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Summer of 2015

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Fishing Reports |

  This summer has been a great time with red grouper taking the center stage.  I hope it continues into the fall then the gag grouper will move in.  Trout fishing in the bay has been fast but mostly small ones.  The bigger ones should become more active when the water cools off from the high 80’s it is now. All the rain has prevented it from...

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Where did spring go?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Fishing Reports |

Spring has ended and now we start into our summer season. Tarpon trips take up a big part of my June schedule but beach and bay trips are still very good.  Snook is one of the best beach trips followed by speckled trout for those who want something to eat.  Snook season closed on May 1st and opens again in September.  You can catch them but they have to be...

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Spring fishing is hot!!!

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Fishing Reports |

  Fishing this spring has been off the chart with great catches of trout, snook and now the tarpon bite has started.  We have also had some great offshore trips with kingfish, sharks, goliath grouper, amberjack and snappers.  There are just too many goliath grouper out there and they need to start opening the season to get rid of some of them. You...

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Spring – Cobia Run

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Fishing Reports |

The winter has finally let up and we are getting some nice temperatures up in the 80s. I know that the north is still cold and snowy, but we really enjoying some nice weather right now. When the temperatures start rising the fish start to move into our area from the south. The pelagic fish like mackerel, cobia, tripletail, and others move with the water...

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December/January report

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in Fishing Reports |

Fishing the past two months has been really good depending on the weather. Most trips were offshore as the best bite has been in the gulf.  We have had some good bay trips but in the winter the bigger fish move into shallower water.  We have been doing good on grouper, snapper and hogfish.  The hogfish are not only beautiful to look at they are one of the...

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November Beach & Bay

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Fishing Reports |

My past two trips have been great, and I wanted to post a few pictures of them and tell everyone what we are doing in November. My good client Kevin from Scotland is in town on his usual November trip. Kevin likes to catch fish on the fly rod and this is something we offer on our trips. It is a much different trip, but we do have the opportunity here in...

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