The Water is Clearing Up & Change is Coming

September 3, 2008

We have 7 days of scallop season left and the water is clearing up. By the weekend I bet the visibility will be good. It’s still summertime fishing, however, Trout are biting. Keep in? mind this time of year is about change, and I don’t mean politics. I mean conditions are changing, so fish will begin moving, patterns changing.? As water cools slightly, trout will move more shallow, 10 & 12 foot flats up to 4 & 6 and less. Redfish are still scattered, but I hope to see them start grouping up towards the end of September. Remember,”you don’t […]

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Fishing report for the Yankeetown & Crystal River Area

August 30, 2008

Saltwater/Yankeetown (Nearshore) “Fish of the Day” On a recent trip, Rich and Bridgette Whitney, of Tampa, caught a variety of fish while fishing the grass flats and spoil islands off of Yankeetown..Species caught included Trout, Small Grouper, and Redfish, along with the typical by-catch. Bridgette ended up the trip catching the “fish of the day”. A 24″ Red caught on a shrimp- tipped Cajun Thunder. Salt water /Crystal River (Offshore) How Hot is it? Only one way to describe the water tempreture in the gulf of Mexico and that is HOT…D**n HOT. Most of the Grouper being caught recently have been […]

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Tough Fishing, But Scallops Can Be Found, Be Prepared To Move

August 27, 2008

Hey Y’all, I am not one to make up a good fishing report. The last few days have been tough fishing, for all species. We found short fish(trout), one keeper red, a couple bluefish. A slow catching day, however, nice weather and calm seas made it a wondeful day to be on the water. Scallops can be found!! Look for clear water, deeper, further south, around Pepperfish. Stop the boat, put your best scout in the water. Prepare to move if your scout is not successful. Back to fishing though. One of my favorite sayings is “you don’t know-if you […]

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Captain Nick says its blow’n like h**l, but if you have the nerve..

August 22, 2008

He’s got the boat! He Says He Can Cure Your Fishin Jones! Gulf Coast inshore/nearhore fishing guide Captain Nick Bozman of Slick Charters reports he hasn’t been fishing this week, he just drove up to the boat ramp. He reported what we all know, thats it’s raining all over North Florida, Captain Nick said he’ll update us early next week Thank you God, we needed tropical storm Fay. The rivers, streams and flats needed cleaning!

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Scallops & early morning trips for Speckled Trout & Redfish continue to be very productive

August 19, 2008

Scallops continue to be the most dependable resource this summer. Water clarity will become a factor, post rainy days and T.S. Fay. Early morning trips for Speckled Trout and Redfish continue to be very productive using Saltwater Assassin jigs 5″ pink and electric chicken colors. Topwater baits such as mirrorlure top dog or zara spook work well, for those of you who enjoy the strike as much as the pull. These oppurtunities seem to be most productive when you have high tide in the AM. If lucky you’ll be in right place at the right time to enjoy Trout and […]

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