Thanks for discovering the home of Quiet Waters Fishing, a specialized guide service located in Sarasota, Florida. If your interest or passion involves the finer things like fly fishing or using traditional tackle with artificial baits to target fish, then this may be the experience you are seeking.
The shallow grass flats and gin clear water around Sarasota offer unique opportunities for serious anglers during the day. At night, fishing trips in the waters surrounding Sarasota are equally unique. Night trips offer a very personal experience. Most nights, there will not be many other anglers on the water with us and we’ll have the distinct sound of snook feeding on baitfish near the surface all to ourselves. You will be able to sight fish for multiple species throughout the night.
Captain Brian Boehm, the owner of Quiet Waters, runs his trips out of a 17 foot Maverick Mirage.You can find more detailed information about destinations by clicking here.
Specialty Trip: Bridge Tarpon
From Tampa Bay, to Sarasota, and south to Charlotte Harbor stands dozens of bridges that tarpon call home. By day, the appearance of these bridges is best described as unremarkable. But as the sun dips below the westward sky and closes the books on the day, darkness settles in and tarpon begin to go to work. Their abnormally large eyes, which they received their scientific name from, easily collect light in the darkness and transform them into giant silver eating machines. They pursue mullet, shrimp, crabs, and baitfish with reckless abandon, leaving telltale surface boils in their wake. On some nights, the sheer number of fish feeding around the skiff is astounding and I fear it will fundamentally change your expectations for tarpon fishing. An experience akin to what the greats enjoyed during the pioneering era… more
Quiet Waters Fishing Posts from Blog
The fall is a great time to fish the flats around Sarasota, FL. November has been a really good month for snook and redfish on flies and artificial baits. We’re on the back side of our first serious cold front, so fishing could be pretty good here in the next few days.
To fish Florida’s Bull Bay, you need to be able to find the fish, have the right equipment, and use the right lures or flies. This article describes the incredible fishery that is Bull Bay and how an angler can confidently approach fishing there.
Anglers fishing the flats in the Sarasota, FL area experienced consistently warm weather in October. Even with our extended warm weather, flats fishing throughout our area was exceptional in October. Anglers fishing with Quiet Waters, spent time fishing...