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Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by tdmartin2000 » Thu May 07, 2009 10:40 pm

I am going down to Don Pedro/Little Gasparilla island in july for a week. Is this good for my airboat and is the fishing good?

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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by dynaairglide » Fri May 08, 2009 8:29 am

The fishing is great down there. You will be close to Stump Pass. In my opinion, the best airboating is South of Placida. It can get a little hairy in the Intercoastal from where you will be down to the tressell. It's a beautiful place. Too bad Snook season just closed. The Trout and Reds will be good though. Good luck!
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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by rank-n-stank » Fri May 08, 2009 9:05 am

was down there in march,fished 3 days we caught close to 60 fish on bad tides.

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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by gatorfrog2 » Fri May 08, 2009 8:09 pm

I run mine around Lemon Bay and out to Stump Pass once in a while. Stay in the shallows next to the mangroves. :mrgreen: Lots of boat traffic on weekends. Prefer running Charlotte Harbor ,put in at El Jobean and run allthe way to Bull Bay etc. Good Luck
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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by tdmartin2000 » Fri May 08, 2009 8:21 pm

Thanks for the input. Think I would be better off for fishing with my flats boat in that area?

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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by plumcrazy » Fri May 08, 2009 8:32 pm

flats boat country for sure, plus you can run every where in a week in your boat, id take the flats boat 8)

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Re: Don Pedro Island- fishing

Post by clifton cadillac500 » Sun May 10, 2009 12:49 pm

i fish here every weekend. And there r some many over slot reds an some slot size. u can just run ur boat an put a net in the water and catch ur limit in like 5min. :lol: if i were u. i would bring the airboat and fish the back flats & deep holes of catfish creek, boggs hole, and big creek. everything down here is on fire.BIG REDS, BIG SNOOK, MONSTER GATOR TROUT & an a bunch of men in gray suits u just shoot them when u run up on them :lol: Good luck
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