Mid November Cedar Key Fishing Report, 10 miles offshore

November 18, 2010

We had a charter of 4, on a half day trip, headed to 25-28 ft of water. It was kinda rough and “one didn’t fish”, but the other three had fun with plenty of keeper sea bass, grunts and 2 nice keeper grouper, with a few shorts that were released unharmed. The bite was good and steady, we didnt have any live bait and I bet we would have done better with pin’s. All were happy, and I look for the keeper gags to be in 28–40 ft here from now on, but the reds will be in deeper water. […]

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Mid October Cedar Key Fishing Report

October 22, 2010

On an half day trip we fished from the edge of Sea Horse reef to out as far as 50 ft in depth. Out past marker 1 on the southeast side of sea horse, in 12-15 ft dept, the mackerel are as thick as thieves. We just used a chum block, also had 1 or 2 lines on a Cajun Thunder cork, 100# leader, #5 circle hook and 1 or 2 lines using 1/4 oz sinker and the same leader & hook, and we had all the fun you can stand, we caught about 125 lbs of Mack’s, some lady […]

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Cedar Key Marina from the air

Early October Shallow Water Grouper Fishing

October 11, 2010

Took a party of 5 out Saturday morning, for a?half day of fishing. Half?day trips are always in close, we pulled pin fish traps, had about 6 dozen, plus sardines, threadfin’s and cut grunt’s for bait. Our?1st drop was in 26feet, on some rocks & live bottom, bite was good and picked up 3 keepers, some shorts and a couple nice sea bass. The next drop, 3 more keepers, and the same. last drop , 4 keeepers and some more sea bass, all gag’s, no red grouper. The water temp was 75-79 deg. obviously the red grouper are still deeper, […]

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Captain John’s Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report

September 29, 2010

We headed out of the Florida Gulf Coast town of Cedar Key to a depth of about 50 ft for our 1st stop, seas were rough, the tide was strong andthe wind and the bite were good and steady all day. Every stop we made produced both gag grouper and red grouper, plus our famous Cedar Key Snapper ( grunts). We moved around to about 4 stops, ranging from 50 to 58 ft. Five guy’s ended up with 7 keepers and about 50 shorts. It was the Not bad for the Offshore Special, all had fun and hopefully the bite […]

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I Guess Fishing Is Good!?

June 10, 2010

Cedar Key Fishing Guide Captain John’s fishing report was to the point. “It said here and please put these on my web site”. I guess this means fishing is good.

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