P.G.I. canals

P.G.I. Canals & Punta Gorda

Ponce de-Leon park-
.Poachers Cut .
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Eleizabeth Park

Barge Canal
Gilchrist pier-  .........

 

January

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Fishin Frank & Robert   01/06/18------- Mangrove snapper on the corner lots with docks
trolling strom paddle tails with the electric motor for snook
Fishin Frank & Robert   01/15/18------- Big jacks, the bigger snapper are way up in the canals
Lots of snook trolling white curly tails with a rock port head.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/19/18------Sheep head in hte rim canal and colonly has black drum and sheep head
Jacks in the lig area in from ponce Black drum big ones in the rim canals     - 

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/27/18------ Big Jacks from the docks or trolling and a lot of Mullet
back in the canals Snook on hte under water light, Trout fishing in the Colony and close by canals
near dark at themouths of the canals is very good for big Trout.
But the jacks are the big story tackle wreckers 10 pound plus jacks.
 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/10/17-------- Snapper fishing is good, and the Tarpon are making people nuts
just rolling every where. Snook in the rim canal the is very good Snook fishing.

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/19/17--------  Tarpon in the canals, tough to get to bite. same thing goes for all
of the snook under the lights.
Mystery fish under the lights at night pushing the Snook away.  And monster jacks in the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/30/17------- The number one thing is the Snook huge amounts of fish
One light has a bunch of cat-fish the next light has jacks, the next light has Tarpon>
not mixed up but different fish on different lights.

 

 


 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/22/16-------  Big Jacks still thick in the canals
and Big red ifsh in the rim canals, The Snook are there but not hititng well at all
some Trout if you like to troll.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/13/15------- Big Jacks back in the canals
the red fish and Black drum are closer to the mouths of the canals, some Trout
in the rim canal

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/04/16----- PGi has lots of snappers, Big Jacks, and Tarpon
Black drum are biteing more steady 40 to 60 pound drum quite the battle.
at Ponce the snappers are pretty thick and there are some Black drum as well as red fish
being caught

 

 

back in the Pgi cnals there is a lot of jacks big jacks and a lot of tarpon as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/26/16----- Sheep head in Bass inlet and Colony point
Been Black drum are all over, a good time to try for your drum at Ponce, The Snapper
and sheep head are both at Ponce but they are smaller, but will keep you busy while
looking for your big Black drum

 

February

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Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/24/18------Snook and Black drum and There is big Jacks caught trolling
Big 30 inch caught while trolling.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/16/18------ Rim canals has Trout and blcak drum, a lot of Tarpon are in hte canals
Idle past the canals and you will see them watch for Jacks as well. Snapper and sheep with a red fish possible

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/10/18------Black drum and a lot of snook. Red fish under many of the docks
Trout in the rim canals.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive   02/02/18------ lots of nice jacks and they are easy caught trolling
Storm twict and Snook on the lights, quite a few Tarpon and thee is Trout in the rim canals deep sections

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/13/17-------- Ponce is doing great with Sheep head and quite a few Snook
Some black drum and Jacks. a couple of Black drum

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/13/17--------Tarpon are every where, and a lot of snook under the docks
the Snapper fishing is slow but the snapper are bigger.

 

 

ishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------ The canals have lots of Red fish
in them cast under the docks free line shrimp, or a storm twitch. WHere you think
the Snook should be you will find Reds.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Jacks and Snapper are
the two main catches lately but there are Some Black drum as well here

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/03/16-----Black drum and The Snook are both starting
to bite, even cold fish have to eat. Slow baits or shrimp cast under the docks and let sit
in one spot seem to work . The fish are bitting but moving slow until hooked. So take your time
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/08/16----Black drum and Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/15/16---- BLcak drum and Some Tarpon lotsof Tarpon here
Some Jacks and sheep head.
Ponce has some good fishing for Sheep head and Snappers along with some reds and a few black drum

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/24/16---- Ponce has Spade fish, snapperm Black drum
up in the canls there is a lot of Small Tarpon the water is clearing a bit so people are starting
 to see Snook at their lights,

 

March

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Fishin Frank , Robert   03/30/18------  Lots of Snook and the monster jacks . Black drum and Tarpon better with small flies for the Tarpon
Snapper on hte small size.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/17/18------ SHeep head and Snook are best bets, not much for the jacks
Tarpon in many canals . The toad fish are in huge numbers

