It’s April, Time To Start Fishing

Mrs. Lisa weighing in her fish for the big fish contest, 2.4lbs

March 28, 2019

Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report It’s Time To Start Fishing. March had up and down temperatures so the fish we’re a little confused but the fish bite has been good and is getting a lot better. The Speckled Trout are back on the flats and fishing in 3 ½ to 4 ½ feet of water seems best, but fish the cuts and drop offs too. We usually drift till we start catching fish, mark the location, then go back and anchor till they stop. Use a popping cork with your leader and jig head just long enough to keep it […]

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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 In Cedar Key Is Good Depending On What And Where

Now the guys are just showing off, nice job guys

January 1, 2019

Cedar Key Florida Inshore Fishing Report The Speckled Trout are biting good, they love the cooler weather. Use popping corks and jig heads with shrimp or your favorite plastic baits. Winter time can slow the fish up some, so be patient and try slow jigging off the bottom too. The Sheepshead are biting near docks, bridges and rock piles using fiddler crabs, oysters or shrimp. The Redfish are biting best in the back marsh but come out in the afternoon in hi tides when its warmer. They love mud minnows and cut mullet or shrimp. Cedar Key Florida Offshore Fishing […]

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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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