Tag Archives: redfish

Backwater Bite Picking Up As Water Warms

March 13, 2023 I’ve been noticing on my back water trips that the Seatrout size are getting a bit bigger, and that we’re starting to catch them over flooding oyster beds, rather than just in the deeper water. Last week we caught our biggest Seatrout to date, a 20.5″ on live shrimp in 6′ of […]

Slow Fishing in the Intercoastal

2/15/23 This from angler John Givens and Nassau Sport Fishing Association member:  With underwhelming success fishing creeks last week with live shrimp, they tried  switching to ICW (intercoastal waterway) structure and a short ways into Egan’s Creek. They were fishing live shrimp on jig and live shrimp under cork for bait but didn’t get much […]

Redfish On Fire

December 27, 2022 I ran into Capt Benny Hendrix with Heavy Hitter Fishing Charters at Old Town Bait and Tackle today. I had seen him at AIBT yesterday morning and when I asked how he did he reported that they had “tore them up”!  Capt Benny was fishing some dock pilings on the first of […]

Hot Bite On Cold Morning

December 26, 2022 I ran in to Capt George Smith with Her Money Fishing Charters, out at Goffinsville Park as he was coming in with some guests visiting from Michigan. They had launched this morning with temperatures at 23 degrees – now that’s cold! But they had a bait well full of live shrimp and […]

Capt. George Smith Fishing Report

December 5, 2022 …just in from Capt George Smith of Her Money Fishing Charters: “The fish bite has gotten better as the water temperature has dropped into the mid to lower 60’s. Targeting Sea Trout with an adjustable float in the 6-8′ water column around the Fort Clinch area has been productive. The Redfish have […]