Summer2023 is winding down in August, school starts again, summer vacationseason ends, the intracoastal waterway gets quieter with less boats,fall is right around the corner. Changes will take place in the watertoo, temps will not drop for a month or two yet, but baitfish ,mullet and pilchard schools are thick, the beach run of mullet startsto migrate south by months end, along with inshore migratorygamefish, Jack Crevalle, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, big fallLadyfish, also Tarpon and Pompano schools passing along the coastheading south. Resident species are here year round, Black Drum,Redfish, Seatrout and Snook, the drum are still one of the catchablefish in the backcountry here at New Smyrna Beach in the NorthernIndian River and Mosquito Lagoon, Scott from Pennsylvania caught andreleased a nice one recently with me along with many other species onmy variety mixed bag trips ……………..

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Longtimeregular client Martin from Quebec caught his first ever Redfish thissummer, for a quick photo before sending him back into MosquitoLagoon …………….

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Surprisecatches are never out of the question in the salty backwaters,including Atlantic Spadefish, usually an ocean catch, Steve had agreat light tackle battle landing this one of a couple pounds …………….

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