Captain Matt Hoover of Night Flight Fishing Charters out of Naples reported water temperatures have reached 92 degrees by mid-afternoon in his area so fishing early mornings has been the best bet with great surface action from small to medium sized snook taking place along the shorelines and creek and river mouths from Marco Island south to the 10,000 Islands. Live white bait has been producing most of the snook action. Quite a few small to medium sized tarpon have also been biting early in the day. Mangrove snapper, jacks and ladyfish have been thick around any downed tree along the shorelines.
Anglers fishing with me on the Snook Fin-Addict, out of CB’s Saltwater Outfitters on Siesta Key, had action with tarpon, snook and trout during the past couple weeks. A persistent west wind has forced us to fish in areas other than the coastal gulf. Although we spent some time fishing bridges and passes for large tarpon, the best tarpon action was with juvenile tarpon from 10-to-35 pounds in canals. Anglers fishing Sarasota Bay with me had good action with snook before dawn and trout on deep grass flats.
Huge Snook caught on the East Coast of Florida in Stuart. We have had some great client charters there in the months of July and August.
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Tarpon are in full swing off Anna Maria Island, Egmont Key and even in the grass flats in the bay. A few cobias have been mixed within the tarpon pods.
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This week’s Addictive Fishing show – Bradenton Brawlers in HD Capt. Blair battles 100+ lb tarpon on Florida’s west coast This is an awesome video of Tarpon Fishing on Florida’s west coast. See the rolling tarpons as they hook into a monster! Guy Harvey Snook Coffee Mug
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