Tag Archives: Just Reel Fishing Charters

Reprint – A mysterious night of snook fishing on the Manatee River Oct. 29, 2014

A mysterious night of snook fishing on the Manatee River Night fishing in our local waters is an experience any avid saltwater angler should experience, especially those anglers who like to target snook. Snook, especially big snook, are nocturnal feeders, so there’s no better time to target them. This brings to mind a recent excursion […]

Anna Maria Island 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 […]

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – August 31, 2022

As August comes to an end temps, fishing remains hot As we finish up August, fishing around Anna Maria Island on Just Reel fishing charters is productive, aside from having to endure scorching hot temperatures and dodge pop-up thunderstorms.  With high tides peaking during the morning hours, just after sunrise, I am seizing the opportunity […]

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 […]

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report June 1, 2022

The Return of the Silver King 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, the passes, or in the bays, these […]

Anna Maria Island 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 […]

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – May 18, 2022

Plenty of species to be caught before the tarpon frenzy begins Big tides during the full moon in May have Anna Maria Island fishers filled with optimism as they prepare to get out on the water.  Fishing inshore for snook redfish and trout is good as long as you know where to fish.  For the […]

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – May 11, 2022

Although the month of May is known for being the beginning of tarpon season, don’t forget that flats fishing and offshore fishing offer some of the best action there is for our local waters.  If it’s tarpon you fancy, there are a few schools of fish making a showing along the beaches and around Egmont […]

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report May 4, 2022

Cool breezes, clear waters perfect recipe for fishing success With light winds and calm waters fishers are swarming to the water to cast a line.  Whether it be from shore, from piers or from a boat, anglers getting out on the water surrounding Anna Maria are being rewarded with crystal clear waters, cool light breezes […]

Fishing Report – April 27, 2022

Winds and rough seas require change in tactics to find shelter, fish With another week of strong winds and rough seas, determined anglers fishing the waters around Anna Maria Island are having to use their know-how in finding sheltered areas to fish. Finding the shelters areas that are out of the wind is easy. The […]