Gasparilla sound/ tailing flats

Gasprilla sound/ tailing flats


Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" Along with Capt. Karl - 01/26/19 ------Some of the best fishing is under the docks or in creeks, sheep head red fish, black drum, Trout and Snook

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 01/19/19 ------- really good fishing for sheephead and snapper , snook over size reds all under the docks on the back side of Gasprilla Island , the flats on the east side have some Trout. and the red fish and possible are in the creeks

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" Along with Capt. Karl - 01/12/19 ------- The best area in south Fla.
Back side of Boca to Devil fish Snook, Red fish big ones black drum and a lot of sheep head
As well as a ton of Jacks and lady fish, on every flat, Possible nice Blue fish. Gags are out of season But there is a ton of them under the docks on the  back side of Boca.

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 01/05/19 -------  Just a ton of fish, and big fish to small
The Trout are smaller but the snapper and lady fish are good size, the big fish is the red fish they are hugging the docks
and The red fish are 27 to 40 inches big old reds eating shrimp
and you should find something to catch and have fun with.


Fishin Frank & Robert   01/06/18------- trout is really good by Devil fish and the next islands north
all the way to rabbit, whidden creek is full of fish in the deep hole , nice red fish Shrimp is a good bet for bait
Fishin Frank & Robert   01/15/18------- Lots of Trout on the flats after the red tide the fish are starting to movre back in
# sisters has pompano and lady fish in the holes, Reds in whidden and cat fish getting better by the day
Cut bait like lady fish
Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/19/18------ The back side of boca has Trout and some Lady fish and Pompano
and the the tailing flats there is some reds and a bunch of smaller Trout. Whidden has some big reds way up inside    - 

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   01/27/18------On the boca side the three sisters and the canals have a bunch
of sheep head and Trout and possible Gag grouper. Black drum in the 10 pound range.
The pot hole on hte tailing flats have alot of Trout. the red fish and Snook in cat fish and whidden creek

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/10/17-------- The clam fields have Trout and decent fishing for Reds
cat fish and whidden creeks both have fish in them.
Sheep head are looking for deeper cuts on the flats and by the mangroves looking for food.

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/19/17--------  Lady fish and Trout and Black tiip sharks.
Up to the mangroves any shore line with 2 feet of water has big sheep head
and there is a bunch of Reds as well

Fishin Frank & Robert   01/30/17-------- Lot sof Trout ande Lady fish and there is Blue fish mixed in
The Red fish are more scattered and the sheep head are in with the reds on the flats
The Sharks are moving in the flats and when you hook up the sharks are going air borne.
Yes the sharks are jumping and making a show of getting caught




Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" Along with Capt. Mike Myers - 02/23/19 ------The docks on the back side of boca still have sheep head
and a lot of red fish are under the docks and they are loaded with snook. The flats on the east side are loaded with white bait and that is bringing in the Snook Trout and lady fish weirdly the lizard fish are thick on the flats

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 02/16/19 ------- Back side of Boa has nice Trout on hte flats by 3 sisters
The snook are hugging the shore , thee is some nice sheep head working the bar in Whidden bay
Some black tip or black tip type sharks.

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" along With Capt. Karl - 02/09/19 -------  The back side of Gasprilla island is full of sheep head , black drum and Snook with bonnets and lady fish even Trout on hte flats and out side of Cayo Palue and sandfly is loaded with lady fish big ones.
Red fish are close to the bushes really shallow 2water but spooky . so you need to cast out and let it sit hope it is a good spot cut bait is working good.

