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Good bite early in Sarasota

Capt. Jim Klopfer
August 20, 2017
Sarasota - Saltwater Fishing Report

Fishing continued to be very productive on the grass flats near both Big Sarasota Pass and New Pass. Bait was thick and easy to catch with most of them being perfect sized threadfin herring. Clients on fishing charters landed speckled trout, Spanish mackerel, mangrove snapper, jack crevelle, gag grouper, small sharks, and ladyfish at Marker #5, Marina Jacks, Radio Tower, and Middlegrounds. It really is as easy as loading up on bait fish then anchoring up-tide and up-wind (if there is any) of a large grass flat in 6' to 8' of water and using handfuls of live bait to chum the game fish up behind the boat. It has been VERY warm and it has been an early bite; getting out there early has been important as the best action was from daylight to 9:00 a.m. or so.

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Adventure Charters is a family oriented guide service that caters to anglers of all skill levels in a relaxed, fun environment. I can accommodate up to 4 anglers on my 20' Key West bay boat. Charters are custom suited to the clients schedule, experience level, expectations, and location. Come and experience a great day of fishing in sunny Sarasota, Florida. Families with children are most welcome! Dolphins and other wildlife are seen on most trips.

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1059 N. Tamilami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-371-1390
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