Monthly Archive: August 2017

Bluefish please Siesta Key fishing charter clients!

Bluefish please Siesta Key fishing charter clients!

Recent rains and overcast skies caused a drop in water temperature from around 90 degrees down to 83 degrees.  This resulted in an increase in Spanish mackerel and bluefish be caught by clients fishing...

Big speckled trout on Sarasota fishing charter!

Big speckled trout on Sarasota fishing charter!

I was out on a morning Sarasota charter with Chelsey and her husband Kyle the other day.  We were chumming with live pilchards on a grass flat in 6' of water.  Action was fast...

Good early bite on Sarasota fishing charters!

Good early bite on Sarasota fishing charters!

Fishing has been very good lately in Sarasota Bay on the north end of Siesta Key.  Bait was thick and it was easy to load the well in short order.  Once bait was acquired,...

Good fishing despite VERY warm conditions.

Good fishing despite VERY warm conditions.

The fishing in Sarasota Bay continues to be very good on the deeper grass flats near both passes.  Despite water temperatures hitting 90 degrees, fish are actively feeding on the live chum and baited...

Snapper and mackerel pleasing Siesta Key anglers!

Snapper and mackerel pleasing Siesta Key anglers!

Fishing was good once again this week on the deep grass flats in Sarasota Bay.  Bait was thick and easy to catch.  Despite coming off the full moon and water temperatures rising into the...

Mangrove snapper are plentiful on fishing charters!

Mangrove snapper are plentiful on fishing charters!

The mangrove snapper migration is in full swing in Sarasota Bay.  Snapper school up as they preapre to migrate out on the bays and into the Gulf of Mexico, and the feed heavily as...

Fishing bounced back quickly after Tropical Storm Emily

Fishing bounced back quickly after Tropical Storm Emily

Tropical Storm Emily built up quickly but also blew through the area just as fast.  We received some wind and rain, shutting down fishing for a couple of days.  But, conditions settled down soon...