Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Skyway Report, 2/24/2017

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The dive buddies guide to ‘sick days’

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-the-dive-buddies-guide-to-sick-days/2313746 For spearfishermen, the game has been the weather. A group of dive buddies might collude on a plan that has a larger chance of failing than succeeding, but it they don't plan for good...

Only a few days this week for bottom fishing

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-only-a-few-days-this-week-for-bottom-fishing/2313535 We look forward to traveling offshore again to go bottom fishing. The key is to get out between cold fronts when winds are light. There will be only a few days this week that...

The Skyway Report

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The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor

The busy season is upon us.  Fighting off back problems, the fishing has been good.  We have caught fish in locations I hadn’t really used in six years. Big trout are bountiful, if you...

Trout fishing remains reliable

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-trout-fishing-remains-reliable/2313098 Trout fishing has been the most reliable target this last month. I have been targeting the larger "gator" trout in shallow water. The low tides have been occurring first thing in the morning. I...

Water temperatures confusing fish, anglers

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-water-temperatures-confusing-fish-anglers/2312988 Water temperatures have reached 70 degrees offshore, causing confusion for fish and fishermen alike. Before the recent cold front, we were catching many undersize kingfish (24-inch minimum fork length), with a few keepers mixed...

Big Trout In Big Numbers

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The Skyway, Paul Bristow

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Full moon will affect fishing for days

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-full-moon-will-affect-fishing-for-days/2312578 The coming full moon promises to affect the fishing scene for the next few days, for better and worse. The popular belief is that many species feed at night during this phase and don't...