Steinhatchee Fishing Report By Captain Steve Kroll

May 21, 2012

Hey Steinhatchee & OutdoorUpdate.com fans, we are still enjoying a shallow bite for Speckled Trout, mostly on cutbait.  Persistant use of light weight jigheads like the Saltwater Asssassin 1/16 oz with a 5 inch pink or Electric Chicken Assassin tail will work. If you like casting plugs you have to look for areas clear of floating grass, which are few and probably will remain that way through the summer. Try going weedless, Texas style, if larger Trout and Redfish are your target. Limits of large Speckled Trout (one trout per person over 20 inches) have been common. Redfish have been […]

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Cobia, Tarpon And Snook Off The Levy County & Citrus County Coasts

April 19, 2012

The pelagics (migratory fish) are on the move in the Gulf of Mexico. Over the last month or so we’ve seen several different species of fishes on their semi-annual migration. Some of the most sought after game fish in the world, i.e. Snook, Tarpon and Cobia, are being caught just off the Citrus County and Levy County Coasts. As well as the pelagics, several of our resident populations are alive and well, just waiting for the chance to inhale a bait. Recently the Speckled Trout and Redfish bite has improved, as well as the Spanish Mackerel and Blues. Best bet […]

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Steinhatchee Scalloping And Fishing Report

August 3, 2011

Hello from Steinhatchee, at this writing it is the 3rd of August. My time in the boat has been primarily guiding scallop trips. And I’m thankful for them. We are having a great time with our regular summertime customers, as well as alot of new ones. The fun that a family can have gathering scallops is not a secret anymore. I’ve had customers from as far south as Naples, and as far north as Ohio. Deadman’s Bay has once again shown itself to be the recreational scallop capital. Let’s talk fishing though. Last week I took Scott and his two […]

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TROUT TO TARPON….CATCH “EM WHILE YOU CAN

June 11, 2011

The Spotted Sea Trout are schooling up off the Levy/Citrus County coasts, along with several other species. Recently, June 6, we headed offshore for some Grouper/Cobia action, but had to go to plan “B” when the offshore seas became too rough to fish. After about an hour of running back inside we ended up at the grass flats just north of the Withalocoochee River entrance, “Lowes Bay”. The Spotted Sea Trout were biting good up until the tide started to slow at about 1 p.m.. Almost all of the Trout were keepers, “15 inches”, with a few close to 2 […]

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The Trout Are In The Grass Flats

October 15, 2010

My apologies for the way over due salt water fishing report. Honestly, over the last few months we’ve had few salt water fishing inquiries, likely due to the spill, and or the economy. Fortunately, the fishing in our area was not effected by either. We made a short re-con trip on Tuesday, 10/12, and found plenty of Trout on the grass flats just north of Yankeetown, although most of them were small. This area just off the Levy County Coast is south of Cedar Key and is well known for Sea Trout, Red Fish, Tarpon, and a wide variety of […]

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