Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Skyway Report, 2/3/2017

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Mackerel, kingfish growing more abundant by the day

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-mackerel-kingfish-growing-more-abundant-by-the-day/2318278 Kingfish and Spanish mackerel are the targets of choice offshore. Each day, the fishing for these drag-screaming speedsters gets better. Most fish we have caught are "schoolies" ranging from 6-12 pounds. They are called...

Big Trout In Big Numbers

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Kingfish run is on

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-kingfish-run-is-on/2317888 It's on … and if the weather will cooperate our spring run of kingfish can last into May. Pretty weather earlier in the week allowed waters to clear and bait to get back together....

Captain Travis, 8/23/2016

Well, we are finally nearing the end of Summer. The past few weeks have been incredibly hot and humid but we have seen plenty of sunshine and clear skies mixed in with afternoon thunderstorms....

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...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor 5/1/2016

The return of the flounder:   No question we wait for it every year.  They leave our waters for a few months.    They come back, sometimes in very early spring, sometimes closer to summer.    This...

Targeting: Mangrove Snapper (Times)

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-going-after-mangrove-snapper/2286378 Mangrove snapper have taken up summer residence on almost any submerged inshore or nearshore structure. Natural limestone outcroppings, artificial reefs, bridges, rock jetties, piers, residential docks and even mangrove roots are hosting a seemingly...

Captain’s Corner: It’s hogfish heaven

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-its-hogfish-heaven/2303423 Hogfish are darting all over the offshore ledges in 30 to 50 feet of water. This week the underwater visibility was very good. In 40 feet, our divers could start to make out the...

Tampa Bay, Capt Bill Miller 4/2/2016

Go Fish for 4/3/16 by Capt. Bill Miller Snook fishing is on fire all over the Tampa Bay area. Capt. Billy Miller and his parties have been catching tons of snook including one monster that weighed...