Thursday, May 25, 2017

It’s Kingfish Time!

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-snook-fishing-heats-up-as-weather-does/2317595 With the last of the cold fronts rolling in this week to the area, it means water temperatures are on the rise. That has the bite fired up inshore and nearshore. Snook fishing is...

Small lakes, ponds holding hungry gamefish

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-small-lakes-ponds-holding-hungry-gamefish/2316599 Conditions are perfect for family fun. Small freshwater lakes and ponds are everywhere, and all have panfish and bass. Developments and golf courses are a good example. Summer weeds to foul hooks are absent,...

The Skyway Report, Paul Bristow

As what is most likely this Spring's last serious cold front pushed out of the Tampa Bay Region, many pelagic & resident species continued to push into the Skyway Fishing Piers.  Even the high winds...

Neil Taylor, The Kayak Report

Posted 3.15.2017 It was an excellent couple of weeks of the West Central coast. Many people took advantage of the warming weather as the days get longer. And the results were excellent! Prior to the...

Neil Taylor, Lower Tampa Bay

By Neil Taylor, www.strikethreekayakfishing.com The South shore:  Sometimes I wish I just lived down that way.   My original fishing grounds 20 years ago, I still spend a lot of time along that bank of Tampa...

The Skyway Report, 3/10/2017

Spring Break is already here at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers and most traditional bites are available for visitors to Florida!  Spanish mackerel are the top choice and the easiest lure in the box might...

Pompano an abundant and tasty target in Tampa Bay

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-pompano-an-abundant-and-tasty-target-in-tampa-bay/2315738 Pompano have made an early appearance and are being caught easily inside Tampa Bay. Pompano are our most underutilized species. They fight great and are one of the best fish to eat in the...

The Skyway Report, 3/3/2017

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The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor

The busy season has arrived.  Everyone wants to go fishing.    It is great to be out every day, post back problems.   The action is good.   We all just wish that it was a little...

Lower Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor

Down south it is back to great opportunities again.   Several months of red tide made it a place to avoid.   That is long gone. Flounder?  Not yet.   But it has been so warm so early...