Unfriendly Weather Means The Fish Are Here But …

Patty with a nice Cedar Key Redfish showing Roger how its done

January 31, 2019

You Got To Woman & Man Up To Get Them Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The weather this month has not been too friendly, but we and others have been out when possible. The Speckled Trout have been biting in 4 to 6 ft of water on the grass flats and around the bars, we’ve had extreme low tides but waiting until in-coming tides have been best using shrimp on popping corks to keep your bait off the bottom and to make noise to attract them. The Redfish have been best in the back marsh since colder and lower water […]

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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 Fish Are Still Biting

January 4, 2017

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The Cedar Key speckled trout are on fire on the grass flats in 3.5 to 5 feet of water. We’re using popping corks and a 1/4oz jig head with live shrimp or gulp baits. Keep it just off the bottom, we usually drift some till we start catching pretty steady, then go back and anchor. The redfish can get challenging in winter, they like to move back to the warmer creeks in the Marsh area but you can still get them in the afternoon on your favorite bar areas. The Sheepshead are biting now around […]

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THEY’RE BA-CK! Kingfish & Cobia, Cedar Key May Fishing Report

April 30, 2016

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The speckled trout are still biting great on the grass flats in three to four and a half feet of water using popping corks and jig heads with shrimp, gulps, or your favorite soft baits. The Spanish mackerel are biting good too using the same methods as the trout or with 1/8 oz jig free lining and it helps if you put out a chum bag too. The redfish are doing well on incoming tides up around the islands, oyster bars and cuts between the bars, using jig heads with shrimp, mud minnows, finger mullet […]

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Cedar Key Offshore Fishing Report

March 15, 2012

The best bet for offshore fishing is Sheepshead, they are on fire. Head out to the reefs and concrete piles, using light tackle, 1 or 2/0 sharp hooks with shrimp, fiddler crabs or oysters. They are ranging from 12 to 20 inch. Also the Sea Bass are “thick as thieves” and of course the ole faithful grunts. April 1st is not far away and we”ll be after red grouper again but until then come on down and get the sheep’s before they move off. Till next time, tight lines and safe boating Capt. John blouse Hooked up charters & Cedar Key […]

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