Monday, March 27, 2017

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...

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...

Look for the warm spots to fish

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-look-for-the-warm-spots-to-fish/2314187 With the air temperatures still in the upper 70s and low 80s during the day, look for warmer places and times to fish such as midmorning, late in the afternoon or in the evening...

For good fishing and eating, target sheepshead

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-for-good-fishing-and-eating-target-sheepshead/2314032 Sheepshead have been the primary target recently for families looking for a lot of action and a fresh fish dinner. Our focus has been on artificial reefs in the open part of the bay,...

Grouper fishery closed, but options remain

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-grouper-fishery-closed-but-options-remain/2313916 The shallow water grouper fishery closure beyond the 20-fathom line will continue through March. With that said there is no reason to run offshore of that as the bite has been stellar in 100-...

The Skyway Report, 2/24/2017

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