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Great trout bite in Sarasota!

Capt. Jim Klopfer
July 14, 2018
Sarasota - Saltwater Fishing Report

Anglers had success on my Sarasota fishing charters this week. Tides were favorable and the deep grass flats throughout the area were quite productive. The speckled trout bite was very good, with happy clients landing quite a few fish in the 15" to 22" range, along with plenty of short fish. In addition to trout, pompano, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, flounder, jacks, gag grouper, mangrove snapper, ladyfish, and catfish were landed. The Radio Tower, Middlegrounds, Country Club Shores, and Bishop's Point held a lot of fish.

Several different techniques were employed by clients on fishing charters this week. Early in the week I had a fly angler catch trout and ladyfish using a white and chartreuse Clouser Minnow. He also did some spin fishing. His young son did well using a Gulp Shrimp on a jig head. I also ran a "family" charter with children. I caught bait and chummed the flats. We fished two spots all morning and absolutely wrecked the trout! On other trips I mixed it up, using jigs early then switching to live bait.

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