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April 2019 Fishing Report

Sarasota Waters Inshore Fishing Report on Reel Addiction The bait is starting to show up in good numbers and the snook are on the move and are beginning their biannual migration from the backwaters to the passes and the beach. The magic water temperature when this...

Sarasota inshore fishing action March 2019

Weather is heating up and so is the fishing. We are still seeing our winter inshore staple, Sheepshead in good numbers. Kings are moving in right off the beach and we are also finding pompano, snook, snapper, mackerel, and grouper. No matter what we target, you are...

Offshore fishing report March 2019

As we exit February and welcome March and the bite has been heating up along with the weather. We are seeing good action with red grouper, amberjack, permit, snapper and tuna. The weather is beautiful and our gulf waters are crystal clear. Call me at (941) 650-9788 to...

Sarasota Winter Fishing

Lately we have been getting lots of calls and messages about the fishing in Sarasota this winter. Well they say a picture is worth a thousand words so there you are. Not often you get a pic of one of the Captains let alone two in the same shot so we had to post this....

2019 Top Sarasota Fishing Guide

We are honored and humbled once again to be at the top of Expertise.com best fishing guides in Sarasota. They looked at 29 guides and ranked the top 19. Although we were 2nd overall on the list again, we were actually the first individual guide as the winner was a...

2019 Red Snapper Season

2019 Red Snapper season is coming soon. If you want to get on the board the Bad Habit for a trip of a lifetime book ahead. We will have 60 days this year! As many of you know these trips will sell out really quick. Call me to get your trip in the books today (941)...

A rough and slow day

Not every day on the water has "Epic Conditions". On January 16, 2019 we had rough seas and slow running with a post cold front bite, but we still put some meat on the dock. We appreciate guests who embrace the conditions, especially those out of our control and...

Fishing Report December 2018

Our Sarasota inshore waters for December 2018 have been turning up some nice Gag Grouper and Black Drum. We are also seeing Pompano return and the Sheepshead bite is coming with the cooler weather. Redfish are sneaky and throw back Snook has good action. Tripletail -...

Red Tide – Top Facts

Updated report: As of December 19th, 2018 Red Tide is nearly gone from Florida waters. Here is some useful information regarding red tide and a good place to start. Over the summer we have been asked almost daily the reports and our most common answer is if the...

Gift Certificates

Give Some "Red" This Holiday Season A gift certificate for your best fishing buddy is the perfect gift this holiday season or any time of the year for that matter. Book your dates now or at a later date (based on availability). We can even email you a custom Gift...

New Bad Habit Team Members

SRQ Sportfishing would like to introduce the newest captains on the Bad Habit team, Capt. John Gunter and Capt. Dion Davis. Both are local boys with in-depth knowledge of our waters. Best way to get to know them is to spend some time on the water. They would love to...

Sarasota Fishing October 2018

October fishing is on fire. Bad Habit has a new coat of paint above and below the waterline and we are welcoming the improved waters and cooler weather. Let’s go fishing! Capt. Jason (941) 650-9788

Fishing Siesta Key October 2018

Triple Tail are moving in off Siesta Key, no monsters yet, but lots of fun. Also finding Snook and Redfish. Kids are awesome fishing buddies on Reel Addiction, we love having them. Bring your kid fishing today. Our in-shore and near shore trips are loaded with action...

Annual Maintenance

As part of our annual maintenance Bad Habit has got a little TLC and was on the hard for some new paint above and below the waterline and we trimmed the little used towers down to add some speed, fuel efficiency and comfort for our guests. We look forward to seeing...

September News

Fishing has been good! Fishing has been good in and off-shore on Reel Addiction and Bad Habit. Thanks to all of you who have been supporting us later in the summer as Gulf Coast Florida has been battling bouts of Red Tide that seem to come and go but are being...

July 2018 Fishing Report

Sarasota fishing is hot this July We continue to have lots of success out on the water with really good conditions for both inshore and offshore fishing. Here's what's up... Good action with Snook in the passes, lots of nice slot trout in the mornings on the deeper...

Summer Fishing Fun for Everyone

Sarasota Inshore fishing is hot in July Proof that you don't have to go way off shore to have lots of fun or to catch lots of fish. Check out these beautiful sea trout this July in Sarasota Bay with big smiles all around.

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