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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – February 2018

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – February, 2018
Snook, Trout, Redfish

—With prolonged air temperatures in the 80°s, fishing here around Anna Maria Island has been red hot. I have been catching live bait (pilchards) all month, which is unusualy early in the season. All this bait around in Tampa Bay, along with some above average temperatures, equals great inshore fishing.

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – September, 2017

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – September, 2017
Snook, Trout, Redfish

—The final dog days of summer are within sight here, on Anna Maria Island. Inshore fishing in Tampa Bay is really heating up as the month rolls on; snook are flooding back into the Intercoastal Waterway, large schools of breeder-sized redfish are forming on the seagrass flats, and seatrout are staging up around the mouth of the Manatee River and Terra Ceia Bay.

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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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