Caloosahatchee River

Details

Location:
Fort Myers, FL
United States United States
Coordinates:
26.5762, -81.8756
Distance:
75 Miles
Description:

The river issues from Lake Hicpochee, in southeastern Glades County, approximately 10 mi (16 km) WNW of Clewiston. It flows WSW past La Belle, where it becomes tidal, forming an estuary along its lower 25 mi (40 km). It broadens as it nears the ocean, passing Fort Myers and Cape Coral. It enters the Gulf of Mexico 10 mi (16 km) southwest of Fort Myers in San Carlos Bay protected by Sanibel Island.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Shore fishing access, Wading
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Map

Map for 26.5762, -81.8756
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Fishing Reports

Ron Kowalyk / Back Bay Fishing
about 5 years ago (09/24/2009)

Caloosahatchee River Fishing Report 09.24.09

Ft. Myers: Estero Bay was fishy but you had to fish the moving water phases very early and weather permitting on the midafternoon incoming. Reds were scattered, snook were stacked up but generally shorties. Trout were under the birds and very hungry with some gators to 8 lb. taken on plugs and flies. There are big snook, baby poons and reds around the passes and bridge structures. Up north a good general bite in Pine Island Sound and Matlacha just to mention the bigger waters. Reds were atte...

Fish

Redfish-3

Drum, Red (Saltwater) (Sciaenops ocellatus)

466
Snook-230-fwsw

Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

270
Tarpon-240-fwsw

Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus)

232

Guides

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Adrenaline Fishing

We specialize in guide fishing trips. we are a complete guide service dedicated to make your trip the most memorable trip possible. we are often imitated but never duplicated. specilaizing in back b...
Cape Coral, FL, United States United States
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Back Bay Fishing

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Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Bayside Charters

Your Captain, Captain Kelly Kaminski specializes in: Inshore Back Water Fishing, Light Tackle and Fly Fishing. The 18' Lake & Bay is an all around Backwater Light Tackle Boat. The Captain will be...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Blackwater Charters

Welcome to Blackwater Charters website. Come join me for an unforgettable fishing trip. I specialize in light tackle, and saltwater fly fishing from the backcountry of the 10,000 Islands to Charlo...
Punta Gorda, FL, United States United States
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Capt. Bill Walker's Fishing Charters

Come join me for an exciting fishing adventure with native guide, Capt. Bill Walker. Anglers of all skill levels, from the novice to the most experienced are welcome. We'll fish mangrove shoreline...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Capt. Paul Hobby's Back Country Charters

Fishing from my 18-foot EGRET flats boat with all the top quality tackle you can use in a hard day of fishing, you'll never get any pressure to make a perfect cast. The goal for the day is to catch...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Catching The Cure

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Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Chew On This Charters

Come join the Chew On This Charter Team of Captain Jason LeValley, Captain Nelson Diaz and Captain Ben Chancey. They specialize in catching Goliath Grouper, Snook, Tarpon, Redfish and Canal Tuna in...
Cape Coral, FL, United States United States
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Fish Stix Charters

Let Captain Gary be your fishing charter guide in Southwest Florida, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Cape Coral and Ft. Myers Beach. Southwest Florida fishing is great for Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, G...
Cape Coral, FL, United States United States
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Fly Nutt Charters

Flynutt Charters caters to the light tackle enthusiast and fly fisherman. Whether you are after redfish, snook, tarpon, speckled trout, tripletail, or jacks, Flynutt Charters can help. Capt. Rick is...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Gulf Coast Fishing Guide Captain Pat Burns

Fish with 5th generation Florida native Captain Pat Burns aboard his 18' 9" Back Country Pro Guide skiff. Pine Island Sound encompasses the backcountry from world-renowned Boca Grand Pass, behind th...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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High Hopes Charters

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Bonita Springs, FL, United States United States
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One More Cast Charters

Capt.Rey is one of the top fishing guides in the Sanibel Island and Captiva Island area. He has been consistent in producing, snook, redfish, giant tarpon, trout, and many other species for his an...
Fort Myers, FL, United States United States
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Reel-Ality Sportfishing Charters

From Bluefintuna stripers bluefish fluke sea bass,to freshwater trophy trout in round valley-home to many state record fish.boat has enclosed head and galley.GPS downriggers outriggers sideplaners a...
Bokeelia, FL, United States United States
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South West Florida Fishing Charters-Capt. Terry Pitz

My name is Capt. Terry Pitz a year round Florida fishing guide on the world famous waters of Southwest Florida. I offer a personalized fun-filled day of fishing with light tackle or fly fishing. Th...
Sanibel Island, FL, United States United States
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Time's Fly'n Charters

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Lake Tomahawk, WI, United States United States

Lodges

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Tournaments

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