It’s Still Summertime But There Are Hints Of Change

Homosassa, Florida where they have clear water and plenty of Scallops

September 13, 2013

It’s still summertime here in Steinhatchee, but there are hints of change, a couple of mornings below 70 degrees will have you hunting a jacket for the boatride. Speckled Trout bite will pickup on the deeper flats. Shallow Trout should also bite more often with water temps dropping. We are also looking forward to our flats clearing up, or at least cleaning up. It is showing signs. Now we have a lot of conversation about the impact of dirty water on fish. I am mostly convinced it has more impact on fisherman than fish. Just like any other change in […]

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Another Early Largemouth Bass Spawn

September 12, 2013

The Largemouths had an exceptionally early spawn last September, and it looks like we’re in for another one in 2013. On a recent trip my client, Mr. James Rozon of Montana, took a half day to experience some Largemouth action. I had my doubts about filling the live well with fish, but figured we could at least get a couple keepers and with a little luck maybe hook up a lunker. After fishing our first spot for a couple of hours, James had caught and released 3 Bass, 2 small keepers and one lunker that tipped the scales at 6.5 lbs.. […]

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Bass Fishing On The Ocklawaha River Near Ocala is Improving

September 4, 2013

Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River near Ocala has improved over the past two weeks. On a recent trip, I caught a limit of keepers in less than two hours, including two over 5 lbs..  Pretty good for August. Although the bite has improved, timing is everything.  Early and late in the day remain to be your best bet for the Largemouths.  Wild shiners remain to be the bait of choice, whether free-lined or fished under a cork. Recent rainfall has the River almost out of it’s bank for the first time in years.  Just what we needed. Use caution […]

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