Fishing Reports

Calm Day On The Flats Incoming Tide In A Bay Boat [Nice Trout & Snook]

I had the pleasure of fishing with Matt Davis this past Sunday. We fished from his 22ft Pathfinder bay boat and had a lot of action. Here are the details of this trip to some new areas neither of us had ever been to before.
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Insider Trend Report – Fishing in Dense Fog

On this trip it turned out to be a super foggy morning as I was targeting some sandbars and flats. The bite was very slow and started to gradually pick up as the sun started burning off the fog later in the morning and into the afternoon. I managed to get a decent red and some trout. Check out the full report!
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New Hidden Lake Exploration Trip Targeting Snook, Trout, and Redfish

I had a very fun exploration trip where I went WAY off the beaten path to check out a hidden lake that I have wanted to fish for a long time. It is a long paddle from the nearest launch, and I finally had an open day to give it a shot.
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Weekend Forecast Spot Dissection [Feb 17th Weather, Tides & Recent Trends]

This report will show you a solid gameplan to use if you'll be fishing this weekend. It is based on the recent trends we've been seeing out on the water lately including alterations to make with the changing weather & tides.
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Post-Cold Front Looking For Big Snook Via Paddleboard

I had a morning open so I decided to take the paddleboard to explore an area for some big snook... sight-fishing for big snook is an absolute thrill, and the conditions seemed right for this area.
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Windy Flats and Islands Fishing Trip

I focused on a nice area to fish with a lot of grass and islands in Mosquito Lagoon. The day turned out to be a lot windier than forecasted, but I was able to find some reds and catch a few as well. Check out the full report!
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2 Days After Full Moon & 3 Days After Front [Picnic Island Trip #2]

After the very slow day at this area a couple weeks ago, I decided that I’d like to revisit this spot in similar tides but...
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Super Moon Winter Fishing Trip

This trip was the morning after a Super Moon and I was able to find a good amount of redfish and black drum, but they were not willing to cooperate. A trout saved the day! I will be discussing where these fish were holding and why, and that tactics used to try to get a strike. Check out the full report!
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Fishing Report: Naples, Marco Island, Chokoloskee, Everglades (Video Podcast)

Do you want to know the best tips, tactics, and bait to catch lunkers down in Southwest Florida right now? Then check out this new podcast interview with Capt. Justin Napior.
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Winter Time Drum on the Flats – Trends, Tips, Tactics

On this trip I found a huge school of over slot Black Drum and was able to catch quite a few on artificial. This video will include some great tips and tactics for sight fishing these schools on the flats. Check out the full report!
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Salt Strong Meet-Up Fishing Report [Day After Severe Cold Front]

We had a fun meet-up over in Tampa to kick off the new year, and the weather threw us a curve ball... a severe cold front pushed through the day before the meet leaving us with extremely cold conditions.
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Haulover Canal Tactics – Fishing Barge Canals, Inlets, and Passes

On this trip, I visited Haulover Canal near Titusville, Florida to catch some large bull redfish. I was only there for about 2 hours but I was able to land a 42" red. In this report I will be showing tactics for fishing this area that can apply to inlets and passes. Click to view the report!
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Cucumber Island ML – Winter Warming Trend Trip

I made a trip to Cucumber Island on Mosquito Lagoon in search of some fish warming themselves up from the recently strong cold front that came through. I was able to find some trout and reds hanging out in muddy areas. Click to view the report!
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Cold Weather Trip – Wind, Rain, Cold

I decided to get on the water in some pretty nasty conditions to see if I could find some fish. I ended up catching 1 nice red going with Plan B, which was to fish on foot. Click to view the full report!
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Drone Footage Of Snook, Redfish, & Seatrout [Feeding Zone Positioning]

Want to see how big snook, redfish, and seatrout position up on the shallow flats after cold fronts push through? Then check out the cool drone footage in this unique Insider Report.
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