Monday, March 27, 2017

Late-season run for pompano

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-late-season-run-for-pompano/2305501 Neil Taylor, Times Correspondent A late-season run of pompano has people talking. The challenge? Finding days with light enough winds to fish. Pompano are one of our most sporting fish and easily one of the...

Sarasota, Capt Rick Grassett 11/28/2016

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fishing Report for 11/27/2016   Action was steady on deep grass flats of Sarasota Bay during the past week. Anglers fishing with me, out of CB's Saltwater Outfitters on Siesta Key,...

Lower Tampa Bay, 5/1/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Trout, redfish, a few snook, flounder, huge jacks, ladyfish, spanish and king mackerel.    Pretty much everything there is.  Snook, not so great.    Everything else is in pretty good numbers.    One specific...

Sarasota kayak fishing, Steve Gibson 6/7/2016

Time was better spent fly fishing the surf for snook during May. If conditions were right, that's where you would find me on a day off. Sarasota Bay has been very, very slow. I'm not sure...

Lower Tampa Bay, 10/15/2016

I have been asked to not stop sending this particular message:     Catch a legal snook:  Let it go.    Let’s rebuild this trophy fishery.   We have plenty of other options for take-home fish, why shoot...

IRL, Capt John Kumiski 3/20/2016

Vernal Equinox Orlando Fishing Report Sunday March 20 is/was the equinox, thus the equinox Orlando fishing report. Check out this cool video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUW51lvIFjg Speaking of cool videos, nothing to do with fishing- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CroX237dzfY News of the Week I wish I'd found this...

Bait sticks around thanks to warm weather

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bait-sticks-around-thanks-to-warm-weather/2315326 Stable and warm weather has had fish extremely active in North Pinellas. Unlike most winter months, the bait has stuck around. Cast-netting for bait to fish for the day has been easy. Trout have...

Captain Charlie, March 2017

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Get Your Mackerel On

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-mackerel-bite-tremendous/2301332 Cooler water has ushered in great fishing. Offshore, the mackerel bite has been incredible over the rocks of the nearshore artificial reefs. Long-shank hooks prevent cutoffs from their sharp teeth. Mangrove snapper are schooling...

Lower Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor 6/18/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Not much has changed.   A tropical storm moved the fish around some but the action has remained very good on the south shore. Mackerel are deep.   Sheepshead are fewer and fewer but...