Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast

Capt. Rick Grassett Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for May 2019

By |2023-03-06T16:38:56+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for May 2019 Tarpon fishing will take off during May as migratory fish arrive along our beaches. Also look for Spanish mackerel, tripletail, cobia and false albacore (little tunny) in the coastal gulf. Snook will move into passes and the surf and reds and trout should feed [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for April 2019

By |2019-06-14T20:07:26+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for April 2019 This is a great month for snook on shallow flats. Reds and trout will also be more active as the water warms and baitfish become more plentiful. You might find Spanish mackerel, blues, and pompano in passes or on deep grass flats. You should [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast for March 2019

By |2019-06-14T20:07:43+00:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for March 2019 There should be good action with reds, trout and snook in skinny water in March as the water warms and baitfish become more plentiful. Look for Spanish and king mackerel, cobia, tripletail and false albacore (little tunny) in the coastal gulf. Night snook fishing [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for February 2019

By |2019-02-14T16:55:59+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast, Winter Fly Fishing near Sarasota Florida|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Trout and redfish should be good shallow water options this month. You may also find trout along with blues, Spanish mackerel, pompano and flounder on deep grass flats. Look for sheepshead, flounder, reds and more around docks. Catch and release night snook fishing around lighted docks in the ICW may be a good option if [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for January 2019

By |2019-02-14T16:56:17+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast, Uncategorized, Winter Fly Fishing near Sarasota Florida|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You may find reds and big trout concentrated in potholes of Sarasota Bay in January. Action with trout, blues, Spanish mackerel, pompano and more on deep grass flats can be good depending on conditions. There should also be a good catch and release snook action in rivers, creeks, and canals this month, although fishing docks [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for December 2018

By |2018-12-04T18:33:39+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast, Winter Fly Fishing near Sarasota Florida|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You may find reds along with big trout concentrated in potholes, along with the edges of bars or tailing on shallow grass flats on negative low tides this month. This is a good month for catch and release snook action around lighted docks in the ICW. Some lights will also have trout and reds making [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for November 2018

By |2018-10-23T15:19:16+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for November 2018   As this is being written, the red tide outbreak in our area has improved significantly. Latest counts show very little to no red tide in Sarasota and Manatee Counties in the coastal gulf and inshore waters. You may find blues, Spanish mackerel and [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for October 2018

By |2018-11-08T20:58:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for October 2018 Most of you are probably aware that our area has been heavily impacted by a severe and extended red tide. However, red tide is often patchy and can change from day to day and eventide to tide. There are some areas that are unaffected [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for September 2018

By |2018-11-08T21:05:29+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for September 2018 September is one of my favorite months, although this is not a normal September. Reds should be schooling on shallow grass flats of Sarasota Bay and you also might find big trout there at first light, but with the recent severe red tide that [...]

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota FL Fly Fishing Forecast for August 2018

By |2024-05-29T10:08:52+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Grassett Sarasota Florida Fly Fishing Forecast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for August 2018              Tarpon will move to inside waters of Sarasota Bay, Charlotte Harbor, and Tampa Bay this month. You may also find juvenile tarpon in creeks, canals, and turning basins. Reds should be schooling on shallow flats and big trout will prowl the same waters [...]

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