zz01 Peace river systems
I-75 bridges "boat only"
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Harbor Heights park-
Sans Souice trestle
Liver Pool
Chester Robert Park
Patty Ave Pier


January

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Fishin Frank & Robert   01/06/18------- Mystery fish hitting early near Ducks.
Red fish site is good around docks and the islands,
Fishin Frank & Robert   01/15/18------- Snook and red fish and A lot of Jacks<
The Jacks are running the river from harbor heights to the Navigator

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/19/18------ getting better with Snook near Harbor heights
and the Jacks are working the rivers and just north by the power lines there are tarpon
around the islands have Red fish, The docks just north of I-75 have red fish both Harbor hieghts and Punta Gorda
The Camp ground at River side using cat fish for bait and they are hooking a lot of Tarpon
watch the gators hitting the cat fish chunks    - 

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/27/18------  snook around Harbor hieghts, Tarpon at the shell creek dam
Lots of red fish around the islands, Big Jacks in hte river from harbor hieght to the Navigator
trolling and or casting.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/10/17-------- Red fish and some Snook around Harbor heights
The whiting in the deeper spots near I-75
Fishin Frank & Robert   01/19/17-------- Snook up by Harbor heights and dam at shell creek
Red fish under the docks by Whidden bay. Jacks in front of the bay and they are working up and down the river

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/30/17-------- Whiting around Harbor heights and towards I-75
Shell creek has a bunch of Snook. The Islands around I-75 up to the power lines have some red fish
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/04/16----- Tarpon and Red fish are the big bites
quite a bit of Snook fishing up here as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/13/16----- Some red fish under the docks in the Harbor hieghts area
And some Trout fishing out in the open, these are larger Trout than on the flats almost all slot or over slot Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/26/16----- Red fish are up here around the hieghts
and under hte docks on the Punta Gorda side,
Some Silver Trout up by I-75. The water is getting really fresh with all the rain
So the fishing wont last long, the the rain continues

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/22/15-------  Snook, whiting,
Silver Trout, and Spotted Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/13/15-------Sliver Trout and whiting

 


 

Febuary

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Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/24/18------Snook and Tarpon in Shell Creek, and up by the Navigator
to the R.V. Park,  They are seeing big tarpon.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/16/18------Small Snook with some Big ones mixed in
tarpon in Shell creek. and A lot of Snook in the creek. Possible jacks

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/10/18------ Snook and reds at the dam and trestle,
Gar up by the Navigator, Shell creek Snappers and bigger Snook for the Snook ealry use the big storm paddle tail white.
Tarpon at the trestle during the in coming tide

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/02/18------afternoon Bite on the Snook is pretty good
By the mouth of shell creek, up the creek snappers and Snook even a bit of red fish,
Talpiha along the Punta Gorda shore line and all the way up to the navigator,
 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/13/17--------  Mixed reviews the afternoon bite under the the docks
at Harbor heights. Some Trout at I-75 and the whiting fishing is pretty good,
There is some Tarpon at the bridge as well

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------ Red fish and Trout the whiting
are in alomst any deep hole/

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/09/15-------Gar and some Trapon,
The jacks and Lady fish & Trout are doing drive bys up raiver, No steady
fish but when they are in it is hot and heavy for a few minutes then gone.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Tarpon and Trout, some big Lady fish
and whitng are getting thicker by the day

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------Some Red fish, and a a couple Trout
nothing to drive for and I am checking the construction, this may be closed

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/03/16----- Red fish smaller ones tough bite ,
it is hard to get them to eat. I think the cold fresh water has things at a stand still.
even the fish are confused

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/08/16----Not much but a few Reds in the area by I-75 up to the heights
a couple silver Trout and a few spotted Trout by the Bridge

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/15/16---- Lots of small red fish and a bunch of Sheep head by I-75
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/24/16---- REd fish mostly little guys and some Trout,
Some big sail cats, The Snook fishing is getting better and they seem to be near the docks just north of I-75

 

 

March

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Fishin Frank , Robert   03/30/18------ Some Snook from slot to over, Snook in shell creek are doing well
trolling big bombers. Jacks big monster Jacks use a 16 bomber some of these are 30 inches to the fork MONSTERS

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/17/18------ Snook in Shell creek and way up river by Horse creek

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/10/18------ Shell creek dam the Snook, are mostly small but
keepers are being caught trolling Spool tek lure at the dam . and bombers around the trestle at shell
Tarpon  by the Power Line

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/13/17-------- Some Snook around Harbor heights, and sSnook with some Tarpon at the Sans Dam

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/06/17-------- Not too bad the Harbor heights area has some Whting
and Snook, some smaller red fish.

