Sunday, March 26, 2017
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West Central Florida Fishing Reports

Bait sticks around thanks to warm weather

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-bait-sticks-around-thanks-to-warm-weather/2315326 Stable and warm weather has had fish extremely active in North Pinellas. Unlike most winter months, the bait has stuck around. Cast-netting for bait to fish for the day has been easy. Trout have...

Redfish moving onto flats

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-redfish-moving-onto-flats/2315034 Redfish schools have started to invade the flats. They seemed to have passed up the Skyway bridge area and headed right into upper Tampa Bay. On a low tide in the morning, I look...

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...

Upper Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor

What’s happening in the upper stretches of Tampa Bay? It has been warm.   Almost too warm really.   The action that should be up here this time of year, it isn’t happening.   We never got enough...

March 2017: Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

March 2017 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Most of the state: Never really had a winter.  We have April fishing in March.   Will we finally get some real cold fronts?  ...

Tips for catching trout, Neil Taylor

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-tips-for-catching-trout/2314521 It is easy to get in on the action with a lot of spotted sea trout. In the right locations, you will experience action with very nice-sized trout. If you find yourself in an...

Sheepshead a great winter target

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-sheepshead-a-great-winter-target/2314465 Sheepshead have long been one of our favorite targets during the unsettled winter weather patterns. They are cold tolerant and don't mind if it's blowing. They stack up along the relatively protected jetties in...

Warm weather brings early ‘spring’ fishing

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-warm-weather-brings-early-spring-fishing/2314321 Unusually warm water has helped start a "spring" fishing rally rarely seen in February. Many seasonal species of fish and sharks that typically don't show until late March or April have arrived in the...