Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Bait N Wait
    The number one spot in Southwest Florida for all your fishing needs.With in house reel repair and rod repair. Need a custom rod? not a problem.We also have gifts for all occasions for that fisher person in your life. Located minutes from both Fort My

  2. Capt. Rob's Bait & Tackle
    Bait & Tackle Store and Fishing Charters in Cape Coral, Florida.

  3. Catch'um Bait & Tackle
    WE HAVE A BOAT FRINDLY WRAP AROUND DRIVEWAY EASY IN EASY OUT

  4. Rite Angler


  5. Miller Bait & Tackle
    Located in LaBelle, Florida, we make it easy for you to fish with your favorite bait.

  6. Venture Out
    Venture Out is a charter company with a full tackle/bait shop and bar. Come visit us before you go out and after you come back in for the right supplies you'll need or be wanting. We are open everyday from 7AM-7PM or later.

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Top Cape Coral Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Captain Paul's Sanibel & Captiva Charters
    Back Bay and Gulf of Mexico fishing for Redfish, Snook Trout, Mackerel Cobia, Kingfish, and Manatee/Dolphin trips, lunch and shelling trips to the out island of Cayo Costa and Upper Captiva

  2. FishSkinner Fishing Charters
    FishSkinner Charters is an inshore and nearshore fishing guide and charter service in Fort Myers, Fl.

  3. Captain Bill Curtis
    Are you looking for a private inshore or offshore charter fishing guide out of Fort Myers, Ft. Myers Beach, or Bonita Springs in the Southwest Florida area? I offer private inshore guided charter fishing and sightseeing trips in South West Florida o

  4. Catch Me If U Can Fishing Charters
    Whether you're looking for a guide to show you the best fishing in Fort Myers, Sanibel's shelling beaches, or hidden bayous full of birdlife, we've got your trip.

  5. AquaCulture Outfitters
    AquaCulture Outfitters offers guided fishing charters services near Fort Myers Beach for The Best Inshore fishing or offshore fishing experience. Book Online Now! More - https://www.beaquacultured.com/

  6. SaltyNative Charters
    We are proud to be one of southwest Florida’s premier fishing, boating and outdoor outfitters. Whether you’re looking to catch that trophy fish, enjoy the beauty of our natural habitat or just relax on the water for a few hours or all day, we have t

  7. Blackwater Charters
    If you're looking for a fishing charter in the Ft Myers area then you have come to the right place. All of my fishing charters in Fort Myers, Pine Island, Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor are No Fish! No Pay! Which means that if you don't cat

  8. Sea Reed Charters
    We have been guiding on the local water for over 10 years. If you want a chance to catch big Snook and Redfish, we know were they live and will give you that opportunity. While we prefer to fish live bait, we also offer fly fishing and artificial fis

  9. Gulf Coast Guide Service
    Custom Charters specializing in light tackle fishing for Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Trout, Sharks and many other Species on the beautiful waters of southwest Florida

  10. Captain Daniel Andrews Fishing Charters
    Join me as we fish the waters of Pine Island Sound, Sanibel, and Captiva in search of Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Seatrout. My 19' ActionCraft flats boat gets us to the fish comfortably, quietly, and safely. Whether you are looking to catch your f

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Top Cape Coral Marinas

  1. Fish Tale Marina
    Come in to our piece of paradise and experience for yourself a fun-filled day boating, kayaking, fishing or sightseeing in Estero Bay and Fort Myers Beach with Fish-Tale Marina.

  2. Legacy Harbour Marina
    Situated just east of Marker 49 on the Okeechobee Waterway is Legacy Harbour Marina. Its central location along the Caloosahatchee River makes it the ideal spot for stopovers or extended stays. Just a few blocks from the historic Edison & Ford Wi

  3. Port Sanibel Marina
    Port Sanibel Marina is a beautiful “Old Florida-style” full service marina. The marina offers guests rentals of boats, kayaks, canoes and paddle boards to enjoy Southwest Florida. Also find a variety of fishing charters and other actives to experienc

  4. Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
    Our easy-access Fort Myers Beach marina is on Estero Bay, just 6 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Dock overnight and enjoy our Fort Myers Beach villas at discounted rates as well as access to our three pools, two restaurants, full-service spa and qua

  5. Salty Sam's Marina
    Salty Sam's is a full service marina with boat service & repairs, boat sales and wet slips and dry storage. Voted Best Marina, Salty Sam's is truly what boating in Southwest Florida is all about. To start your adventure, call us today! Fo

  6. Olde Fish House Marina
    You'll find a boat ramp and fuel dock at Olde' Fish House Marina, we're just minutes from Matlacha pass and our fuel is "non ethanol". To check on our Marina hours of operation call 239-282-9577. You can Rent Kayaks here at th

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Bouy Conditions

Station 42023 - C13 - WFS South Buoy, 50m Isobath
February 26, 2024 2:35 pm CST
Location: 26.01N 83.086W
Wind Direction: ENE (70°)
Wind Speed: 5.8 knots
Wind Gust: 7.8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.19 in (1022.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 69.1°F (20.6°C)
Dew Point: 49.5°F (9.7°C)
Water Temperature: 70.2°F (21.2°C)


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