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/23/17-------- Bull sharks, and The Snook are around the I-75 bridge
Red fish are pretty thick around the mouth of Shell creek.
at the Dam on Shell creek Snook and a few Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/29/17-------- Snook in the canals of Harbor heights, Big by the Dam on shell creek.
Some Tarpon in the creek. Some Tarpon by I-75 and the black drum are here not huge but nice eaters
Big Snook at the trestle Sans souice

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/01/16---- Been whiting and Trout I-75 past Harbor heights
a bunch of small reds around the islands , A couple big Snook at the Sans soucie Trestle
and there is a lot of Snook at the Shell creek dam

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/16/16---- I-75 has some Trout and snook around the bumpers
The silver Trout are hanging out at the north end drift a shrimp to find them
Red fish are doing well around the islands hard to find a slot fish but these little reds are fun
The shell creek dam is loading with Snook , great reports with a green ghost jig,
but you lose a lot of them in the rocks

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/24/16---- Red fish around many of the islands and the Snook
are staging up in front of Harbor heights under the docks, I am guessing that I-75
is going to be loaded up with big Snook
.
 

fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ MIxed varity of Fish, tarpon
Snook, Gar, a weird bag of fish. but hey ther is fish in that thar river.
Oh yeah the Red fish are starting to show up, many are shorts but keeper can be had

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/15------ some Red ifsh, and Tarpon laong the river
and Snook are finally showing up. I dont know where they have been hiding.
But ala-kzam poof they are here

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15-------Tarpon and Red fish are the main larger fish
hiting on the river, there are a few lady fish and Silver Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Few Silver and spotted Trout
some reports of Trapon and here nad there some Snook reports
 nothing steady yet on the river

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/14------- Checking to see if it is still open
like many things, the county starts construction while our vistors are here. What
 the hell is wrong with these people? I under stand they want the tourtist to see
growth and how much money they spend as foolishly as possible. But they could wait
until our friends from up north have gone and make it a nice surprise for next year

Snook Red fish and whiting are all up here, the fishing around the bridges is good right now.
a couple people have been railed line stripped from their reels here. a good guess would be Jew fish
Yes big Goliths have been hanging out

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/14------ Snook and Drum seem to be
doing well up here, the Trout mostly silver with a few spooted are not in big numbers
but you should catch some.
Tarpon are the big stroy and the whiting are thick in the holes.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/14------- Snook is geeting better at the main bumper
system deep is where you need to be. So swim baits and let them go to the bottom

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/14------- Should be Snook but no reports yet
have heard of whiting in the holes on both side of the bridge, And the black drum
are starting here again

 

 

April

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Fishin Frank , Robert   04/28/18 ------- Cat fish and sting rays, schools of Lady fish,
Snook up by Sans soucie, Possible tarpon. larger Tarpon up by the water treatment plant

Fishin Frank
, Robert & Capt Josh Olive  04/21/18 ------- Some Tarpon north of the power lines, and some up shell creek
Possible Red fish,

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/13/18 ------- Tarpon by the water treatment plant and the cmp ground
and the Sna soiuce trestle. Cut Mullet and thee is also big Snook under the docks just north of I-75 both the PG and HH sides
lady fish whole is the Snook bait of choice up here
Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/06/18 -------  Tarpon up past Harbor heights and some schools of
Big Jacks, up shell creek there is a lot of SnooK The docks on hte north side is loaded with snook
 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/07/17-------- Tarpon and the Snook around the dam and Harbor heights

The Gar fishing is real good , A few Big Trout around I-75

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/21/17-------- Lots of Tarpon, Gar, Cat fish and Bull sharks
Tarpon hitting best on cat fish tails. Tarpon are 100 average, Short fat fish.