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/10/18------  A lot of Tarpon , Jacks in the canals tackle wreckers
lots and lots of Snook, many way too big, the DOA Shad tails and the Z-man paddle tails. Big black drum

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/06/17--------  Tarpon and Snook the trolling for Snook is the best bet
You will also get Snapper and Jacks. The Storm Twitch stick is getting a real mixed bag

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/13/17-------- Jacks are still heavu in the canals , strom twitch stick
Live target lure or Strom paddle tails for the snook is the ticket, you need to get deep for the snook.
Let it hit bottom and real in slow

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/23/17-------- Black Durm and Jacks are the hard hitters back in the Canals
But there are plenty of Snook and Goliath grouper under the docks. a lot of Tarpon moving onto the lights
at night.

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/29/17-------- Lot sof snook on the lights, best bet for catchiing Snook is trolling
The big jacks and some black drum

 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Poacher cut has some small Snook
Ponce has Snapper some very good reports of Snapper bites. Tarpon in the canals,
The jacks are really making them selves at home here in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Poachers cut has Snaper and Jacks
In the canals The Tarpon are showing themselves and 1/4 once Rat-L-traps are again
the bomb. The Jacks are still steady.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ Snapper and Jacks are the most often caught here
but there are some Big Black drum to be had.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Poacher cut has some small Snook
Ponce has Snapper some very good reports of Snapper bites. Tarpon in the canals,
The jacks are really making them selves at home here in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Poachers cut has Snaper and Jacks
In the canals The Tarpon are showing themselves and 1/4 once Rat-L-traps are again
the bomb. The Jacks are still steady.

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/01/16---- Tons of Snook in the canals, to make it more fun lots of black drum
under the docks as well, Tarpon in most of the larger bays, and some Trout in the rim canal

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/16/16----The canals have a bunch of Snook in them the lights as the water

Clears up are sticking up with Snook, The black drum and Jew fish are thick back here as well

In ponce the snapper and a few sheep head, and a few reports of spade fish caught here
the Black drum and Snook are here but getting them to eat is another story

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/24/16---- Snook in the canals is really heating up and as with every where they will be moving
the lights at night are loaded up with Snook.
 The Tarpon back in the canals are also really feeding early in the AM just after sun up is best
Ponce has some Snapper and Sheep head head. there has been some Red fish caught thee as well.
Right when the park opens the snook are laid up in the middle of the canal and try a rat-L-trap slow crank
let it sink.
 

 

 

April-4

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Fishin Frank , Robert   04/28/18 ------- Lots of snook and big jacks, trolling is the best bet, The over slot snook are best caught by casting ubder the docks, A lot of snapper under the docks and in the rim canal,

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive  04/21/18 ------- Lots of snook and jacks still the jacks are bigger and just a lot of fun
Snook under the docks big huge Snook.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/13/18 ------- lot of Tarpon and big snook and the schools of giant Jacks
Snappers are also good under the docks watch for the big black drum. some decent Trout in the rim canals

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/06/18 ------- Big big Jacks and a ton of snook and some smaller Tarpon
and there is some nice red fish being caught scattered and they have been caught on pin fish black drum by the bridges

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/07/17-------- Snook on the lights and the Tarpon have found
the lights, there is a bunch of snapper under the docks, Big black drum in several spot

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/21/17-------- Big SNook under the big boats, a big pin fish under a float for htese monster
Black drum are in good numbers in one canal or another hard to find but worth the look
The bigger snapper close to the mouth of the canals. a few big jacks.

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/28/17------- Lot sof Tarpon and a bunch of Snook
The snapper bite is better and the black drum are stacked in the canals. the trick is which one
they are in one canal and in the next the other.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/27/15------Ponce is on fire with Snappers, Snook,
and Jacks all of biting well here from the fishng piers up the canals, Some really great
fishing right up inside the canal.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ Ther ehas been plenty of Snapper and smaller
sheep head to keep you interested, The Black drum and Red fish are a nice break in the small fish.
Jacks are using this to get back and forth between the cnalas and the Harbor when they go through
all heck breaks loose.

