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Hall’Em In Fishin’ Episode 11 The Bi-Weekly Florida Fishing Report!

Hall’Em In Fishin’ is proud to bring you our bi-weekly series; the “Florida Fishing Report” brought to you by our friends at C&B Custom Jigs and Coastal Angler Magazine Fort Myers! In this episode our Hall’Em In Fishin’ team of expert fishing Captains and Guides will bring you the best fishing tips along with some invaluable angling advice for the beginner up to the seasoned individual.

We start with our coverage of the mid Estero Bay area and bring Captain Neil Eisner to the show! Capt. Neil brings some discussion about his recent Snook and Redfish experiences along with a little near-shore Tarpon action in the Fort Myers Beach area! Captain Neil also fills us in on his trip next week to search for Bonefish in Grand Cayman!

Captain Alex is next up with his report from the backwaters and near shore region of Fort Myers Beach and Bonitia Springs. Alex talks Kingfish,Tarpon, Sea Trout and more mentioning bait types and tidal impacts on the fishing.

Next segment, we jump across the state to Captain Andrew Stansell of Low Impact Charters who will provide some great dialogue about his recent catch of a 34 inch, 7 pound “Gator Trout”. (pics on our Facebook page) Andrew is also an avid conservationist and provides a quick 2-minute lesson on how to safely catch and release fish to sustain our fisheries for years to come.

Captain Jack Carlson of Two Conchs Charters joins the show for look at his recent trips that had a great Mahi and Yellow Jack bite. Captain Jack also discussed his upcoming “Bull and Cow” Dolphin (Mahi) Tourney in Marathon that will have over 100 boats!

In our next segment we head for the freshwater with Travis Palmer of “Ditch Fishing 101” who fills us in on some great success in fishing a unique fishing tournament that targets invasive species. There are over 22 species of invasive fish in Southwest Florida and the Glades and over 500 in the entire state. Listen as Travis tells you how he participated in this scientific study based fishing tourney.

Rounding out the program in his second week with us, our latest new member of our Hall’Em In Fishin’ Team from Pensacola, Florida, Captain Matt Miller of Soulwater Charters 850. Captain Matt provides a little info on off-shore Grouper and Vermillion Snapper and about targeting top-water “Bull” Redfish of the 40 to 50 inch variety. We want to welcome Captain Matt to our expert family of guides who contribute to the program

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Hall’Em In Fishin Goes To Class “Ditch Fishing 101” & Features The Grouper Grapple Charity Offshore Tourney!

Hall’Em In Fishin’ host Captain Scott, takes you to the canals, ponds and “ditches” of South Florida and talks “Ditch Fishing 101” with Travis Palmer! Ditch Fishing 101 on Facebook is geared to teaching the fishing community about the basic techniques of in-shore freshwater angling on a budget.  It is the mission of Travis Palmer to pass his passion and experience on to the next generation of anglers. In this episode he will share tips, tricks and tackle secrets for fishing the “ditches”. It’s all about traveling around your neighborhood, pulling up to an area of water, grabbing your gear out the back of a vehicle and FISHING!
The Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament.

Additionally on todays program, Scott features some outstanding “on location” interviews from the Annual Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament at Fish-Tale Marina in Fort Myers Beach Florida. The Grouper Grapple was founded by Brian Peachey in 2013 as a means to give back to the community and show support to Combat Wounded Veterans that have served our country. By teaming with Freedom Alliance the tournament has been able to turn the event into an actual vehicle that provides much needed therapy for combat wounded veterans returning from service. Grouper Grapple and Freedom Alliance provide the veterans with transportation to and from the event, hotel accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday – Sunday, Back Bay fishing trips, commemorative plaques, entry into the tournament and tournament events tournament, specialized apparel and a chance to join their brothers in arms in an atmosphere designed just for them!

In addition to the Freedom Alliance the Grouper Grapple has also added a beneficiary to our event for 2017. The Jeff Sommer Memorial Scholarship Fund, honoring the memory of Coach Jeff Sommer of Estero High School and the positive impact that he had on hundreds of young people and adults. Brian Peachey, the founder of the Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament was an all-star athlete who ran cross country and track for Coach Sommer from 1989-1993. Along with his fellow athletes, Coach Sommer pushed them to be their best taking them to the State meet where they were Runner up in 1991 and State Champions in 1992. Peachey was recognized as All Southwest Florida Cross Country Runner of the year during his time with Coach at Estero HS and has stayed close with Coach Sommer and his family throughout the years.

“Coach Jeff Sommer always told his cross country runners that pain is temporary and pride is for ever he instilled in us that nothing hurts compared to what it feels like to quit. He was a builder of leaders and people who would and could, quite literally, go the extra mile. He also taught me how to give. That’s why we want to give back. ” -Brian Peachey  Listen to this episode and witness how the fishing community in Southwest Florida is giving back.

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