Winter2023 is upon us here on the Indian River and Mosquito Lagoon, water temperatures dropping into chilly winter levels with clearing water clarity, fish congregating into the holes when chilly and coming on the flats during sun shiny days. Winter fish like Sheepshead and Bluefish now common catches for a few months, Redfish, Black Drum,Seatrout and Snook gather together into their winter patterns. Withclear water we go stealthy with light rigs and smaller size baits andlures, fish are eating a smaller meal during the winter months.Bluefish like a quick flashy small size lure, when encountering schools, are lots of fun with aggressive Blues. Still some Spotted Seatrout around like this nice one Jeff from New Jersey caught recently ……………….

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Weregularly catch surprise fish in the backcountry, this time was acouple Permit like this one by long time regular client Chris fromOrlando …………….

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BlackDrum are a regular rod bender here in Edgewater backwaters, most aremodest size up to about 5 lbs or so, hanging in holes and alongchannel bottoms, Matt from Indiana with a fun Drum ……………...

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