Sarasota Fishing & Outdoors

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Action Craft Releases New Generation III 1720

Action Craft Boats is pleased to announce the latest addition to their successful lineup of flats fishing boats. The Model … Jun 2nd, 2019

Heat and Rain

by  Capt. Roan zumFelde Summer is definitely here and boy she got steamy fast. Water levels in the canals off … May 31st, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher The month of May brings to Boca Grande Pass (‘Pass’) one of the most spectacular, natural … May 31st, 2019

From the Captains...

It’s All About The Kids

by:Chasten Whitfiel We started off our morning at the boat dock in Cortez at 7am and I found myself helping … Jun 2nd, 2019

Inshore with Capt. Rachel

by Capt. Rachel Last month FWC closed seasons on snook, redfish and sea-trout.  These species are catch and release only through … Jun 2nd, 2019

Tarpon Time on Anna Maria Island

by Capt. James Vadas On these windy days in between the storm fronts I have been fishing around Emerson point … Jun 1st, 2019

Red Snapper Season

by Capt. Tom Bailas The Red Snapper species is just about on every angler’s wish list this month. First, let’s … Jun 1st, 2019

Here We Go Again

by Capt. Mike Manis For many, this could simply be an extension of May.  If the tarpon are numerous, it’s … Jun 1st, 2019



Plenty to Catch

By Eric Henson Well, we just got some either excellent news for some of us and not so great news … Jun 2nd, 2019

Principals of Catch & Cook | FISH FRY

As waters warm and the signs of summer appear anglers look forward to seeing more Pompano! Mainly a surf fish … May 31st, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher June is a month for opportunities galore when it comes to targeting fish inshore and offshore. … Jun 2nd, 2019

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Killer Month

by Capt. Justin Napior Hello everyone, Captain Justin Napior here, local fishing guide, avid fisherman, and conservationist. I grew up … Jun 1st, 2019

The Heat Is On

by Capt. Brian Boxx Summer will officially be upon us by the end of the month, but South Florida seems … May 31st, 2019

Key West Marlin Tournament

saraby Misty Wells The Key West Marlin Tournament has been a long-standing annual tradition since 1982 when the tournament first … May 31st, 2019

No Rest for the Weary

by Capt. Wayne Nichols Well the 2019 Flappy Bird Challenge has come to an end. A lot of Osceola’s got … May 1st, 2019

Kayak Fishing

by: Eric Henson It’s that time of year again!!! Tarpon Time! Every year we all look forward to tarpon season … May 1st, 2019

May Madness

by Captain Terry Fisher May is the month (unlike many other months) when it comes to opportunities for a ‘fish … May 1st, 2019