Patrick Rood

The bite has been good this past before the fronts that have moved through. The redfish were chewing steady on both live bait and artificial. They are still not super aggressive so subtle movements is a must. The trout bite has also been good as well with several coming boat side. Soft plastics and plugs have been working well along with live finger mullet. I have also noticed the blue fish have worked there way inshore as well and they make for a great fight on light tackle. We still have some schools of black drum scattered from New Smyrna Beach south through Mosquito Lagoon. Another species that has made there appearance in large numbers is Micky the Manatee. This past week I have seen a lot of groups holding in the running lanes so please be very careful while navigating to you fishing destination.

Capt Patrick Rood

Fish Species: Redfish,Trout and Black Drum
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Patrick Rood

About The Author: Captain Patrick Rood

Company: Spot N Tail Charters

Area Reporting: Mosquito Lagoon,Daytona Bch,New Smyrna Bch

Bio: Captain Patrick Rood is a native Floridian that has grown up on the local waters of Mosquito Lagoon, Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach with the passion for inshore fishing. He is sponsored by Power Pole, Maverick Boat Company, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses , Castaway Rods , Motorguide Trolling Motors and Aqua Dream Lures. With the help of these great sponsors he has traveled the state of Florida fishing many redfish tournaments. He has taken the experiences learned while fishing these tournaments in locations such as Boca Grande, Englewood, Jacksonville,and St. Augustine, FL and used them everyday while guiding on the waters of east central FL with his clients. He takes pride in teaching and showing you an experience on the water that you will never forget. Whether you are fishing the structure at night for snook in New Smyrna or sight fishing tailing redfish in Mosquito Lagoon he will make it a trip of a lifetime.

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