Snook fishin early as the park opens is very good right now rat-l-traps are a good bet, Bombers
and rapala 10 gren and silver white best bets, for lures

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/07/15------ A good place for kids right with a lot of snappers
some Black drum a few Red fish, and small sheep head.
every once in a while a snook. and The Jacks go through here heading up into or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/06/16----inside the canals there is a lot of Tarpon
And bunches of Snook. Huge Jacks 10 pound plus. Has been black drum and snapper in Ponce
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/16/16----JAcks are the one thing sort of staedy here
But the Tarpon make a run by here just after sun up.

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/29/16--- Not much from ponce. but back in the canals
Tarpon , black drum , huge sand bream, and Snook OMG there is a ton of them

 

May

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Fishin Frank , Robert   05/25/18 -------- Bigger jacks and a lot of snook , snappers

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/18/18 ------- Snook and Tons of Smaller tarpon, Black drum
 

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/11/18 ------- lots to big jacks and Tarpon , big black drum and small Snappers
  

Fishin Frank  & Capt Josh Olive 05/05/18 -------

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/04/17-------- lot of Tarpon, and schools of jacks
there is a lot of black drum but finding which canal is the trick
The lights at night have a lot of Snook and Tarpon
The jacks as best found by trolling.

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/13/17-------- Lots of Jacks, ya gotta look for them
But thes e jacks are big, while looking for the jacks watch for the Tarpon
the big Tarpon are in the turn around canal.

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/20/17--------   Un hungry agggervating Tarpon all thourgh out the canals
jacks and Black drum

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/26/17--------  Colony has big Jacks and the Tarpon in the turn around canals
these monster jacks could be anywhere so keep a rod ready.


 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/25/15------ activity fish, Snapper, Sheep head,
Jacks , Snook, and THe sea Trout. Black drum.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/15/15------ Lot sof jacks and a few Snook
ther black drum bigger ones biting. Insoide the canals the Tarpon are here in the canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/08/15------Snook most are under slot
but a few Reds and a very few Sheep head just enough to mention.
The Snappers and some Black drum are primary targets right now.
when the jacks come through it is amazing. It would be great of the jacks were more steady
but they are just passing by Ponce on thier way in or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/09/16-----Inside the canals the Black drum and Tarpon
are the biggest thing, but there is still a lot of Snook on the lights at night
and several lights have bunches of snappers
Ponce has some Snapper and Sheep head, with a few reds and lots of Snook
but the Snook are there hard to get them to eat

June

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Fishin Frank,  Robert   06/29/18 -------- tarpon and some sand bream at the rocks, Big jacks in good size schools.
 

Fishin Frank  Robert  & Capt Josh Olive  06/23/18 --------  Bunches of Tarpon and there is a lot of Black drum
And a lot of Snook,

Fishin Frank  & Capt Josh Olive  06/09/18 -------- Some reds and snook
schools of Jacks.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive  06/01/18 -------- Tarpon and big Jacks and some Monster black drum.
Some weird fish like Bull sharks and blue fish.
 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/17/17-------- The Lots of Tarpon and larger jacks
The Snook under the docks and working close to the mouth of the canals
The Black drum are getting thicker.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/23/17-------- Jacks up to 10 pounds and some Big Snook on the lights.
Black drum are hitting almost anything. even paddle tails worked slow near the bottom

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/30/17------- Through out the canals there is Tarpon and black drum
The snapper fishin under the docks is good althuo the snapper are a bit smaller
and some Red fish back in the canals of the bird section.
 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Black drum and Snappers under the docks
seem to be better closer to the mouth of the canals or just in a side canals where ever it meets a larger canals

The Jacks are still here and I think many of them have put up mail boxes back in a few of the canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/15/15------ The Snapper and Black drum all doing well
The Jacks continue to be a great surprise when they move through,
The Tarpon babies are holding in the far back canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Some blcak drum and Mangrove Snapper
The canals have a lot of Tarpon and Jacks, with the Snook fishing getting better

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/02/15------ Spade fish and small snappers
some Snook back in the canal. inside PGI small Tarpon and some Snook
at the lights at night.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/09/16----- Loaded with big black drum, in the canals,
There is also Jacks and Tarpon here in the canals,
Ponce has some snapper and some lack drum, several Atlantic Croakers being caught here

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/20/16----- Ponce has some Black drum and ok snapper fishing
Back in the canals are loaded with snook and Jacks. Tons of small Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/27/16----- Ponce has had some Black drum, and Snappers
Big Jacks back in the canals

 

July

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Fishin Frank & Robert   07/06/17-------- Smaller Tarpon are thick in the canals
The Snook are here but not quite yet for great snookin,

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/15/17--------  Some black drum, Snook on the lights,
No a lot of giant snook what seem to be big snook may be Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/21/17-------- Black drum , and a handful if monster snook
some nice schools of Jacks, trolling is the way to find these tackle wreckers.
Snapper under in any the larger parts of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/17--------  Lots of Tarpon in the canals and a lot of black drum
some odd ball red fish mostly over slot reds in the canals.


