Monday, March 27, 2017

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...

February is peak spawning month for sheepshead

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-february-is-peak-spawning-month-for-sheepshead/2312944 February is the peak spawning month for sheepshead in the Nature Coast area. For more than a month, the biggest fish have been moving from the bays, backwaters and bridge pilings to reefs and...

Big Trout In Big Numbers

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Sea trout, redfish, sheepshead top targets

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-sea-trout-redfish-sheepshead-top-targets/2312059 The weather forecast for the next few days looks great. Water temperatures are beginning to creep up in North Pinellas and fishing has been fantastic. The main targets have been spotted sea trout, redfish...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor

By Neil Taylor Strikethreekayakfishing.com Finally some winter weather:  The fish will be starved for food, coming out from the creeks and rivers to find more to eat.   Redfish and speckled trout will be excellent lasting for...

February 2017 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

February 2017 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Good weather has to be around the corner.  Our kayak fishing friends to the north are thawing out, literally after snow and ice...

Good time to get in on a variety of fun

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-good-time-to-get-in-on-a-variety-of-fun/2310919 In what I would call "action trips,'' it's pretty easy to get in on a wide variety of fun now. Sheepshead, trout, jacks, ladyfish, drum, redfish, silver trout, whiting and more pompano than usual...

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...

For success, learn fish habits in your usual spots

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-for-success-learn-fish-habits-in-your-usual-spots/2310425 All Tampa Bay waterways are not equal. There are many variations. When reports circulate of a specific species being active, it doesn't mean it is abundant or cooperative everywhere. Focusing on the region you...