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 02/02/19 -------  Still doing well on the back of Gasprilla Sheep head and Trout n hte flats like three sisters , the red fish are liking the docks not the mangroves and the flounder are really starting to move in. Fish real slow like dead stik
Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/24/18------ From Devil fish across the flats Blue fish and lady fish, Trout
Whidden and the flats are loaded with Snook and quite a bit of Reds. Three sister is red fish land Cayo plau has Snook and lady fish
Cat fish creek has a bunch of Red fish you will need a kayak to get back far enough
Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/16/18------Three sisters has a bunch of lady fish and blue fish. as well as Black drum
Sharks and Trout and from devil fish to cat fish red fish less on this side. Cayo Plau has a bunch of Snook and Red fish
and the Trout are here Whidden has a bunch of good fish Trout and Reds

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Karl   02/10/18------A lot of Trout in Whidden and by sand fly and there is
Lady, Red fish in cat fish creek.  Pompano at the three sisters as well as Blue fish and Trout

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive   02/02/18------ sheep head on the docks on the back side of Gasprilla
Snook are here as well but finiky. sheep head in the canals off gaspirrlla and sheep head and Trout with a possible blue fish
at three sisters. North of 19th st red fish under the docks

Fishin Frank & Robert   02/13/17-------- Shyeep head on the flats along with some Trout,
There is some Red fish here on the flats but they are sort of spooky.








Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" - 03/30/19 ------- Devil fish to cat fish tons of reds fish and sheephead under the mangroves
Snook are really starting to move in to spawn

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" With Capt Mike Myers- 03/23/19 ------- Sheep head on hte oyster bar and a bunch of red fish in whidden creek and Cat fish creek. The Spanish and lady fish in or near the ICW

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert" - 03/16/19 ------- Spanish and lady fish in the ICW and on the flats there is plenty of Snook along the islands Trout on the open flats

Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 03/08/19 ------- lots of Spanish and a bunch of sharks in the ICW and on the near flats
Cat fish creek has Snook , Lady fish, Trout, and there is white bait, glass minnows and Sardines out here

Fishin Frank , Robert   03/30/18------  lot sof Trout and lady fish and BLue fish,
A bunch of Sharks on the flats and there is a ton of snook under the bushes/mangroves
weird the reds are liking cut bait

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/17/18------ Sharks Black tip up to 5 foot on the flats and ICW
Spanihs and blue fish and on hte flats off three sisters Trout and lady fish, Under the docks on hte boca side
Big sheep head hitting

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt. Josh  03/10/18------   Around the three sister there is Trout and in hte boca canals ther is still some nice sheep head and black drum, Whidden creek ahs a bunch of Snook. The ICW has bigger Trout and a lot of sharks here just off the channel
The Snook fishing around three sister using sugar Trout for bait Big giant Snook



Fishin Frank & Robert   03/06/17-------- Red fish on this flat, spooky but you can snaek up on them
There is some decent Blue fish fishing and Trout, The Tarpon big ones on the flats here

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/13/17--------  A ton of Trout on the flats pick a lure they will hit it..
But mixed sizes not as steady of big Trout as in Bull. There is a BUnch of Snook around the islands

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/23/17-------- a lot of Red fish out on the flats, they are a bit spooky but drift
your boat to find them , The clam lease has a bunch of sharks and wierd the Snook are hanging out with them .

Fishin Frank & Robert   03/29/17-------- Sheep head all over the flats and by the ICW,
The clam lease has a bunch of Red fish just to the north. cut pin fish are the best bait, even better than live pins






Fishin Frank & Mr. Blind Tarpon his-self "Robert"  - 04/27/19 ------- Pompano and Spanish and blue fish even a lot of tarpon
The snook are out on hte open flat where ever you find some small depression or pot holes

Fishin Frank, & Robert, The Blind Tarpon  - 04/12/19 ------- from devil fish to catfish is loaded with snook and around sand fly there is blue fish and lady fish with some Trout

Fishin Frank, & Robert, The Blind Tarpon  - 04/06/19 -------  from devil fish north the flats are loaded with sharks
and the Spanish are in the ICW, Some reds in smaller schools on the flats The Oyster beds by sand fly key have a bunch of sheep head


