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)...

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...

Sarasota Fishing Report May 2018

Inshore Snook fishing is very good as they are getting ready for their summer spawn; Sea Trout are also very strong and we are catching them in good numbers throughout the bay; we have been coming across some Cobia and have been on some really good snapper fishing as...

Fin-Nor

Fin-Nor, the legacy continues... Bad Habit is stoked to announce our new partnership with Fin-Nor. This Legacy tackle brand dates back to the early 30's during the glory days of big-game fishing. Fin-Nor started as a collaborative effort between inventor Frederick...

Sarasota Fishing Report February 2018

Inshore - Sarasota Bay Fishing Inshore fishing is good in Sarasota Bay and its only going to get better. Sheepshead are hot right now as the spawn is on. We are seeing good numbers of Trout in super shallow water during the outgoing tides. The Snook are lethargic but...

The Weather is Cold but the Fishing Bite is Hot

The weather for fishing in Sarasota may be cold with temperatures dipping into the 30's at night but the inshore fishing is hot. We're having great success targeting Reds, Trout, Sheepshead and Snapper. Since you probably don't want to even out your tan at the beach,...

2018 Red Snapper Season – Sarasota, Florida

2018 Red Snapper season is coming, I have 2018 books. These are bucket list trips and spots are limited and book fast. Don’t miss out in 2018, book your trip today! Contact us at (941) 650-9788. ~10hr trip 1650.00 40-50 miles ~12hr trip 1950.00 50-70 miles These...

Sarasota Charter Fishing Report November 2017

Gags Gags Gags Inshore: The word for November is Gag Grouper. With the turn in the weather they are coming in and in big numbers. We are seeing them in 8' to 40' of water. That's big fishing fun for the entire family. We are also seeing good numbers of Trout, Snook,...

Sarasota Fishing Report October 2017

Florida has had lots of weather events recently and we continue to have some activity brewing but here’s what’s going on for fishing in our Sarasota area waters: INSHORE FISHING: We’re seeing lots of trout, snook and redfish with good activity most days.  Cobia and...

Goodbye Irma Let’s Go Fishing

Hurricane Irma has come and gone while leaving her mark on all of Florida. We send our best to all fellow Floridian's and guests and hope everybody has weathered the storm. We want to let you know all boats are fine and we are back taking reservations for both...

Bad Habit OK in the aftermath of Irma

Glad to report that Bad Habit fared well at the slip during Hurricane Irma. Good karma is good karma even with Bad Habits! We'll be back on the water slaying fish when the seas calm down. Give us a call. Thanks for all your best wishes during the storm everybody!

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