As we gear up for the 2021 fishing year here in Sarasota we start to plan our target species month to month. This list is based on historical averages. That said, this is Sarasota and the place is known for great year-round fishing. Captain Nate will know what is biting, in realtime, at any given part of the year for 2021.

January

  • Redfish
  • Black Drum
  • Sheepshead
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Pompano
  • Grouper
  • Snapper

February

  • Redfish
  • Black Drum
  • Sheepshead
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Grouper
  • Snapper

March

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Early Tarpon
  • Cobia
  • Grouper
  • Snapper

April

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Sharks
  • Cobia

May

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Tarpon (Migration Start)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Sharks
  • Cobia
  • Permit

June

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Sharks
  • Permit
  • Tunny

July

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Tarpon (Migration End)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Permit
  • Barracuda
  • Shark

August

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Tunny
  • Shark

September

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Snapper

October

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Kingfish (Migration)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tunny
  • Bluefish

November

  • Redfish
  • Seatrout
  • Snook
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Ladyfish
  • Flounder
  • Pompano
  • Kingfish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Grouper

December

  • Redfish
  • Black Drum
  • Sheepshead
  • Seatrout
  • Flounder
  • Snook
  • Pompano
  • Grouper
  • Bluefish
  • Pompano
  • Permit