Thursday, May 25, 2017

Lower Tampa Bay, 6/29/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com The lower Bay just continues to be steady.    My original fishing grounds upon moving to Florida have continued to provide action for just about everything that we have in these waters....

The Kayak Fishing Academy: Get better on the water

This session is strong for people who are non-kayak.  It is a comprehensive look at fishing Tampa Bay. To register:  Send an email to Livelybaits@aol.com Find this on Facebook  "The Kayak Fishing Academy" The Academy will be...

Head to shipping channels and area passes

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-head-to-shipping-channels-and-area-passes/2293626 This is the time when the shipping channel and most area passes are filled with massive schools of baitfish. Little tunny (bonito or false albacore) are following these smaller fish and offer opportunities for...

Lower Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor 6/1/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com More of the same.  The south shore has great opportunities. Same as the last four reports:  “Mackerel are still one of the top stories around the lower portion of Tampa Bay.   It...

Lower Tampa Bay, 9/30/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com The lower Bay just continues to have fantastic opportunities.    A great variety but just honestly, always going to catch fish in this part of Tampa Bay!  Can we keep the red...

The Kayak Report, 9/15/2016

September 15, 2016 Water temperatures dropped about 8 degrees in a day from offshore rain about five days ago.   This caused the larger trout to feed aggressively into the middle part of the day.  Just find a deeper grassflat...

Captains Corner: Shallow action improves

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-shallow-action-improves/2295479 Shallow water fishing for trout, reds and snook continues to accelerate as our area water begins to cool. Daily late afternoon thunderstorms are diminishing and evening fishing will become more attractive. As long as...

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...

Captain’s Corner: Don’t let fly gear collect dust

I am always surprised by the number of fly-fishers who have their equipment from a former location and never touch it while living in Florida. Many are retired with plenty of free time on...

The Skyway Piers, Paul Bristow

Despite this being the last weekend of the Spring Break travel season, some Summertime bites are already kicking in at The Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers.  Mangrove snapper are the most prominent fish 'ahead of...