Sunday, March 26, 2017

9/12/2016 Capt Stewart Ames

As summer starts to point towards fall, redfish usually begin to gather in greater numbers up inside of St Joseph’s Sound.  The last few seasons have been a bit disappointing as this push of...

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, 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...

June 1, The Kayak Report (Neil Taylor)

The inshore flats are "alive" with activity.   Massive schools of mullet boil the water with every shadow that passes over them.   Smaller mullet that inhabit the shallows have been chased up onto the sand...

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...

The Kayak Report, 1/15/2017

Posted 1.15.17 Is the water cold? That is something that remains debatable to local anglers. We all have different tolerances to the cold. I personally haven't had any problem getting out of the kayak and into...

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...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor 8/16/2016

The story of the month of August has been "baitfish."   Huge schools of juvenile and adult sardines and glass minnows have invaded Tampa Bay and the shallower grassflats of Pinellas County in the past...

October Kayak Fishing Forecast

October 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Fun, fun and more fun for the kayak angler around the state!   October is a time to realize “we actually do have some...

Capt Brian, Captain’s Corner

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bait-plentiful-as-action-increases-in-north-pinellas/2296341 Captain's Corner: Bait plentiful as action increases in north Pinellas Brian Caudill, Times Correspondent Monday, October 3, 2016 5:55pm 11 11 Print 0 Cooler weather is creeping in and the days are getting shorter. Fall is near and the fishing is...