South Shore Angler News

Proceeds from the event held at The Salty Shamrock will be used to make Army Veteran Alex Morrow's home handicap accessible. Tournament Winners: Kids Adam Maysles, fishing with his father Corey from INDIVO, wins a $75 gift card from South Eastern Fishing Tackle Liquidators. Adults 1st Place: Shannon Thieme fished with his partner, Jeff Gentner, winning a Series II PowerPole from J L Marine. 2nd Place: Jacob Ballans wins a $400 gift certificate from Sanchez Brothers Custom Fabrication. Jacob and Elizabeth...

The biggest winner of this year’s redfish tournament was The Impact Academy. The iPads for the South Tampa campus are much needed tools to further the education of those young students. Thanks, to the anglers and all the sponsors for their support toward this cause. Tournament Winners: Kids Representing Team T. A. Mahoney, Dylan Cross caught a 14 1/2" red. He won a $75 gift card from T. A. Mahoney. Dylan was the only kid to post a...

August 5, 2016 By Captain Travis Yaeckel If you are looking for some meat for the summer fish fry, now is a good time. With the hotter water temps inshore, we have been spending a lot of time fishing in the bay. Mangrove snapper, Spanish mackerel, cobia, and gag grouper are abundant on the local reefs, channel edges, rock piles, and range markers. If eating sharks fits to your liking, there are also plenty of blacktip and...

Jim Clark's grandson Will caught this ladyfish using a Teaser Rig. (Two small baits hooked nose to tail to look larger and have more action). Bait barely hit the water and flash boom bang. Will caught this off a dock on Manasota Key. Good Job Grumpy, using tips learned with SSA. Steve ...

The weather was perfect for a clean up of the bay. It was really amazing to see the amount of trash you could find by just looking a bit deeper in the mangroves. I believe the final heap was about 50' long, 10' wide and 5-6' high. Couches, mattresses, tires, toilets, giraffes (?!!), bottles, and more bottles and more bottles. The recurring theme was they should outlaw the little plastic water bottles - they were everywhere. I...