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Category: Fishing Reports

trout all over

November is one of my favorite times of the year due to the vast amount of fish that invade or flats. Trout fishing is not always one of my favorites, but when they are laying up in super skinny water I love it! Today was incredible trout fishing and I believe they would have taken



Top water perfection

I got to spend the day with my Dad today and my Father is where I developed my love for the water. My father was always a river rat and I can’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t on some body of water. Dad is not much into fishing and I usually



Mud slinger

I love to barter, I don’t always have the money to do some things that I need and others have the same issue. My friend mike is the same way, he’s a mechanic and body man and very good at what his job. Mike has been keeping my trucks boats and anything else that needs



Trout for dinner

Today I was on a huge group trip out of the Plantation Adventure Center for a insurance company out of Georgia. As a fishing guide for company trips like this one we sometimes get people that have never fished or may not even want to fish. Alissa didn’t care at all about fishing but wanted



Big Red

Big Red Jim Matton was on board today and even with the nick name Big Red he had never caught a redfish. I decided that with a name like that we had to make him live up to it. The tides today were uncooperative to say the least and I would have loved to just



It’s unfair

I enjoy fishing with clients almost as much as fishing with friends because you never know what the good lord is going to give you. Chad Burke’s Grandpa was the commercial fisherman that taught me the coastal waters here in citrus county and I will be forever in debt to him for the things he



She is an Angler now

Fran Hobbs and Donna Nixon traveled all the way from Scotland to stay at the Plantation Adventure Center and do a little fishing. Donna is a lifelong fisherman and was very excited to go after her first redfish. Fran on the other hand didn’t want anything to do with fishing at all. I love watching



vacation from Albuquerque

Bruce and Lori Stampley, from Albuquerque New Mexico Joined me today for some Crystal River red fishing. I picked up my clients at the Plantation Adventure Center and we headed west to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Bruce and Lori admitted to me on the way out the river to be inexperienced salt water fisherman



Georgia Fisherman

I picked up my client today at the Plantation Adventure Center, JT is an insurance agent who likes bass fishing up in Georgia and has never done any salt water fishing. We had a great day on the water with lots of fish caught, the tide was low first thing so we headed off shore to the



Captain gets to fish

Every once in a while I get the chance to do a little fishing for myself. Today I wanted to run offshore to bag some grouper but the weather just wasn’t going to let it happen. My fishing buddy Chad Burke and I went out about six miles just to get turned around due to