NATURES WAY

February 2, 2010

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 temps. The perfect day, or so it seemed. As we shoved off, I couldn’t help but think about the recent fish kills in the area, and what if any effect it would have on the fishing. Unfortunately, we didn’t have to go very far before seeing the […]

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Keep Your Eye On The Ball

June 5, 2009

A Yankee Town, Florida and Crystal River Florida Fishing Report From Gulf Coast Fishing Guide Captain Nick Keep Your Eye On The Ball We fished the Spoil Islands off the Levy County Coast Monday, June 1, just north of the Withalacoochee River. Found plenty of Spotted Sea Trout, although most of them were less than 15 inches in length, the legal limit. Moved offshore a bit and found a small piece of structure that ,according to my “crystal ball ” ,( fish finder) ,was holding fish. Anchored up and right off start catching 18 to 24 inch Trout, several nice […]

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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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