The Righteous Tides of Snook Alley

The Righteous Tides of Snook Alley

The tides are always moving water in Snook Alley, but on some nights the ‘Alley flows like a river with roils of water breaking the surface as it races towards the Gulf of Mexico. Those are normally on tides associated with particular phases of the lunar...
Down for Big Snook in the ‘Alley

Down for Big Snook in the ‘Alley

Nate Welch, of AMI, took his first trip to the ‘Alley towards the beginning of the month. Bluefish were thick on a few lights and they put up a spirited fight when hooked. The tide was underwhelming, but there is always water moving somewhere in the ‘Alley...
February Night Fishing has been Strong

February Night Fishing has been Strong

The tides around the new moon in February produced some very good night fishing in the ‘Alley. Glass minnow pattern flies remain the ticket, but we’re now starting to see more and more shrimp wash through the lights, so shrimp patterns should become en...
Shallow Flats of Sarasota Bay Awaken

Shallow Flats of Sarasota Bay Awaken

Warm weather in Sarasota Bay has brought the shallow grass flats back to life. We’re seeing plenty of large seatrout, scattered redfish, and a few rogue snook in very shallow water. Aaron Rudy of Chicago, IL found himself a very nice seatrout while we drifted on...