The fishing reports page has been a favorite for a while now, and we try to keep it updated regularly. For the most part, it’s a blog of Nathaniel Linville and the fishing he does with guides that he’s lucky enough to fish with though occasionally we’ll post a guest report from one of our friends on a trip they took. Good days, bad days, success and failure, they’re all here. Photos accompany the report when they’re available, but if you want straight photos the best place to look is the photo gallery.
Day 2 began with clear skies and warm water, and our fishing showed improvement. We fed a large fish at around 10 AM, and pulled the hook out of it’s mouth on the hook set. Immediately thereafter, we hooked a large fish that stayed connected. We survived the first set of jumps and we fired…Read More
Yesterday, while I was fishing with Captain Mike Gorton, we heard the news that Jon Ain passed away. Jon had been battling cancer for the last few months, and everyone in the lower Keys has been in touch with him while he was in Denver being treated. Jon was a talented and committed angler and,…Read More
As I write this, the fall/winter blacktip shark bite is in full swing. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this particular member of the genus carcharhinidae, it is perhaps the most athletic and agile member of the family. Additionally, these are handsome animals; no two ways about it. They aggresively chase baits on…Read More
As the weather continues to warm, we are starting to see the beginnings of tarpon pushing into the basins in the backcountry across the Keys. I have heard reports of fish laying up in Big Pine, around Key West, and in the harbor and channels surrounding the lower Keys. As this current warming trend continues,…Read More
In the course of an “ordinary” year (one devoid of weather days that evoke Tim Burton’s vision of Gotham City in Batman…) tarpon are caught throughout the winter. In January and February, typically, three or four consecutive days of warm weather means that tarpon are on the flats and in the basins in the back…Read More
Friends of the Angling Company: Last week the annual March Merkin tournament was held in Key West. Over three days of what could easily be described as prohibitively difficult conditions, two fish were caught. The Angling Company would like to extend it’s warmest congratulations to Capt. Scott Collins of Marathon and his client who took…Read More