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Fishing Report June 20, 2018

Weather, fish falling into normal summertime pattern Falling into our typical summertime pattern of calm east breezes in the morning followed by thunderstorms in the evening is proving to provide excellent fishing around Anna Maria Island. Inshore fishing is providing good action on spotted seatrout and catch-and-release snook. Deep grass flats are holding many trout […]

Fishing Report June 13, 2018

Variety of weather conditions produced variety of catches around Anna Maria Island Fishing around Anna Maria Island is host to many varieties of conditions. During the past couple of weeks, we have experienced every spectrum of weather including tropical storm-like conditions from Tropical Storm Alberto. Prior to Alberto, we had some exquisite weather consisting of […]

Fishing Report June 6, 2018

Recent rain not putting a damper on fishing Fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent as long as you don’t mind fishing in the rain. Numerous “rain days” have enveloped our little island but that doesn’t seem to bother the fish. At least most of them. Inshore fishing is proving to be good for spotted […]

Fishing Report May 15, 2018

The return of the silver king – Tarpon return to Anna Maria waters With the recent arrival of tarpon, I’d say the plate is now full for anglers visiting and fishing around Anna Maria Island. Although the bite is just beginning, the smell of tarpon is in the air. It’s time to dust off your […]

Fishing Report May 9, 2018

May brings consistent weather, fishing conditions Fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistently good for yet another week. With the mild air temperatures and water temps still hovering in the mid 70s which is a welcome sight. Spotted seatrout and catch-and-release snook are responding positively to the conditions — a perfect recipe for spending a […]

Fishing Report February 7, 2018

Winter might last another six weeks, but fishing is heating up   Fishing around Anna Maria Island is providing some good wintertime action, especially between cold fronts. Most everyone is using live shrimp as bait as it seems to be the top ticket for a variety of species. Casting shrimp under docks and residential canals […]

Fishing Report January 24, 2018

Don’t let the cold weather put a damper on your fishing plans After experiencing some of the coldest weather of the year, it’s hard not to get discouraged when trying to catch some fish. But, you’re in luck. Wintertime fishing around Anna Maria Island can be quite productive if you practice some tried and true […]

Fishing Report January 17, 2018

Careful timing can put you on the trail of fish   Fishing around the barrage of cold fronts we are experiencing can be quite good — if pick the right days. You can pick your fish. You can pick your days. And the days have to be the calm ones in between fronts. A lot […]

Fishing Report December 27, 2017

Fishing between cold fronts results in winter bounty Once again fishing the calm weather before the cold front is proving to supply some excellent fishing experiences for the fishers of Anna Maria Island. Venturing out into the Gulf of Mexico seems to be the ticket for the most consistent action. Bottom fishing around ledges, reefs, […]

Fishing Report December 20, 2017

A string of windy days puts damper on fishing   Fishing around Anna Maria Island is proving to be challenging when dealing with numerous windy days back to back. Finding sheltered areas on these days is usually a good bet if you’re trying to bend a rod. Look for areas such as canals where numerous […]