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Redfish, Sea Trout, Pompano, Snook and Grey Snapper


Redfish, Sea Trout, Snook, Flounder and Grey Snapper


Redfish, Sea Trout, and Snook


Redfish, Sea Trout, Snook and Pompano


Redfish, Sea Trout and Flounder


Redfish, Sea Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder and Grey Snapper

Sarasota inshore Fishing forecast

Use the forecast to plan your trip

Most species are affected by water temperatures, this forecast will show what's likely biting at the given time you may be fishing.

There are many species in the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, are a few of the most popular.

I have also provided the preferred water temperatures of several species - Happy Planning and Good Luck.

Tide Line for Sarasota Florida fishing - 941-366-8433 - provided by Hart's Landing bait & tackle


Getting started on your Sarasota florida fishing adventure

 Of course the first thing I would like to see you do is book a Sarasota fishing charter with Reelin & Chillin. However you may want to fish a few more times during your stay, so here is some information that may be of help.

Hart's Landing Bait offers live shrimp and frozen baits as well as renting rods and reels 941-955-0011. There is also a fishing pier just a short distance from the bait stand. Tides are important when fishing Sarasota, Hart's tide line is 941-366-8433.

Locations near Sarasota and fish species you may catch

Anna Maria Island - Snook, Holmes Beach - snapper, Bradenton Beach - Sheepshead, Longboat Key - Sea Trout, Mote Marine Flats - Black Drum, Sarasota - Redfish, St. Armand's Key - Pompano, Lido Key - Sea Trout, Siesta Key -  Sharks. It's likely you will find these species at all locations as well as spotting shorebirds, sea birds, Manatees, Dolphins and Ospreys.



Redfish, Sea Trout and Sheepshead, maybe Snook


Redfish, Sea trout, Flounder and Sheepshead.


Redfish, Sea Trout, Black Drum, Pompano, Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel


Redfish, Sea Trout, Black Drum, Pompano and Snook


Redfish, Sea Trout, Black Drum, Snook and Grey Snapper


Redfish, Sea Trout, Snook, Black Drum and Grey Snapper



Preferred water temperatures


Black Drum 63-75 Sheepshead 60-75

Cobia 68-85 Flounder 58-79

Jack Crevalle 65-85 Bluefish 60-75 

Kingfish 70-80 Spanish Mackerel 68-80

Mangrove Snapper 60-90  

Permit 75-88 Pompano 70-80

Redfish 60-85 Trout 60-80

Snook 70-80

For local Rules and Regulations Contact;

myfwc.com 1-888-404-3922