Born in Cape Canaveral into a water-loving family, I’ve spent my entire life here on the shores of the space coast. I am a true local, with intimate knowledge of these diverse waterways and vast ecosystem. My true joy is sharing a vast variety of angling opportunities with people of all skill levels.
It’s time to get a little snookie, and I ain’t talking about the Jersey Shore! Snook season is upon us and I couldn’t be more excited. With several recent years of warm winters under our belt, the stocks of snook in our area have skyrocketed. Typically, we are considered the north end of the snook range, but these warm spells have put us in a different category.
The last week has ushered in what many of us kayak anglers wait for. Warm water and a flat ocean. The tarpon have showed up and the bait is here. Our traditional pogie schools have not come through so look to pilchards and threadfins to fill the gap.
Summer is here. With only a few weeks until the kids are done with school and ever warming days, it’s a great time of the year! Introducing the younger people in your life to the outdoors, particularly fishing, has rewards for all involved.
As with every year, spring has sprung and the gator trout are happy. Spring is a lot of things to the waterways of this area. Bringer of warmth, calmer of winds and catalyst for spawns. Every fish has their own special time, place and way that they “do the deed.”
This week’s fishing will be a bit tough with the high winds mid-week, however, look for it to be real nice as the weekend sets in. For kayak fishing search out the backwater areas of the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.
Near-coastal fishing will get increasingly better with more and more target game fish showing up week after week. Be on the lookout for massive schools and black drum, tripletail and the possibility of cobia popping up.
Do not overlook the sheepshead spawn which is now taking place. Sheepshead will be migrating to the structures from Port Canaveral to Sebastian Inlet and all of the bridges and piers in between. Target the […]