Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report

September 20, 2011

A Quick Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report Opening weekend for gag grouper, we started at 7:30 am and used live pins and pigfish, also used mullet, boston mackeral and threadfins. We started fishing in 40 ft, got two keepers and many shorts, both reds and gags. Then we went to 48 and 50 ft, then the dinner bell rang and we got our limit of both gag grouper and red grouper by 1 pm. We headed back in to clean fish and watch the Gator game. God was extra good to us that day.   Till next time, tight lines and safe boating Capt. […]

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Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report

August 12, 2011

Sea Bass and Grunts are plentiful in 28–32 feet of water on live bait in hard bottom area’s. There are plenty of short and keeper size Gag Grouper in 35-45 ft of water and soon, Sept. 16th they will be open in Federal Waters. Which, in 50 to 70 ft there are plenty of keeper Red Grouper and Gag’s. Amberjack’s are open again and are plenty thick around the barge and bridge wrecks. We have also caught 3 keeper Cobia while Grouper fishing in 50 plus water, so if you go have a rod ready because the opportunity will happen fast and […]

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Cedar Key Marina from the air

Cedar Key August Inshore Fishing Report

August 11, 2011

There are Lots of Redfish in by Deadman’s Channel near the bars and grassy bottom area’s and good size trout have been caught in same area and out by Crest Mott and near Snake Key in the finger channels. And there are also have been some big black drum caught in 3 to 6 ft flats area’s and around the bars. Use cut mullet, gulp rootbeer color, or live shrimp, you can’t go wrong.There are some scallops there as well, just not easy to find. Shark fishing is always an easy bet in the summer months and alot of fun. […]

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Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report – 5-26-11

May 26, 2011

Kings and moving in thick, slow troll or use a flatline with a live pin or I like a frozen threadfin, look for bait pods and start there. I’ve had great luck in 50 to 65 ft while grouper fishing, there lots around, bait pods are key to were to start fishing. larger red grouper are in 60 to 80 ft still. There are plenty of large gags as well, but we have to release them ( I must have?thrown back 500 lbs of them in 1 week). Amber Jacks’s are still thick around wrecks and strong structure and there […]

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Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report

May 25, 2011

South East of Snake Key, Deadmans channel, and all flats in 3 to 6 ft of water are producing plenty of trout, reds, sharks, some cobia and the tarpon are there as well. Bait of choice is a chartreuse 3/8 jig, tipped with shrimp or new penny gulp, and of coarse the live pinfish hanging from a popping cork. Most are drifting or anchoring w/ chum bags. out at Sea Horse reef, the Mackerel, both Kings and Spanish are biting too. Stay just off the edge, in 10 to 15 ft of grassy bottom, drift or use chum bags and […]

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