Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports

December 2016 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

December 2016:  Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: For most kayak anglers, December marks the time for "bundling up" a little more.   Break out the waders and...

Nymphing is a productive fly-fishing technique in Florida

A few years ago, I traveled to northeast Georgia to fly fish for trout. After a frustrating morning on Noontootla Creek, I asked guide Rex Gudgel for a little help. "I know where the trout are,...

When Guides Go on Vacation “5”

Every year, I get a chance to escape.    A 320 mile drive from Safety Harbor to Cape San Blas/Port St Joe, this year I went a few weeks earlier than usual.    The trip, a...

Spearfishing: Gag Grouper, Bill Hardman

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-going-after-gag-grouper/2288401 Divers are finding gag grouper spread out in the gulf. Some of the strongest concentrations are in 50- to 60-foot depths due west of Tarpon Springs and Bayport. The water has that smoky green...

The Jack Crevalle

Jack crevalle have made a major comeback since the 2010 freeze, with big fish in big numbers throughout the region.   A voracious feeder, they are easy targets for all anglers:  Lure, fly or bait...

August 2016 Kayak Fishing Forecast

August 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: It is a great month to see some changes.   The days getting shorter every day, there will be mature baitfish all over the...

The Kayak Fishing Academy: Get better on the water

This session is strong for people who are non-kayak.  It is a comprehensive look at fishing Tampa Bay. To register:  Send an email to Livelybaits@aol.com Find this on Facebook  "The Kayak Fishing Academy" The Academy will be...

Staying Cool, Late July

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-trying-to-keep-cool-fishing-while-the-heat-is-on/2286539 With the summer heat dial still on full blast, you might want to look for cooler places and times to fish such as early morning, late evenings or, if you have to fish during...

Captain’s Corner: Bottom fishing is hot

By Brent Gaskill, Times Correspondent Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:01pm http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bottom-fishing-is-hot/2282582 Light duty bottom fishing has produced non-stop action when other types of fishing have been hit or miss. Natural limestone outcroppings are like an oasis in...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor 5/15/2016

Things are heating up.  The fishing was already HOT but air temperatures will be next.   Some days it's already feeling like "summer" by 8:30 AM.     The inshore flats are loaded with a variety of baitfish...