Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Sports & Recreationen-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:06 EDTThu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:06 EDT the Water: Stone cold front stalls fishing in the area was good ahead of the cold front that brought strong winds heading into the weekend, especially offshore fishing. Red grouper to 29 inches were hauled up from depths between 80 and 110 feet with the larger fish in deeper wate.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: More warm days of fishing coming Claus brought us blue skies and warm weather for much of the holiday week, perfect for fishing and spending time on the water. Some days led to good catches and others fishing was slow; regardless it was a great time to be on the water.Wed, 4 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTFree Fly Fishing Expo offered for community MEGHAN McCOY <a href=''></a> An expo geared around fly fishing will be held in Fort Myers full of demonstrations and lessons to show the community what the sport has to offer.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTExplorers to remain open throughout Marine Lab construction construction is occupying a portion of the Tarpon Bay Recreation Area for the new Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation Marine Lab, Tarpon Bay Explorers will remain open providing all of their services.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Fishing's been good for some anglers fishing has been difficult around Charlotte Harbor, the northern end of Pine Island Sound, and areas of Matlacha Pass, reports of good fishing came from the southern half of the sound, around St.Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDT