The “Catching” has picked up for Trout in Steinhatchee!

Catching picked up the last few days for Trout. Saturday’s trip produced 13 Trout and 3 reds. Fishing in 3 foot of water or less with white or new penney Gulp under Assassin cork rigs. Floating grass was heavy, so the cork rigs work well, as opposed to straight jig. All the storms and resulting […]

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The Water is Clearing Up & Change is Coming

We have 7 days of scallop season left and the water is clearing up. By the weekend I bet the visibility will be good. It’s still summertime fishing, however, Trout are biting. Keep in? mind this time of year is about change, and I don’t mean politics. I mean conditions are changing, so fish will […]

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Fishing report for the Yankeetown & Crystal River Area

Saltwater/Yankeetown (Nearshore) “Fish of the Day” On a recent trip, Rich and Bridgette Whitney, of Tampa, caught a variety of fish while fishing the grass flats and spoil islands off of Yankeetown..Species caught included Trout, Small Grouper, and Redfish, along with the typical by-catch. Bridgette ended up the trip catching the “fish of the day”. A […]

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Scallops & early morning trips for Speckled Trout & Redfish continue to be very productive

Scallops continue to be the most dependable resource this summer. Water clarity will become a factor, post rainy days and T.S. Fay. Early morning trips for Speckled Trout and Redfish continue to be very productive using Saltwater Assassin jigs 5″ pink and electric chicken colors. Topwater baits such as mirrorlure top dog or zara spook […]

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Fishing Report, This time of year its best to be an Early Bird

Gulf of Mexico (Cedar Key to Crystal River) High water temps have pushed most everything we fish for to deeper water. Lately, the best Trout bite has been early morning, in 6 to 8 feet of water. We’ve recently been fishing the grass flats in the Lowes Bay area with mixed results. The Reds have […]

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