Finally, A Great Day On The Water

March 22, 2010

My Saturday March 20th charter left the Cedar Kay Boat ramp and went to catch some bait before we went farther out to fish. Searching for new grouper spots we started in 45 ft of water. With nobody home, went to 50–60 ft, and there they were, they were hungry and most were in the 26 to 28 inch range. We lost a few big ones, the water was a little rusty and about 58 degrees. While we where there we saw 5 different bait pods and schools of Mackerel or Bonita. We headed back in to get some sea […]

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Time To Take Advantage Of Spawning Bass

March 12, 2010

This years first pre-spawn bite that we have been taking advantage of has started tapering off. From early December of “09, until late February “10, we experience some of the best Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River that I can recall.  Although the bite has recently slowed, we are still managing to get a few nice Bass each trip, with the occasional lunker (5 lbs. or better). I expect for the next month or so we are going to see a few slow days, but I am looking forward to a great post-spawn bite. Speaking of spawning Bass, if you […]

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The Common Word For Fishing Reports is Adapt!

March 2, 2010

By now everyone’s heard about the huge “fish kill” the recent record cold weather has left us with. Although the short term saltwater forecast for our region looks pretty grim, I have no doubt that in the future fishing in the Gulf of Mexico will be as good as it ever was. It may take awhile, but everything happens for a reason, and I believe it’s all just a part of the “master plan”. Meanwhile we need to adapt to these adverse conditions. Best bet for the near future is to target Redfish or Trout in the skinny water. Recently […]

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