And many Sundays after church, the father of four takes his family to Egmont Key
for a picnic.
Looking out across the waters to the lighthouse on Egmont Key
, we rediscovered our appetites and ordered spicy conch chowder and crab cakes.
Located on Mullet Key, the boat ramp puts you close to Egmont Key
and the channel there as well.
More adventurous kayakers can head across the channel to Egmont Key
and explore its famous lighthouse; but when crossing over, keep a keen eye out for larger boats.
Grassy shallows on the east side hold redfish, trout and the occasional cobia, while the Egmont Key
Reef (southeast side) is a good bet for snapper, grunts, mackerel, sharks and the occasional gag grouper.
Just off the northwestern tip of Egmont Key
, the Egmont Ship's Channel, a.
Continuing south, a much overlooked fishery for trout are the waters surrounding Egmont Key
in the Gulf near the mouth of Tampa Bay.
A stretch of real estate just inside the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay from Port Manatee to Egmont Key
offers habitat where grouper take up residence much of the year.
Look for shoals outside Tampa Bay near Egmont Key
and around Passage Key to see a few permit beginning to show.
Impeccably designed and constructed, this Mediterranean-style residence offers 8,300+/- square feet with five bedrooms, marble floors, high ceilings and state-of-the-art amenities throughout Large expanses of glass and numerous terraces and balconies take full advantage of the breathtaking views of Tampa Bay, Snead Island, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and Egmont Key
A long-time action spot for permit is an area between Bean Point, off the tip of Anna Maria, and Egmont Key
North of Sarasota on Anna Maria Island, Bean Point enjoys a view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and Egmont Key