Early summer fishing patternsare emerging in the Indian River and Mosquito Lagoon here in EastCentral Florida with water temperatures in the mid to upper 70’s,over the last few weeks of spring a migratory group of jumbo chopperBluefish passed by our coast on their way north, with reports of themfrom area piers, beach, and inlets, we also had some find their wayinto the backwaters of New Smyrna Beach, long time regular clientGene from Ohio landed this one on a jig lure with trace of wireleader after we had several other lures bit right off the line byBlues heavy teeth, 13 lbs weighed on the boga grip scale…………..

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The annual multi day trip withGene and friends had many highlights with great spring patterncatching on light tackle, Gene here with one of the several goodSnook of the trips……………..

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Ohio friend Scott caughtplenty of good fish also including Trout, Snook, and Redfish……………….

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Friend Adam from Daytona wasalso along on a couple of the trips, among all his catches were acouple good Black Drum and a 32” Redfish on a live shrimp and lighttackle for a big battle…………….

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As always here in spring, JackCrevalle are around in good numbers for fun rod bending, most are anywhere from 1 to 5 lbs, Gene caught an over size backcountry Jack of 8lbs……………

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Gil from Mt. Dora came on acouple trips with visiting friends here for a spring break, Troutcatching was good on these trips, Gil with a good one…………….

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Very long time client Ed fromDaytona came on his annual spring trip with a few friends, catchingwas quite good with all the usual back waters fish, Trout, Jacks,Ladyfish, and Ed was the star catching a great Redfish………………..

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Regular snowbird client DrPeter had a fun trip with his kids, including a 5 lb. Bluefish whichate a jig lure on a backcountry drop off……………

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