Cedar Key Fishing, From Finicky To Good

July 26, 2016

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The trout have been a little finicky, but are biting in 6 to 10 feet of water over grass flats and out by the reef and fishing on the bottom, slow jigging with shrimp or gulp baits. The redfish are biting good around the islands and oyster bars, the bite seems best on incoming tide and live baits or mullet also seem to be the best. We also have had a lot of triple tail being caught around markers, buoys and floating debris, using shrimp free lined to them. The sharks are plentiful and a […]

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Cedar Key’s End Of November Fishing Report

November 30, 2015

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The trout are biting and are on fire using live shrimp-gulps-finger mullet and live mudminnows on a popping cork with a leaded just long enough to keep it off the bottom and a 1/4 oz jig head. Cast it out away from boat and pop it, then let it set for a minute, and wham o, fish is on. The grass flat areas at 3 to 5 feet are doing well and the redfish are doing great also. But fish more to the islands and oyster bars, using same baits or fresh cut mullet, they […]

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Cedar Key’s End Of September Fishing Report

September 30, 2015

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The redfish are still biting great around the bars and close to all of the islands using jig heads or popping corks with live shrimp or mud minnows and frozen finger or cut whole mullet. The Speckled trout are starting to bite again and we look for it to get better as the water temperature. goes down as well. The Spanish mackerel are in too around the deeper grass flats and out on sea horse reef. Be sure to use at least 20 lb wire or 60 lb mono leaders or those toothy critters will […]

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Cedar Key’s End Of August Fishing Report

August 28, 2015

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The redfish are bitting and are on fire. They are hitting topwater baits, live shrimp, mudminnows, cut mullet and gulp baits. Fish around the islands and bars, incoming or outgoing tides seem to be best. The trout are tough but seem to be more in deeper water since the water temp is high, be patient, they are not super active right now. The sharks are also plentiful and fun to catch. Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report The gag grouper and red grouper seem to be biting best at 45-60 feet. They are not biting like […]

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Cedar Key’s August Fishing Report

August 21, 2015

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The redfish have been hitting good all around the bars and islands using live shrimp & mud minnows or fresh cut mullett. There also has been alot of tarpoon caught, using live pinfish or mullett. The trout have been slow but are being caught in healthy sizes using same baits as for redfish and be pateint. The water temp is hot but with these heavy rains the fishing could get alot better here fast. And of coarse the sharks are everywere and they are easy to catch and fun to fight. Just find ya a […]

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