 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15------ The canals have a bunch of Snappers and Black drum
the Snook fishing in the Ponce channel is great right now, from the dock at Ponce the Snapper are biting
and there has been enough big drum to keep it interesting

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------ PGi is loaded with Tarpon
The Ponce channel has Black drum and Snappers, the fats moving water here iis cooler
so the fish hang out here,
The frozen Silver sides are the key for larger Snapper fishing here, Sinker rig and move it slightly every couple minutes

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15----- In the canals the Tarpon are thick
The black drum are getting thicker by the day back in the cnals.
Snook are steady coming back in from the gulf and the cnals are just starting to get real good Snook fishing

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/04/16-----Black drum are the big story back in the canals
and at ponce there is some black drum being caught and some smaller snappers
The jacks come through ponce a couple times a day. but being there when they go thourgh
is the trick with them. the other trick is having a rod with a silver spoon ready for when they start busting the
water trying to re rig and get the sinker off your line, takes too long and they will be gone.
have an extra rod rigged and ready to pick up and cast

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/18/16----- black drum and there is a lot of Smaller tarpon
The Jacks are getting big, tackle wreckers.

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/16----- Black drum and Snook under the docks
and of course the Tarpon. the Tarpon are really moving , canal to canal

 

 

August

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/04/17-------- Black drum and some nice Snook
The tarpon are hiding and should be there, Jacks in the colony and by fish ville

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/11/17-------- Black drum around the bridges on marion,
The tarpon are where there is a large water going to smaller or narrower canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/18/17-------- a assortment of black drum from tiny to huge and the snook are
starting to really move back into the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/25/17-------QUite a few big black drum and small Tarpon, The Snapper bite
is getting better by the week, The trolling for jacks with a storm twitch is great -

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/15/16----- some black drum and Snappers

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- black drum and some snappers and good shot at a school of lady fish
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16-----  lots of snapper and some black drum, a few people poaching Snook out of season
a chance of a red fish

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------ Snapper and some Black drum,
and the Tarpon are passing by the docks a couple times a day/

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------ Snapper and a few Sheep head, activity fish
a few odd ball bigger balck drum. the fun part is when the jacks move through.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/08/16-----  Ponce has good snapper fishing
along with nice red fish,  being caught from the docks
Up in the canals the black drum and the Tarpon are hitting.
The snappers under the docks are thick

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/15/16----- Lots of Tarpon , tons of Snook, bunches of Snappers
under the docks where ever there is a corner.
Jacks are working the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- black drum and lots of Tarpon
Big snook at night a lot of them.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16-----  still a lot of tarpon in the canals and some of the best
Snook fishing, and the jacks 8 to 10 pounders caught while trolling.

 

 

September

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Fishin Frank & Robert   10/14/17--------Black drum a lot bigger in in the canals.
Cat fish are in hte canals and the rim canal has some Big Snook.

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/20/17--------If you cast a lot of docks you will catch quite a few big snook
Over Slot and the snapper bite is picking up. some Tarpon, and there is Jacks to be caught trolling
In or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/27/17-------- Snook are starting to move on to the lightds at night
and there is jacks being caught while trolling

 

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Fishin Frank & Robert   09/01/17-------- Lots of smaller snook inside, some Jacks
and a handful of Tarpon moving around the canals, Black drum on the move as well
evening just before dark is the best time for the drum.

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

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/23/17-------- Jacks and Snook , There is a bunch of Tarpon

 Fishin Frank & Robert   09/29/17--------   castng the docks 3 casts under each dock with a DOA cal shad
O troll a bomber, possible black drum.


Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/15------ Black drum and some good fishing for croakers
plenty of smaller Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------ A bunch of Smaller Snappers right by the docks
at Ponce

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16-----  Lot of Snook in the canals and bunch of Tarpon
The canals are good fishing,

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- Tarpon in good numbers way back in the bird section.
Black drum and Jacks are both in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16-----   Pgi canals snapper and some good Snook fishing under hte docks
The Snook again seems to be a trolling thing. Casting jigs under the docks 3 casts under the dock and go to the next

 

 

 

October

 

ishin Frank & Robert   10/27/15-----Jacks are really strong and The Tarpon are thick as I have ever seen
in the canals, quite a few black drum here as well. Ponce has some Sheep head and Snappers and the Snook
are close to the docks right now. So Ponce is a good bet for day time fishing

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15----- In the canals the Snapper fishing and Tarpon fishing are both
hot right now,
At Ponce the Snook and Black drum keep it interesting

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------Ponce has some Nice Sheep head and Snappers

with Jacks every once in a while, the are also some Black drum here
In the canals the are jacks and Snook back under the docks

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/03/15------Black drum and Tarpon, back in the canals
No word on Ponce

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Quiet some snappers and although quiet the red fish
are moving through so if you and the Reds are both there at the same time. hang on. EXcitement

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16----- Lot sof smaller snapper and the snook activity is good
The wade fishing is real good for reds just north of the park. and there is some jacks in the canal
and out on the flats.

 

November

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Fishin Frank & Robert   11/04/17-------- Lots of tarpon but not in any one places,
The Snook are really loading up on the under water lights
Jacks are really hitting while people are trolling in or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/11/17-------- A lot of Tarpon , The Snappers are thick under the dock
Trolling for Snook and Jacks is very good . 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/17-------- The water is clearing up and the Snook are thick on the lights
Lots of Tarpon in the canals but moving around a lot. 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/14/16----- Bigger Snapper moving in, sheep head fishing is good
lot of mullet and there is some nice schools of Jacks

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/15----- Lots of Tarpon in the canals and the Snook
are really moving into the canals, Black drum are becoming a bigger thing here
as the water cools it will only get better

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/13/15----- Snook doing better in the canals.
There is a bunch of Tarpon still here in the canals, The Snapper fishing is very good right now.
Big schools of Jacks working the canals
Ponce has had some Flounder caught and the snapper bite is good

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/30/15----- Lot sf Tarpon and BLack drum, plenty of big fish to play with
on the windy days back in the canals of PGi, Some Snapper unde rhte docks and The red fish
are moving in on the main channel in from Ponce
Ponce park has Snapper and Black drum with some sheep head biting

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/08/16----- Sheep head are really doing good there right now
pieces of shrimp barley legal sheep head but a lot of them.
Big Snook on talipa .

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/21/16----- Snook and some snapper and quite a few sheep head
and the back drum in the 20 inch range, a couple of bonnet sharks

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/29/16----- there is some small shepp head and a bunch of Snook across from
the boat ramp. the red fish are moving through the canals watch the schools of mullet for school
of Jacks following. and these jacks are really fun. 

 

 

December

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Fishin Frank & Robert   12/02/17------- Big jacks in the 15 pound range and a lot of snook under the docks
Tarpon on the under water light at night,    

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/08/17------A lot of Tarpon in the canals and the jacks are thick back here as well
Lots of Snook on the lights and there is a Goliath grouper and Tarpon on the under water lights
Over Size red fish in the rim canal-

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/29/17------Lots of Snook, and quite a few Tarpon,
Snapper under the docks where the canals come together. Jacks big ones .-  

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/13/16-----  the canals were hit hard with red tide. so no reports yet
Hope ful for next week

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/22/16--------   Jacks Big jacks tackle busters in a lot of the canals
The Tarpon are way in the back canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/28/16-------- Tons of Tarpon hard to get to bite but what fun trying.
Some Snook,

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14-------Ponce is slow the drdging
did no real good for the fishing but soon the fish will be back
Back up in the isles the fishin is way better, lot sof Snook around the lights at night
and the Snapper are thick under the dock, still some big jacks  up in the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/19/14------- Sheep head and some snapper
but the dredgeing has slowed down the fishing

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/05/14------- Ponce park has some good shepp head
and ther are some Black drum here, the Trout are not steady but use the Ponce intel
to get back into the canals , so nothing then slam time

 

 

P.G.I. Canals & Punta Gorda

Ponce de-Leon park-

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Quiet some snappers and although quiet the red fish
are moving through so if you and the Reds are both there at the same time. hang on. EXcitement

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16-----

 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16----- Snook in the canal piles of snook,
Soft plastic flukes, a couple of reds, small snappers right off the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- quiet a few fish but not what it should be

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16-----   Slow sow small snapper and small jacks
a few small snapper


 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/15/16----- some black drum and Snappers

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- black drum and some snappers and good shot at a school of lady fish
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16-----  lots of snapper and some black drum, a few people poaching Snook out of season
a chance of a red fish


.Poachers Cut .
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Eleizabeth Park

Barge Canal
Gilchrist pier-  .........

