Join Captain Kelly Kurtz on a Siesta Key fishing adventure in Sarasota Bay. Florida is the fishing capital of the world, with gamefish like snook, trout, redfish and more can be seen on the Species page.
*Fish that are legal size limit can be filleted for a meal, but practicing catch and release allows better conservation for Florida’s vast fishery*
Mangrove charters provides everything. The rods, the reels, and tackle. Kids are welcome on Mangrove Charters. Capt. Kelly Kurtz fishes light tackle artificial baits, however, during the hot summer months live bait is an option.
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Mangrove charters provides study shimano stratic reels and dependable crowder rods. Using high quality equipment when dealing with saltwater and it’s corrosive properties allows a smooth and enjoyable experience on the water.
I mainly use artificial baits like spoons and soft plastics, but during Summer–when the water is real hot–I use live shrimp and bait fish.
Visit the Species page to see what types of fish are caught in Sarasota, Florida.
Fishing Sarasota Bay is always a pleasurable and educational time. Mangrove Charters is a kid friendly business. U.S.C.G. Certified Capt. Kelly Kurtz takes time with kids and beginners.
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