Fishing anna maria island mid August

Fishing anna maria island mid August

Fishing Anna Maria Island in mid August. The weather around here has been hot but not unbearable. Over the last few weeks we have had a land breeze in the morning and a sea breeze in the afternoon, making it more enjoyable.

Fishing Anna Maria Island in mid August.

After my last report I was hoping for more redfish to come around, and right after I wrote that report wouldn’t you know they showed up. Depending on tide and day we have been catching 10-50 redfish a trip. Fishing Anna Maria Island for Redfish give anglers a great fight being a better sport fish. They are one of my favorite fish to catch! When you find them and chum with live bait they usually eat every bait that hits the water. Most of the fish we are catching in 5-10 feet of water. Usually ranging from 18 inches to 30 inches, and these fish don’t give up. Catching schools of redfish from the mouth of the manatee river to Anna Maria Island. September and October are the best months to fish for redfish so don’t miss out on the action this fall.

Beyond Redfish

Fishing Anna Maria Island Snook remains strong and steady on good moving tides. Water temperature has come back up to 90 degrees and that’s hot. Most of the Snook will be fished for during the best tides with the strongest flow. Still being able to catch 10-30 a trip ranging from 20 inches to 35 inches. Snook season will open September 1st. There are still a lot of Snook on Anna Maria Island making their way back to shorelines of Tampa bay. Now is the time to book your trip to fish for slot size Snook 28 inches to 33 inches one per person per day.

Anna Maria Island Snapper fishing has still been a great for quick action and great table fare for clients looking to end a great day with a fish fry. We haven’t spent a lot of time targeting the snapper the last two weeks because most clients want to stick with the fast action of the redfish.

Don’t forget if you are in the Tampa bay Anna Maria island Sarasota longboat key give me a call to book your trip. If you need a place to stay check out

Thanks for reading, Captain Ryan Taylor


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