Friday, May 26, 2017

2017 Captain Mel Classic Results

The conclusion of the 2017 Captain Mel Classic.  It was a good one.   It has been great fun every year.   This year, the stories were outstanding as usual.  Anglers received their payouts and with...

Captain Mel Classic Official Rules

Captain Mel Redfish and Trout Tournament Official Rules It’s pretty simple.   It is pretty easy to go by these.   The Classic is “All Amateur” and “All Lure” Boundary:  Lines may only be "cast" in Pinellas or...

The Kayak Report

The great fishing of spring has been here for a while.   The wintertime fishing was OK but I just felt that things were going to explode and have things be a lot better than...

April 2017 Florida Kayak Fishing Forecast

April 2017 By Neil Taylor and capmel.com kayak fishing staff contributors Around the state: The anticipation of spring is over.   It is here. The Tampa Bay region– April is the Month Of The Baitfish.  “Tens of thousands of tons...

Terry Tomalin interviews Guide Neil Taylor

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/outdoors/boat-show-offers-kayak-fishing-tips/2168924 ST. PETERSBURG — Stop by the Tampa Bay Boat Show at Tropicana Field this weekend and you'll see the top fishing boats on the market. But every angler knows that it takes more than...

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...

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?  ...

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...

Big Trout In Big Numbers

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