Catch Fish While On Vacation In New Waters [Fishing Report]

What’s the easiest and quickest way to catch fish while on vacation?

Believe it or not, you don’t have to change much if anything at all, and you can even catch fish in less than 10 minutes.

Learn how in the video below!!

Catch Fish While On Vacation [VIDEO]

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Equipment Used:

Note: To make sure you are ready to catch redfish, seatrout, snook, and flounder on every trip without having to worry about live bait, make sure to get the Ultimate Inshore Tackle Bundle because it gives you the needed lures and lessons to get consistent fish catching results.

I was on vacation at Alligator Point with ONE rod and just a few lures on me.

With the help of Smart Fishing Spots, I was able to hook into fish in less than 10 minutes.

I used the oyster bar feature to uncover oysters near me which is the first spot I fished.

Oyster bars are the perfect way to start out and fish a new area.

Fish often use them as cover and protection to ambush unsuspecting bait.

Sure enough, there were fish right next to the oyster bar that Smart Fishing Spots showed me.

In the middle of the trip, I felt light taps on my lure which indicated there were flounder around to me.

So I threw a jighead on my line instead of a rigging hook to keep my presentations down low.

Our Hoss Helix Hooks are best for fishing the shallows and thinner bodies of water.

Hoss Football Jigheads are the ticket to fishing in deeper water.

And we just designed Hoss Weedless Football Jigheads to fish up close to an invasive structure without worrying about snags.


Overall, this was a successful trip and it’s all thanks to the information from Smart Fishing Spots.

It just goes to show that satellite maps and knowing where oyster bars are is one way to catch fish in a new area.

Smart Fishing Spots has transformed the way I fish in a new area.

What other questions do you have about catching fish while on vacation?

Do you have any questions about Smart Fishing Spots??

Let me know down below!!

Finding The Fish Help

In order to help make sure that you are targeting the right areas based on the latest feeding trends and upcoming weather forecasts, make sure to use the following 3 resources because they will save you a ton of time.

1. Weekend Game Plans (updated weekly)

These regional game plans will show you exactly what types of spots to target in under 10 minutes… just click the video to start, and you’ll be informed on what to do on your next trip.

➡ Weekend Game Plan Lessons

2. Smart Fishing Spots Platform (updated every 15 minutes)

This exclusive software literally shows you where the most fish are likely to be feeding based on exactly when you’ll be fishing. It factors in the tides, wind, and weather to help you quickly see which areas to target throughout the day.

➡ Smart Fishing Spots App

3. Community Reports (live feed)

The Insider Community platform is what you can use to see what is biting near you, and you can get to know other members who fish in your area. Plus, you can use it to keep a log of your catches so you can use past trips to help predict future catches.

➡ Community Platform 

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Donny Mills
8 months ago

Were you at Alligator Point in West Galveston Bay?

Pat Ogletree
10 months ago

Those kind of trips can be the best! Fish on and back for breakfast!

Luke Simonds
10 months ago
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Claudio Agnello
10 months ago

Hi Luke, thanks for the entertaining and informative video. I’m going to be in the Port Richey area soon and since it is not far from Tampa, I was wondering what the fishing is like in early December? I’ll be on my SUP (gulf, river, and Miller Bayou) but may also wade the shore and perhaps rent a boat. I have a full assortment of Salt Strong paddle tails and hooks. I’ll also be doing some fly fishing.

Luke Simonds
10 months ago

That area is excellent in the winter months because lot of fish will push up into the bays/creeks making them very accessible by paddleboard and/or wade fishing.

Plus, the water should be pretty clear making for some fun fly fishing opportunities.

Claudio Agnello
10 months ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Thanks so much Luke!

John Dooley
10 months ago

This is interesting; a guy who makes fishing products, videos, teaches fishing, coaches fishing, what’s he do on vacay? Goes fishing!
That’s Saltstrong.
Love it.

Luke Simonds
10 months ago
Reply to  John Dooley

Haha!!! My vacations are just an excuse to go fishing in different regions.


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