Speckled Trout, Redfish and Manatees

Last Friday we made our way out to the “Bird Rack”, just off the Levy County and Citrus County Coasts, for some Spotted Sea Trout action. After about 30 minutes of casting a variety of baits around without any luck, we decided to try the warmer waters of the Hot Water Discharge Canal at Crystal River. Typically […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

One of the hottest spots for winter fishing on the Citrus County Coast has been literally shut down. Typically this time of year the majority of trips we schedule are for the Progress Energy Hot Water Discharge Canal, just north of Crystal River, and for good reason…great fishing. Unfortunately, for whatever reason, some kind of […]

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Big Bend Fish On The Move …….

Recent cold fronts have the fish moving in off the Dixie, Levy & Citrus County coasts. By the time you read this report, a huge fish migration will have taken place in the Big Bend. Typically we see a slow migration of several different species of fish move inshore during the winter months, but like […]

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NATURES WAY

The stars all lined up last Thursday, 1/28, and we finally got the opportunity to get over to the Progress Energy Hot Water Discharge Canal at Crystal River. Friday the 29th was the full moon, so we had the advantage of an extreme high tide around 1 p.m., along with light east winds and mild […]

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THE HOT SPOT

THE HOT SPOT If it ever stops blowing, I plan to fish the Progress Energy Hot Water Discharge Canal at Crystal River. We typically spend many days there each year, but this hasn’t been a typical year, or season. I received a report yesterday that there had been a bad fish kill south of there, […]

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