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Trout Fishing Reports
    New D.O.A. 2.75 shrimp! Southeastern Angling by Scott Owens (2020-02-22 12:30:12)
    [St. Simons Island] An in-depth look from Capt. Scott into new D.O.A. 2.75 inch Shrimp and different ways to rig it.
    Shell Beach Trout Trip by Rory Rorison (2020-02-22 11:40:09)
    [Shell Beach] Shell Beach trout trip. Wednesday Steve, Greg, and Tim wanted to go look for the elusive speckled trout. There was some rain in the area, but it stayed away from us for the most part. We headed over towards Four Horse and made a drift picking up a few trout as we drifted along.
    February 2020 Coastal Georgia Fishing Report by Scott Owens (2020-02-16 12:06:28)
    [St. Simons Island] February 2020 update for inshore and Near Shore fishing with Captain Scott Owens and Southeastern Angling
    SWFL-Bonita Beach: Busy season here, and the fish are cooperating!v by Dave Hanson (2020-02-11 11:42:50)
    [Bonita Beach] Fishing has been great for redfish, trout, sheepshead and such on favorable tides in the backwaters. Offshore is producing lots of red grouper, snapper varieties, shark, and more.
    Daddy Daughter Day in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2020-02-08 22:21:03)
    [Shell Beach] Daddy daughter day in Shell Beach. Today daughter #1 Elizabeth finally had a day off from work while I had the same. We headed out for a quick afternoon day on the water. The water was super low and the wind was blowing pretty good, so we stayed close by in the MRGO.
    Nature Coast Redfish and Speckled Trout Action by Kyle Messier (2020-02-05 14:26:18)
    [Homosassa] Great Nature Coast Redfish and Speckled trout action here along the Nature Coast.
    2019 Winter fishing report St. Simons Island-Jekyll Island-Sea Island Georgia by Scott Owens (2020-02-05 10:22:54)
    [St. Simons Island] 2019 Winter fishing report St. Simons Island-Jekyll Island-Sea Island Georgia with Southeastern Angling's Captain Scott Owens
    Tuesday With the Treuting Crew in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2020-01-31 13:58:49)
    [Shell Beach] Tuesday With the Treuting Crew in Shell Beach. The Treuting crew hopped on the Blazer Bay and really wanted to catch some trout. With a strong front rolling through the night before stirring thin s up and dropping the water temp down near 50* I knew it would be tough, but off we went. After trying a few different areas with little to show for we switched to plan B.
    Saturday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2020-01-30 10:47:49)
    [Shell Beach] Saturday in Shell Beach I was joined by Mitchell Morgan and his son Mason. We headed into the marsh on a chilly, but pretty morning. Things started off a little slow with very little bait or fish activity at our first stop. I noticed some bait activity on the other side of the pond so we moved over and first thing Mitchell hooks into a big red.
    Jan 2020 New Smyrna Daytona Beach Mosquito Lagoon by Michael Savedow (2020-01-23 08:23:07)
    [Daytona Beach] Winter fishing is here in East Central Florida, it's chilly for a fairly short time here so the break from our usual warm Florida patterns is a pleasant change, fish are schooled up and eating shrimp and small lures.
    First Time Fun in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2020-01-13 18:00:53)
    [Shell Beach] First time fun in Shell Beach. Stephen Lacoste and his son Chris have fished with me before and fish plenty on their own, but Chris’s cousin Shannon from Atlanta had never been on a real fishing trip before. It sure didn’t take long for him to catch on.
    Nov 2019 New Smyrna Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry by Michael Savedow (2019-11-28 09:48:28)
    [Mosquito Lagoon] Late fall is here, water temps starting to cool, won't be long now until the winter pattern arrives, fish will begin to school up, winter fish being caught, Sheepshead, Redfish, Bluefish, Black Drum.
    Two Day Fishing Extravaganza in Delacroix by Joe Ezell (2019-11-10 14:48:46)
    [Delacroix] Just went out on a fishing extravaganza! We caught redfish, trout, sheepshead, and black drum. We had so much fun fishing with this fantastic crew!