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Lots of Tarpon in the canals . the water
has cleaered but the light have Snook and cat fish. Big Jacks in the canals as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16-----

 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16-----  Lot of Snook in the canals and bunch of Tarpon
The canals are good fishing,

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- Tarpon in good numbers way back in the bird section.
Black drum and Jacks are both in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16-----   Pgi canals snapper and some good Snook fishing under hte docks
The Snook again seems to be a trolling thing. Casting jigs under the docks 3 casts under the dock and go to the next

 

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/08/16-----  Ponce has good snapper fishing
along with nice red fish,  being caught from the docks
Up in the canals the black drum and the Tarpon are hitting.
The snappers under the docks are thick

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/15/16----- Lots of Tarpon , tons of Snook, bunches of Snappers
under the docks where ever there is a corner.
Jacks are working the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- black drum and lots of Tarpon
Big snook at night a lot of them.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16-----  still a lot of tarpon in the canals and some of the best
Snook fishing, and the jacks 8 to 10 pounders caught while trolling.

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Quiet some snappers and although quiet the red fish
are moving through so if you and the Reds are both there at the same time. hang on. EXcitement

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16-----

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16----- Snook in the canal piles of snook,
Soft plastic flukes, a couple of reds, small snappers right off the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- quiet a few fish but not what it should be

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16-----   Slow sow small snapper and small jacks
a few small snapper

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/04/16-----Black drum are the big story back in the canals
and at ponce there is some black drum being caught and some smaller snappers
The jacks come through ponce a couple times a day. but being there when they go thourgh
is the trick with them. the other trick is having a rod with a silver spoon ready for when they start busting the
water trying to re rig and get the sinker off your line, takes too long and they will be gone.
have an extra rod rigged and ready to pick up and cast

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/18/16----- black drum and there is a lot of Smaller tarpon
The Jacks are getting big, tackle wreckers.

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/16----- Black drum and Snook under the docks
and of course the Tarpon. the Tarpon are really moving , canal to canal

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Quiet some snappers and although quiet the red fish
are moving through so if you and the Reds are both there at the same time. hang on. EXcitement

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16-----

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/13/16-----  the canals were hit hard with red tide. so no reports yet
Hope ful for next week

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/22/16--------   Jacks Big jacks tackle busters in a lot of the canals
The Tarpon are way in the back canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/28/16-------- Tons of Tarpon hard to get to bite but what fun trying.
Some Snook,

 

P.G.I. Canals & Punta Gorda

Ponce de-Leon park-
.Poachers Cut .
...
Eleizabeth Park

Barge Canal
Gilchrist pier-  .........

 

January
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/22/16-------  Big Jacks still thick in the canals
and Big red ifsh in the rim canals, The Snook are there but not hititng well at all
some Trout if you like to troll.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--01/13/15------- Big Jacks back in the canals
the red fish and Black drum are closer to the mouths of the canals, some Trout
in the rim canal

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/04/16----- PGi has lots of snappers, Big Jacks, and Tarpon
Black drum are biteing more steady 40 to 60 pound drum quite the battle.
at Ponce the snappers are pretty thick and there are some Black drum as well as red fish
being caught

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/13/16----- Ponce has sheep head and snappers good activity fish
not much size to most of them but quite a few fish to play with, there are some black drum
and red fish here as well, and the Trout are becoming more frequent catches

back in the Pgi cnals there is a lot of jacks big jacks and a lot of tarpon as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/26/16----- Sheep head in Bass inlet and Colony point
Been Black drum are all over, a good time to try for your drum at Ponce, The Snapper
and sheep head are both at Ponce but they are smaller, but will keep you busy while
looking for your big Black drum

 

