Fishing Reports by Captain Nathaniel Lemmon

About The Author:

Company: Florida Sightfishing

Area Reporting: Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Titusville and Daytona Beach

Bio: Capt. Nathaniel Lemmon is a full-time guide specializing in light tackle and fly fishing charters on Florida's East Coast. Fish the world famous Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River Lagoon, Ponce Inlet, and New Smyrna Beach with Capt. Nathaniel for world class redfish, tarpon, speckled trout, snook, and more! Guided fishing charters only minutes from Daytona Beach, Cocoa Beach, and Orlando.

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April '11 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Area (4/10/2011)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Great spring action for speckled trout, redfish, and more.
December 2010 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Area (12/05/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Great winter fishing for redfish, speckled trout, flounder, snook and black drum on the coastal waters of Central Florida
October '10 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Area (10/17/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Transition time in Central Florida, the bite for redfish and speckled trout is red hot!
September '10 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet area (9/12/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Best remaining action of the year for tarpon and trophy size redfish.
August 2010 - Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna & Ponce Inlet Area (8/11/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Red hot action to wrap up the summer on the coastal waters of Central Florida!
May 2010 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Backwaters (5/05/2010)
[Daytona Beach,FL] The spring bait run is underway along the coastal waters of Central Florida. Great action for GIANT bull redfish and speckled trout with increasing action for tarpon and snook. Excellent sight fishing opportunities for light tackle and fly anglers.
April 10 - Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon (4/07/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Spring is here and the action is red hot for redfish and speckled trout on the flats in Mosquito Lagoon and the Indian River Lagoon. Increasing activity for bay tarpon and snook.
March '10 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River Lagoon, NSB Backwaters (3/02/2010)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Spring is right around the corner on Florida's Space Coast. Great action for redfish, speckled trout, and black drum on the inshore waters.
Feb 2010 - Mosquito Lagoon, Edgewater, NSB, & Ponce Inlet Area (2/09/2010)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Despite another cold January fish kill, good catching occurring in the creeks, ICW, and flats around East-Central Florida. Winter fishing for redfish, speckled trout, black drum, and bluefish.
Dec 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (12/05/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Winter time clear waters and schooling fish settling in, making for the best sightfishing of the year for redfish, speckled trout, and snook.
Nov 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (11/01/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Fishing the fall transition in Central Florida for redfish, speckled trout, snook and baby tarpon.
October 09 - New Smyrna Beach, Ponce Inlet, Mosquito Lagoon (10/08/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Red hot fall action on the inshore and nearshore waters of Central Florida.
Sept 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (9/01/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] September is one of the best opportunities of the year to score on a quality backcountry super slam of Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, and Tarpon.
Aug 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet area (8/02/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Great action on fly or light tackle for tarpon, redfish, and speckled trout. Also opportunities for snook, tripletail, sharks, and more.
July 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna Beach, Ponce Backcountry and Beaches (7/03/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Speckled trout and trophy size redfish dominating the inshore flats with increasing numbers of tarpon also in the backwaters. Great nearshore fishing for tarpon, sharks and big jack crevalle.
Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna Beach, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (6/04/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Everyday tarpon fishing for resident juveniles, with the first wave of migrating adult fish getting close. Peak of the year speckled trout fishing taking place. Consistent everyday action for schooling redfish on the flats.
May 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (5/06/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] The spring bait run is fully underway on the coastal waters of Central Florida. Consistent action for redfish, including trophy size redfish from 20-40lbs, as well as big speckled trout. Improving action for tarpon from 10-40lbs.
April 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (4/03/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Great action for trophy size 20-40lb redfish in Mosquito Lagoon and the Indian River, as well as trophy size spotted sea trout upwards of 10lbs. Also sightcasting pods of tailing redfish and black drum on the shallow flats. Spring baitrun is underway!
March 09 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (3/02/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Winter patterns still showcasing excellent sight fishing on the inshore waters of East-Central Florida. Redfish, trout, and black drum dominating the opportunities with snook action picking up after recovering from a cold weather fish kill.
Feb 2009 - Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Ponce Inlet Backcountry (2/01/2009)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Gin clear water and big schools of fish throughout coastal East-Central Florida. Fantastic light tackle and fly rod sightfishing action is producing excellent catch numbers of redfish, snook, trout.
January Report -- Redfish, Snook, Trout & Tarpon (1/02/2009)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Typical winter patterns of big schools and lots of fish in the boat. Water is crystal clear and the light tackle and fly rod sightfishing has been epic. Great action for redfish, snook, trout and even some tarpon.
December Fishing Report -- Redfish, Trout and Snook (12/04/2008)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Cooler water has arrived and schooling fish are now the norm. It's been red hot for the past three weeks, 20-30 fish days have been the norm. Redfish, Trout, and Snook are chewing well.
November Fishing Report - Redfish, Speckled Trout and Snook (11/03/2008)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Cooler weather has arrived in Central Florida. Sightfishing conditions are turning on with crystal clear waters. Redfish, gator speckled trout and snook are all feeding heavily and will be targets over the next month.
October Fishing Report - Redfish, Black Drum and Snook (10/05/2008)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Fall has definitely arrived here on the inshore waters of Central Florida’s Space Coast. There’s never a slow month for fishing here in Florida, it just changes with the seasons. Redfish, snook, and speckled trout will be the staples of charters during the next two months, with the occasional opportunity for some late season tarpon.
September Fishing Report - Trophy Redfish and Tarpon (9/05/2008)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] All is well post TS Fay and Hanna and the fall bait run is underway. Peak of the season GIANT Redfish and generally the last great month of tarpon fishing. Snook season now open. Lots of trout and drum all over the flats.
August Fishing Report -- Peak Tarpon and GIANT Redfish (8/07/2008)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Peak of the season tarpon fishing, GIANT redfish schooling, and loads of black drum on the flats. Snook season getting ready to open and big fish are biting. Good morning action for speckled trout and a whole lot more.
July Fishing Reports Mosquito Lagoon Giant redfish (7/25/2008)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Red hot fishing for GIANT redfish on the flats. Loads of juvenile tarpon still present, increasing opportunities for GIANT adult fish. Good morning action for speckled trout and snook and a whole lot more.