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/28/17-------  -  Tarpon some are way up but many of them are moving
down towards the Heights. Mullet and Sand bream. Black drum and red fish by shell creek.
the dam has Big Snook and some smaller Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/06/16---- Tarpon in Shell creek.

trolling the I-75 bridge. for Snook Red Fish up by the Navigator
Tarpon at Liver pool. 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/16/16----There is quite a few Red fish up on the river
The gar have moved back up north of the heights.
The docks on the PG or Harbor heights are full of Snook and there seems to be more each day

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/29/16---- Tarpon up on the river all the way to Fort Ogden
Red fish around many of the isalnds, The Snook are really hitting now
At I-75 the drum are really thick schools are spawning or something up river now.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ ?????

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/27/15------Black drum are here, Yes the big Black drum have
taken up house keeping here under the bridge. A chunk of fish any one you choose will work
but for an almost guaranteed catch Blue crabs for the drum

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ Goliath grouper, Snook,. Tarpon.
and a few whting up here at the bridge, early or after dark you can do well on tarpon
during the day light hours it is not as good

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/07/15------ Tarpon early, and a couple of goliath
Some big Snook and lots of cat-fish.

 

May

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Fishin Frank , Robert   05/25/18 -------- Some Snook at the Dam, on shell creek and the dam is worth seeing right now.
very cool to see how much water is flowing.

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/18/18 -------Some Tarpon and Snook on the way to shell creek

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/11/18 ------- Bull Sharks, and a lot of cat fish, Smaller tarpon up by River side,
Snook and some tarpon in shell creek. 

Fishin Frank  & Capt Josh Olive 05/05/18 ------- Gar and a few tarpon up by the camp ground On Shell Creek
and There is Snook and a couple red fish under the docks in front of Harbor heights

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/04/17-------- Tarpon are still here, but the Bull sharks
are more aggressive, so it is hard to get Tarpon for all of the sharks.
Cat fish tails and talipha, or thread fins
Big , big cat fish and a lot of Gar, there is also a few Jacks

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/13/17-------- By I-75 there is Golaith Grouper
Mangover Snapper . Tarpon are still up the river from Harbor heights north all the way
up the the camp ground. Lots of Snook at the sans souice trestle

Lots of Red fish scattered all over.

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/20/17-------- Some Snook at the trestle on shell creek,
Smaller Tarpon up by the power lines. Goliath Grouper at I-75 and some decent Snappers
I -75 has some Big Cobia

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/26/17--------  Snook all along the docks at Harbor heights big Snook with whole
lady fish.
, Tarpon which are north of Harbor heights Past the Navigator.
 Possible reds but not many.

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/09/16-----Tarpon are the story but the black drum fishing is getting better
and the Jacks are finding food are up here

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/16/16----- Black drum

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/25/15------ Trapon and black drum,
a few snook. If big fish interest you Grouper "Jew fish" are here as well
and smoe of the 3 to 5 foot Bull Sharks here as well

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/15/15------Some Black drum and a few Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/08/15------ Black drum, Some Snook and A few whiting

 

 

June

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/05/17-------- A few Tarpon north of HH to the Navigator

Bull sharks and lots of cat fish with a few Jew fish

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/17/17-------- The reservoir dam on shell creek
Snook Tarpon,

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/23/17-------- Red fish, around Harbor heights, and Cat fish
Snook at the Shell creek dam.
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/30/17------- Shell creek Tarpon, Red fish few but larger size


 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Some great pictures of black drum from here
and reports of Tarpon but not steady reports on the Tarpon.
Some Trout and strangely Jew fish,

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/15/15------B;lack drum and a few reports of seeing Tarpon
no reports of hook ups

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Some Tarpon and black drum
there have been some smaller Bull sharks here as well,
a few silver trout.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/02/15------ Some tarpon and a few Snook
and a few Sharks to play with, a few Bull Sharks. Lady fish

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Not much but the fishing with rain and cloud cover
is starting to help. the Tarpon have been there a couple of morning over the last few days,
it is a day light until about 8 :am thing, once the sun is up the fish are moving out.
Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Cat fish and some Gar
There has been some Red fish here.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/09/16-----Tarpon up on the river enough to fish for,
Red fish aorund many of the islands, some Snook action at the I-75 bridge, The bridge is also holding
black drum

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/13/16----

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/20/16-----There is a lot of Tarpon in the river,
The red fish seem to be either near or far. some reports of reds up by the navagator
and others down by I-75

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/27/16----- Tarpon and some Red fish around the islands and
there is some larger Black drum under the I-75 bridge

 

July

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/06/17-------- Big Red fish , Snook
Some Snook at the shell creek dam but it is a day break thing, or at dark bugs ,
Possible Tarpon.

