Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters Oct 19 - 25 2015 Trip Report
This week we saw a persistent NE wind all week. During the beginning of the week we saw gust up to 30 knots and towards the end of the week we saw NE winds at 15-20 knots which allowed us to get out and do some fishing. It was still windy, but the fish sure loved the wind. Bait is still everywhere you turn, from Longboat Key Pass, the piers on the north end of Anna Maria Island, and the grass flats around Bradenton. We were able to go out off the beach around Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island and catch Mackerel, Kingfish, Bonita, and some smaller Sharks. The Redfish and Snook bite around Bradenton has really picked up the closer we got to the full moon (see video). The bite seemed to be better on the incoming tide and slowed down towards the top end of the tide and picked back up when the tide really started pushing out. Most of the Snook and Redfish we caught this week mixed in with the larger schools of mullet near the vast grass flats and mangrove shorelines off Palma Sola, Terra Ceia, and Bradenton.
If you are looking to book a fishing charter trip and are near Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Longboat Key, Sarasota, or Tampa Bay book with Anna Maria Inshore Fishing LLC. call or text fishing guide Captain Kyle Taylor (941) 345-7182 www.AnnaMariaInshoreFishing.com
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About The Author: Captain Kyle Taylor
Company: Anna Maria Inshore Fishing LLC
Area Reporting: Anna Maria Island
Bio: Anna Maria Inshore Fishing, LLC is the premier fishing experience for everyone. We provide a first-rate fishing adventure for all ages. Join Charter Fishing Guide, Capt. Kyle aboard his Custom 23' Dorado Boat and be provided an experience like no other. Anna Maria Island and the surrounding areas (Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key, Sarasota, St. Pete and Tampa) have some of the best fishing Florida has to offer. Let us provide you with a fishing charter that will be memorable and exciting. On a fishing trip you can expect to catch Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, Shark, and Trout along with other species of fish. We accommodate all ages and experience levels on your fishing charters with us. Captain Kyle Taylor of Anna Maria Inshore Fishing Charters, LLC was born in Sarasota and raised in Bradenton. He has been fishing these local waters for over 30 years. Capt. Kyle has a passion for spending time on the water and for seeing a person’s face light up when they catch that trophy tarpon, snook, or redfish, or when kids are catching trout, mackrel, or bluefish just as fast as the bait hits the water. Capt. Kyle spends his free time with his wife and daughter – Amber and Addison. He also serves the community a local firefighter/EMT. Capt. Kyle's brother, Ryan, is also a Captain and together they have over 50 years of experience on the water.