March is one of the best months in the west coast of Florida and this year has not disappointed. Weather for the most part has been awesome with temperatures hitting the mid 70-degree mark. The fishing has been awesome with Snook taking the lead for this month. 30 to 50 Snook days is not uncommon as fish push out from the rivers in search of food. They are hungry and ready to eat just about everything in front of them. 
Bait is key this time of year, Greenbacks are our bait of choice, but they tend to be in deeper water and this mixed with March winds can make catching bait harder than catching fish. The key is to have the right equipment for the job. Bring a heavy big net. I’ve been throwing a 12-foot 3/8 mesh 1.8 lbs. per foot net.  This time of year those smaller nets just wont get the job done.
Trout fishing has also been decent as our breeder fish move into deeper water. Make sure and read up on new regulations as they have closed and Trout over 20 inches to help rebound stocks. Tight lines.

Capt. Jason Prieto
813-727-9890
 Owner: Steady Action Fishing Charters
steadyactionfishingcharters.com
captjasonp@gmail.com

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ntaylor

Former baseball umpire, now fishing guide. Graduate of the University of Arizona.
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