Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor 6/18/2016

"The first day of summer."  You could have fooled me: It's felt like summer for a few weeks now.  I do appreciate with every day I live here that this area has the best...

Captain’s Corner: Big numbers for speckled trout

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-big-numbers-for-speckled-trout/2307456 Speckled trout, easily our most prolific species, are being caught in large numbers. In the right location, there are large fish. Trout to 26 inches have been caught with a lot of upper-slot fish...

Bad weather brings fishing pluses, minuses

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bad-weather-brings-fishing-pluses-minuses/2310594 Extremely foul weather can be both bad and good for offshore bottom fishermen. Obviously you do not want to head out in the 10- to 12-foot seas that occurred Sunday. The upside is that...

November 2016: Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

November 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: A glimpse at the month of November for kayak anglers around the Sunshine State:  excitement and nervousness rolled into one.  The October action...

North Pinellas, Stewart Ames 10/15/2016

Near Shore reefs have come alive with life.  Quality sized Spanish mackerel have invaded inshore hard bottom areas with a vengeance, devouring any hapless whitebait thrown in their direction.  For anglers interested in simply...

North Pinellas, Stewart Ames

Early March fishing picked up in a hurry.  Water temperatures soared to as high as a ridiculous 74 degrees and the fish responded.  Large seatrout remained an absolutely dependable catch with big limits being...

Fall Patterns Close By!!, Capt Brian

9/18/2016 Fall fishing patterns are very close, yet summer is still holding on. The days are getting shorter, along cloud cover and rains, the water temps have been hovering in the low 80's. Though mid...

The Kayak Report: 8/1/2016

Late July heat. I think the best news is that the days are getting shorter. Though a lot of hot days are still ahead, more consistent fishing has to be arriving shortly. Schools of...

Captain’s Corner: It’s the best time for redfish

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-its-the-best-time-for-redfish/2308808 We have hit the best months of the year to catch redfish. A challenging species on lures, redfish are eating almost everything they see right now. The live bait options are wide open. Any...

The Kayak Report, 11/15/2016

It was a weird ten days of ups-and-downs. Magically wild feeding days one day, the next day in the same situations things were tough. The inshore situation is very promising. The weather continues to...