A popular past-time on Marco Island for those that live and visit Marco Island is fishing. In fact you can consider it one of the most popular recreational activities here on Marco Island, especially if your home is on one of the 200 miles of canals on Marco Island. Because of Marco Island’s location fishermen can enjoy both Freshwater Fishing and Saltwater Fishing year round.
The temperate waters of the Gulf of Mexico provide an excellent year-round environment for a large number of fish to call home. Marco Island is the northern gateway to the 10,000 Islands and some of the most pristine coastal wilderness. You can fish both saltwater and freshwater in the backwaters. Yes, there is plenty of room for fishing in solitude in the waters of Marco Island.
Experienced Fishing Guides for Marco Island Fishing
Marco Island and the 10,000 Islands have many experienced guides to help you catch that trophy if you don’t want to go out exploring on your own. Here is a brief list of fishing charters:
Satisfaction Guaranteed Charters
Say What Fishing Charters
Sea Gone Fishing Team
Six Chuter Charters
Wild Thing Charters
Blue Runner Charters
Capt. Bill Koupa
Capt. Jay's Fishing Charters
Dawn Patrol Charters
Fins-N-Grins Charter Fishing
Marco Island Sea Excursions
Peg Leg Charters
If you would prefer, there are places where you can fish without a boat including:
- Some of the more popular spots are near the two bridges connecting Marco Island with the mainland.
- Many people also fish the myriad canals which criss-cross Marco Island, especially where and when the tidal currents are relatively strong.
- The beaches can also be productive, especially at dawn and at dusk.
Read Also About Marco Island Fishing
- Captain Brien’s Seafood (Has a charter Operation too!)
Read about Boating Condos/Communities on Marco Island