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Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Siesta Key Fishing Forecast

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Siesta Key Fishing Forecast

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

   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. Big Pass […]

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Captain Klopfer’s February Fishing Report for Siesta Key

February 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

          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 angling success […]

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Captain Klopfer's January Fishing Report for Siesta Key

Captain Klopfer’s January Fishing Report for Siesta Key

January 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

   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 much water on them. Water […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adventure Charters / 971-371-1390    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, […]

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Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

Captain Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Report

October 1, 2017 | 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.  […]

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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 July 2017

Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast July 2017

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

   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 thunderstorms can make planning a trip […]

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Capt. Jim Klopfer’s Fishing Forecast for June 2017

June 1, 2017 | 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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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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