Category: Siesta Key Fishing Charters

Capt Jim Klopfer offers visitors to Sarasota, Florida a Siesta Key fishing charter. Anglers can expect good action along with a variety of species and an unforgettable experience.

Bottom fishing produces on Siesta Key fishing charters

Bottom fishing produces on Siesta Key fishing charters

A series of cold fronts moved through the area, dropping the water temperature into the low to mid 50s.  This scattered the fish off of the flats and a switch in tectics was required. ...

Hot bite in Sarasota this morning!

Hot bite in Sarasota this morning!

I had a fun and productive Siesta Key fishing charter this morning with Tony Heinl and his son Tyler.  The wind was slack early and we found some breaking fish, catching several on jigs. ...

Fantastic false albacore fishing in Sarasota!

Fantastic false albacore fishing in Sarasota!

The fishing in the Gulf of Mexico just off the Siesta Key and Lido Key beaches has been nothing short of fantastic this fall!  False albacore, also know as bonito, little tunny, fat Alberts...

False albacore showing up on Siesta Key fishing charters!

False albacore showing up on Siesta Key fishing charters!

A couple of strong cold fronts moved through Florida, resulting in water temperature hovering around 70 degrees.  This has triggered the false albacore and Spanish mackerel to school up in the inshore Gulf of...

Siesta Key fishing charters produce in the wind.

Siesta Key fishing charters produce in the wind.

Clients on Siesta Key fishing charters did well this week, despite having to deal with a stiff easterly breeze.  Anglers did well casting Gulp Shrimp on a 1/4 ounce jig head, catching several species...

Surface action pleases clients on Siesta Key fishing charters

Surface action pleases clients on Siesta Key fishing charters

It seems like fall is finally arriving, even though it has still been quite warm.  The large schools of decent sized pilchards disappeared this week, and gamefish were found foraging on small glass minnows...

Hot weather and hot fishing on Siesta Key fishing charters

Hot weather and hot fishing on Siesta Key fishing charters

Summer is still here, despite what the calendar states.  "Feels like" temperatures are still over 100 degrees and the water temperature this morning was 86 degrees.  But despite that, fishing remains good in Sarasota...

Fast action on Siesta Key fishing charters after Irma

Fast action on Siesta Key fishing charters after Irma

Sarasota dodged a bullet as Hurricane Irma skirted by.  While we missed the brunt force of the storm, we did recieve a bunch of rain and wind.  The salinity in Sarasota Bay was very...

Siesta Key fishing charters action improves after tropical weather

Siesta Key fishing charters action improves after tropical weather

Sarasota received a bunch of rain early in the week, up to 15" in some areas, along with the Gulf of Mexico being churned up and dirty from the wind!  That pretty much shut...

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...

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...

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...