Sarasota Fishing & Outdoors

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Migrating Birds on the Move

– What’s Flying Overhead and Why? It’s fall – wildlife are on the move! September means dropping temperatures, shorter days, … Sep 1st, 2023

In The Middle

By Joe Sheaffer Most Anglers become comfortable fishing certain areas and presentations. We tend to focus our efforts doing the … Sep 1st, 2023

Kayak Fishing

by: Eric Henson When it comes to fishing, learning to properly land and handle the fish is critical. Although every fish … Sep 1st, 2023

From the Captains...


by Tonya Wiley, Havenworth Coastal Conservation 7th Annual International Sawfish Day is October 17, 2023  International Sawfish Day was established … Sep 1st, 2023


by Tonya Wiley, Havenworth Coastal Conservation See A Saw? Antique Sawfish Rostra Yield Valuable DNA and Aid Scientists Not only … Jul 31st, 2023


Tonya Wiley, Havenworth Coastal Conservation, Researchers Tag Two Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish inside Tampa Bay The report came in Tuesday evening: … Jun 30th, 2023


Earring Purchases Support Sawfish Conservation by Tonya Wiley, Havenworth Coastal Conservation There’s a new way to show off your love … May 31st, 2023

Water Temps

By: Capt. Dave Stephens Well fellow anglers, we survived the deep freeze over the holiday season. Then we had the … Jan 31st, 2023

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In the Heat

by: Capt. Dave Stephens During the later summer months here in Southwest Florida, while talking to anglers the most common … Sep 1st, 2023

Night Fishing

by: Capt. Bart Marx It has been very hot this summer and that has affected the fishing. In the Florida … Sep 1st, 2023

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Diving and Fishing the Florida Keys

By: Capt. Tony  Young April is one of my favorite months to dive and fish, I see it as a … Mar 31st, 2023

Kayak Fishing

By: Eric Henson With spring rolling in and it being a mildly cool winter, I try to enjoy the cooler … Feb 28th, 2023

Fishing With Artificials

By: Eric Henson Anyone who knows me will tell you that when it comes to inshore fishing, I am an … Jan 31st, 2023

On the River

By Joe Sheaffer It has been a challenge for our area in SWFL this fall. Hurricane Ian and Red tide … Dec 31st, 2022

Cooler Temps

By: Eric Henson Well, the weather has cooled down a bit, but that doesn’t mean the fishing will be cooling down! In … Nov 30th, 2022

Sawfish News

Oct 31st, 2022

Artificial Lures

By: Dan Carns Fishing with artificial lures is a little bit art, a little bit luck and a lot of … Oct 31st, 2022

We’re Still Fishing

By: Eric Henson First and foremost, I would like to send my love and prayers to our friends all over Southwest … Oct 31st, 2022
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