    Redfish Thursday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-10-15 22:05:11)
    [Shell Beach] Redfish Thursday in Shell Beach. I helped Capt. Eric Olson with a two boat group from Texas. We both headed into the marsh armed with Campo’s live shrimp.
    Daytona New Smyrna Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry by Michael Savedow (2019-10-02 08:57:47)
    [Daytona Beach] Fall is here with east breezes off the ocean, cooler mornings, high water levels in the lagoon and backcountry, bait fish and migratotry game fish start to arrive with the the change of season starting.
    Bad Luck Friday the 13th? by Rory Rorison (2019-09-17 20:07:10)
    [Shell Beach] Bad luck Friday the 13th? Last Friday I had Mathew, Bianca, and Abijah from Georgia on the Blazer Bay. They wanted to do some rig fishing for what bigger fish, so the plan was to run out deep into the Sound. Besides being Friday the 13th, the wind was blowing harder that forecast, we had a full moon to deal with, and to top it off the crew brought bananas.
    65th Wedding Anniversary Fishing Trip by Tim Rushing (2019-09-15 11:40:36)
    [Marco Island] Art , Bob, their 86 year old dad, Art, and Brother in law Matt grinded out a hard working windy morning beating up the little snook, reds, and big mangrove snapper.
    Milwaukee Fishing, Down and Deep by Jim Hirt (2019-09-09 07:45:00)
    [Milwaukee] Fish are in the colder water out over 110 feet. We fished east west out to 150 feet. We did not get out over 150 feet of water yesterday. Have a great fishing season. Let's go fishing! Call for dates!! Jim charters out of Milwaukee, WI. with Blue Max Charters. He can be reached at 414-828-1094
    Sept 2019 New Smyrna Beach Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry by Michael Savedow (2019-09-04 10:00:17)
    [Mosquito Lagoon] Early fall patterns are starting, bait fish migration has just begun with inshore game fish following down the coast as the the season begins to change to autumn.
    Meat Hauling Fun in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-08-29 13:15:40)
    [Shell Beach] Meat hauling fun in Shell Beach. Forrest Fife and Sean Stuckey came down for another round of crab eating and fishing. They cooked and ate some pretty crabs the night before at the lodge and in the morning we headed into the Sound. They really were not too interested in trout, so I hit some rigs I have not fished this year.
    Redfish and Trout in the Delacroix Marshes by Joe Ezell (2019-08-28 20:59:11)
    [Delacroix] Went out on a two-day fishing trip in the Delacroix marshes and islands targeting Redfish and Trout. Both days were successful, and we had a great time with Captain Christopher Pike and the crew!
    Stormy Day in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-08-27 14:49:31)
    [Shell Beach] Stormy day in Shell Beach. Rudy Ramos and his son Jonathan came down to get in a trip before classes started up again. The plan was to start out looking for trout.
    Fishing Continues to be Outstanding! by Tim Rushing (2019-08-23 08:09:42)
    [Naples] As August has settled into the full fledged dog days of hot muggy weather mixed with rain, the traditional Southwest Florida fishing patterns have settled in as well. The bait is still readily available to get, but has gotten smaller, and we are getting it along the beaches. In spite of my normal instincts to go out to the bait wrecks and get the bigger baits, the old adage 'Elephants like peanuts' has seemed to become the norm on our trips the past few weeks.
    August 2019 Daytona New Smyrna Beach Backcountry by Michael Savedow (2019-08-10 06:57:45)
    [Daytona Beach] Has been a great summer on Mosquito Lagoon now looking forward to the start of fall with the seasonal migration of game fish and bait fish coming down the Florida coast line.
    Good action on the deep grass flats in north Sarasota Bay by Jim Klopfer (2019-08-03 08:43:29)
    [Sarasota] Summer rains have the water temperature down a few degrees and fish have responded. Trout, bluefish, mackerel, and more are hitting jigs while drifting the flats.
