For information on Florida’s current fishing regulations, as well as on purchasing recreational licenses, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife site.
Check the species-availability guide at Fishing Naples for a monthly breakdown of what bites when. Going for the big guys? Shark and tarpon are both abundant in June.
Find the gear you need at one of the local bait-and-tackle shops listed at Salt Water Sports Florida.
The “Fish Tales” column of the Naples Sun-Times is updated regularly by local guide Captain Will Geraghty.