Category Archives: Summer Fishing

Father’s Day Snook Fishing

Father’s day is fun because it’s the day when we get to think about all the things that make our fathers so important to us, the things that make fathers unique, the good and the bad that we love so much about them. Here’s to Continue reading Father’s Day Snook Fishing

Mangrove Snapper in the Summer


07-22-2016 Haul

These tasty specimens are fish from the snapper family.  Mangrove Snapper, also known as Grey Snapper, can be caught inshore during the summer months, often mixed in with redfish, or congregating along structure in schools ranging in size from 10 to 100 fish. Continue reading Mangrove Snapper in the Summer

July Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon fishing is hot up here in north Pinellas. The bite is still on. Go cruise on the beach during these light windy week-day conditions, and you’ll see quite a few tarpon fisherman out there hunting the silver king. Pinfish and thread-fins are good baits for tarpon. Just wait until you jump your first tarpon. You’ll be hooked for life.

Hot Water

Travis’s Beast Night-time Trophy Snook (Looks just under 40 inches)

The water temperature at Pier 60 is now up to 87 degrees.  That’s bathtub hot!  The fish thriving in these waters are doing it by staying in the cooler, oxygenated areas down in the thermocline, or where water flow is strong and consistent.  During the nighttime Continue reading Hot Water

North Pinellas Fishing Report: Friday, June 10th

Tarpon fishing is at its peak.  Tarpon are super thick.  Tarpon can be caught using heavy fishing line.  80lb mono or 60 lb floro will get the job done if you get em in Continue reading North Pinellas Fishing Report: Friday, June 10th

Blackthorne Wreck

We got into about 85 feet of water today.  We fished offshore, just east of a boat called Blackthorne in the gulf. We targeted red grouper, but came up with some interesting by-catch. Continue reading Blackthorne Wreck