Cedar Key Fishing Is Still Going Strong, Evidence Abounds

The Wilkes crew w a monster trout, caught w Captain Kyle
The Wilkes crew w a monster trout, caught w Captain Kyle

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report

The water has been a little dirty causing a tougher bite, but it’s still good fishing and the trout have been biting good in 4-5’ of water on the grass flats and in the cuts. Use your favorite plastic baits and live shrimp on popping corks. When the water heats up soon they will move to some deeper water and out by the reef in the grassy edges.
The redfish are biting good on oyster bars, up on the island edges and cuts fishing on the bottom using cut mullet and plastic baits. But if you’re getting hung up a-lot, use a cork to keep your bait just off bottom.
There’s been some tarpon spotted too, they seem to love medium size mullet and the sharks are plentiful to.

The Voyles crew on opening day with Captain John
The Voyles crew on opening day with Captain John
Marc's crew w a pair of monster Cobias
Marc’s crew w a pair of monster Cobias

Cedar Key Florida Offshore Fishing Report

The red snapper are biting good in 55-75 feet of water using frozen threadfins. We put out a chum bag and fish some towards the bottom and some with light spinners free lining, it’s a lot of fun like that. The red grouper are mostly small but we’ve got a couple keepers and the gags are plentiful but we’re only getting a few 24 inch or bigger in 50-70 feet on the rocky bottom areas. We’re still getting some King fish and Cobia offshore too. The fish are biting so come n get’em while the fishing is hot.

And Remember to stop by the marina for your Cedar Key fishing supplies, Cedar Key boat rentals and daily current fishing details! And be sure to check out and print out our Cedar Key specials. And if you want to keep your boat and boat trailer in top shape, check out our boat maintenance specials. AND checkout Cedar Key Marina II’s Biggest Fish Contest!

Till next time “Safe boating n tight lines”
Captain John Blouse“Hooked up Charters & Cedar Key Marina II”

cedar key fishing guideThis Cedar Key fishing report is from Cedar Key Fishing Guide Hookedup Charters
& Cedar Key Marina II, Cedar Key’s Full Service Marina.

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Fishing Is Getting Ready To Break Out

Play time is over, get to Cedar Key! It’s time to get to work and fill the freezer.

A mighty Cedar Key fisherman sportin a monster Cobia and some nice Mango Snapper
A mighty Cedar Key fisherman sportin a monster Cobia and some nice Mango Snapper
Mr Z showing off his Spanish Mackerel ... again
Mr Z showing off his wall of Spanish Mackerel … again

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report

The Speckled trout fishing in Cedar Key is on fire, the red fish are hungry, the Spanish Mackerel are biting good, the Cobia are here, and we been seeing some tarpon too.

Fish for the Speckled Trout in 3-5ft of water on the grass flats, using popping corks with shrimp, soft plastics or live Pinfish.

For Redfish fish around the islands, oyster bars and cuts using shrimp, cut bait, mullet or soft plastics. They seem to love it on the bottom with a jig head.

While fishing for trout, we’re catching Spanish Mackerel but they’re biting better out off of Seahorse Reef. Drop a chum bag and use popping corks with some wire leader and they will show up. Cobia are on the flats, near markers and rock piles and they eat just about anything but love live pinfish.

Austin with a beauty of an Amber Jack. Caught w Hookedup Charters
Austin with a beauty of an Amber Jack. Caught w Hookedup Charters
Donnie is gettin ready for Snapper season, caught with Hookedup Charters and released unharmed. They know where he's at, come June 1 they'll come a calling!
Donnie is gettin ready for Snapper season, caught with Hookedup Charters and released unharmed. They know where he’s at, come June 1, Hookedup Charters will come a calling!

Cedar Key Florida Offshore Fishing Report

We are all excited  … June 1st is close! The Gag Grouper and Red Snapper are hungry. We’ve been releasing them unharmed, we know where they’re at we can’t wait to keep them in the boat, that starts June one!

The red grouper are still running small but we have been catching good sized fish in 45 to 60 ft of water. The Cobia are also offshore on the wrecks and good rocky areas, we always throw a free line out while bottom fishing for Kingfish, Cobia and Sharks. We still look for the red grouper to come back, hopefully in the next report we can give some good news.

The fishing in Cedar Key is on fire and Red Snapper season opens June 1. Everything seems to be biting and the Tarpon have showed up too. If you want to fill the freezer or want a fish fight, you need to get to Cedar Key!

Till next time “Safe boating n tight lines”
Captain John Blouse“Hooked up Charters & Cedar Key Marina II”

cedar key fishing guideThis Cedar Key fishing report is from Cedar Key Fishing Guide Hookedup Charters
& Cedar Key Marina II, Cedar Key’s Full Service Marina.

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