Fall is an excellent time of year to be fishing in Sarasota! The weather is mild and the crowds are gone. And, while fall changes are subtle, the change does occur. Days will be shorter, the angle of the sun changes, and water temperatures drop down into the mid 70’s. This triggers a migration of game fish along the Gulf Coast.
A wonderful changing of the guard occurs along the shores of Siesta Key Beach every day. There’s nothing particularly British about it, and the fanfare does not lie before some great palace. Well, that last part is not entirely true. The palace we curtsy and bow for is a picturesque line of aqua blue water that hugs a sandy white beach so bright it makes the completely cloudless, blue sky above glow with a relentless brilliance.
What are you doing for Easter? It’s hard to believe but Easter Sunday is just around the corner. It’s pretty early this year, just a few weeks behind St. Paddy’s day. It seems like most of us, including me, are just now thinking about things to do. I personally don’t want to get all dressed up and sit somewhere stuffy, but I still want to do something on this special day.
If you are unfamiliar with ceviche, I urge you to step outside of your comfort zone and head down to Siesta Key immediately. CeviChela has only been open for less than a month and already this new spot is packing a line out of the door. The new restaurant is the latest endeavor by Chef Darwin Santa Maria. He is known for being masterful in his Peruvian cuisine and CeviChela proves to be no different.
Ten teams of master sand sculptors from the United States and abroad competing for 1st place on the #1 beach will be back Nov. 15-18, 2013, for the 4th Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic. The 2013 Presenting Sponsor is Margaritaville Apparel. The Crystal Classic has become a favorite of many