The Common Word For Fishing Reports is Adapt!

March 2, 2010

By now everyone’s heard about the huge “fish kill” the recent record cold weather has left us with. Although the short term saltwater forecast for our region looks pretty grim, I have no doubt that in the future fishing in the Gulf of Mexico will be as good as it ever was. It may take awhile, but everything happens for a reason, and I believe it’s all just a part of the “master plan”. Meanwhile we need to adapt to these adverse conditions. Best bet for the near future is to target Redfish or Trout in the skinny water. Recently […]

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Yankeetown, Crystal River & Levy County Fishing Report

December 23, 2008

Salt Water Fishing Report for Crystal River, Yankeetown, Cedar key and Levy County- 12/23/08 Fished the “Progress Energy” Hot water Discharge Canal last week. Had several reports of good numbers of large Spotted Sea Trout, as well as Snook and Cobia being caught there, so I thought I’d give it a try. Got a late start, then had to make our way through the spoil islands and skinny water in fairly heavy fog. Finally made it over there about 10 A.M., just in time to catch the bottom of the falling tide. Typically, the best tide to fish in this […]

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Skinny Water…Fat Fish

November 11, 2008

Skinny Water…Fat Fish   I finally had the opportunity to get out to the Grass Flats off the Levy County Coast this week for some Trout fishing. ypically this part of the Big Bend is well known for great Trout action, and Thursday, 11/6, was no exception. We departed the Yankeetown Public Boat Ramp about 11 A.M. and arrived at our spot just in time to fish the last of the falling tide. We caught 30 Trout or so, on pink and white jigs fished under rattling floats, “Cajun Thunders”. Several of these fat Trout were over 20 inches in […]

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