Monday, July 24, 2017

Redfish return to predictable behavior

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-redfish-return-to-predictable-behavior/2317937 After odd redfish behavior for the past three years, an element of predictability has returned. Redfish are being caught again where they should have been all along. They will be in depths of less...

Fishing for blackfin tuna

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-fishing-for-blackfin-tuna/2317741 When weather permits, fishing for blackfin tuna has been very good lately. The main body of fish seems to be out in deep water, more than 250 feet deep, but they make regular forays...

Remain flexible until warmer weather arrives for good

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-remain-flexible-until-warmer-weather-arrives-for-good/2317140 High winds have subsided and the weather is warming. Cold fronts are possible even into early April so be ready to adjust to find and catch fish. Extremely clear water forced us to downsize...

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...

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...

Neil Taylor, The Kayak Report

Posted 3.15.2017 It was an excellent couple of weeks of the West Central coast. Many people took advantage of the warming weather as the days get longer. And the results were excellent! Prior to the...

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...