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Switching gears to Sweetwater Gator Hunting and Bass Fishing

Capt. Brady Nelson
August 27, 2012
Anna Maria - Freshwater Fishing Report

Bass are biting well on Lake Istapoka. While over to the lake for gator hunting we are catching bass up to 8 lbs. fishing with spinnerbaits in and around the lilly pads and bull rushes, but the real prize was a 10'3" bull alligator.

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We killed the beast on a public hunt following the state guidelines, not an easy task.

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This time of year we run guided hunts from Aug. 15th till Nov.1st on a first come first serve basis and hunts are very limited so if you want a piece of real Florida Gator hunting and a hunt like no other Book your trip this year for next year and get ready for the time of your life.

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Anna Maria Fishing Forecast:

Look for Bass to get more active and start schooling and following thier Fall patterns.

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Bass N Bay charters is located near Anna Maria Island, and Longboat Key. We offer light tackle inshore fishing, offshore fishing, bass fishing, gator hunting and gigging trips after dark, all with a family friendly environment, and top of the line equipment. Capt. Brady is a Florida native, holds three consecutive state champion titles in the IFA Redfish Tour and has been fishing these waters for 42 years now. Rest assured that it is our goal to put you on the fish ever time we get on the water.

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Bass N Bay Charters
1217 6th ST W
Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone: 941-722-2033
Alt. Phone: 941-685-4491
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