Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Upper Tampa Bay

February 17, 2016 What’s happenin’ in the upper stretches of Tampa Bay? It is winter but no fear, spring can almost be seen.   Action is hit or miss this time of year with some fantastic trips...

The Kayak Report, Neil Taylor 5/15/2016

Things are heating up.  The fishing was already HOT but air temperatures will be next.   Some days it's already feeling like "summer" by 8:30 AM.     The inshore flats are loaded with a variety of baitfish...

Captain’s Corner: Summertime Trout

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-speckled-trout-a-good-summer-target/2286803 Summer means nothing this year. The fish are going to eat. They are eating great. For easy action? Speckled trout. They are not smart, they are everywhere. Our most prolific fish: Enjoy! Use medium...

The Kayak Fishing Academy: Get better on the water

This session is strong for people who are non-kayak.  It is a comprehensive look at fishing Tampa Bay. To register:  Send an email to Livelybaits@aol.com Find this on Facebook  "The Kayak Fishing Academy" The Academy will be...

The May 2016 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

June 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: The beginning of hurricane season, the beginning of "summer" and the long stretch of HEAT for anglers all over the state, June will...

Captain’s Corner: It’s the best time for redfish

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/captains-corner-its-the-best-time-for-redfish/2308808 We have hit the best months of the year to catch redfish. A challenging species on lures, redfish are eating almost everything they see right now. The live bait options are wide open. Any...

“The Kayak Report”, Neil Taylor

The influx of baitfish marks the arrival of spring.   Spring is here and so are the baitfish.   Following right behind: The predators.   From the lowly ladyfish to the prized king mackerel, the spring action in the...

Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast, July 2016

July 2016 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: Heat, humidity and humongous fish:  July has the goods.    The kayak angler will tell you that they are in love with and hate...

Upper Tampa Bay, Neil Taylor 5/15/2016

It’s warming up, but not fast enough to kill action up in the Bay.  But the end is near.   Later this month, I will give up on my fishing in the region north of...

Upper Tampa Bay, 10/15/2016

What’s happenin’ in the upper stretches of Tampa Bay?   It is good.   It is about to get even better.   We are SO close now. Here it is:  the onslaught of Fall.    Things are going berserk.   ...