Boca Grande - Charlotte Harbor, Florida - Tarpon, Snook and
Redfish fishing report - light tackle and fly fishing charters with fishing guide Capt. Mark Bennett
Boca Grande/Charlotte Harbor area
Fishing Report July 9th, 2018
we are just past the halfway point of my Boca Grande/Charlotte Harbor tarpon
season. It has been a great season so far. We still have tarpon along the
beaches, offshore, in the passes and up in Charlotte Harbor.
Jenni and I were so excited to work with Humminbird last month. We filmed a
video about tarpon fishing and how we use the one boat network every day. To see
I have been getting a ton of Facebook messages and emails about the red tide. It
is long gone. The beaches are beautiful. They are loaded with bait, dolphins,
sea turtles and fish of all kinds. The groups pushing the doom and gloom are
financially motivated. Funny thing is they have lots of people helping them to
push their narrative for free. These groups were started and being helped by
part time fishing guides with failing businesses. Our beautiful beaches that are
usually crowded with people are vacant. Hotels, condos and restaurants that are
usually full are also vacant. These groups are hurting the economy of SW Florida
and areas along the East Coast. Luckily for Jenni and I we have a lot of regular
clients so our book is full as usual. I invite all non-believers to check out my
Instagram and Facebook pages to see how it's really been. Jenni has been on fire
with her camera. Check out the video we filmed with Humminbird June 21st. That
was right in the middle when these groups were screaming the loudest. The real
full time guides are too busy entertaining clients and catching fish to be a
part of this. After all this is the peak of tarpon season. The other guys are
always looking for an excuse for not having clients or not catching fish.
a much brighter note, we are very excited to go back and fish for tarpon in the
Everglades this fall. We still have a few early to mid-October dates still open.
If you are up for a true tarpon fishing adventure the Florida Everglades is the
place to go. For more info check out my website:
For the remainder of my Boca Grande/Charlotte Harbor season we are open July
18th, 19th, 23rd, 26th and 31st. August 17th, 18th and 19th.
I will do my best to keep my fishing report updated. For faster reports with
lots of photos check out our social media.
Till next time,
Captain Mark Bennett
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Capt. Mark Bennett
People wonder why Jenni and I don't swim on our beautiful beaches.
Here is one good reason...
Boca Grande-Charlotte Harbor, Florida Fishing Report
Tarpon, Snook and
Redfish - beach and backcountry tarpon charters - Light tackle and fly fishing charters with fishing guide Capt. Mark Bennett
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