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 […]

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Tropical Storm Fay: The Good …The Bad,

August 26, 2008

Oklawaha/Freshwater Thanks to Tropical Storm Fay, water levels on the Silver and Oklawaha Rivers have risen dramatically.  On Monday, we did a re-con trip and found the dock at the Ocala Boat Basin about a foot under water.  The Silver River entrance was virtually blocked by downed trees.  We did […]

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This Week on the Oklawaha With Captain Nick

August 14, 2008

Freshwater: Bass fishing on the Oklawaha River has been hit and miss lately.  Lots of small schooling large mouth everywhere, but the big-uns we’ve really had to work for.   On the other hand, if you like Pike(Chain Pickerel), fishing the action is non stop. The best bet is to use downsized light action […]

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Yankeetown, saltwater flats water temps are way up…..

August 14, 2008

Saltwater Nearshore/Inshore: Water temps inside are way up this time of year, shortening up the window of opportunity to catch fish. On Sunday, we fished the spoil islands just south of the Florida Barge Canal, and the bite was very slow. Blame it on the week tide, late start, or […]

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