Fall Fishing for Sea Trout & Redfish

Fall is a great time to fish on Florida’s Gulf Coast. I’ve been fishing the gulf coast for 40 years and I have taught fishing classes for 5 years and I’m a kayak fishing guide in Sarasota & Charlotte Counties, primarily the Boca Grande area. Some...

Using a Trolling Motor on a Kayak

  There are times when I like using a trolling motor on my kayak. It’s usually when my wife and I go out on our tandem kayak. It’s much easier for us to use the trolling motor. We have a 46 lb thrust motor and use a deep cycle battery. I had a...

The Sea Trout Were Hungry Today!

The Sea Trout were hungry today!! Barb, Sebastian, and I took our kayaks to Bokeelia today to do some trout fishing. We have been there several times before and had pretty good luck, but I think today was our best day in that area. In about three hours of fishing,...

Kayak Fishing Trips This Month…Boca Grande

It’s been a busy 2 weeks with kayak fishing charters. I had 5 trips with people from all over the country. My clients came from Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, West Virginia, and Texas. One of my favorite things about being a kayak fishing guide is getting to meet...

Choosing the Right Fishing Kayak

When choosing the right fishing kayak there are a few things to consider.  I would definitely get a sit-on-top kayak.  They are easier to move around on, for example, they have storage in the back where you can keep your bait, cooler, or fish bag.  The...

Fishing for a Meal

The FWC extended the closure on our 3 popular inshore game fish: Seatrout, Redfish, and Snook.  Although you can still catch them if you want to catch fish for a fresh fish fry you need to focus on other species. The species I would target are Flounder, Whiting,...