Tagged: Sarasota fishing charter

Steady fishing on charter in Sarasota this morning.

Steady fishing on charter in Sarasota this morning.

Clients on a Sarasota fishing charter did well this morning casting Bass Assassin jigs while drifting deep grass flats in Sarasota Bay and at the mouth of New Pass.  Speckled trout, bluefish, gag grouper,...

Sarasota fishing charters for snook in area rivers

Sarasota fishing charters for snook in area rivers

It was nearing dusk as I eased my jon boat around a sharp bend in the river. A dead oak tree was lying in the water; a very likely fish-holding spot. Bonnie cast out...

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 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...

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...

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...

Fly fishing produces in Siesta Key

Fly fishing produces in Siesta Key

Winds were light and conditions were good for clients on Sarasota fly fishing charters this week.  The middlegrounds was the top spot but Marker #5 also produced some fish.  Speckled trout, bluefish, jacks, and...

Good fishing in Siesta Key

Good fishing in Siesta Key

It has been very warm here on Siesta Key, in Sarasota, Florida, along with steady winds around 15 knots.  Getting out on the water early and being done before lunch time has been crucial...

Decent fishing on Siesta Key

Decent fishing on Siesta Key

Action has been steady in Sarasota and Siesta Key the last week or so, despite fairly breezy conditions.  Snook fishing has been the highlight, hitting plugs and live shrimp around docks and mangrove shorelines...

Fishing rebounded in Sarasota

Fishing rebounded in Sarasota

Here is my latest Siesta Key fishing report.  Fishing bounced back quickly on Siesta Key, after a recent front.  Strong winds churned the water up a tad, but the fish did not seem to...

Fishing Siesta Key flats producing trout, mackerel, bluefish, and more!

Fishing Siesta Key flats producing trout, mackerel, bluefish, and more!

The deep grass flats around both Big Pass and New Pass produced good action for clients who booked a fishing charter with me of late.  The bite in the passes has slowed, and I...

Siesta Key fishing good despite wind

Siesta Key fishing good despite wind

Clients taking a Sarasota fishing charter with me this week had to battle the wind before a severe cold front moved through on Thursday morning.  The bite was decent in Big Pass early in...

Siesta Key sheepshead continue to please clients

Siesta Key sheepshead continue to please clients

The sheepshead fishing continues to be very steady in and around Big Sarasota Pass along the north end of Siesta Key and around the docks along Bird Key.  Jeff Mock from Lakeland, FL drove...

Sheepshead Fishing hot in Siesta Key

Sheepshead Fishing hot in Siesta Key

The shhepshead bite remains strong in Big Sarasota Pass on the north end of Siesta Key.  These striped saltwater panfish readily take a fresh or frozen shrimp, fight hard, and taste great.  The water...