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/15/17-------- Talipa , Not many reports,

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/21/17--------  some Snook at the dam on shell creek
tarpon rolling but not much for a bite. Lots of gar rolling/swriling

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/17-------- Some Tarpon and a couple Snook,
slow over all


 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15------ Gar, Tarpon, And the Cat fish conitue to rule up here
not great on the river yet but getting better, with the rain, yes it makes it fresh , but the amount of
rain and clouds have colled the water down and the fish are getting active,
The Sharks have been at the sna souice during the in coming tides

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------ Gar, and some Tarpon,
there are a few repprots of other fish mostly cat fish but it is a shot

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15-----Somare tarpon and a few Snook
The Gar are thick and Cta fish have found thier way up here

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15-----I-75- Snook, and Tarpon, and some Big Black drum
The Sharks are stacking up on the south end of the bridge during the in-coming tide

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------     I-75       Black drum and Tarpon, The Silver trout
are back here by the bridge . That is why the Tarpon are showing up, sp for tarpon here
catch a Silver Trout and that is your best bait for the Tarpon, cut up has been the better option

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15-----  I-75     Black drum and A few Red fish on the north side isalnds

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/04/16-----I-75 has black drum and Some Silver Trout and there is
Snook on the bumper system> father up the river the red fish are on ok number up by the Navigator
and shell creek has a bunch of sharks

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/18/16----- Gar and salt water cats, Black drum around I-75
and up to the power lines.
Tarpon smaller ones in shell creek and the power lines on the river

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/16----- Kind of quiet , Lot sof gar, The I-75 to Harbor heights
Tarpon are there as well. Some Snook under the docks

 

 

 

August

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/04/17-------- Some Mayan's and Snook at Punta Gorda dam
Storm paddle tails,

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/11/17-------- Gar and Cat-fish , the Dam at Punta Gorda
has snook, and there is some tarpon, on the bends

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/18/17-------- Snook at shell creek Dam still mostly under slot but
first cold front the big ones will show up. Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/25/17-------- ?????     

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/08/16----- Gar, sail cats, and Black drum at the I-75
Bull sharks

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- Not much lots of Gar and Myan's

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16----- Myan  Chilids  in Harbor heights Park.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------ Gar and Tarpon,

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------ Water treatment Tarpon. and by the power lines

lots of monster Gar. with all of the fresh water good time to try Bass fishing.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------  I-75    Tarpon short ones but fun ones
right at sunset

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------   I-75        ???? in-coming tide a few sharks and a big school of
tarpon

 

September

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/01/17-------- ??? River at 13.5 feet flood stage is 11 foot
as lots of flow

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/17-------- ????? flood stage

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/23/17-------- Tarpon up by the water treatment plant
and by the 761 bridge

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/29/17--------  Possible tarpon
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------ tarpon and Gar are the most common catches.
But the Snook are moving up into the river, and Harbor heights has a bunch of Snook...
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/15------ I-75   Black drum and some Tarpon, Not many big Tarpon
but a ot of fun. Snook are starting to get thicker around the bumpers

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------    I-75      Snook and a few Black drum, there is some Tarpon here as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16----- Black drum and Red fish on the south side of the river by Darst

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- Gar and  Myan's , Snook up at the shell creek dam
Red fish around the islands close to the heights

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16----- Snook at san S, right under the water falling,
trolliing the 16 bomber,
I-75 some drum and Tarpon. A scattered red fish bite around the isalnds close to the bridge

 

October

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Fishin Frank & Robert   10/14/17-------- Nothing to report

