Sunday, April 23, 2017

Active time for fish in Gulf of Mexico

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-active-time-for-fish-in-gulf-of-mexico/2319337 This is a very active time for many fish in the Gulf of Mexico, and the bottom fish are on the move as well as the pelagics. Over the past few weeks red grouper...

There’s a trick to avoiding snapper when grouper fishing

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-theres-a-trick-to-avoiding-snapper-when-grouper-fishing/2319148 Bottom fishing in depths of 120-150 feet has been pretty easy. Red grouper have been the main target. They are stacked on every roll-off and pothole in these depths and are ready to eat....

The Skyway Report, Paul Bristow

A bout of windy & cooler weather in the Tampa Bay region seemed to be exactly what the doctor ordered to fire up the king mackerel bite at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers!  Multiple...

Nature Coast, William Toney

With the up’s and down’s of the wind so has been the fishing. Anglers that have to fish in the wind will know that your body takes a toll from this invisible force. Pulling...

IRL, Charlie Conner

Inshore: While winds continue to blow around the Treasure Coast, April arrives and brings with it more chances of rainy afternoons.  Fishing continues to be good around the area if you plan your fishing carefully...

Bite is hot with a variety of species

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bite-is-hot-with-a-variety-of-species/2318999 Fishing is hot as it's ever been this spring, and several species are cooperating. The inshore bite has been on fire with high tides allowing redfish schools to migrate into the mangroves, eating all...

Influx of bait means plenty of fish available

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-influx-of-bait-means-plenty-of-fish-available/2318874 Whether you like to fish inshore or offshore, I cannot recall a better start to a fishing season than the one we are having. Name the species you would like to target and more...

Grassett, Fly Fishing Forecast April 2017

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for April 2017 This is a great month for snook on shallow flats or around lighted docks and bridges at night. Reds and trout will also be...

Rick Grassett, April 2017

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fishing Forecast for April 2017 This is a great month for snook on shallow flats or around lighted docks and bridges in the ICW at night. Reds and trout will...

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fishing Report for 4/1/2017 Anglers fishing with me, out of CB's Saltwater Outfitters on Siesta Key, caught and released trout, bluefish and Spanish mackerel in Sarasota Bay on flies and...