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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – August, 2017

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – August, 2017
Snook, Permit

—The fishing has been fantastic so far around Anna Maria Island in August. The weather is scorching, but the bite has been pretty good despite the high temperatures.

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – July, 2017

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – July, 2017
Tarpon, Flounder, Grouper

—July fishing around Anna Maria Island has been almost as hot as the thermometer!
The huge influx of small “hatch bait” into Tampa and Sarasota Bay has the gamefish all fired up.

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – June, 2017

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – June, 2017
Tarpon, Flounder, Grouper
 
—Summer time fishing around Anna Maria Island is in full effect, and migrating tarpon are being caught inside Tampa Bay, and adjacent Egmont Key. I’m seeing best results using live crabs and threadfin herring.

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – April 15, 2017

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – April 15, 2017
Redfish, Snook, Trout
 
—With the spring break crowds thinning out, and water temps pushing up, the inshore bite in Tampa and Sarasota Bay is on. Fishing around Anna Maria Island for snook, seatrout and redfish the past couple weeks has provided a bunch of good action for my clients.

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Anna Maria Island Spring Fishing

Anna Maria Island Charter Fishing
Captain Aaron Lowman – March 25, 2017
Redfish, Snook, Trout

-We have experienced some heavy weather extremes here in Cortez, Florida this week. A late season cold front brought brutal wind and dropped water temps about 10° overnight!
-Despite all that, my clients pounded out a steady bag of seatrout, snook and redfish inshore in and around Tampa Bay and Sarasota Bay.

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Anna Maria March Fishing Report

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – March 8, 2017
Redfish, Snook, Trout, Sheepshead

—With all the wind around the Tampa Bay area this week, I’ve been forced to stay inshore. My clients have been catching snook along Anna Maria mangrove shorelines, oyster bars, and channel edges.  We are catching them on free-lined shiners, or under a popping cork. We’ve landed a few nice keeper sized fish, but the majority are sub-slot juveniles. A slot sized snook has every advantage in the fight vs. the angler! About half of big snook hooked, will win the battle and break free somehow.

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