Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports

  • NEAR-SHORE CONDITIONS HAVE CHANGED The ocean conditions have changed drastically since my last report. The near-shore coastal Atlantic waters along Cocoa Beach due east of Orlando are very dirty due to last weeks continuous hard north winds. This has

  • PORT CANAVERAL EAST OF ORLANDO The fishing outside of Port Canaveral 45 minute due east of Orlando will be very dependent on the water temperatures this month.  If we have typical winter weather our anglers can expect to catch weakfish, pompano, whit

  • It has been a very warm winter so far here in the Coca Beach area of Florida. But all things must change and this week we saw some much cooler weather than we have had over the past month. This has cropped the sea surface...

  • Awesome weather! January fishing in central east Florida started off with a bang for 2019! The weather was much better than we expected, and the fishing in the near shore waters by Cocoa Beach was on fire. Bluefish, Tripletail, Cobia, Sharks, and Kin

  • Near shore fishing in December December is the month of change here in eastern central Florida.  Many of the warm weather fish that we are accustomed to catching near the Orlando and Cocoa Beach areas start to migrate south to their winter time homes

  • The fall weather has started to cool things down around the Cocoa Beach and Orlando areas.  This has made our bite continue to be  pretty good when the weather allows us to get out and fish between frontal passages.  East of the Orlando area captain.

  • The Fall weather is cooling things off around central Florida, and this has an effect on the fishing action here in the Orlando and Cocoa Beach areas.  Black Drum in the 8 to 30 pound range have been one of the better species to target...

  • Despite the red tide in some of our near-coastal waters around Coca Beach, we are still managing to find areas of clean water and with that quite a few fish.  Bluefish, Jack, ladyfish, flounder, snook, and redfish are the main species we’re fin

  • The waters east of the Orlando area near cocoa beach continue to to produce fairly consistent fishing action this month.  Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish are the top three species we have been catching lately.  The black drum are hitting jig

  • Right on Que, the fall mullet migration-known as the “mullet run”- started on September 1st.  This is the most exciting time of the year for anglers to get out and watch a myriad of species blasting mullet of all sizes as they start their

  •      Wow, the morning summer temperatures are hot here in central Florida.  Our summer time pre-dawn temps are running in the lower 80 degree range on most days, but the fishing in our waters east of Orlando near Cocoa Beach is just as hot...

  • As most of us here in Florida know the weather is pretty hot right now.  But the speckled trout fishing has remained just as hot during certain portions of the day in the Indian River. WE are targeting the trout in the waters east of...

  • What can I say… The bite has been as hot as the weather this summer.  Captain Justin Ross and I have been catching just about every species imaginable in the lagoons and ocean waters east of Orlando this July.   In the Indian and Banana River..

  • COCOA BEACH and PORT CANAVERAL OFFSHORE-Most anglers will be targeting the Mangrove snapper and gag grouper located on the reef and wreck structures starting at the 75 foot mark. Chum and chunk for the snapper. They should respond well to this techni

  • I’m excited to let everyone know that my son has passed his captain licensing and has joined me in our family fishing Charter business.  We are now running charter fishing trips seven days a week again.  Captain Justin Ross will be handling mos

  • Well March has come, and the fishing this year hasn’t changed a bit from the past few.  It’s either really good or pathetic.  Yep that’s right, I actually had something happen to me this march that has never happened in 21 year as a

  • Black drum have invaded the upper Indian River Lagoon between Daytona and Cocoa Beach near the town of Titusville over the past two weeks.  Schooling activity has been very good as these fish gather to spawn in the warming waters of this portion of t

  • It’s that time of the year again gang.  The winter temperatures are cooling our lagoon waters down into the mid 50-degree range.  This has the redfish and black drum firing off on their feeding sprees during the mid day periods.  The Speckled t

  • The winter cold up north drives many people to Florida in January and February.  But what they may not realize is just how good the fishing can be during these two months of the year.  Our lagoon waters have cooled off into the upper 50...

  • November brought us 20 to 25 mph winds almost every day.  Needless to say, the sight fishing in the lagoons suffered due to the conditions, but the bite remained good on many days if we used live baits or noisy search baits like Skitterwalk plugs. ..