Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters Oct 9th - 23rd Report
Well the past two weeks we have seen a persistent 15 knot north-east wind for the past two weeks which has made fishing challenging at times. The wind has made it especially tough sometimes to go and get bait out in the middle of Tampa Bay, as we faced a 3 foot tight chop of waves. Taking that into account fishing has been very productive and some of the days we've had over the past two weeks have been epic. The Trout and Mackerel bite has remained consistent this past month with good numbers of fish in 3 to 5 feet of water on or near larger grass patches. The number of Mackerel have started picking up out off the beach of Anna Maria Island. The Snook bite has definitely picked up over the past two weeks. The Snook seem to be biting the best towards the end and the beginning of the tide cycle. A large number of Snook are starting their winter migration towards the back bays and rivers. The Redfish bite has been hit or miss, but when they are biting its been GAME ON! This past two weeks we have caught well over 150 Redfish. Here's a couple video's from some of the trips (Video 1) (Video 2) (Video 3). As well as some video's, here are a couple pictures from the past two weeks (Picture 1) (Picture 2). As the water temperature continues to drop the fishing will continue to be productive as the fish prepare for the winter conditions that are to come.
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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.