Offshore Fishing For Cedar Key, Florida For April 2nd & 3rd

April 6, 2010

The water temp was 63 degrees at the ramp, dropped to 62 degrees out in 45-58 ft of water but it warmed up to 63 degrees in afternoon. The gag grouper, sea bass and Florida snapper (grunts) are biting good in 50 to 60 ft of water. It’s been hard to find any keeper red grouper in these depths. I believe there still out deeper, but there is plenty of shorts to catch and release. Haven’t seen any kings or cobia yet. nor is there a lot of bait pods, as soon as water temp. hits 68 to 72 degrees, […]

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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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Cedar Key Marina from the air

Cedar Key Off Shore Fishing Report for 7-31, 8-1, 8-2 Saturday

August 4, 2009

Go Deep if You Want to keep Cedar Key Fishing Report for 7-31, 8-1, 8-2 Saturday, The weather was a little hairy in the am, but it ended up turning out nice. We started fishin in 45 ft, the grouper were biting good, but there were a lot of shorts, and mostly red grouper. We then tried 55 ft, got few keepers there, but there sure are a ton of 19 inch red grouper out there. moved out to 70 ft and got the same results, talked to a few more guides and they had the same story. Sunday, weather […]

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Cedar Key Fishin Report Saturday 6-12-09

June 15, 2009

This Off Shore Cedar Key, Florida Fishing Report is From Cedar Key Grouper Guide Captain John And Captain John Still Caught Fish Well, NOAA’s report said 10 kt winds and 2 ft seas, and it was 15 to 18 kt winds and 3-5 ft seas, so the trip was made short. We fished the king fish hole area due to weather, we only fished till 2 pm, using sardines, cut mullet and live pinfish, we caught about 30 shorts and 5 keeper gag groupers, 1 king fish and a lot of sea bass and grunts, not bad for 20 ft of […]

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Middle Grounds Fishing Report

June 3, 2009

This Off Shore Cedar Key, Florida Fishing Report is From Cedar Key Grouper Guide Captain John MIDDLE GROUNDS OFFSHORE OVER NITE TRIP Bait: sardines, thread fin hering, live pin & pig fish Left the dock around 10:30 am Sunday, with 2-4 ft sea and a 15 kt west wind, it was alittle rough, but we made the 80 mile run in about 3.5 hrs. 1st stop at a wreck, was on fire, amber jacks and grouper, lost some real big fish then the sharks moved in, so we moved on. Next was some vermilion snapper, mango snapper and porgies, bite was […]

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