Fishin Frank , Robert 04/28/18 ------- behind three sisters is good for Trout and spanish even a bunch of smaller Trout
On hte edge of the ICW from sand fly good for Trout and lady fish. Whidden has some Big Trout and lots of snook.
The creeks have quite a few Red fish.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive  04/21/18 ------- all of whidden has a lot of snook and some trout and a few red fish,
Tons of tiny snappers stealing bait.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/13/18 ------- Snook all over the flats and in hte pot holes
more numbers in hte mouths of the canals, Possible Trout and lady fifsh, maybe some nice blue fish or mackerel
Clos eto the ICW. 3 sister Trout and whidden creek red fish.

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Carl  04/06/18 ------- Lots of Snook around the Islands
and in the holes or around the oysters bar, on hte open flats Spanish and Blue fish
The red fish are thicker in Cat fish and whidden creek. Sand fly is hwere some of the biggest Snook
3 sisters Pompano and lady fish


Fishin Frank & Robert   04/07/17-------- this is great fishing for red fish scattered all over the flats
The Snook are more by the islands. The flats also have a bunch of Lady fish & Trout some Jacks

Fishin Frank & Robert   04/21/17-------- whidden creek and cat fish are great for Snook and Trout
near the ICW Spanish and lady fish near cayo pelau
Red fish in the open flats hiding in the grass. and around the islands the reds are out 10 15 feet off


Fishin Frank & Robert   04/28/17-------  -Cayo palue has a lot of fish, and Snad fly is very good
Whidden bay has Trout in the holes and Snook and red fish scattered
on the back side of Boca Jacks , Trout, Red fish, snook. The canals have a some sheep head and big snapper
Three sister has Snook and red fish.




Fishin Frank, & Robert, The Blind Tarpon  - 05/24/19 ------- flats are loaded with Spanish and blue fish whidden bay has Snook and lady fish, the Tarpon are crusing the flats

Fishin Frank, & Capt. Karl 941-565-7325 - 05/12/19 ------- Lots of snook The ICW has Trout and mackerel Sand fly for red fish
whidden creek has good size Trout. 

Fishin Frank, & Robert, The Blind Tarpon  - 05/04/19 -------  Tarpon in hte 7 foot of the ICW and lady fish on the flats
Sharks and some Cobia on the flats to in the ICW and pin fish thick as they can be


Fishin Frank , Robert   05/25/18 -------- The flats have a bunch of spanish and blue fish , A bunch of Trout with several over 20 inches
quite a few snook and some Red Fish , Possible Tarpon near the ICW

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/18/18 -------  three sister has Sharks and Trout. Whidden bay has Spanish and lady fish
Trout in good numbers

Fishin Frank , Robert   05/11/18 ------- sharks and sharks from 2 foot to 18 feet long
and the bulls and lemons could be in very shallow waters. On the flats under the bushes there is a lot of snook
Some Trout and a few red fish on the flats.  

Fishin Frank  & Capt Josh Olive 05/05/18 ------- Some Red fish on the flats but most are back by or in the creeks
Snook between the islands I think they like the stronger currant there.



Fishin Frank & Robert   05/04/17--------  lot of big Trout toward whidden or cat fish creeks
Plenty of Red fish in the creeks. The snook are getting ready for the spawn in big numbers
Fishin Frank & Robert   05/13/17--------  lot sof trout around evil fish, Poppin g corks and some lady fish around Cayo Palu
snok around the out side of Palue. cut a lady fish in half for gaint snook,
a ton of reds in whidden creek.
Boac grande on the ICw side the docks have a tome of Grouper and Snapers
Red fish and Snook are thick under the docks as well. Pi fish is the bait of choice.

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/20/17-------- Tons of Snook all over the flats most of them are
hanging out next to the islands. Lady fish and Trout on the open water.
Snook fishing is really good says Capt Austin the creek and around Devil fish is great.  

