Thursday, March 30, 2017

Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 4/8/2016

A beautiful week at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers saw a great king mackerel bite continue for anglers chasing this speedy pelagic species.  Many kings were once again landed at both fishing piers, and...

The Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast: April 2016

April 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: The great weather March brought will extend through April, providing the last month of moderate temperatures before the long stretch of summer.   The...

Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast: May 2016

May 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: This, the fifth month of the year, often one of the best there is.    Will it be smokin’ hot?  Will it remain mild?  ...

Tampa Bay Fly-Captain Pat Damico

Pat Damico, Times Correspondent February 15, 2016 As guides, we're often limited to a particular day and time when a client can fish. Are there ways to improve our odds on these less-than-perfect days? Slow-moving water...

Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 4/22/2016

Yet another week of 'tourism board' weather at the mouth of Tampa Bay made for several noteworthy bites at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers.  Snook have become aggressive along the shallow approach sections of the piers. ...

The Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 3/4/2016

Finally!  A week in Tampa Bay where consistent warm weather allowed both baitfish & predators to maintain springtime feeding activity at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers.  Limits of sheepshead were very common this past week, and...

Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 7/8/2016

A series of hot & steamy days dictated patterns at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers, and anglers willing to adjust their tactics found plenty of bites as hot as the weather.  Mangrove snapper continue...

Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 4/30/2016

Spotted seatrout in the Tampa Region apparently did not get the message that they should be confined to the shallow grass flats as another fine week of trout fishing occurred at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers. ...

Lower Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor 4/18/2016

The lower Bay area continues to produce incredibly steady action.   What was already “good” action on redfish and speckled trout, the numbers of fish around the south shore is impressive.   Flounder action has exploded...

Skyway Report, Paul Bristow 6/3/2016

The month of June hit Florida with a hot & muggy weather pattern at the same time experienced anglers were establishing their own successful patterns at the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Piers.  The gag grouper season opened...