Categories for Fishing Charter

What Type of Amberjack Bait Will Give Me the Best Results?

July 10, 2020

The amberjack is one of the more popular Atlantic game fish, especially for people trying out deep water fishing for the first time on a charter fishing trip. There are a few species in the Atlantic that you’re likely to encounter if you’re using the right amberjack bait in Sarasota, FL: Greater amberjack: The largest of the amberjack varieties, they’re easily identified by the dark stripes that run from the nose to just in front of the dorsal fins. They’ll usually come in at 40 pounds or less. Lesser amberjack: The lesser amberjack has bigger eyes and a deeper body... View Article

The Best Way to Catch a Red Snapper

June 26, 2020

The red snapper is one of the most sought-after game fish in North American oceans. These large fish frequently come in at more than 10 pounds, and make a great introductory fish for angling in deeper water (100 feet or more). Interested in angling for red snapper for the first time? Here are a few tips that will help you learn how to catch a red snapper in Sarasota, FL and get the most out of your excursion: Find likely habitats and vary your depth: The presence of structure is more important than the depth where you’re fishing (to a... View Article

December Is the Season for Pelagic Fish: What Are They?

December 11, 2019

In other spots in the country, the weather is chilly, and some places even have snow. Right now, it’s pelagic fish season in Sarasota, FL, and there are charters available to help you catch them. This means you still have opportunities to fish, and since it is warmer here, you also get to enjoy a holiday away from the cold conditions occurring elsewhere. Here is what you need to know about pelagic fish in Florida. Where to find them Pelagic fish get their name from where they come from: the pelagic zone. This is the part of the open sea... View Article

With Cooler Weather Comes Rougher Water

November 27, 2019

Winter here may not bring extreme cold or the usual adverse waters, but it can produce rough water for local fishing charters in Sarasota, FL. While this does not kill fishing season, it can make it more hazardous. This means taking precautions to make each adventure a safe one. Here are five tips for handling the rougher waters of winter: Know the forecast: Never leave for a fishing voyage unless you check the forecast first. While predicting the weather is sometimes more art than science, the forecast will still offer an indication on whether it is safe to sail that... View Article

What to Do in Sarasota This Winter

November 8, 2019

Let’s face it: life is good for Floridians, even in the winter. That’s why so many people flock here from up north to escape the icy temperatures, or move here permanently to avoid ever having to shovel a driveway again. Because of our fantastic weather, there are plenty of Sarasota winter activities to keep residents and visitors entertained. Go to the beach That’s right—even in the winter, it’s always the perfect time to go to the beach in Sarasota. If you dress properly you can enjoy a lovely picnic while playing on the beach just as you would in the... View Article

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