Rose Marina Fishing Report - Marco Island, Fl

August 28 – September 3, 2015

CONDITIONS

Last week we talked about TD DANNY and thought it would fizzle out…….and it did. This week, with a bit more certainty, we project we will have a brush by from Hurricane Erika (Category One) that will strike somewhere along the East Coast later in the week. The winds here will kick up Sunday and Monday and currently forecasted to peak out with winds of 20 knots on Monday under torrents of rain and then be gone by Tuesday. Our fishing here should be back to summer normal then by Wednesday. But you gotta stay tuned because these storm predictions can change in a heartbeat…….last week we suggested logging onto “www.wunderground.com” for the best storm coverage. Do it again! Read More

Rose Marina Fishing Report - Marco Island, Fl

August 21 – 27, 2015

CONDITIONS

More of the same in store for us this week. Suffocating heat; mild morning winds and then stiffen a tad in the afternoon. Almost all from an easterly to southwesterly direction……. None of the cursed westerlies that end up fouling the water. With that said, the first Tropical Storm of the year has arrived. TS Danny is too young to get much of a handle on what it will do and it is NOT included in this week’s forecast for SW Florida. But it is worth watching. We use an excellent tropical weather monitor at www.wundergound.com…….go there and tap hurricane/tropical storm and you’ll get the straight skinny on current position and computer model forecasts. Otherwise we have a week medium strength tides at the start and strengthen by late week. The AM incoming will be stronger than the PM ebb. Water temp continues superheated with some afternoons in the shallow spots hovering near 90……that’s HOT in anybody’s book. So set the alarm for first light and get out there early……just like the fish. Read More

Rose Marina Fishing Report - Marco Island, Fl

August 14 – August 20, 2015

CONDITIONS

Standby for lots of storms this coming week. Forecasts show scattered patterns of t-storms every morning and afternoon. So keep an eye on the sky for safety. The rain should help the fishing quality by lowering the water temperature just a tad. (Today the water temp was showing 89 degrees). The winds, thankfully, stay docile and are easterly in the mornings and then switch southwesterly in the afternoons. That is another plus for fishing…..a pure west wind muddies the water. The tides start off the week under the influence of the new moon (moderately strong) but then fade quickly to reasonable mid-week.

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