Fishing in December

Fishing in December

Come join us this winter for some really great offshore fishing on Bad Habits on inshore and nearshore on Reel Addiction. Our beautiful Gulf waters have cooled off but the fishing is Hot.  A gift certificate in any amount makes the perfect gift for friends, family and...

Who wants to go?

Who wants to go?

10 hour split charter Wednesday, October 9th we will be fishing 30-40 miles targeting grouper and possible amber jack. I need 3 people to make it go call me or pm me to get your golden ticket aboard the charter boat BadHabit. Give me a call at 941-650-9788 to book...

Summer inshore action

Summer inshore action

Great bite this summer in Sarasota inshore waters. Today one of our guests wanted to try his luck for snook on the fly and he was not disappointed. We are seeing good action with snook, snapper, flounder, redfish, trout, jacks, ladyfish and grouper. Inshore trips are...

Summer amberjack

Summer amberjack

Somebody called today and asked if we ever targeted Amberjack so we had to show you a few pics. The summer amberjack bite has been on fire so if you would like to get in on the action be sure and give us a call at ‭(941) 650-9788‬ to book your trip.

Wheelchair accessible fishing

Wheelchair accessible fishing

Many people didn't know that Bad Habit is wheelchair accessible. We love accommodating guests with special needs. Fishing is for everyone! If you have any questions please give us a call.

Free Fishing Seminar

Free Fishing Seminar

Learn from the pros Bad Habit is pleased to announce that we will be giving FREE fishing seminars the first Thursday of every month at Harborside Marine in Englewood from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Attendees will be divided into four groups. Each group will be at a station for...

Sarasota summer fishing

Sarasota summer fishing

We welcome August in South Florida with a great morning 6-hour charter with lots of grouper and snapper action for the entire family. Remember that Bad Habit offers inshore and offshore fishing charters for the entire family in Sarasota and Venice, Florida. We have...

Big Kenny in the house

Big Kenny in the house

Great inshore family trip with the man himself, Big Kenny! Lot's of fun for everyone and he's a pretty good fisherman too! We look forward to seeing you again Big Kenny and we'll keep listening to Big & Rich for sure! Thanks for the great day.

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from everybody at SRQ Sport Fishing onboard Bad Habit and Reel Addiction. The weather has been hot and so has the fishing.  We are seeing great action both inshore and offshore and believe me it's much cooler out on the water than it is on the beach...

Sarasota Fishing Report June 2019

Sarasota Fishing Report June 2019

The weather is getting warm, but the fishing is hot. It's always best out on the water during the summer months.  We inshore fishing on Reel Addiction and offshore fishing on Bad Habit. They say a picture is worth a thousand words so check out the gallery below to get...

Fishing SRQ in June

Fishing SRQ in June

Many of you send messages asking how the fishing is this summer. The best way is to simply follow Bad Habit on Facebook here as we post images and comments on a regular basis. In case you missed some of our posts the fishing is hot and there is no better place to beat...

Red Snapper and Gag Season

Red Snapper and Gag Season

We still have a few spots open for Red Snapper. Federally permitted vessels like Bad Habit have 62 days of open season in 2019. Reservations need to made made pronto please call me at (941) 650-9788 to get your spot. These are 10 hour plus trips only. I can also put a...

April 2019 Fishing Report

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Red Tide Report Shows Good News – Updated 12.19.18

Red Tide Report Shows Good News – Updated 12.19.18

 Typically on social media people over exaggerate and complain without knowing the truth. If you are concerned please give Captain Jason a call at (941) 650-9788. Alternatively there are now some very good sources for accurate information and facts about Red Tide...

Fishing Report December 2018

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

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

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

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...

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