Post Category - Fishing Reports

May Snook

Tampa Bay and Mother Nature were showing off Saturday morning. Captain Steven’s scheduled charter was postponed so as I often do I used the day to explore new locations and test some old ones. Watching the amazing sunrise was well worth the early wake up call. Tampa Bay’s eastern shoreline is home to outstanding snook […]

Monster Macks

Everyday on the water is a new adventure. With my anglers Steven and Ricky onboard Tuesday we headed out for a day catching redfish, trout and mackerel. Bait which was tuff the last week was vastly improved and only required 4 tosses of my 12’ Calusa cast net to fill the live well. With a […]

Boca Tarpon

Tarpon going airborne is about as exciting as fishing get! Captain Steven’s kids Steven, Ricky and Jess are in town on vacation and wanted to tangle with a big tarpon. To enjoy my kids on the water I enlisted good friend and tarpon guru Captain Billy Nobles of Reel Animals Fishing. Captain Billy has forgotten […]

Redfish Trout Mackerel

Saturday’s trip was an all day adventure looking for redfish, trout, and mackerel and if time allowed maybe a tarpon or two. Gathering bait was a huge pain to say the least. Anyone who has ever tried maneuvering a boat under the Skyway Bridge in choppy and breezy conditions can attest to the challenge it […]

May Trout

The trout bite remains good to outstanding. Mackerel remain reliable and fun on the flats. The snook however are disappointing. Saturday can best be described and on and off day. To get the day started I chummed a local grass flat for white baits only to strike out. Pinfish were readily available but snook candy […]