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Fort Myers, named after Colonel Abraham Myers, is the gateway to some of the best fishing in Southwest Florida. Two of the most famous residents were Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, who both owned winter homes there and often fished together. With fantastic flats and back bay fishing, and plentiful nearshore reefs, Fort Myers is a top destination for fishing in Florida.
Inshore fishing around Fort Myers offers some of the best Snook fishing anywhere in the country. There is also excellent Bonefish, Permit, Pompano, Redfish, Spotted Trout, Tarpon and Shark fishing. Off the beaches, you will find many different species of fish to tug on the end of the line, including Cobia, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel.
Fishing the many reefs offshore of Fort Myers offers some of the best grouper and snapper fishing in the country. Huge Black Grouper, Gag Grouper, and Red Grouper are frequently caught here, as well as many different species of Snapper. There is also good Amberjack and Triggerfish to be found around most reefs. Further offshore you can catch Billfish such as Blue Marlin and Sailfish, Dolphin (Mahi-mahi), many different species of Tuna, and Wahoo.
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There is a 22.95% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 4684 Spotted Seatrout counted.
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There is a 17.72% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 3618 Sheepshead counted.
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There is a 9.72% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 1985 Gray Snapper counted.
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There is a 8.4% catch rate for Ladyfish, based on 1714 Ladyfish counted.
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There is a 4.35% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 888 Pinfish counted.
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There is a 3.29% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 671 Red Drum counted.
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There is a 2.9% catch rate for Snook, based on 591 Snook counted.
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There is a 2.84% catch rate for Thread Herring, based on 579 Thread Herring counted.
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There is a 2.68% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 548 White Grunt counted.
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There is a 2.51% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 512 Hardhead Catfish counted.
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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 Fort Myers are the following:
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
This hole is one of the most popular spots to catch Tarpon around Boca Grande
Sanibel Reef 20
Started on 15-Jun-77 Concrete Rubble artificial reef.
Wiggins Pass 3 Mile - ECA Reef
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