Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters Sept 1 - 13 2015 Report
Lets start off with bait... its everywhere. The trick is finding good quality size bait, finding bait that is mostly pilchards, and not mixed in with smaller threadfins. Most of the bait on the flats, piers, and bay structure is still a little on the small side. The weather towards the end of this week has been challenging for charter fishing trips as a weak front that push down on us. We saw rain and moderate wind on Saturday and Sunday brought a band of rain and some higher winds.
The Redfish bite has been the most challenging over the past two weeks. We have been catching Redfish but the larger schools that have been around lower Tampa Bay have not been feeding too well. Most of the Redfish we are catching have been in smaller groups near bayou's and larger grass flats around Anna Maria Island. The Snook bite has been steady around ambush points near or on the flats when the water is moving. We manged to get a keeper Snook that measured 29" this past week. The trout, mackerel, and snapper bite has been very productive on the edges of channels where the deeper grass flats met the channel edges.
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.