Livin’ The Dream Fishing Charters Fishing Reports

Quality water time.

April 14, 2018

So yesterday I took out Shawn and his dad and grandfather out fishing. Had a great time getting to know them. The bite was busy and we caught fish but not alot of size except this one that Shawn… Read Full Report →

The bite is on fire!!!!!

April 06, 2018

Large trout are being caught daily on the flats along with snapper, black drum, mackeral, sheephead, and Cobia. Weekend off for some family time but back at it Monday. Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

Big trout on the flats!!!

April 05, 2018

I'm catching quality trout on the flats. 16 to 22 inch trout have been caught on each trip and today we got some black drum and mangrove snapper. Taking a couple days family time but back at it Monday.… Read Full Report →

Trout and Mack's are back!!!

April 03, 2018

In two hours this morning we got a box full of trout, caught pompano, shark, ladyfish, the bay was buzzing with life and the weather was awesome. Captain Jon Green Read Full Report →

Sheephead and Trout no doubt!!

March 16, 2018

The wind has subsided and the sheephead and trout are active as the waters warm. Give me a call and let's fish. Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

Sheephead and Trout NO DOUBT!!!

March 16, 2018

The wind has subsided and the sheephead are continuing to bite as well as the Trout. Also have gotten a few snook and seen some redfish. Let's go fishing! Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

Great day fishing

November 22, 2017

Some nice lane snapper and sheepshead. Another great day. Give me a call and let's go fishing. Read Full Report →

Awesome day.

November 20, 2017

Great day on the water. Inshore bite was great today. Trout, pompano, snapper, black drum. Let's go fishing. 9417043699 Read Full Report →

Pompano in the bay.

October 27, 2017

Day started slow but ended solid. Got some nice trout and an awesome pompano in the bay. Read Full Report →

Pompano in the bay.

October 27, 2017

Day started slow but ended solid. Got some decent trout and pompano in the bay. I'm booking up fast so give me a call and let's go fishing. Read Full Report →

Trout bite is hot.

October 25, 2017

The trout bite has been great inshore. Patience and persistence on the grass flats is key. Drifting has worked best but if you find the right spot don't be affraid to drop anchor. Read Full Report →

Fish on!!!!!

March 23, 2017

Took the Danowski family out fishing today. Great day on the water. Fish for everyone. Then we came across a school of barracuda. Broke out the cuda tubes and fish on. Hooked up three of them. The last one… Read Full Report →

Cobia cobia cobia.

March 21, 2017

Had a two person morning trip and the water was awesome. Got our limit of snapper some sheephead and cobia all over the place. Then the afternoon trip was great with the wind picking up. Got some sheephead and… Read Full Report →

Awesome day fishing

March 20, 2017

What an awesome day on the water. Started the day with a 12 inch lane snapper followed by a 31 inch cobia (2 inches to short) but awesome to fight then a boat full of mangrove snapper. Filled a… Read Full Report →

A tale of two trips.

March 12, 2017

Sunday was a great day on the water. The morning trip was brutal. The fish just were not interested. But the weather and water was awesome. We tried spot after spot but it was very slow. That's how the… Read Full Report →

Sheephead still biting

March 11, 2017

Sheephead bite was steady and the weather is amazing. Cobia are cruising the nearshore reefs. This is the best time if year for fishing in Sarasota. Give me a call. Captain Jon Green and let's go fish. Read Full Report →

Totally amazing.

February 25, 2017

Today was non stop action. We had bites on every drop and had a chance to hook up every time. The sheephead are stacked up on the close reefs and starting to move inside to the bridges and docks… Read Full Report →

Sheephead bite continues

February 17, 2017

Today was a great day on the water. The wind slowed down and the bite was steady and solid. Steady in that we had a bite about every twenty minutes. Solid in that when they hit we hooked up.… Read Full Report →

Sheepshead galore.

February 13, 2017

Bite is slow in the bay but sheephead galore on the nearshore reefs. Cold front is blowing through so we will see if it's still solid tomorrow. I will let you know as soon as I do. Captain Jon… Read Full Report →

Sheepshead, Snapper, Grunts, and Sun

January 17, 2017

The fishing was fast and furious. Lots of little bites with plenty of good fish in between. I felt like I never stopped baiting hooks and taking off fish. What a great day. Wind settled down and the sun… Read Full Report →

Big sheepshead offshore.