Fishin Frank & Robert   05/26/17--------   Behind Boca the golf course has a lot of Trout
tons of Snook from the canals and there is some legal size Gags.
Sand fly key is loaded with Snook, on the out side of the bar near the ICW schools of snook




Fishin Frank, & Robert, The Blind Tarpon  - 06/24/19 -------  Lots of snook and some Spanish near the ICW and some Smaller Trout

Fishin Frank, & Capt. Karl 941-565-7325 - 06/24/19 ------- sand fly has Trout ande lady fish the snook are thick on hte flats around the islands

Fishin Frank, & Capt. Josh Olive, - 06/16/19 ------   The open flats have some Trout and some red fish but it is way better on clouldy days
even some flounder.


Fishin Frank,  Robert   06/29/18 -------- Red tide

Fishin Frank  Robert  & Capt Josh Olive  06/23/18 --------Red tide 

Fishin Frank  & Capt Josh Olive with Capt Morris 06/09/18 -------- Bigger Snook under hte docks and in hte canals on Gaspirrla Islands
On hte east side, Tyhere is tarpon and some Blue fish, The jacks are working the flats

Fishin Frank , Robert & Capt Josh Olive  06/01/18 --------The boca side is good with a lot of snook and some big black drum
and there is red fish in Boca bayou, Trout are on the flats. there is a lot of big snook against the shroeline


Fishin Frank & Robert   06/17/17-------- red fish near the trees and up in the creeks,
Trout on the flats along with some lady fish, and possible sharks.
Fishin Frank & Robert   06/23/17-------- Better for more types of fish, Lady fish , Trout, Blue fish
and Spanish, There is sharks on the flats larger Lemon or Bull.
Med steady retrive with the lures, Crab are the best bait for these over sized reds.

Fishin Frank & Robert   06/30/17------- Red fish up in the creeks , and they are moving around under the mangroves
Snook fishing is very good in the cuts between the islands, Jacks and lady fish on the flats





Fishin Frank, Robert 07/27/18 -------  red tide

Fishin Frank, Robert & Capt Josh Olive- 07/14/18 ------- Lot sof snook in hte Canals and out by 3 sisters, Devil fish  and the islands close have a lot of different fish.

Fishin Frank, Robert & Capt Josh Olive- 07/06/18 ------- Bait fish and some Trout and lady fish
are moving in since the red tide has moved out. Span mackerel.


Fishin Frank & Robert   07/06/17-------- The clam fields have some trout and ther are reds on hte flats
hiding in the grass, the lady fish and mackerel by the ICW

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/15/17--------  Some reds and closer to the ICW there is mackerel and
some lady fish.

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/21/17-------- A good fishing spot for Snook against the shore of the islands
and in the creeks, quite a few red fish are showing up here, On the open flats there is small sharks
Trout, Possible 50 pound Tarpon look for lady fish

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/17-------- more fish and better chances here for Lady fish, Blue fish
Trout and even better red fish, the reds seem to be right next to the islands, but islands in the back
the water is too hot stay to the outer islands

Fishin Frank & Robert   07/29/16----- The flats there is Trout and some Blue fish

around the islands the red fish are under the bushes



Fishin Frank, Robert & Capt. Morris Campbell- 08/25/18 ------- There is a million Spanish sardines out on the beach
Jacks and Snook on the Bayou side. The red fish are making a huge come back good numbers

Fishin Frank, Robert 08/18/18 ------- hit or miss. some fish but possible small red tide patches

Fishin Frank, Robert 08/11/18 -------

Fishin Frank, Robert 08/04/18 ------- Red tide.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/04/17-------- Some Lady fish and or Trout, possible red fish,
The Snook in the cuts between the islands are really thick, Lemon nd black tip sharks
Sand fly key has Snook and the back of cat fish has a lot of reds, these fish are way back up in there
Cut pin fish are still the best bait here for Red fish.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/11/17-------- From devil fish to sand fly Trout, the sand holes on the flats
are holding red fish, the ICW Spanish and Blue fish possible Trout.
The snook back in the creeks are smaller

