Fish On has just returned from Florida where we enjoyed the best winter weather in years. And the worst fishing.
Hurricane Irma did a job on the southwest coast causing incredible damage in every direction in the Ft. Myers and Naples areas. The damage done to the rivers, bays and nearshore in the Gulf of Mexico was not as easy to see. Thousands of mangrove trees were uprooted and floated into deeper water causing obstructions.
The water in the bays and inlets was the color of cafe au lait so fishing was restricted to blind casting ”where they used to be.” (more…)