The Wilkes crew w a monster trout, caught w Captain Kyle

The Wilkes crew w a monster trout, caught w Captain Kyle

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report

The water has been a little dirty causing a tougher bite, but it’s still good fishing and the trout have been biting good in 4-5’ of water on the grass flats and in the cuts. Use your favorite plastic baits and live shrimp on popping corks. When the water heats up soon they will move to some deeper water and out by the reef in the grassy edges.
The redfish are biting good on oyster bars, up on the island edges and cuts fishing on the bottom using cut mullet and plastic baits. But if you’re getting hung up a-lot, use a cork to keep your bait just off bottom.
There’s been some tarpon spotted too, they seem to love medium size mullet and the sharks are plentiful to.

The Voyles crew on opening day with Captain John

The Voyles crew on opening day with Captain John

Marc's crew w a pair of monster Cobias

Marc’s crew w a pair of monster Cobias

Cedar Key Florida Offshore Fishing Report

The red snapper are biting good in 55-75 feet of water using frozen threadfins. We put out a chum bag and fish some towards the bottom and some with light spinners free lining, it’s a lot of fun like that. The red grouper are mostly small but we’ve got a couple keepers and the gags are plentiful but we’re only getting a few 24 inch or bigger in 50-70 feet on the rocky bottom areas. We’re still getting some King fish and Cobia offshore too. The fish are biting so come n get’em while the fishing is hot.

Till next time “Safe boating n tight lines”
Captain John Blouse“Hooked up Charters & Cedar Key Marina II”

cedar key fishing guideThis Cedar Key fishing report is from Cedar Key Fishing Guide Hookedup Charters
& Cedar Key Marina II, Cedar Key’s Full Service Marina.