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/18/17-------- from devil fish to placida Red fish on the pot hole
and snook between the islands where ever the water is flowing.
Red fish back in Boges hole. still a few Trout on the flats
Fishin Frank & Robert   08/25/17------- Devil fish to placida the islands have red fish around them
The flats have tarpon and Lemon sharks and nurse sharks more around the clam beds-
Whidden and cat fish have a ton of Red fish, drift the boat and you can see the reds tail.



Fishin Frank & Robert   08/08/16----- whidden bay has some good Red fish fishing
and Trout and Spanish closer to the ICW.

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/15/16-----  Pin fish are getting thick the dollar size ones
which bring in the Red Fish, Small spoons, or if you want to use bait, try a chunk of lady fish

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/22/16----- Some reds all over the flats more by devil fish
but they are moving across the flats

Fishin Frank & Robert   08/29/16-----  Lots of reds on the the flats, some larger trout
tons of puffer fish here on the flats.



Fishin Frank,  "Robert" The Blind Tarpon- 09/27/18 ------- Been getting better with Trout and lady fish on hte flats and in hte ICW,
Snook and some reds in whidden creek. the flaoting Rat-l-trap is great for Trout.

Fishin Frank, Mr. Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 09/15/18 ------- Lots of red fish and a bunch of Snook and Lady fish and smaller tarpon
on the flats.

Fishin Frank, Robert the Blind Tarpon & Capt Josh Olive- 09/08/18 ------- Red fish are really showing up on hte flats amd in hte creek
and the Snook which I guess were hiding on hte reefs. The bait fish are small but in great numbers.
a lo0t of fish here and it is looking .

Fishin Frank, & Capt Josh Olive- 09/01/18 ------- ??????


Fishin Frank & Robert   09/01/17-------- Whidden and cat fish creeks have red fish closer to the mouth
The flats here have Trout really quite a few. Robert says mackerel in 5 to 6 feet of water
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/15/17--------  Red fish on the flats and the Snook up by the mangroves
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/23/17-------- The red fish are thicker around the mangroves and back into
whidden and cat fish creeks, the open flats have some Lady fish and Trout
Fishin Frank & Robert   09/29/17--------  Lady fish and Trout on the flats , you have to look but they are there
the red fish are finding the places where it a little deeper. Sharks on the flats as well


Fishin Frank & Robert   09/13/16-----  Trout bunches of them the tailing flats east side of the ICW.
On paddle tail shad lures, the shore line of the islands have a bunch of Red fish. Some Snappers
in the holes under the trees. three sisters has a ton of Trout , Red fish and some Black drum under the docks
on the in side of Boca

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/22/16----- Red fish on the flats , the clam beds have some nice reds and decent snook
Lot sof snook on the back side of Boca, the canals have Snook and Snappers

Fishin Frank & Robert   09/28/16-----  Red Tide is while not steady here but it could get bad.
Right now this minute it is ok, Please no catch and release.




Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 10/27/18 ------- Red fish by Devil fish , Trout by sand fly and Snook by three sister
with a bunch of Trout and possible Spanish. Big Tarpon just on hte flats east of the ICW

Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 10/19/18 ------- Devil fish to plaicda, potsof Trout and Snook
The red fish are scattered al over the flats.

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/14/17------- Lots of different fish, Reds, Snook veen Trout,
some Sharks, and Tarpon, a few pompano, some Lady fish 

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/20/17--------  Cayo Palue and up to whidden bay, Red fish.
on the flats.

