Cedar Key Fishing Is Picking Up For September

Tate's crew showing off a great day fishing

August 28, 2019

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The hot weather and warm water have turned the Redfish and Triple Tail on. The Triple Tail are around floating debris, poles, and lease pods, using shrimp on a 3/0 hook, toss it out in front of them and they will whack it. The Redfish are as usual, around the oyster bars, cuts and up close to the islands, use a knocker rig or a jig head, with shrimp, finger mullet or cut mullet. You can use a popping cork with a short leader to keep from getting snagged. The trout are biting too, just […]

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The Fishing Is Good In Cedar Key

Randy sportin a nice grouper caught with Hookedup Charters

August 1, 2019

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The Redfish bite is hot, they like it hot. As usual people are using cut mullet, shrimp, their favorite gulps and spoons. We normally fish on the bottom but use popping corks to keep the bait from getting hung on the oyster bars. The Speckled Trout seem to be in the deeper grass flats and out off the reef. We use both popping corks and fish the bottom, with shrimp, live pinfish and plastic baits. The Triple Tail have been hot too, around floats and poles. We just toss a live shrimp in front of […]

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Winter Is Trying To Show Itself And The Fish Love It! … well most of them do

Captain Kyle & Dad Enjoying The Day Together Catching Some Nice Reds

December 4, 2018

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report Winter is trying to show itself and the Speckled Trout love it. Fish the shallow grass flats, fishing beyond snake key is always a safe bet and the oyster bars and cuts too. When its cold, use a jig head with shrimp or your favorite plastic baits and jig back to you slowly. Also try the popping corks and see what is working best. The Redfish are still hitting good but as soon as the real cold hits it will push them back to the warmer marshes. Soon the Sheepshead should be biting and […]

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As Amberjack Battle Starts, The Fish Bite Retreats to Cooler Water

Ryan's crew pulled out a good day w capt. john

July 31, 2018

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report The weather and the water in Cedar Key has have been hot, and the bite is going up and down. The trout are moving in the deeper, cooler water now, in around 4 – 7 feet. They’re out on the edge of seahorse reef in the grassy edges and pot holes. Use popping corks and slow jigging just off the bottom with your favorite plastic baits, shrimp and small live bait for results. The redfish are hitting good on the oyster bars, cuts and near the islands, they seem to like the incoming tide […]

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Fishing Is Getting Ready To Break Out

mr & mrs k w his n hers cobia, nice job guys

May 29, 2018

Play time is over, get to Cedar Key! It’s time to get to work and fill the freezer. Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report The Speckled trout fishing in Cedar Key is on fire, the red fish are hungry, the Spanish Mackerel are biting good, the Cobia are here, and we been seeing some tarpon too. Fish for the Speckled Trout in 3-5ft of water on the grass flats, using popping corks with shrimp, soft plastics or live Pinfish. For Redfish fish around the islands, oyster bars and cuts using shrimp, cut bait, mullet or soft plastics. They seem to […]

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