A Good East Central FLorida Fishing Report
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Monday Tammy, the new Katmai Lodge fishing guide, joined me for some Mosquito Lagoon fly fishing aboard Spotted Tail. The weather was spectacular and we spotted tails almost immediately. Tammy made the most of the opportunty. The fly was a grizzly seaducer.
Tailing redfish, Mosquito Lagoon
Subsequent shots did not go as well, and that was the only fish we got. We had quite a few more chances though.
Tammy’s fly-caught redfish.
Tuesday Scott Radloff joined me for a Port Canaveral excursion.We went through $25 worth of jigs, getting cut off by fat Spanish mackerel and bluefish.
These mackerel were going through #40 fluoro on the strike.
There were jacks and ladies, too. I pulled out a six-weight and did a litle damage with that, great fun. It was a pretty awesome day. So much so…
…that on Wednesday I returned with my two sons for a repeat performance. We found a school of eight pound jacks. Alex got one with the six-weight, using a gurgler. The whole day was pretty much a repeat of the previous one. LOTSA FISH!
Alex used an UL spin rod…
…to get this jack.
Then he used the six-weight…
…to get this one.
Maxx’s mackerel thrashed right onto my lens.
Thursday Shane Thomas joined me for an enhanced on-the-water Show-and-Tell seminar on Mosquito Lagoon. We enhanced it by taking an extra two hours and fishing. We did not see much other than manatees at the south end of the lagoon, but as we worked our way north tailing redfish started to show. He got one to bite a shad tail, but unfortunately missed it. We got a few short trout. Shane did claim to be on information overload by the end of the trip, something this instructor loves to hear.
That is A Good East Central FLorida Fishing Report! Thanks for reading!
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