Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Get ready for a tarpon frenzy

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-get-ready-for-a-tarpon-frenzy/2323187 With our spring run of kingfish winding down, many will focus on the mighty silverking. The days surrounding Tuesday's full moon will likely jumpstart...

Flounder have returned to inshore locations

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-flounder-have-returned-to-inshore-locations/2323069 Flounder, after the winter months offshore, have returned to inshore locations. It will not be difficult to catch them for the next eight months....

Gulf Cobia Workshop

CORRECTION: The minimum size limit for cobia is 33 inches fork length. This was listed incorrectly in the initial news release.    For immediate release: May...

King Mackerel Management

May 8, 2017    Suggested Tweet: King #mackerel management changes effective 5/11. @MyFWC:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/1993db2 #fishing #Florida   King mackerel management changes effective May 11   Several commercial and recreational changes to...

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   OKALOOSA COUNTY   Officer Nichols and Bear Biologist Green responded to a homeowner who was leaving crushed bread pieces and birdseed in his backyard. Two...

Underwater visibility improving for spearfishermen

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-underwater-visibility-improving-for-spearfishermen/2322955 Underwater visibility has been poor the past few weeks, but it is starting to improve. Spearfishermen must consider underwater visibility when choosing tactics and...

Focus on offshore fishing

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-focus-on-offshore-fishing/2322794 Things are a little out of sorts for the annual spring migration of kingfish in our area. The migration was on track to be...

Deeper gulf waters outproducing shallow depths

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-deeper-gulf-waters-outproducing-shallow-depths/2322203 This spring brought many surprises the past two weeks for our clients. We were rewarded with giant red grouper, blackfin tuna and numerous kingfish....

Scotty: Products for Fishermen

Long overdue:   A review of an entire company.    An annual supporter of the Captain Mel Classic, this company is one of the originators of...

The Skyway, Paul Bristow

The first week of May saw a strange mixture of fishing patterns at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers, and anglers willing to pursue the...