    One Stop Shopping in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-07-27 20:41:55)
    [Shell Beach] One stop shopping in Shell Beach. Today I had the Kirk’s Tire and Accessories gang of Kirk, KB, Blake, and David on the Blazer Bay. We opted to go for redfish and it was a good move, even though the calm winds were tempting for a trout run.
    Trout r biting by Captain Brian Sherman (2019-07-25 17:49:15)
    [Venice] 50 trout, 12 reds, 3 black drum and 2 sheepies py 10 am.
    Crab Man Hits Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-07-24 19:09:18)
    [Shell Beach] Monday I had Alvin Crab Man Royce and his son Justus out to look for some trout before school starts up again. Conditions were nice, but the bite was tough for us. We started out wasting a lot of bait at the Rocks.
    Breezy Day Two in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-07-12 13:12:15)
    [Shell Beach] Breezy day two in Shell Beach. Tuesday was day two for Forrest and Robert. We tried to get on the trout early like the day before, but the winds were just too high. We managed to put 12 good trout in the box, before giving up on the trout.
    Speckled Monday at Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-07-10 13:42:35)
    [Shell Beach] Speckled Monday at Shell Beach. Forrest Fife brought Monroe radio personality Robert DjWorm Jarvis down for his first taste of the salt marsh. We started out looking for trout and got on a good bite right off the bat.
    One of Those Days at the Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-27 07:15:37)
    [Shell Beach] One of those days at the Beach. Tuesday I had Oneofthepack and Big Leon on the Blazer Bay. Our goal was to fish deep in the Sound for trout. The wind was a little more than forecast, but not too bad. We made several moves and covered a lot of water.
    Good action on the deep grass flats in Sarasota by Jim Klopfer (2019-06-23 14:43:28)
    [Sarasota] Action has been good for a variety of species on the deep grass flats. Clients on Sarasota fishing charters landed a variety of species casting jigs. The best bite has been early; it is quite warm by lunch time!
    June 2019 Mosquito Lagoon New Smyrna Daytona Beach Backcountry by Michael Savedow (2019-06-23 08:04:09)
    [Mosquito Lagoon] Summer fishing with warm water, lots of bait fish, many variety of fish species in the back waters at Mosquito Lagoon, seatrout, snook, black drum, redfish, mangrove snapper, jack crevalle all fun rod bending fish.
    Reds on the Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-21 18:51:04)
    [Shell Beach] Reds on the Beach. I picked Kevin Rome and 4 of his friends in Fort Beauregard. It was a little too breezy to chase trout outside, so to the marsh we headed. Things started out a little slow, picking up a few keepers, but mostly rat reds.
    Thursday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-20 19:32:29)
    [Shell Beach] Thursday at the Beach I had the pleasure of fishing with Tommy and Quinn Morrison. The guys wanted to chase Redfish in the marsh and it was a good call. At our first stop we got on a good bite that picked up as a rain shower passed over.
    Wednesday Shell Beach Meat Haul by Rory Rorison (2019-06-19 19:28:01)
    [Shell Beach] Wednesday Shell Beach meat haul. Forrest Fife brought his buddy Sean Stuckey down to The Beach from Monroe, LA for his first inshore trip. Sean has done plenty fishing, but not inshore saltwater. Funny thing is we caught plenty familiar freshwater along with limits of Reds.
    Speckled Trout Tuesday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-18 18:18:43)
    [Shell Beach] Speckled trout Tuesday in Shell Beach. Today I had Dr Steve Slaton and family onboard. They really wanted Trout, so we gave that a try first. The wind made things a little sporty, but the trout did not care today.
    Windy Reds in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-11 18:48:07)
    [Shell Beach] Windy reds in Shell Beach. Today was day one for the Mike Drake group. With the wind blowing 20 out the NE trout were out of the question, so we headed into the marsh to chase redfish. It was never a fast crazy bite, but steady enough to keep us around and the guys filled the box with limits of reds.
    Last Saturday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-07 15:12:46)
    [Shell Beach] Last Saturday in Shell Beach was not an easy one. Jamey Sandefur and family were all set to chase trout out in the Sound. I whacked them pretty good the day before, so we pounded it out to the same area. We moved around quite a bit and never got a bite besides ladyfish. We bounced around a few other spots while talking other striking out too.
