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    July 2021 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando

    Is a fun summer here on the Indian River at New Smyrna and Daytona Beach in the backwaters of Mosquito Lagoon, summer catching has many different species with my style of variety fishing, Speckled Trout, Snook, Black Drum, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Whiting, also “lesser...
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    June 2021 Florida Daytona New Smyrna Beach Orlando

    Schools out and summer 2021 is here, warm water, beautiful mornings with cool air for an hour or 2 before it warms up for the day, the summer pattern for fishing is usually a better bite earlier in the morning and slowing as the sun gets higher in the sky, catching more different species this...
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    May 2021 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando

    Summer 2021 is arriving on the water here in East Central Florida, water temperatures have risen into the mid 70’s, summer baitfish like mullet are arriving, warm water fish species starting to be caught, morning surface activity with gamefish hitting bait and shrimp early morning making for fun...
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    April 2021 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando

    Spring has sprung here in East Central Florida, plenty of 80’ days, but still with cool mornings, our water temperatures have been swinging between the mid 60’s and mid 70’s the last few weeks as we transition away from winter. Schooling baitfish and inshore gamefish is the usual pattern for...
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    Jan 2021 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando

    We have had a nice chilly winter so far in East Central Florida, as the water temperature dropped into the 50’s F, the water became very clear, is great to see down into the water 6 feet deep showing the drop offs and holes. Our winter cold water pattern is a bit different than the rest of the...
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    Dec 2020 Florida Daytona New Smyrna Beach Orlando

    Winter has set in with the first cold snap of the season in East Central Florida, frost on my yard is a sure sign, water temperatures reaching down into the 50’s begins the true winter pattern. Fish be come less scattered and more concentrated, some in the deeper holes and channels, some on the...
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    Nov 2020 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando

    Long awaited cooler weather has come to East Central Florida with the arrival of November, water temps finally lower after a long summer, the fall migration of fish has been moving through the area as they work their way south, schools of Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish and Bluefish, attacking the...
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    Sept 2020 Florida Orlando New Smyrna Daytona Beach Mosquito Lagoon

    Fall 2020 is just around the corner after a long Florida summer, starting to see to first early signs of autumn on the coastal saltwater intracoastal waterway, bait fish schools arriving from the north with schooling Jack Crevalle surface attacking with white water sight fishing action...
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    July 2020 Florida Orlando Daytona New Smyrna Beach

    Summer of 2020 continues with a fair number of charters, not the usual busy vacation season as many are suspending vacations this year, some visitors coming to the area as well as locals doing fishing trips. Fishing remains normal this summer even though the world is anything but normal this...
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    June 2020 Florida New Smyrna Daytona Beach Backcountry

    Summer 2020 is here with beautiful calm mornings, the waters surface alive with baitfish in the early morning, game fish can also be present, striking the bait from below, making for great sight catching opportunities. Open water surface activity with smaller fish can be Seatrout, Jack Crevalle...
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    May 2020 New Smyrna Daytona Beach Orlando Mosquito Lagoon

    Finally starting to get a few charters again after a slow month of social distancing, locals, Central Florida residents, and people with local properties in the family have been returning to visit the East Central Florida coast. In spring the first of the migratory species make their way north...
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    March 2020 Florida Daytona New Smyrna Beach Orlando

    Spring 2020 has arrived to East Central Florida fishing waters, air temps in the 80’s, water temps up to the 70’s, more baitfish schools appearing on the waters surface with returning game fish like Jack Crevalle, Bluefish and Ladyfish striking the top water bait in early morning. Spring run...
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    Feb 2020 Daytona New Smyrna Beach Orlando

    Water temperatures have ranged from the mid 50’s to the upper 60’s as we have had a chilly week then a warm week through the winter, colder water schools up the fish while mild temps spread out the fish. Winter fish like Sheepshead and Bluefish are usually every trip catches here in the...
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    Jan 2020 New Smyrna Daytona Beach Mosquito Lagoon

    Winter 2020 is here with chilly water, regular “Florida” cold fronts coming through followed by north and west winds lowering our water levels and making the water nice and clear. East Central Florida winter conditions range from mild to chilly, during mild periods fish are more spread out...
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    Nov 2019 Florida Daytona New Smyrna Beach

    November is the transition month leaving our short fall behind us moving towards a Florida winter fishing pattern, however it has been a mild autumn so far with water temperatures still pretty warm, extending fall fishing. Baitfish schools still in the area, schools of migratory inshore gamefish...