January 16, 2017

Big sheepshead offshore. Lots of small grunts and a few lane snapper. Fishing is gradually getting better. The weather fronts have mixed it up a bit. Overall fishing is good. Read Full Report →

Hogs wild!!!!

January 15, 2017

Still slow but more quality than quantity. Hogfish are still around. Large sheepshead are biting and the big key West Grunts are hitting as well. Headed back out tomorrow for two four hour trips. Fish on!!!! Read Full Report →

Business is picking up.

January 12, 2017

The offshore bite is picking up and what an amazing day on the water. Just beautiful. Got a cooler full of good size key West Grunts and some nice sheepshead. The sheepshead spawn is coming quick so the big… Read Full Report →

Slow but steady.

January 02, 2017

Windy offshore making for some bumpy rides. Small grunts caught everywhere an occasional nice mangrove snapper. And a few really big grunts. Oh and don't forget the sheepshead. Today was a slow but solid day on the water. It's… Read Full Report →

Windy windy.

December 31, 2016

Very windy today offshore. We stayed close to the beach but the wind was just to much. We had a steady bite of key West Grunts and small gag grouper and a few mangrove snapper. Came back to the… Read Full Report →

Hog Wild!!!

December 07, 2016

Weather was fantastic. Bite was steady and the Hog Fish fought hard. Another great day aboard Living the Dream Fishing charters with Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

Kingfish early in the day

November 25, 2016

Went out after some kingfish and had two fish in 20 minutes and the bite quit. We struggled the rest of the morning with no bottom bite at all. The up side was the weather was fantastic and we… Read Full Report →

Kingfish off Sarasota.

November 23, 2016

Bottom bite is still slow but the kings are off Sarasota. Got into some nice fish. Had some line rippers clean off a couple rigs but had a great day. Got slots open this weekend book now for first… Read Full Report →

Kingfish near shore.

November 21, 2016

A little windy today but the kingfish are on the nearshore reefs. Got into a few and some Spanish mackerel as well. Turkey day weekend weather looks great. Let's go fishing. Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

Top water offshore is hot!!!!!

November 11, 2016

Went offshore on Veterans Day for a 6 hour trip. Bottom bite was slow and got slower so we switched up to some top water action as the wind slowed down and BAM!!!!! It was on. We got some… Read Full Report →

Snapper, Trout, Mackerel, Oh My!!!!

August 27, 2016

Went fishing with Norman today. Norman is an East Coast of Florida Native. Glad he chose to fish with me today while visiting Sarasota. We had a steady bite of Snapper throughout the day and ended with a limit… Read Full Report →

Amber Jack on the reefs.

August 21, 2016

Took Gail out fishing today. Started on the reefs near the beach and got small Key West Grunts. The water was so smooth we just had to go deep. Went 12 miles out into 69 feet of water and… Read Full Report →

Snapper bite is solid

August 14, 2016

Snapper bite is aggressive near structure in Sarasota Bay. Took Peter and his son Patrick out today. The wind blew us off the gulf but we got into some snapper that were hitting aggressively in the bay. Always a… Read Full Report →

Nice snapper in the bay

August 05, 2016

Went fishing with Dale and got a limit of mangrove snapper. Biggest one was 16 inches. Bite was solid on shrimp around structure. It was another great day aboard Living the Dream Fishing Charters with Captain Jon Green. Read Full Report →

The other side of fishing.

August 03, 2016

Well every now and again we have a day that's less than productive. But I believe you have to tell both sides. So here goes. 4 bites, 4 fish, 4 hours. That's it. The reality is that you don't… Read Full Report →

Snapper offshore and trout inshore

July 26, 2016

Water offshore was a little rough but got into some nice mangrove and yellowtail snapper and a nice cuda. Followed up with trout in the bay. Worked at it but a good day overall on Living the Dream Fishing… Read Full Report →

Trout bite is still solid.

July 26, 2016

Had to work for them today but overall turned out well. The artificial reefs near shore are slow but from time to time catch a nice key West grunt or some short grouper and Mackerel. The bite continues in… Read Full Report →

Trout are thick.

July 18, 2016

Trout were thick on the flats today. Got four nice keepers and a nice mackerel. Another great day on Living the Dream Fishing Charters with Captain Jon Green Read Full Report →

Keeper Speckled Trout on the flats!!!

July 06, 2016

Took Wendi and her son Austin out today and had a great time. Keeper trout on the flats along with a few macks. Grouper and some Key West Grunts off the beach. Overall a great day on Living the… Read Full Report →