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

Owner of The Intrepid Angler, Captain Ross hails from the historic waters along the Caloosahatchee River. He has a been a fishing guide and outdoor professional working the waters of Florida and Alaska over his career. He now permanently resides in Cape Coral offering anglers exciting opportunities to target trophy gamefish around Southwest Florida on a custom Pathfinder 2500 Hybrid Bay Boat.

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