Anna Maria Island Fishing Report: June/July 2019

Summertime fishing is in full swing on Anna Maria Island. The mornings are calm and hot which makes for some pop-up thunderstorm activity in the afternoon. And while it is important to keep your eye on the sky, don't forget what's going on in the water: sharks, goliath grouper, large redfish, jack crevalle, mangrove snapper, and snook cruising along the beach are all in full swing!

For our shark activity on charters around Anna Maria Island we have been targeting the nearshore reefs and sandbars using cut-bait with steel leaders and size 7/0 circle hooks. If you are chumming heavy with whitebait over the nearshore reefs, don't be surpr