Baitfish begin moving onto the grass flats and the game fish will not be far behind. This is the Snook, Redfish, and Trout fishing really picks up. The fish’s metabolic rate seems to kick into high gear in the spring. Now through May is my favorite time of year for fishing in Tampa Bay. It just doesn’t get any better than springtime fishing!
We were blessed last year that the Red Tide never came into the Bay. I have been fishing the Bay since 1970 and I have seen the devastation caused by previous Red Tides. The toll it takes on our wonderful fishery is heartbreaking. So, say a prayer of thanks and let's hope we don’t see Red Tide again for many years!
That’s all for now and as old Salty Sol used to say, “ If you’re too busy to go fishing you’re just too busy”.