Sunday, April 23, 2017

Neil Taylor, Upper Tampa Bay

The Upper Bay:  Hotspot for some great early spring action!   The wild action of medium trout has subsided somewhat but there are concentrations of good trout in specific areas. Redfish action has stolen the show...

Redfish return to predictable behavior

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-redfish-return-to-predictable-behavior/2317937 After odd redfish behavior for the past three years, an element of predictability has returned. Redfish are being caught again where they should have been all along. They will be in depths of less...

Neil Taylor, The Kayak Report

Posted 3.15.2017 It was an excellent couple of weeks of the West Central coast. Many people took advantage of the warming weather as the days get longer. And the results were excellent! Prior to the...

Neil Taylor, Upper Tampa Bay

Things are a changin’ The upper stretches of Tampa Bay has fish.   No doubt about it.   What things will be in the future with summer looming closer, we shall see but right now, it is...

Pompano an abundant and tasty target in Tampa Bay

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-pompano-an-abundant-and-tasty-target-in-tampa-bay/2315738 Pompano have made an early appearance and are being caught easily inside Tampa Bay. Pompano are our most underutilized species. They fight great and are one of the best fish to eat in the...

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...

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...

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...