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Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for August 2017

Capt Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for August 2017

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

  There is a little secret here on Siesta Key; the fishing is terrific in August!  Many anglers assume that the heat slows down the action, but this is far from true. The reality is that due to daily rain showers, the water temperature is actually lower in August than it is in June.  Hordes of […]

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Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast April 2017

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast April 2017

April 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Mother Nature has been kind to us this “winter”. I use that term loosely as it has averaged ten degrees above normal and fishing has been great! April should offer incredible fishing for a variety of species. Big Pass and New Pass will be alive with fish migrating in and out of the bay this […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s March Fishing Forecast

Captain Jim Klopfer’s March Fishing Forecast

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 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 just to name a few. […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

January 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer / Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 / 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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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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Captain's November Fishing Report

Captain’s November Fishing Report

November 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

November offers Siesta Key anglers diverse opportunities.  A wide variety of species are available this month, and multiple techniques will be successful.  The key is adapting to the conditions; weather will become a factor at times.  Water temperatures will be falling as it cools off and the days become shorter, and this will trigger fish […]

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Captain’s Fishing Forecast for October

Captain’s Fishing Forecast for October

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

October is a fabulous month to be fishing on Siesta Key!  Shorter, cooler days result in water temperatures dropping into the low 70s, bait will be thick in the bays and out on the beach, and that will attract the gamefish.  Many species are going to be caught using a variety of angling tactics.  Redfish […]

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Captain's Fishing Forecast for September

Captain’s Fishing Forecast for September

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

September is the month that redfish begin schooling up in Sarasota.   The expansive shallow flats in Sarasota Bay are traditionally the most productive areas to fish.  A low, incoming tide in the morning is preferred, allowing anglers to see the large schools of reds.  As the tide rises, the fish will work up from […]

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Captain's Fishing Forecast for August

Captain’s Fishing Forecast for August

August 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

There is a little secret here on Siesta Key; the fishing is terrific in August!  Many anglers assume that the heat slows down the action, but this is far from true.  The reality is that due to daily rain showers, the water temperature is actually lower in August than it is in June.  Hordes of […]

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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 March

Captain’s Fishing Report for March

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for March 2016    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 […]

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Captain's Fishing Report for February

Captain’s Fishing Report for February

February 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters 941-371-1390 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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