Heads Up About The 3rd Annual Jacksonville Fishing Rodeo

May 31, 2012

Here’s a heads up about the 3rd Annual Jacksonville Fishing Rodeo June 7th thru June 10th 2012. Taking place at Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, Florida. http://www.jacksonvillerodeo.com/rodeo/ note: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Jax-Rodeo-Cancelled-Until-2015.html?soid=1102617253698&aid=ozcmWqoRJhs  

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FWC Scallop Survey

May 30, 2012

Help out our friends at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by taking their scallop survey. ( Survey over ) Quote: After some extended seasons FWC scientists determined that the bay scallop population in the harvest area remained stable. The FWC is now considering extending the recreational harvest season by two weeks. Extending the season at the end could benefit small businesses because September is when fishing levels usually drop off. Bay scallops also are larger at the end of the season.

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Yankeetown Fishing Report: Levy & Citrus County Fishing is Excellent

May 30, 2012

Hi OutdoorUpdate.com readers, recently we’ve been fishing the flats and near shore oyster bars around the Levy County and Citrus County Coast with excellent results. Recently we headed about 5 miles north of the Withlacoochee River entrance to fish the grass flats for Speckled Trout. Caught several small Specs, but nothing to brag about. After an hour or so of drifting, I decided to move further inshore to try our luck with the Redfish. We anchored up at one of my favorite oyster bars and noticed several varieties of bait fish in the area. Always a good sign. Caught a Trout […]

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Cedar Key Fishing Report: Offshore

May 28, 2012

We are mostly targeting red grouper, seabass, king fish, and the world famous grunts (Cedar Key Snapper). The red grouper are biting great in 50 to 75 ft of water, but can also be caught in 35 to 45 ft of water, just not as many keeper size. Of course the gags are on fire and are everywhere, but remember, they are over fished, go figure. You can use sardines, thredfins, cut mullet or menhaden. The kings are biting from 35 to 60 ft of water, look for bait pods, free line a bait or troll thru them with a top […]

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Cedar Key Fishing Report: Inshore

May 27, 2012

The trout are in thick and the best reports are south of snake key in the finger channels in 5 to 10 ft of water. Drifting and using a Cajun thunder popping cork and about 4 ft of leader line, #3 to #5 hook and baited with live shrimp, small pin-fish or gulp’s (new penny color). The red fish are biting great as well, around any of the inshore oyster bars and inside deadmans channel. Alot of cobia have been caught as well, site fishing on the flats or anchor up near channel makers, using live pin-fish, on the bottom […]

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