Monthly Archive: January 2017

Winter finally arrives on Siesta Key!

Winter finally arrives on Siesta Key!

It has been unseasonably warm of late, but it appears that winter has finally arrived.  Strong fronts moved through this week, bringing a lot of wind and cooler temperatures.  The key to achieving angling...

Good speckled trout bite on Siesta Key

Good speckled trout bite on Siesta Key

The news this week for anglers going out on Siesta Key fishing charters with Capt Jim Klopfer was the increase in speckled trout that showed up throughout the area.  Clients had been catching a...

Sheepshead showing on at Siesta Key

Sheepshead showing on at Siesta Key

Sheepshead are starting to move into Sarasota Bay, inhabiting the structure and docks in Big Pass and along Siesta Key.  These tasty saltwater panfish are a staple for clients fishing Sarasota that are targeting...

Good action in Sarasota prior to front

Good action in Sarasota prior to front

The unseasonably pleasant weather continued this week, but is coming to an end as out first real front moved through on Saturday.  Fishing Siesta Key has been quite productive on the deep grass flats...