Monday, June 26, 2017

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...

October Kayak Fishing Forecast

October 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Fun, fun and more fun for the kayak angler around the state!   October is a time to realize “we actually do have some...

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...

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...

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...

Lower Tampa Bay, 9/15/2016

Catch a legal snook:  Let it go.    Let’s rebuild this trophy fishery.   The south shore is a perfect example:  We have plenty of fish to eat.    Literally: Not a bad trip down there all...

Neil Taylor, The Kayak Report (9/1/2016)

Through a terribly hot stretch of weather, the Strike Three Kayak Fishing Clients battled it and did quite well throughout the month of August.   Redfish action got better.   Pompano were mostly pretty easy.   Black...

Lower Tampa Bay 9/1/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Down on the south shore:  We caught small redfish, some trout, plenty of pompano and some flounder.   There are options for snapper on the rockpiles.   Action is decent but about to...

September 2016 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

September 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Rebirth for anglers all over the state starts in the month of September.    August is very much like January, a time when people...

Trout action ramps back up

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-speckled-trout-action-takes-off/2291011 Speckled trout action, slow throughout the past six weeks, exploded this week. With aggressive fish feeding throughout the morning, it was not difficult to catch a lot of "slot"-sized fish on lures. Go with...