    Speck Slam in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-06-03 20:35:01)
    [Shell Beach] Speck slam in Shell Beach. Friday I had the Jim Walther group onboard. They only wanted trout, and fr a change the wind was not howling, so it was deep into the Sound we went. We had a slow bite going at our first stop, but these were really nice sized trout. After that fizzled out we move a couple miles away, and the Trout went nuts.
    May 2019 New Smyrna Daytona Beach Mosquito Lagoon by Michael Savedow (2019-05-25 08:12:21)
    [Daytona Beach] Summer has arrived on the Indian River and Mosquito Lagoon, lots more bait fish, summer species joining our year round fish, catching seatrout, black drum, jack crevalle and many other species.
    Switching Gears in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-25 06:38:13)
    [Shell Beach] Switching gears in Shell Beach. Yesterday I had the Blaise Ernts group all set for a Trout haul out deep into the Sound. As usual the weatherman lied. The forecast 5-10 was a steady 15+. After pounding it out and bouncing around with only a few trout to show for it was time to make the switch.
    Plan B in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-22 14:17:17)
    [Shell Beach] Plan B in Shell Beach. Yesterday I had Reggie and Pat Hayes on the Blazer Bay. We left Campo’s with intentions of chasing Trout in the Sound. As we headed out the winds were picking up so we had to stop short on the edge. The guys managed to put some trout on ice, but it was tough in the dirty water.
    Saturday in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-22 10:52:24)
    [Shell Beach] Saturday in Shell Beach I took out Don, David, and Mark. They were in town from different parts of the country on business and wanted to get out on the water. Since the wind was blowing first thing in the morning we stayed in the marsh focusing on Redfish or whatever else bit. You name it, if it swims in the marsh, they caught it.
    Friday Grind in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-18 19:20:02)
    [Shell Beach] Friday grind in Shell Beach. My guests for the day were Keith, Matt, and Jimmy. Things started out a little tough. First my bait well was not working, and after getting that going getting bait was an issue. Now with a delayed start, but with bait we ran straight out to the Sound in pretty conditions only to find boat all over everywhere I wanted to stop. After settling at a rig we caught plenty big Spanish Mackerel and Bull Reds.
    Fishing Tampa Bay Waters by Woody Gore (2019-05-16 14:56:31)
    [Tampa] FWC extends red tide fisheries conservation measures extended several fisheries management conservation measures for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout in areas of southwest Florida. Learn more at The closure extension for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout will go into effect May 11 thru 2020 and will apply from the Pasco-Hernando county line south (including all waters of Tampa Bay) through Gordon Pass in Collier County.
    Milwaukee Fishing! Gaps For Success by Jim Hirt (2019-05-16 13:02:14)
    [Milwaukee] Early May fishing is good. Most of our charter trips are catching 8 to 10 fish. Mostly Browns with some Rainbows and Coho. Not much has changed since the last report. Plenty of cold weather and rain has slowed catch rates with fewer anglers on the water
    Nonstop Reds in Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-15 19:43:47)
    [Shell Beach] Nonstop reds in Shell Beach today. Today I had Forrest Fife, and his friend Joe on the Blazer Bay. It was nice and calm this morning as we pulled out of Campo’s. I had thoughts of big Sound trout dancing in my head, but my guys wanted to go chase reds in the marsh instead. Fine with me, because it is all about what my client wants to do.
    Cold, but the fish are Snapping! by Todd Sheltra (2019-05-11 09:31:59)
    [Lake Ontario] Great people, and great fishing is the name of the game. We may be cold, but we are having a blast!
    Had to Work for Them Wednesday at Shell Beach by Rory Rorison (2019-05-09 20:11:37)
    [Shell Beach] Had to work for them Wednesday in Shell Beach. I helped Capt. Ed out with a group from Florida. The rat reds were thick with the keepers playing tough to get, but we fished on through it to fill the cleaning table.
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