Tag: "Sarasota Fishing Forecast"

Captain's December Fishing Report

Captain’s December Fishing Report

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

   December is a month that will test an angler’s ability to adapt to current conditions.  Water quality will vary throughout the area as passing cold fronts churn up the Gulf of Mexico.  The flats between Stickney Pt. and Blackburn Pt. will be more productive under these circumstances.  After several days of nice weather, the […]

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Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for June

Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for June

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

June will find Sarasota beaches lined with anglers in search of the ultimate gamefish, tarpon, especially early in the month.  Catching these giants is really not complicated.  Rig a 25 lb. spinning outfit with 36” of 80 lb. flourocarbon leader and a 5/0 hook, then position the boat 100 yards off the beach and cast […]

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Captain's Fishing Report for February

Captain’s Fishing Report for February

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com  February is the last month of winter here in Sarasota. There will be days when it feels like spring is in the air. But, weather patterns will still be unstable, and fishing will follow suit. Being flexible and understanding how weather affects fish behavior will be the key to […]

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Captain's Fishing Report for January

Captain’s Fishing Report for January

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com January fishing in Sarasota is all about the weather, pure and simple. Angling success is determined by the ability to adapt to the existing weather conditions. Tides will often times be very low in the morning. Couple that with a northeast wind and the flats will not have very […]

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Island Chatter

Island Chatter

July 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

SKA MEETING, JUNE 2014 By Diana Colson CALL TO ORDER, MAY MINUTES APPROVED COMMUNITY REPORTS:  Code Enforcement:  Sarasota County’s John Lally reported that 39 cases have been written up over the past 4 weeks. Most concerned banners, outdoor displays, etc. He said that illegal rentals were absolutely going crazy.  Repeated rental issues are being sent to a […]

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Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for July 2014

Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for July 2014

July 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters  941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com July fishing can be excellent, but tactics need to be a little different and windows of opportunity are smaller.  It is simply too hot to fish in the middle of the day.  Early morning will be the most reliable time to fish, evenings are good too, but frequent […]

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Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for June 2014

Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for June 2014

June 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer, Adventure Charters  941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com June will find Sarasota beaches lined with anglers in search of the ultimate gamefish, tarpon, especially early in the month.  Catching these giants is really not complicated.  Rig a 25 lb spinning outfit with 36” of 80lb flourocarbon leader and a 5/0 hook, then position the boat 100 […]

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Fishing Forecast for May 2014

Fishing Forecast for May 2014

May 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters  941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com May is a transition month in Sarasota.  Although the calendar says it is still spring, by late May it will definitely feel like summer time.  Pelagic species such as king and Spanish mackerel will have migrated north, inshore fishing will be best early and late, and giant tarpon […]

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Fishing Forecast for April 2014

Fishing Forecast for April 2014

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com Mother Nature has been right on schedule thus far in 2014.  Regular cold fronts have kept the water temperature in the mid 60s, which is just right for this time of year.   April should offer incredible fishing for a variety of species. Big Pass and New Pass will […]

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Fishing Forecast for March

Fishing Forecast for March

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com March is a great month to fish on Siesta Key.  It is the first month of spring, both on the calendar and outside.  The list of available species is long; snook, redfish, trout, pompano, cobia, king and Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, flounder, snapper, grouper, jack crevelle, and sharks […]

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Captain's Report for January 2014

Captain’s Report for January 2014

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for January 2014 By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com January fishing in Sarasota is all about the weather, pure and simple. Angling success is determined by the ability to adapt to the existing weather conditions. Tides will often times be very low in the morning. Couple that with […]

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Captain's Report for December 2013

Captain’s Report for December 2013

December 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Capt. Jim Klopfer's Fishing Forecast for December 2013 By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com   December is a month that will test an angler’s ability to adapt to current conditions.  Water quality will vary throughout the area as passing cold fronts churn up the Gulf of Mexico.  The flats between Stickney Pt. and Blackburn […]

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