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Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report January 25, 2022

Venture into the Gulf for consistent bite, variety of species Anna Maria Island anglers are finding themselves venturing into the Gulf of Mexico to find a consistent bite.  Fishing structure anywhere from along the beaches to around 9-10 miles seems to be producing the best action as cool water temperatures seem to have slowed down […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report January 18, 2023

Seize the moment — head out in the Gulf for a variety of species  Anna Maria Island anglers are seizing the moment by venturing out to the nearshore ledges in the Gulf of Mexico on days between cold fronts, when the Gulf waters are tame and tranquil and the warm sun above gently shines down […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report January 11, 2023

Strong winds, rain and red tide putting a damper on January fishing action    Fishing around Anna Maria Island is requiring some strategy as anglers are fleeing windy days and large areas of water affected by red tide. With back-to-back cold fronts lowing through our area, fishing is challenging due to strong winds and rain. […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report January 4, 2023

New Year, new species to target With temperatures back on the rise, Anna Maria Island fishers are finding themselves back out on the water in search of a bite. Although air temps are hovering in the mid 70s during the day, the water temps are in the upper 50s to mid 60s which is triggering […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters Anna Maria Island Fishing Report December 28, 2022

Extreme cold snap slows hot December fishing action    As Anna Maria anglers rush out to test the new fishing tackle they received for Christmas, they are being faced with extreme cold weather and strong winds.  This being the case, targeting fish in our local waters is going to require some patience as well as […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters Anna Maria Island Fishing Report December 7, 2022

Red tide looms to the south causing uncertainty for AMI fishers   Fishing around Anna Maria Island is facing a moment of uncertainty as the threat of red tide looms over our heads as it slowly approaches from the south. Areas such as Siesta Key and southern Sarasota Bay are suffering the consequences of toxic […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters Anna Maria Island Fishing Report December 21, 2022

Change in weather causes change in bait, locations to catch fish Anna Maria Island anglers braces themselves for winter to finally arrive, which will usher in some new species to target as well as a change in technique and location of how and where to find the fish.  With predicted temperatures in the mid 50s […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report December 14, 2022

Do your homework to avoid red tide, find success Fishers around AMI are finding themselves going back to the drawing board with the sudden emergence of red tide that is slowly creeping into our waters from the south.  Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico within 15 miles of shore is becoming a tossup, as patches […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report November 30, 2022

Thanksgiving leftovers come to an end, time to search for a fish dinner As the leftover turkey and other tasty treats from Thanksgiving dwindle to an end, anglers around Anna Maria Island are finding themselves back on the water in search of some action, as well as a few fillets to bring home for dinner. […]

Just Reel Fishing Charters: Anna Maria Island Fishing Report November 23, 2022

Cold, windy days give fish a break  With colder weather and numerous windy days, both the inshore and offshore species of fish that inhabit the waters surrounding Anna Maria Island are getting a much needed break from anglers. As these fish adjust to the cooler water temps, we can expect both the frequency of the […]