February Everglades Fishing Update
If you are looking for the ultimate bass fishing destination, the Florida Everglades is the place to visit. As you travel along Alligator Alley or I-75, you can make several stops to explore what South Florida offers. This February Everglades Fishing Update can provide insight into what’s working and where to go. Our local experts are beyond exceptional and knowledgeable about what they do.
Whether you are looking to catch bass on artificial bait or live bait., they can make it happen. Peacock bass and largemouth bass can both be caught in the Florida Everglades. One of the best parts about Alligator Alley is that it can be accessed from both the west and east coast. Hop on board with one of our local experts and enjoy a day soaking up the sun in the Everglades. Put down your phone and enjoy the solitude while setting the hook into some excellent Florida bass!
Check out this February Everglades Fishing Update to see what you can get your family into:
Fishing with Captain Mark Rogers
“The Florida Everglades is one of the best places to take your children fishing. It will get them hooked for life on some of the most action-packed adventures you can embark on. During these cooler months of the year, water levels drop, making for a great time fishing in the long canal systems.
I had the pleasure of fishing with Bryan and his son Luke. They were traveling from the cold northern state of New York. While doing so, Florida bass fishing was on the list of things to do. They were staying over on the west coast of Florida, and within miles of their destination, they landed in the Florida Everglades along Alligator Alley.
Calm winds and light showers made for an exciting day on the water. The fish were active right from the start of this fishing trip. Artificial bait and live bait were used on this charter. The best artificial baits to use are soft-plastic flukes, senkos, and hard topwater baits. Live bait works exceptionally well, especially for Everglades peacock bass. Several bass were caught on this fishing trip. Most of the fish caught were largemouth bass, along with Oscars and cichlids. The action is getting good. Bryan and his son Luke had a fantastic time fishing in the Everglades. I am certainly looking forward to getting them back on the water soon!”- Capt Mark Rogers.
Fishing with Captain Nick Pasquarello
“It is not every day that you get the chance to travel to Florida. Every trip can be unique, only if you include an outdoor adventure. Soaking up the Florida sunshine while setting the hook into largemouth and peacock bass is a great way to get outdoors. I had the pleasure of fishing with Richard and his son Jack. They were traveling from Colorado looking to spend some time in FL.
While doing so, they wanted to explore what the Florida Everglades had to offer. Peacock bass was one of the main species on their list to catch, and we made it happen for them. Sunny and breezy conditions made for a fantastic day on the water. Both peacock bass and largemouth bass were biting on this fishing trip.
They got what they wanted, landing over 20 bass on this trip. The peacock bass is aggressive towards live bait, and the largemouth enjoys eating soft-plastic baits. You can catch both species all trip long when visiting and exploring Alligator Alley! Richard and Jack both had an amazing time fishing in the Everglades.
I am looking forward to getting back out on the water again with them soon!” – Capt Nick Pasquarello
Fishing with Captain Joe Gruny
“Some of the best adventures and fishing trips are the ones you get to spend multiple days with a client. I love to get to know new and repeat clients on two-day fishing trips. I had the pleasure of fishing with Howard and Julie, who traveled from Minnesota to escape the cold weather. Unfortunately, it seems like they brought it with them to Florida. On their 2-day fishing adventure, South Florida experienced a cold front that did not slow the bite down.
Several locations stay very consistent even though the temperatures change. The Florida Everglades, especially along Alligator Alley, is one of them. Howard and Julie had a blast catching over 40 largemouth bass on their fishing trips. As the water continues to drop, the bite will get even better.
Soft plastics, including flukes, wacky worms, shakey heads, and live bait, were the most successful method for putting bass in the boat. A mix of sunny, breezy, and cloudy weather made for exciting fishing conditions. All-in-all, Howard, and Julie had a blast catching bass on their fishing adventure.
I am looking forward to seeing what I can help them catch on their next adventure!” – Capt Joe Gruny
Come Visit South Florida and Catch Yours TODAY!
The bass fishing along Alligator Alley is going to continue to get better. This is the place to visit if you want to catch more bass than your arms can handle. Every trip is tailored to your fishing needs. Whether live bait or artificial bait, we can make that trip of a lifetime come true. Getting outdoors, especially in the Florida Everglades, is an adventure you will not forget.
From the birds flying overhead to the alligators swimming by your boat, you get the whole outdoor experience that South Florida can offer. Enjoy sitting back and relaxing while our guides show you around one of our favorite places to explore. We hope to get the chance to see you on the water next time!
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