Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tampa Bay, Captain Travis 6/22/2016

Tampa Bay Grand Slam! No, I’m not talking baseball. When you catch a snook, trout, redfish, and tarpon in the same day, it’s called a grand slam. Inshore it’s undeniably one of the toughest...

Tampa Bay, Captain Travis 5/22/2016

Hot Hot Hot! Summer is here and so is the heat. It’s time to start switching up the fishing patterns and techniques as the water temps increase. Inshore, the Snook and Redfish bite has...

Tampa Bay, Capt Travis 4/22/2016

Spring fishing in Tampa Bay has been great! On the South Shore, my clients have had some incredible days on the water catching Snook, Redfish, Trout and Spanish Mackerel. We have definitely had some...

The Kayak Report: 8/1/2016

Late July heat. I think the best news is that the days are getting shorter. Though a lot of hot days are still ahead, more consistent fishing has to be arriving shortly. Schools of...

Lower Tampa Bay, 8/1/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Typical of the toughest part of the summer, some of the action has been slow the past week but good opportunities remain on the southern shore of Tampa Bay.   I have...

August 2016 Kayak Fishing Forecast

August 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: It is a great month to see some changes.   The days getting shorter every day, there will be mature baitfish all over the...

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...

Captain’s Corner: Summertime Trout

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-speckled-trout-a-good-summer-target/2286803 Summer means nothing this year. The fish are going to eat. They are eating great. For easy action? Speckled trout. They are not smart, they are everywhere. Our most prolific fish: Enjoy! Use medium...

Neil Taylor, The Kayak Report 7/16/2016

After another busy week on the water, I'm probably a couple of pounds lighter from the experience.   Without a doubt, anyone fishing this time of year has to take plenty of fluids with them...

Lower Tampa Bay, 7/16/2016

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com Pompano are all over the place, including the bridge pilings of lower Tampa Bay and deeper troughs where they like to collect.    They are good size this year and they should...