Author: Capt Jim

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...

Summer snook fishing in Sarasota!

Summer snook fishing in Sarasota!

Candice headed out on Sarasota Bay on a Sunday afternoon with her step-father to do a little tubing, a little fishing, and enjoy the afternoon on the water. The tide was running out hard...

Deep grass flats producing in Sarasota Bay

Deep grass flats producing in Sarasota Bay

Fishing was very good once again this week.  Clients on Siesta Key fishing charters has fast action on a variety of species using live bait.  The technique was to load up on live bait...

Spanish mackerel showing up in Sarasota Bay

Spanish mackerel showing up in Sarasota Bay

Recent rains have caused the water temperature to drop a few degrees, down into the mid 80's.  That, coupled with abundant baitfish has resulted in some nice sized Spanish mackerel showing up in my...

Hot speckled trout fishing in Sarasota!

Hot speckled trout fishing in Sarasota!

Summer is here and the speckled trout bite has been as hot as the weather!  There is a ton of bait on the flats, especially those near the passes.  This in turn has attracted...

Great summer fishing in Sarasota!

Great summer fishing in Sarasota!

The excellent summer fishing continued in Lido Key and Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida.  The pattern was to cast jigs early when the fish were working on the surface then switching to live bait...

Great Fishing action in Sarasota!

Great Fishing action in Sarasota!

Fishing has been outstanding this week in Sarasota, florida!  Clients going out on Siesta Key fishing charters landed quite a few species using a couple of techniques.  Clients casting Bass Assassin jigs did well...

Good snook fishing off of Siesta Key

Good snook fishing off of Siesta Key

Big Sarasota Pass flows between Siesta Key and lido Key and connects the Gulf of Mexico with Sarasota Bay.  The north shore of Siesta Key consists of rocky structure and docks, and has fairly...

Excellent fishing continues in Sarasota with a lot of surface action!

Excellent fishing continues in Sarasota with a lot of surface action!

The excellent fishing contines on the deep grass flats in Sarasota Bay from Marker #5 just north of Siesta Key up to Buttonwood Harbor.  The key continued to be the abundance of baitfish schools...

Great fishing on Siesta Key!

Great fishing on Siesta Key!

Fishing has been fantastic the last few days as the weather finally settled down and the water cleared up.  Baitfish are plentiful on many of the flats, especially those near the passes just noth...

Good speckled trout fishing on Siesta Key

Good speckled trout fishing on Siesta Key

Weather has finally stabilized and the water clearing and we are experiencing normal summer patterns.  That means east winds in the morning and thunderstorms in the afternoon.  Clients on fishing charters in Sarasota have...