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/20/17-------- Some Small Snook at San souci trestle and the Dam on Shell creek
Possible nice Snook

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/27/17-------- Big Snook in the river, Possible Tarpon, Maybe try some very small lures for the Tarpon
think Trout size not Tarpon size, Hey it is worth a shot.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/27/15----- Lots of little red fish near the bridge at I-75
Larger reds up near the Navigator, and some Snook at the Treatment plant
Snook under the docks along Harbor heights

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15----- Some Tarpon and a lot of small red fish
Scattered snook under many of the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15-----I-75  Black drum and Tarpon,
The cool weather should really get the snook here fired up, Still waiting on reports

but I am sure this is gonna be hot with Snook any day

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------ I-75  A few Black drum and good Tarpon fishing

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/0/15------ I-75  Tarpon evening seems to be Tarpon time here
and the Black drum are steady here during the day, not gang buster, but there


Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15-----I-75  Black drum and Tarpon,
The cool weather should really get the snook here fired up, Still waiting on reports

but I am sure this is gonna be hot with Snook any day

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------ I-75  A few Black drum and good Tarpon fishing

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/0/15------ I-75  Tarpon evening seems to be Tarpon time here
and the Black drum are steady here during the day, not gang buster, but there

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Tarpon and Snook by I-75

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16----- Slow but getting better with the cooler waters
The reds have moved in around the islands close to I-75
A few Tarpon by the I-75 bridge

 

 

November

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Fishin Frank & Robert   11/04/17-------- Snook and Red fish,  at Sans Souci trestle and the shell Creek dam
Tarpon from the Navigator up to the water treatment

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/11/17--------  Sans Trestle Red fish and Snook along with possible Tarpon
But they are almost all shorts too small to keep.

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/17-------- Over size red fish in the 10 foot plus on the river
and there is some monster snook, Smaller reds and Snook at Sans Suic and the shell creek dam

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/15----- Tarpon and lots of Snook. There is quite a few Red fish
up on the river right now, but most of the reds up here are under slot

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/13/15-----Tarpon up on the River and Some Snook,
and Red fish around the island, the better fishing right now is near the I-75, but if you get way
up the amount of reds is less but the fish are larger.

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/30/15----- Some Reds by I-75 but have not heard of much else

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/08/16----- Snook at the Shell creek dam and trolling the creek is doing pretty good for snook
Red fish is getting better by I-75 and around many off the islands, all the way up to the Navigator
I-75 has big Snook and Tarpon. Live pin fish is the bait try to get an in coming tide

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/14/16-----  Red fish are doing better 24 inch around the mangroves
slow moving the bait on the bottom. Trolling shell creek with 15 bombers for Snook
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/21/16-----  Red fish are moving in even better shrimp free lined around the mangroves
by I-75. Snook under the docks Harbor heights and there is some good trolling for Snook in sheel creek
some whiting by the I-75 bridge in the holes

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/29/16----- Red fish are still hitting up by I-75 and the islands up the river,
whitng in the holes around I-75,

 

December

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Fishin Frank & Robert   12/02/17------- little, Snook , little red fish and nice size Trout
Some big mangrove Snappers. - Larger Snook at the Trestle and Dam on Shell creek.

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/08/17------- A lot of Smaller Snook, and a bunch of tilapia, and Mayn's at the San soiuic trestle.

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/29/17------- Snook and quite a few smaller reds and there is some Nice size Trout but not many.
 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/22/16--------  Lots of red fish and there is also a bunch of Tarpon
and Snook at the San soucie trestle
Some whiting on the river by I-75
The big story is Big jacks  

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/13/16-----  Pretty good right now with red fish on the small side
although thee is some slot fish, tarpon & Jacks are really the story. 
Sharks and Snappers most of the fish are just north of I-75 to above

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/28/16-------- Fishin doing well, Shell creek has Red fish
and a few Tarpon. Snook around Harbour Hieghts and by the trestle, hearing some whiting
in the deeper holes. Some Black drum at I-75

