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Captain Bill Walsh
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Marco Island, Florida
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Species Chart by Month

BACKGROUND......As taken from our actual catch records for the last several years, these are the species Dawn Patrol has caught for customers fishing the backwaters and nearshore reefs of Marco Island. With years of experience included here, it should give an idea as to what kinds of fish to expect at what time of year.

Species Caught Guide
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barracuda         R R R R   R R  
Black Drum B B B   B B B     B   B
Bluefish   B B B                
Cobia       R R         R R  
Flounder BR BR BR BR R R       R   BR
Grouper   R   R   R R R     R R
King Mackerel       R R              
Mackerel BR BR BR BR BR R R   BR R   B
Permit       B   BR   B        
Pompano B B B B B B   B B B B B
Redfish B B B           B B B  
Shark     B BR   R R R   BR    
Sheepshead BR BR BR B         R BR BR BR
Snook     B   B B B B B B B  
Tarpon         B B            
Triggerfish       R R R R R R R R  
Trout B B B B B B B   B B    
Whiting B B B B B B  B     B    
B = Backwater adjacent to Marco Island
R = Nearshore reefs from 1 - 7 miles offshore
BR = Caught in both backwaters & nearshore reefs

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