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Fish Anna Maria Island With A Local Charter Fishing Guide

Hot Fishing in August and September 2019

—The inshore fishing around Anna Maria Island has been almost as hot as the thermometer! Morning charters have been the ticket during August and September. Getting on the water early has allowed us to beat the heat, and the afternoon storms. I’m catching bait early, and back at the dock by 7:30/7:45, ready to go

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – January 2018

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – January, 2018

—January in Cortez, Florida is the height of stone crab season. The commercial fisherman who make a living catching stone crabs usually have several hundred, to several thousand traps in the water at any given time. Each of these traps is marked with a unique identifying float. These floats are what I am interested in.

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Anna Maria November Fall Fishing

Anna Maria Island Fishing Guide
Captain Aaron Lowman – November 15, 2016
Grouper, Snook, Redfish, Mackerel

—Fishing near shore structure in Tampa Bay and around Anna Maria Island has been big this month, especially for snapper, spanish mackerel, kingfish, gag grouper, sharks and cobia.
—There is still plenty of bait around the beach with predators in tow. For bait, live shiners and threadfins have been the ticket on the reef. Heavy live chumming really turns the bite on, and keeps it lit.

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13.5 Pound Tripletail on Fly – Captain Aaron Lowman

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Anna Maria Island Fishing Report – Captain Aaron Lowman -12-10-14

Anna Maria Island Fishing Report
Captain Aaron Lowman – Fishing Report – December 10, 2014
Captain Aaron – (941)-465-8932

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