The Largemouth Bite On The Ocklawaha River Has Been Outstanding Lately

This Slick Charters Customers Is All Smiles

May 16, 2019

The Largemouth bite on the Ocklawaha River has been outstanding lately, especially in the early morning hours. From the upper parts of the River near Ocala, to the Rodman Reservoir at Orange Springs, the bass bite has been on fire over the past few months. Early morning has been the best of it. For the first 2 to 3 hours the number of bites all depends on how fast you can get your bait in the water! I expect the window of opportunity will ebb with the fast approaching summer months, so get them while the getting is good. My […]

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You Should Be In Cedar Key, The Fishing & The Weather Is Awesome

Mr Wynn with a monster red, released unharmed, nice catch

April 30, 2019

The Cedar Key Speckled Trout bite is awesome on the grass flats, cuts and around oyster bars, using popping corks and 1/4 oz jig heads with shrimp or you can use any of your favorite plastic baits. If you use small pinfish you will catch the bigger ones. The Spanish Mackerel are hot on the flats and the Redfish are hitting good now too. …

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It’s April, Time To Start Fishing

Mrs. Lisa weighing in her fish for the big fish contest, 2.4lbs

March 28, 2019

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report It’s Time To Start Fishing. March had up and down temperatures so the fish we’re a little confused but the fish bite has been good and is getting a lot better. The Speckled Trout are back on the flats and fishing in 3 ½ to 4 ½ feet of water seems best, but fish the cuts and drop offs too. We usually drift till we start catching fish, mark the location, then go back and anchor till they stop. Use a popping cork with your leader and jig head just long enough to keep it […]

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Make Fishing Fun And Effortless – Reasons to hire a fishing guide

Nice grouper & nice couple with Captain John

March 27, 2019

When you use a guide, you’ll just walk on the boat & go! A Guide Will Put You On Fish, that’s their job. Originally published 1/1/2012: updated 1/9/2014, 3/27/2019: This isn’t an advertisement guides or for any particular guide. It’s just good common sense for learning more about fishing and making life easier. Here’s 25 plus reasons to hire a fishing guide. A guide will save you TIME by … letting you spend your time fishing or sleeping rather than prepping boats not having to stop and put gas into your boat stop and put extra gas into your truck, […]

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This Warmer Weather Is Helping The Fishing Out

Capt Denny helping customers catch some nice Cedar Key Redfish and Sheepshead

February 8, 2019

I’ve been having good scouting trips. The Sheepshead 10 miles out are starting to bite real good and we’ve also caught some nice Gag Grouper but they’re out of season so we released them. We know where they are, so we’ll be back. This warmer weather should turn the fish on. The fishing as you can see is good, but the water is 57 degrees now and if this warm up continues it will rise over 70 degrees and that’s when the Speckled Trout and Redfish will be even more active. Till next time “Safe boating n tight lines”Captain John […]

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