February

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/23/15------ The canals have lots of Red fish
in them cast under the docks free line shrimp, or a storm twitch. WHere you think
the Snook should be you will find Reds.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/09/15-------Sheep head but the snapper
are checking out the stuff stirred up by the dredge, I think that is why the sheep head are
hanging out. Trout when the barge is not working are moving in and out of the canal

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--02/02/15-------Jacks and Snapper are
the two main catches lately but there are Some Black drum as well here

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/03/16-----Black drum and The Snook are both starting
to bite, even cold fish have to eat. Slow baits or shrimp cast under the docks and let sit
in one spot seem to work . The fish are bitting but moving slow until hooked. So take your time
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/08/16----Black drum and Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/15/16---- BLcak drum and Some Tarpon lotsof Tarpon here
Some Jacks and sheep head.
Ponce has some good fishing for Sheep head and Snappers along with some reds and a few black drum

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/24/16---- Ponce has Spade fish, snapperm Black drum
up in the canls there is a lot of Small Tarpon the water is clearing a bit so people are starting
 to see Snook at their lights,

 

March

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ Snapper and Jacks are the most often caught here
but there are some Big Black drum to be had.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Poacher cut has some small Snook
Ponce has Snapper some very good reports of Snapper bites. Tarpon in the canals,
The jacks are really making them selves at home here in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Poachers cut has Snaper and Jacks
In the canals The Tarpon are showing themselves and 1/4 once Rat-L-traps are again
the bomb. The Jacks are still steady.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/30/15------ Snapper and Jacks are the most often caught here
but there are some Big Black drum to be had.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/09/15------- Poacher cut has some small Snook
Ponce has Snapper some very good reports of Snapper bites. Tarpon in the canals,
The jacks are really making them selves at home here in the canals.

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--03/02/15------- Poachers cut has Snaper and Jacks
In the canals The Tarpon are showing themselves and 1/4 once Rat-L-traps are again
the bomb. The Jacks are still steady.

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/01/16---- Tons of Snook in the canals, to make it more fun lots of black drum
under the docks as well, Tarpon in most of the larger bays, and some Trout in the rim canal

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/16/16----The canals have a bunch of Snook in them the lights as the water

Clears up are sticking up with Snook, The black drum and Jew fish are thick back here as well

In ponce the snapper and a few sheep head, and a few reports of spade fish caught here
the Black drum and Snook are here but getting them to eat is another story

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/24/16---- Snook in the canals is really heating up and as with every where they will be moving
the lights at night are loaded up with Snook.
 The Tarpon back in the canals are also really feeding early in the AM just after sun up is best
Ponce has some Snapper and Sheep head head. there has been some Red fish caught thee as well.
Right when the park opens the snook are laid up in the middle of the canal and try a rat-L-trap slow crank
let it sink.
 

 

 

April-4

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/27/15------Ponce is on fire with Snappers, Snook,
and Jacks all of biting well here from the fishng piers up the canals, Some really great
fishing right up inside the canal.

 

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/13/15------ Ther ehas been plenty of Snapper and smaller
sheep head to keep you interested, The Black drum and Red fish are a nice break in the small fish.
Jacks are using this to get back and forth between the cnalas and the Harbor when they go through
all heck breaks loose.

Snook fishin early as the park opens is very good right now rat-l-traps are a good bet, Bombers
and rapala 10 gren and silver white best bets, for lures

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--04/07/15------ A good place for kids right with a lot of snappers
some Black drum a few Red fish, and small sheep head.
every once in a while a snook. and The Jacks go through here heading up into or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/06/16----inside the canals there is a lot of Tarpon
And bunches of Snook. Huge Jacks 10 pound plus. Has been black drum and snapper in Ponce
 

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/16/16----JAcks are the one thing sort of staedy here
But the Tarpon make a run by here just after sun up.

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/29/16--- Not much from ponce. but back in the canals
Tarpon , black drum , huge sand bream, and Snook OMG there is a ton of them

 

May
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/25/15------ activity fish, Snapper, Sheep head,
Jacks , Snook, and THe sea Trout. Black drum.