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14------- Some Siver and Spotted Sea Trout
and some Tarpon as well, good spot to fish your rat-l-traps or a storm swim bait
cast the bumbers, but let the lure sink before reeling, you have to get deep to find the fish
that will eat
 

ishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14------- Spotted and Silver Trout
drift with a shrimp and just a split shot for the best catch,
The Trout are up here working just north of Harbor Heights, 4 inch swim baits
and Rat-l-trap 1/2 once dark colors balck and chrtruse or Deep red or orange colors

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/19/14------- Tarpon and some Red ifsh
the power lines are the best bet just north of Harbor Heights.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/05/14------- Rat reds around the islands
and a few keepers . Trolling for Snook is still a good bet, Whitn showing up
around Harbor heights and the power lines,
Some Lady fish under the power lines

 

Peace river systems
I-75 bridges "boat only"
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Harbor Heights park-
Sans Souice trestle
Liver Pool
Chester Robert Park
Patty Ave Pier


January
Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/22/15-------  Snook, whiting,
Silver Trout, and Spotted Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/13/15-------Sliver Trout and whiting

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/04/16----- Tarpon and Red fish are the big bites
quite a bit of Snook fishing up here as well

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/13/16----- Some red fish under the docks in the Harbor hieghts area
And some Trout fishing out in the open, these are larger Trout than on the flats almost all slot or over slot Trout

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/26/16----- Red fish are up here around the hieghts
and under hte docks on the Punta Gorda side,
Some Silver Trout up by I-75. The water is getting really fresh with all the rain
So the fishing wont last long, the the rain continues

 


 

Febuary
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------ Red fish and Trout the whiting
are in alomst any deep hole/

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/09/15-------Gar and some Trapon,
The jacks and Lady fish & Trout are doing drive bys up raiver, No steady
fish but when they are in it is hot and heavy for a few minutes then gone.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Tarpon and Trout, some big Lady fish
and whitng are getting thicker by the day

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------Some Red fish, and a a couple Trout
nothing to drive for and I am checking the construction, this may be closed

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/09/15------- very quiet but a few Reds and
there was a bunch of cat fish, but the chilly water has moved them. Keep an eye
out for Tarpon the cooler water should have a bunch of them near the park

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Spotted Trout and some Red fish

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------ Whiting and Silver and Spotted Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/09/15------- Snook deep and Trout both silver and Spotted
on the west side, in holes there is whiting

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Tricky but you can catch big Snook
here they are deep right n the bottom near the wooden bumpers a storm or gulp swim bait
bottom bounceing will do it but it must be slow and hitting the bottom.
Sliver Trout and here and tons of whiting

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/03/16----- Red fish smaller ones tough bite ,
it is hard to get them to eat. I think the cold fresh water has things at a stand still.
even the fish are confused

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/08/16----Not much but a few Reds in the area by I-75 up to the heights
a couple silver Trout and a few spotted Trout by the Bridge

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/15/16---- Lots of small red fish and a bunch of Sheep head by I-75
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/24/16---- REd fish mostly little guys and some Trout,
Some big sail cats, The Snook fishing is getting better and they seem to be near the docks just north of I-75

 

March
fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ MIxed varity of Fish, tarpon
Snook, Gar, a weird bag of fish. but hey ther is fish in that thar river.
Oh yeah the Red fish are starting to show up, many are shorts but keeper can be had

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/15------ some Red ifsh, and Tarpon laong the river
and Snook are finally showing up. I dont know where they have been hiding.
But ala-kzam poof they are here

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15-------Tarpon and Red fish are the main larger fish
hiting on the river, there are a few lady fish and Silver Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Few Silver and spotted Trout
some reports of Trapon and here nad there some Snook reports
 nothing steady yet on the river

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ MIxed varity of Fish, tarpon
Snook, Gar, a weird bag of fish. but hey ther is fish in that thar river.
Oh yeah the Red fish are starting to show up, many are shorts but keeper can be had

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/15------ some Red ifsh, and Tarpon laong the river
and Snook are finally showing up. I dont know where they have been hiding.
But ala-kzam poof they are here

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15-------Tarpon and Red fish are the main larger fish
hiting on the river, there are a few lady fish and Silver Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Few Silver and spotted Trout
some reports of Trapon and here nad there some Snook reports
 nothing steady yet on the river

