We discuss the best lures, tackle and retrieves for keeping lines tight and rods bent targeting these tasty speedsters and head out nearshore to chase migrating Spanish Mackerel along Sanibel and Captiva Island in Southwest Florida. This bi-annual migration offers excellent fishing action just a few hundred yards offshore.

Gear List:

Rod: Sewell 7′ M Fast Spinning Rod

Reel: Shimano Stradic 5000FJ

Line: 20lb Power Pro Slick

Leader: 30lb Seaguar Fluorocarbon

Capt. Ross

Longtime resident of Southwest Florida. Captain Ross hails from the historic waters along the Caloosahatchee River. Publisher of The Intrepid Angler, with a history of guiding anglers from the Florida Keys to Southeast Alaska. His mission is to target big game species with lures and does his best to do it by kayak when he can! Follow his adventures around Florida and the world.

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