Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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...

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...

The Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast: April 2016

April 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: The great weather March brought will extend through April, providing the last month of moderate temperatures before the long stretch of summer.   The...

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...

Redfish, Go Quiet

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-to-catch-redfish-start-with-stealthy-approach/2301850 Captain's Corner: To catch redfish, start with stealthy approach Neil Taylor, Times Correspondent Redfish are approaching peak activity for autumn, gathering in schools. Catching them on lures is a great challenge. They fight hard and they...

Sarasota Kayak, Steve Gibson 4/2/2016

How good has the fishing for spotted seatrout been? Well, I set my goal for the year at 500 seatrout on fly. I've now totaled more than 500 trout (514 to be exact).  Guess I'll...

Lower Tampa Bay

December 31, 2015 By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Nervousness with the red tide reports continues.   Since the last report it moved inside the Bay.   It is not at fish kill levels but it is enough to be...

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...

The Kayak Report, 9/30/2016

September exits and October rolls in.   The final week of September was exceptional.   Great action in the kayaks for a wide variety of species:  Spanish mackerel, flounder, trout, redfish, bluefish, jacks, ladyfish, pompano, huge...

Lower Tampa Bay

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com The weather has been workable, for the most part.   Ultimately,  I have not spent as much time in this part of the Bay than I had been mostly because there was...