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15-------Red fish, along the mangroves and
under the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Checking to see if it is still open
like many things, the county starts construction while our vistors are here. What
 the hell is wrong with these people? I under stand they want the tourtist to see
growth and how much money they spend as foolishly as possible. But they could wait
until our friends from up north have gone and make it a nice surprise for next year

Snook Red fish and whiting are all up here, the fishing around the brodges is good right now.
a couple people have been railed line stripped from their reels here. a good guess would be Jew fish
Yes big Goliths have been hanging out

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/15------ Snook and Drum seem to be
doing well up here, the Trout mostly silver with a few spooted are not in big numbers
but you should catch some.
Tarpon are the big stroy and the whiting are thick in the holes.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Snook is geeting better at the main bumper
system deep is where you need to be. So swim baits and let them go to the bottom

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Should be Snook but no reports yet
have heard of whiting in the holes on both side of the bridge, And the black drum
are starting here again

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/22/15------ Snook and Drum seem to be
doing well up here, the Trout mostly silver with a few spooted are not in big numbers
but you should catch some.
Tarpon are the big stroy and the whiting are thick in the holes.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Snook is geeting better at the main bumper
system deep is where you need to be. So swim baits and let them go to the bottom

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Should be Snook but no reports yet
have heard of whiting in the holes on both side of the bridge, And the black drum
are starting here again

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/01/16---- Been whiting and Trout I-75 past Harbor heights
a bunch of small reds around the islands , A couple big Snook at the Sans soucie Trestle
and there is a lot of Snook at the Shell creek dam

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/16/16---- I-75 has some Trout and snook around the bumpers
The silver Trout are hanging out at the north end drift a shrimp to find them
Red fish are doing well around the islands hard to find a slot fish but these little reds are fun
The shell creek dam is loading with Snook , great reports with a green ghost jig,
but you lose a lot of them in the rocks

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/24/16---- Red fish around many of the islands and the Snook
are staging up in front of Harbor heights under the docks, I am guessing that I-75
is going to be loaded up with big Snook
.
 

 

April

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ ?????

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/27/15------Black drum are here, Yes the big Black drum have
taken up house keeping here under the bridge. A chunk of fish any one you choose will work
but for an almost guaranteed catch Blue crabs for the drum

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ Goliath grouper, Snook,. Tarpon.
and a few whting up here at the bridge, early or after dark you can do well on tarpon
during the day light hours it is not as good

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/07/15------ Tarpon early, and a couple of goliath
Some big Snook and lots of cat-fish.

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/06/16---- Tarpon in Shell creek.

trolling the I-75 bridge. for Snook Red Fish up by the Navigator
Tarpon at Liver pool. 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/16/16----There is quite a few Red fish up on the river
The gar have moved back up north of the heights.
The docks on the PG or Harbor heights are full of Snook and there seems to be more each day

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/29/16---- Tarpon up on the river all the way to Fort Ogden
Red fish around many of the isalnds, The Snook are really hitting now
At I-75 the drum are really thick schools are spawning or something up river now.

 

 

May
Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/25/15------ Trapon and black drum,
a few snook. If big fish interest you Grouper "Jew fish" are here as well
and smoe of the 3 to 5 foot Bull Sharks here as well

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/15/15------Some Black drum and a few Trout

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/08/15------ Black drum, Some Snook and A few whiting

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/09/16-----Tarpon are the story but the black drum fishing is getting better
and the Jacks are finding food are up here

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/16/16----- Black drum

 

June
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Some great pictures of black drum from here
and reports of Tarpon but not steady reports on the Tarpon.
Some Trout and strangely Jew fish,

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/15/15------B;lack drum and a few reports of seeing Tarpon
no reports of hook ups

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Some Tarpon and black drum
there have been some smaller Bull sharks here as well,
a few silver trout.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/02/15------ Some tarpon and a few Snook
and a few Sharks to play with, a few Bull Sharks. Lady fish

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Not much but the fishing with rain and cloud cover
is starting to help. the Tarpon have been there a couple of morning over the last few days,
it is a day light until about 8 :am thing, once the sun is up the fish are moving out.
Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Cat fish and some Gar
There has been some Red fish here.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/09/16-----Tarpon up on the river enough to fish for,
Red fish aorund many of the islands, some Snook action at the I-75 bridge, The bridge is also holding
black drum

