Sarasota

Sarasota - Florida


  • 381 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 50 spots

Sarasota Bay is a beautiful coastal bay with crystal clear water, and is sheltered from the gulf winds by barrier islands like Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Siesta Key and Casey Key. Part of the local culture is to head for the beaches in the...

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Sarasota Fishing Reports

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  1. Free lined a live pilchard to catch this Spanish mackerel fishing with Capt Jim Klopfer

    3 lb. 24 in. Spanish Mackerel with a Live pilchard

    1. VERY NICE CATCH!!
  2. Hit a piece of herring chunk bait. 28", 6.3 pounds.

    Snook with a chunk bait

    1. very nice!!!
  3. Gray Snapper

    1. Erich Senft 0
      How is the post red tide going in Sarasota ?
  4. Caught 3 over 15 pounds the first on shrimp the rest on mullet.

    18 lb. 30 in. Gafftopsail Catfish with a Bait

    1. Yes it it LOL
    2. Todd Williams 0
      Funny how that record seems to have been broken multiple times here😜
    3. Yes I do
    4. Todd Williams 0
      You guys do know the world record is only 10 lbs
    5. Michael Lewis 0
      I've caught some monster sailcats, no body bothers weighing and reporting them, I'm sure I've caught 20 pounders before. Especially right there at the ...more mouth of newpass when I was a kid.
    6. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      You just broke the all tackle record for sail cat by 8 lbs. men's all tackle record is 10 lbs.
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  5. Bonnethead Shark with a greenback

    1. Erich Senft 0
      On the pass bridge....nice :)
  6. They put up an amazing fight and taste great when prepared properly

    8 lb. 6 oz. 42 in. Bonnethead Shark with a Shrimp

    1. Dr Arthur Groves 0
      Bleed them out when you land them. Gut and skin it ASAP. Iyou cut off the fins put one foot on the head and pull out the meat. Cut into serving size pieces and soak ...more overnight in whole milk. Coat with bread crumbs or corn flour and deep fry.
    2. alan Lingenfelter 0
      How do you prepare them?
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  7. Can anyone tell me if you can catch any fish at the mouth of Clower Creek in Little Sarasota Bay? I will be staying at Pelican Cove Condo the end of March. Coming ...more in from CT and want to know what I could possibly catch. Thanks in Advance!

    1. Savas Baloglu 0
      @ Chris & Erich - thank you both of the tips! I found Economy Tackle on YouTube and have watched the most recent fishing report.
    2. Chris Doehring 0
      Do a youtube search for economy tackle. Guy gives a fishing report frequently. I've not been to his shop because I haven't been down since I found his channel ...more but plan on stopping by.
    3. Erich Senft 0
      Longboat pass all day for big snook. Underneath the bridge. Just before and into dark. That's where I caught mine
    4. Savas Baloglu 0
      Thank you for the local tips. Wishing you great fishing!
    5. Phillip Sherman 0
      Snook jacks and catfish mostly.. and I go to economy bait and tackle myself but I am sure that place is great as well
    6. Savas Baloglu 0
      Is Bradenton Bait N Things, on S Tamiami Trail, a good place to get bait and rent a rod & reel?
    7. Savas Baloglu 0
      @ Phillip - what kind of fish do you catch? Thanks in advance for your reply
    8. Phillip Sherman 0
      Yes for sure you can..... I live close by there myself use a popping cork and live shrimp
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  8. Caught 12 of these on the 15th. (App keeps crashing when I set the date) Had to keep throwing them back after hitting limit. Smallest kept was 20 inches.

    6 lb. 22 in. Black Drum with a Shrimp

  9. Spotted Seatrout with a shrimp

  10. Huge school

    Crevalle Jack with a paddletail

    1. Marty Wilburn 0
      nice

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