Afternoon Update: Venice Jetty Surf Report: Thurs May 7, 2020
Jetty Rentals is renting daily and weekly, Looks like we’re opening back up May 11th – Call 941-525-0117 // More info here
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Afternoon Update: Wind is blowing hard just as predicted, could lighten up before dark. Also tomorrow morning could be fun.
Surf and Weather Report: Fun solid waist set waves this morning, super clean. Starting to blow a little onshore and should blow harder later. Get out there and surf! Check the Indepth Surf Forecast
Sarasota County beaches
A week after beaches initially reopened, Sarasota County has lifted its parking restrictions and will allow beachgoers to bring chairs and coolers. While most of the county’s 35 miles of shoreline are open, there are some exceptions.
In Venice, Humphris Park (South Jetty), the Brohard Paw Park and Venice Fishing Pier will remain closed. The reopening of these facilities will be reassessed this week. Lido Beach, which is under the purview of the city of Sarasota, will remain closed.
Chairs, coolers and canopies are allowed, but visitors are not permitted to gather in groups of more than 10. Sheriff’s deputies and lifeguards will enforce social distancing and group restrictions.
County-owned parking lots are open, and there are no time restrictions.
To minimize the virus spread, public restrooms at beaches will undergo enhanced cleaning and sanitation. Concessions, playgrounds, amenities and picnic shelters will remain closed.
Water temp pushing 80. Check the red tide at Red Tide Status. …Red Tide Map
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Venice Florida Fishing Report May 6: Your Venice Florida fishing report for today is: The fishing has been hot! Not to many guys fishing out there cause the beaches, piers and jetties are closed. Get on your boat and slay em or find some secret spot. Beach parking lots are still closed. Snook Redfish and trout catch and release till May 2021. Self-guided kayak fishing available at Jetty rentals at the North Jetty on the south end of Casey Key. 941-525-0117.
Some big ol kings out there right now
Luke Sleight making the most of it
Aaron gets a snook on the jetty awhile back.