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/13/16----

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/20/16-----There is a lot of Tarpon in the river,
The red fish seem to be either near or far. some reports of reds up by the navagator
and others down by I-75

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/27/16----- Tarpon and some Red fish around the islands and
there is some larger Black drum under the I-75 bridge

 

July
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15------ Gar, Tarpon, And the Cat fish conitue to rule up here
not great on the river yet but getting better, with the rain, yes it makes it fresh , but the amount of
rain and clouds have colled the water down and the fish are getting active,
The Sharks have been at the sna souice during the in coming tides

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------ Gar, and some Tarpon,
there are a few repprots of other fish mostly cat fish but it is a shot

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15-----Somare tarpon and a few Snook
The Gar are thick and Cta fish have found thier way up here

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15-----I-75- Snook, and Tarpon, and some Big Black drum
The Sharks are stacking up on the south end of the bridge during the in-coming tide

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------     I-75       Black drum and Tarpon, The Silver trout
are back here by the bridge . That is why the Tarpon are showing up, sp for tarpon here
catch a Silver Trout and that is your best bait for the Tarpon, cut up has been the better option

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15-----  I-75     Black drum and A few Red fish on the north side isalnds

 

August
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------ Gar and Tarpon,

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------ Water treatment Tarpon. and by the power lines

lots of monster Gar. with all of the fresh water good time to try Bass fishing.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------  I-75    Tarpon short ones but fun ones
right at sunset

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------   I-75        ???? in-coming tide a few sharks and a big school of
tarpon

September
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------ tarpon and Gar are the most common catches.
But the Snook are moving up into the river, and Harbor heights has a bunch of Snook...

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/15------ I-75   Black drum and some Tarpon, Not many big Tarpon
but a ot of fun. Snook are starting to get thicker around the bumpers

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------    I-75      Snook and a few Black drum, there is some Tarpon here as well

October

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/27/15----- Lots of little red fish near the bridge at I-75
Larger reds up near the Navigator, and some Snook at the Treatment plant
Snook under the docks along Harbor heights

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15----- Some Tarpon and a lot of small red fish
Scattered snook under many of the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15-----I-75  Black drum and Tarpon,
The cool weather should really get the snook here fired up, Still waiting on reports

but I am sure this is gonna be hot with Snook any day

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------ I-75  A few Black drum and good Tarpon fishing

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/0/15------ I-75  Tarpon evening seems to be Tarpon time here
and the Black drum are steady here during the day, not gang buster, but there


Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15-----I-75  Black drum and Tarpon,
The cool weather should really get the snook here fired up, Still waiting on reports

but I am sure this is gonna be hot with Snook any day

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------ I-75  A few Black drum and good Tarpon fishing

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/0/15------ I-75  Tarpon evening seems to be Tarpon time here
and the Black drum are steady here during the day, not gang buster, but there

November

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/15----- Tarpon and lots of Snook. There is quite a few Red fish
up on the river right now, but most of the reds up here are under slot

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/13/15-----Tarpon up on the River and Some Snook,
and Red fish around the island, the better fishing right now is near the I-75, but if you get way
up the amount of reds is less but the fish are larger.

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/30/15----- Some Reds by I-75 but have not heard of much else

 

 

December

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14------- Some Siver and Spotted Sea Trout
and some Tarpon as well, good spot to fish your rat-l-traps or a storm swim bait
cast the bumbers, but let the lure sink before reeling, you have to get deep to find the fish
that will eat
 

ishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14------- Spotted and Silver Trout
drift with a shrimp and just a split shot for the best catch,
The Trout are up here working just north of Harbor Heights, 4 inch swim baits
and Rat-l-trap 1/2 once dark colors balck and chrtruse or Deep red or orange colors

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/19/14------- Tarpon and some Red ifsh
the power lines are the best bet just north of Harbor Heights.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/05/14------- Rat reds around the islands
and a few keepers . Trolling for Snook is still a good bet, Whitn showing up
around Harbor heights and the power lines,
Some Lady fish under the power lines