Friday, March 24, 2017

Huge king mackerel schools arrive early

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-huge-king-mackerel-schools-arrive-early/2316278 Huge schools of king mackerel have arrived early. Unusually warm weather seems to have brought them to town. There have been numerous reports of swarming kings outside 50 feet of water from Clearwater south....

Pompano an abundant and tasty target in Tampa Bay

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-pompano-an-abundant-and-tasty-target-in-tampa-bay/2315738 Pompano have made an early appearance and are being caught easily inside Tampa Bay. Pompano are our most underutilized species. They fight great and are one of the best fish to eat in the...

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...

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...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor

The busy season has arrived.  Everyone wants to go fishing.    It is great to be out every day, post back problems.   The action is good.   We all just wish that it was a little...

March 2017: Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

March 2017 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Most of the state: Never really had a winter.  We have April fishing in March.   Will we finally get some real cold fronts?  ...

Tips for catching trout, Neil Taylor

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-tips-for-catching-trout/2314521 It is easy to get in on the action with a lot of spotted sea trout. In the right locations, you will experience action with very nice-sized trout. If you find yourself in an...

Warm weather brings early ‘spring’ fishing

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-warm-weather-brings-early-spring-fishing/2314321 Unusually warm water has helped start a "spring" fishing rally rarely seen in February. Many seasonal species of fish and sharks that typically don't show until late March or April have arrived in the...

Capt Stewart Ames, 2/24/2017

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The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor

The busy season is upon us.  Fighting off back problems, the fishing has been good.  We have caught fish in locations I hadn’t really used in six years. Big trout are bountiful, if you...