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Fishing Report – September 7, 2022

Keep your eye on the sky, radar for days of safe, dry fishing If you are going to fish around Anna Maria Island in September, make sure you bring a raincoat. Numerous pop-up thunderstorms are the norm, and at times, can be quite intense so being prepared and knowledgeable about the weather is key when […]

Fishing Report August 24, 2022

Fishing in August around Anna Maria Island is requiring patience and tolerance to the heat.  Fishing the inshore waters of Tampa Bay is slightly challenging as water temperatures hover in the mid- to upper 80s, which causes the bite to slow down.  Spotted seatrout are the most consistent bite and even they are requiring some […]

Fishing Report August 17, 2022

Good tidal flow important as water temps rise By Capt. Danny Stasny Just Reel Fishing Charters Fishing success around Anna Maria Island is becoming greatly dependent on tidal flow, as our surrounding waters are reaching temperatures of 88 degrees.  This is especially apparent on days when the weaker tides exist, as you’ll notice the fish […]

Fishing Report August 10, 2022

Move offshore to deeper water for action during hot August days By Capt. Danny Stasny Just Reel Fishing Charters Fishing the offshore waters west of Anna Maria Island is proving to remain consistent for yet another week. Anglers in search of a fish dinner are wise to venture into the depths in search of a […]

Fishing Report August 3, 2022

Bait schools draw macks inshore By Capt. Danny Stasny  Just Reel Fishing Charters Despite the scorching rays of the sun making outdoor activities seem like an eternity, fishing around Anna Maria Island with Just Reel Fishing Charters remains consistent. And, with the arrival of large schools of hatch bait present throughout the bay, it’s time […]

Fishing Report July 27, 2022

Patience and endurance needed to brave the heat, get hookups By Capt. Danny Stasny – Just Reel Fishing Charters Fishing around Anna Maria Island is rewarding for anglers with enough patience and endurance brave the heat.  For anglers wishing to stock up on some fillets, the offshore bite is where it’s at.  The American red […]

Fishing Report July 20,2022

Sharks dominate TV, local waters By Capt. Danny Stasny – Just Reel Fishing Charters With shark week 2022 upon us, you can bet that many beach goers as well as anglers have a heighten awareness about what could be lurking in the pristine waters that surround Anna Maria Island. And with the national and local […]

Fishing Report – July 6, 2022

Inshore, offshore action as hot as July temps Capt. Danny Stasny Just Reel Fishing Charters With the heat index exceeding 100 degrees, you would think it would deter people from participating in outdoor activities, but this does not apply to Anna Maria anglers.  Reports from inshore and offshore captains are assuring that despite the heat […]

Fishing Report June 1, 2022

The Return of the Silver King Capt. Danny Stasny Just Reel Fishing Charters Tarpon are the most sought after species targeted as we approach the month of June. Anglers can be seen patrolling the waters around Anna Maria Island morning, noon and night with hopes of hooking into a silver king.  Whether along the beaches, […]

Fishing Report May 25, 2022

Silver kings return, inshore trio — snook, redfish and trout still biting The arrival of tarpon is creating quite a buzz among local and visiting anglers near Anna Maria Island.  Respectable numbers of silver kings are making a showing along the Gulf beaches of Anna Maria Island and Longboat and Egmont Keys.  Most anglers hunting […]