Sunday, February 19, 2017

Big Trout In Big Numbers

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Lower Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com The weather has been tougher.   There, I said it.   But I still got out and for me, this part of the Bay has options that are not as strong elsewhere throughout...

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...

Cold makes fishing tougher, but not impossible

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-cold-makes-fishing-tougher-but-not-impossible/2311196 Frequent cold fronts can make shallow saltwater species very difficult this time of year. Windy overcast days and unreliable tides make it hard to establish a pattern. Don't spend a lot of time at...

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...

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...

Lower Tampa Bay, 1/15/2017

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Back to the south shore:  I told you it was time to try it again. The results?  OK.  I would say it is not 100% back to normal but there are...

As usual, January fishing is terrific

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-as-usual-january-fishing-is-terrific/2308997 Well, the New Year has come and we are into January. I have called Tampa my home all my life and every time around Jan. 1 I know why. With our great weather comes...

How to go after the largest trout

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-how-to-go-after-the-largest-trout/2309635 The largest trout are available now. The key is to find warmer, shallow water containing small baitfish. Current tides are perfect for this. A high incoming tide late in the afternoon will flood shallows...