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/27/17-------- Lots of stuff, From Devil fish to the bridge there is Trout
and the reds are from under the bushes out on to the flats. The Snook are between the islands


Fishin Frank & Robert   10/18/16----- Lots of reds out on the flats,
The ICW has bunches of Snook which many are on the flat as well, find a hole find a Snook
Big Lemon Sharks on the flats 8 foot shark 2 feet of water

Fishin Frank & Robert   10/24/16----- the clam fields have a bunch of red fish, the Snook
are just thick here on the flats and in the creeks.
There is a bunch of Trout around devil fish key look for the deeper holes, Gulp shrimp on a poppin cork
the poppin cork will often get you a big ole Red fish.



Fishin Frank, & The Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 11/24/18 ------- Some possible light red tide on the surface it isnot killing fish
only if there is bait in your live well, Snapper and snook even Trout and pompano 

Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 11/17/18 ------- devil fish to boca lots of Trout and flounder on the inside of boca
a ton of glass minnow for schools of lady fish and Trout even a ton of small snook ,

Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 11/10/18 ------- Lots of Trout on the flats and Spanish in hte ICW
whidden creek has a ton of snappers , Bull sharks and bonnets on the flats

Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 11/03/18 ------- a lot of fish and a lot of bait, bunches of red fish in the sand holes
The Trout are in the sand holes and next to the channels and a bunch of blue fish


Fishin Frank & Robert   11/04/17-------- Pompano and flounder, Red fish and Snook on the flats
there is some bait fish, the clam fields have some of the best snook fishing in this area,
Some Spanish in the ICW

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/11/17-------- a lot of fish more Snook and red fish then many areas
Trout and some Mackerel by the ICW. The reds are scattered but trying to get into the creeks 
Sheep head and Some Black drum under the docks on the Boca side.

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/23/17-------- Lots of snook and they are moving up into the creeks
  Red fish more shorts than slot fish are in the grass on the open flats

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/14/16----- Red tide is not bad but not good
No catch and release.

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/08/16----- Both huge and under size Red Fish
Pompano in the ICw Flounder and some Trout, Plenty of Puffer fish to chew up your soft plastic lures

Fishin Frank & Robert   11/21/16----- red tide on and off no reports
Fishin Frank & Robert   11/29/16----- some red tide east of the ICW Strong red tide on the back side of boca.




Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert" & Capt Karl- 12/21/18 ------- This is really good fishing for Trout Poompano, spanish and blue fish
The shore lines on hte island on hte eats side tons of snook and some sharks on the flats.
The closer to the mouth of any cut the better for finding fish

Fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 12/14/18 ------- Pompano at Cayo palu and over the 3 sisters
Sheep head big ones , Trout on the flats in side Boca

fishin Frank, & Blind Tarpon "Robert"- 12/01/18 ------- Trout and good numbers of Sheep head and quite a few Snook
and bonnet Sharks.


Fishin Frank & Robert   12/02/17------- Lots of Snook around Devil fish and Sand fly,
getting back into reds in Whidden or cat fish creek. Lots of snappers under the mangroves. 
Oyster beds have a bunch of nice sheep head  

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/08/17------ Spanish near the ICW, Devil fish and sand fly have a lot Snook and a bunch of reds
The Pompano are where the shallow sand meets the dark water- quite a few Snook back near Cat fish creek or whidden
Paddle tail are key to finding nice Trout or lady fish, and bunchs of snook

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/29/17------- Today red tide and this will change, There was
a lot of trout open flat and the Snook under the bushes.   


Fishin Frank & Robert   12/13/16-----  Red tide hit pretty hard but the creeks are full of Red fish
willing to eat. some Trout coming back into the ICW.

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/22/16--------   whidden creek has a bunch of red fish, look for deeper water
Cat fish which is very shallow creek, has a lot of red fish if you can get in
Black tip and small bull sharks on the flats and in the ICW

Fishin Frank & Robert   12/28/16-------- Blue fish here in the flats where the Trout are supposed to be
the blue fish has moved in. Sheep head in the holes and against the mangroves
the dock on the back of Boca have red fish and some black drum.
The snook are also moving out to the island