Public Appearances & Fishing Workshops

 
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Periodically throughout the year, Captain Rapps is asked
to give demonstrations, seminars, and workshops at various venues.

 DOES YOUR GROUP, CLUB, OR SHOP WANT TO HAVE CAPTAIN RAPPS SPEAK AT YOUR LOCATION? PLEASE LET US KNOW.

 

2016-2017 Workshops



1/5/16
(Tuesday) Naples Motorcoach Resort 6:30pm-8:00pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic.
The topic will be “Fishing tackle and techniques needed for Winter fishing in the 10,000 islands”.
Naples Motorcoach Resort: 13300 Tamiami Trail E‎ Naples, FL 34114

1/19/16 (Tuesday) Naples Fishing Club 6:00pm
Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic.
The topic will be “Understanding why tides, barometric pressure, wind, and weather effect how fish feed ”.
VFW 7721 800 Neff Way Naples Florida 34119
1/20/16 (Wednesday) Naples Sailing and Yacht Club 10:30am
Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic.
The topic will be "understanding tides and how weather affects fishing bite"
Naples Sailing and Yacht Club: 896 River Point Drive, Naples, FL 34102

1/23/16 (Saturday) Naples Boat Show 11am

Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic.
Topic will be "Winter Fishing in the 10,000 islands”
Naples Boat Show.
Florida Sports Park
8520 Rattlesnake Hammoc Rd
Naples, FL

2/11/16 (Thursday) Naples Motorcoach Resort 6:30pm-8:00pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic.
The topic will be “Fishing tackle and techniques needed for Winter fishing in the 10,000 islands”.
Naples Motorcoach Resort: 13300 Tamiami Trail E‎ Naples, FL 34114


3/9/16 (Wednesday) Ladies Let's Go Fishing Club

Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting an instructional clinic to the Ft Lauderdale chaper of Ladies Let's Go Fishing. .

3/17/16 (Thursday) West Marine Naples 6:00pm-8:00pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be speaking about simple techniques for shallow water fishing in the 10,000 Islands.Topics will include bait and tackle & understanding tides.
Open to the public to attend no reservation necessary.
Address: 2063 9th St N, Naples, FL 34102
Phone:(239) 262-0206

11/10/16 (Thursday) West Marine Naples 6:00pm-8:00pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be speaking about simple techniques for shallow water fishing in the 10,000 Islands.Topics will include bait and tackle & understanding tides.
Open to the public to attend no reservation necessary.
Address: 2063 9th St N, Naples, FL 34102
Phone:(239) 262-0206
 

1/5/17  Marco Island Sportfishing Club

Captain Pete Rapps will be speaking about fishing for Pompano in our area. Topics will include bait and tackle & understanding tides. This is a private workshop for members only. For info on the Marco Island Sportfishing Club, see their website at MarcoSportfishingClub.com.
 
 

1/21/17 (Saturday) Naples Boat Show 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be presenting a 30 minute instructional clinic on selecting best bet fishing days based on weather, tides, solunar, and moon phases.
Naples Boat Show: Naples Airport South Terminal Lawn
526 Terminal Drive, Naples, FL

 

2/9/17 (Thursday) West Marine Naples 6:00pm-8:00pm

Captain Pete Rapps will be speaking about simple techniques for shallow water fishing in the 10,000 Islands.Topics will include bait and tackle & understanding tides.
Open to the public to attend no reservation necessary.
Address: 2063 9th St N, Naples, FL 34102
Phone:(239) 262-0206

 

CAPTAIN RAPPS' MOST RECENT WORKSHOPS AND FISHING CLINICS 

NAPLES BOAT SHOW

Captain Rapps had a great turn out for his fishing workshop at the Naples Boat Show.. Over 100 people showed up with pads and pens to take notes on free fishing tips and advice from Capt Pete

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WEST MARINE NAPLES:

Captain Rapps periodically speaks at West Marine in Naples, FL. The topics of discussion are fishing in the 10,000 islands of SW Florida. Capt Rapps speaks about target species, fishing techniques, Jigs, and baits for fishing the area.

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TALL TALES BAIT AND TACKLE:

Captain Rapps was invited to give a seminar at Tall Tales Bait and Tackle in Naples, FL. The topic of discussion was navigating the waters of the Everglades National Park from Everglades City and Chokoloskee, FL. We also spoke about top fishing techniques, favorite lures, Jigs, and baits for fishing the area.

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NAPLES FISHING CLUB:

Captain Rapps speaks often to the Naples Fishing Club. At the events, Captain Rapps gives pointers on fishing the flats and backwaters of the Everglades National Park and the 10,000 island area of southwest Florida. Captain Rapps speaks about what tackle and brands he uses, brands of fishing gear preferred, his boat, and what he has it equipped with, and what sunglasses and apparel he prefers when out on the water every day. He passes along tips and pointers on everything from sunscreen to tying knots.

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MARCO SPORTFISHING CLUB

Just prior to their annual Redfish Tournament, Captain Rapps was invited to speak on techniques he uses for catching Redfish. Topics covered were: Fishing locations and practices used for fishing Reds on an Incoming tide vs Outgoing tide, Using the Moon phase to determine fishing days, Solunar bite times and theory, baits, tackle, and more.

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WINDSTAR FISHING CLUB:

Captain Rapps was asked to speak to the Windstar fishing club about specific fish to target, techniques, tides, tackle, and more.

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ENCHANTING SHORES FISHING CLUB:

Captain Rapps was invited to speak to the group about winter fishing techniques in the 10,000 Islands. Topics discussed were reading and understanding tides, best bet tackle for our area, using popping corks, typical jigs used on his charters, and baits specific to each target species.

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