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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Cooler Weather Is Here And Fishing Is Heating Up

November 1, 2017

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report The redfish are biting and are on fire, incoming tide seems best but outgoing tide works well too. Fish up close to the islands, grass piles, oyster bars and cuts, fresh cut mullet on a circle hook or you’re your favorite jig-head, live shrimp or favorite gulps. The trout have fired up also, using popping corks and live shrimp or gulps. Fish the grass flats and cuts, in 3’ to 6’ of water. We also have caught some flounder and Spanish mackerel. This cooler weather should keep the fish biting good for the next […]

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Fishing is Good In Cedar Key

August 31, 2017

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report The Cedar Key redfish are on fire and they seem to like this fairly hot weather. Using gulps, shrimp and cut mullet seems to be on their diet. Fish the oyster bars, cuts and up close to the islands. The incoming tide seems best and moving water is important, plus you got-ta have enough water to get up close to them. The trout are a little scare-ish right now, but being in 5 to 8 feet of water on the grass flats and out off the edge of sea horse reef seems to be […]

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Cedar Key April Fishing Report

March 29, 2016

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The speckled trout are biting and are on fire on the grass flats using live shrimp or soft baits on jig heads and a popping cork. The best bite seems to be in 4 to 5 ft of water. The redfish are biting good around the islands and oyster bars, the best bite seems just before and after high tide using live shrimp and mud minnows on a jig head working it on the bottom. If you are getting hung up a lot, change to a cork and a leader just long enough to keep […]

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