Clearwater Beach Fishing Tales Blog

Fishing for Kingfish

  Fishing for Kingfish with Scales n Tails Charters Soon our water will be cooling down and we will begin fishing for Kingfish and the surrounding waters. Along with the kingfish, spanish mackerel, sailfish and blackfin tuna will make their presence known as...

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Sailfish and Tuna Fishing

Sailfish and Tuna Fishing

Sailfish and Tuna Fishing Sailfish and tuna fishing is a dream. Every spring when the water warms up from winter and then again as the water cools down in the fall from the summer temperatures we get a migration of several fish caught by trolling. Our waters our...

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Grouper Fishing

Grouper Fishing

Grouper Fishing with Scales N Tails We have two basic kinds of grouper here in the Gulf of Mexico waters. Red grouper are our most common and the season for catching them is the longest, lasting from January to October with talk of keeping them open year round a...

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Kingfish Fishing

Kingfish Fishing

Kingfish Fishing Our red grouper season came to an unexpected end October 7th as it was determined that the fish total for 2015 had already met its allowed quota. Gag or black grouper remain open and should be easier to catch as the water cools down. Kingfish and...

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Grouper Fishing – The Fish Are Biting

Grouper Fishing – The Fish Are Biting

Grouper Fishing The Red Grouper bite has continued to be good for those of us fishing out of Clearwater Beach. High water temperatures continue but the fish seem to be getting more aggressive as the summer winds down. Dead bait and live bait both have been working...

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Grouper Fishing  with Scales N Tails

Grouper Fishing with Scales N Tails

Grouper Fishing is AWESOME! The Red Grouper bite continues to be excellent, the fish being well over the 20″ minimum and limits coming pretty easy. Gag Grouper are now open but seem to be a little hard to find as our water temperature is so warm. Mackeral are abundant...

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Snapper Fishing Has Been Crazy

Snapper Fishing Has Been Crazy

Snapper fishing is best done with Scales N Tails. The Red Snapper and Red Grouper bite has been crazy good and with Gag Grouper season set to open July 1, we will have more great fish available. The weather for the most part has been great, giving us a lot of flat...

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Red Snapper Season Opens

Red Snapper Season Opens

Red Snapper Season Opens June 1st begins our Red Snapper season and it will last through mid July. Many feel the Red Snapper is not only the best fighting fish but also great table fare. We have to travel to deeper water than we usually fish on a normal day but Red...

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Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports We have had a great year both for fishing and weather as the lack of wind allowed us to fish almost every day of the month. Kingfish are here in large numbers with limits being fairly easy to fill. Spanish Mackerel have been showing up the last two...

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Winter Time Fishing

Winter Time Fishing

Wintertime Fishing Now that we are approaching winter, water temperatures are dropping. Colder water brings a lot of changes in the fishing. The sea trout are done with their spawn and are moving inside the passes and on to the shallow water grass flats. The mullet...

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