Water temperatures have ranged from the mid 50’s to the upper 60’s as we have had a chilly week then a warm week through the winter, colder water schools up the fish while mild temps spread out the fish. Winter fish like Sheepshead and Bluefish are usually every trip catches here in the backcountry, and year around fish also, Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, and more. During the warmer weeks we see signs of early spring, tiny schools of tiny newly hatched fish hiding around the Mangrove roots, and a few spring fish biting like Spanish Mackerel, Jacks and Ladyfish. Water level is down low as is normal by late winter with prevailing north and west winds after the cold fronts and the dry season we are in now. A good recent trip with lots of variety and repeat clients from Indiana had a few good Trout, Black Drum and the best Redfish caught by Courtney ……………

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Central Florida local Rey from Sanford had a fun catching trip including a nice size Snook caught on artificial ………………….

February 2020 Rey Snook.jpg

Paul from Indiana with the best Spotted Seatrout from their trip ………………..

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Black Drum are one of our staple back waters rod benders, Mike from Connecticut with a fun Drum…..

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Repeat client Nicky from Maryland with another nice Black Drum ………………

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Paul again with a fun size Redfish making for a backwaters “slam” of multiple game fish species ……

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