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/15/15------ Lot sof jacks and a few Snook
ther black drum bigger ones biting. Insoide the canals the Tarpon are here in the canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--05/08/15------Snook most are under slot
but a few Reds and a very few Sheep head just enough to mention.
The Snappers and some Black drum are primary targets right now.
when the jacks come through it is amazing. It would be great of the jacks were more steady
but they are just passing by Ponce on thier way in or out of the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/09/16-----Inside the canals the Black drum and Tarpon
are the biggest thing, but there is still a lot of Snook on the lights at night
and several lights have bunches of snappers
Ponce has some Snapper and Sheep head, with a few reds and lots of Snook
but the Snook are there hard to get them to eat

June

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/24/15------ Black drum and Snappers under the docks
seem to be better closer to the mouth of the canals or just in a side canals where ever it meets a larger canals

The Jacks are still here and I think many of them have put up mail boxes back in a few of the canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/15/15------ The Snapper and Black drum all doing well
The Jacks continue to be a great surprise when they move through,
The Tarpon babies are holding in the far back canals

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/08/15------ Some blcak drum and Mangrove Snapper
The canals have a lot of Tarpon and Jacks, with the Snook fishing getting better

 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--06/02/15------ Spade fish and small snappers
some Snook back in the canal. inside PGI small Tarpon and some Snook
at the lights at night.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/09/16----- Loaded with big black drum, in the canals,
There is also Jacks and Tarpon here in the canals,
Ponce has some snapper and some lack drum, several Atlantic Croakers being caught here

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/20/16----- Ponce has some Black drum and ok snapper fishing
Back in the canals are loaded with snook and Jacks. Tons of small Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/27/16----- Ponce has had some Black drum, and Snappers
Big Jacks back in the canals

 

July
 

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/28/15------ The canals have a bunch of Snappers and Black drum
the Snook fishing in the Ponce channel is great right now, from the dock at Ponce the Snapper are biting
and there has been enough big drum to keep it interesting

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/15/15------ PGi is loaded with Tarpon
The Ponce channel has Black drum and Snappers, the fats moving water here iis cooler
so the fish hang out here,
The frozen Silver sides are the key for larger Snapper fishing here, Sinker rig and move it slightly every couple minutes

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--07/06/15----- In the canals the Tarpon are thick
The black drum are getting thicker by the day back in the cnals.
Snook are steady coming back in from the gulf and the cnals are just starting to get real good Snook fishi

August
Fishin Frank & Robert   08/24/15------ Snapper and some Black drum,
and the Tarpon are passing by the docks a couple times a day/

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/12/15------ Snapper and a few Sheep head, activity fish
a few odd ball bigger balck drum. the fun part is when the jacks move through.

September
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/15------ Black drum and some good fishing for croakers
plenty of smaller Tarpon

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/07/15------ A bunch of Smaller Snappers right by the docks
at Ponce

October

 

ishin Frank & Robert   10/27/15-----Jacks are really strong and The Tarpon are thick as I have ever seen
in the canals, quite a few black drum here as well. Ponce has some Sheep head and Snappers and the Snook
are close to the docks right now. So Ponce is a good bet for day time fishing

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/19/15----- In the canals the Snapper fishing and Tarpon fishing are both
hot right now,
At Ponce the Snook and Black drum keep it interesting

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/09/15------Ponce has some Nice Sheep head and Snappers

with Jacks every once in a while, the are also some Black drum here
In the canals the are jacks and Snook back under the docks

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/03/15------Black drum and Tarpon, back in the canals
No word on Ponce

 

November

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/15----- Lots of Tarpon in the canals and the Snook
are really moving into the canals, Black drum are becoming a bigger thing here
as the water cools it will only get better

 

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/13/15----- Snook doing better in the canals.
There is a bunch of Tarpon still here in the canals, The Snapper fishing is very good right now.
Big schools of Jacks working the canals
Ponce has had some Flounder caught and the snapper bite is good

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/30/15----- Lot sf Tarpon and BLack drum, plenty of big fish to play with
on the windy days back in the canals of PGi, Some Snapper unde rhte docks and The red fish
are moving in on the main channel in from Ponce
Ponce park has Snapper and Black drum with some sheep head biting

 

December

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/30/14-------Ponce is slow the drdging
did no real good for the fishing but soon the fish will be back
Back up in the isles the fishin is way better, lot sof Snook around the lights at night
and the Snapper are thick under the dock, still some big jacks  up in the canals

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/19/14------- Sheep head and some snapper
but the dredgeing has slowed down the fishing

Fishin Frank & Robert's report--12/05/14------- Ponce park has some good shepp head
and ther are some Black drum here, the Trout are not steady but use the Ponce intel
to get back into the canals , so nothing then slam time