Sunday, February 19, 2017

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...

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...

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 Personal Flotation Device

Neil Taylor, Strike Three Kayak Fishing Safety is always priority 1.     The personal flotation device is required safety equipment.    By kayak, in Florida, you do not have to wear it but you must have one...

The Kayak Report, 12/31/2016

As 2016 comes to a close, the fishing still resembles a Fall situation in the Tampa Bay area. Fantastic weather dominated the past week (again) and it was another very busy week with time...

January 2017 Kayak Fishing Forecast

January 2017:  Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: The big chill is here.    January, probably the coldest month of the year around the state.    Will it rival...

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...

The Kayak Report, 12/15/2016

Colder evening temperatures, cooler water, windy days and extreme tides. It must be December! For those who do get out to do some fishing: Hand-numbing temperatures, eye watering winds and much colder water make these...

The Kayak Report, 12/1/2016

The "catching" the past few weeks has been "Not a question of IF but HOW MANY??"   The weather has been good.  Fronts have been mostly light.  Light jacket weather at worst.  Variety is the spice...

December 2016 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

December 2016:  Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: For most kayak anglers, December marks the time for "bundling up" a little more.   Break out the waders and...