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Capt. Josh Fritz 352-345-9304       Hernando Beach FL 

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Insane April Fishing Action

Posted by Capt. Josh on March 31, 2020 at 4:25 PM

April is a great month for inshore fishing along the Nature Coast of Florida. Big schools of red fish will be roaming the outer islands searching for bait fish to eat, look for hard bottom such as oysters, lime stone and rocks red fish love hard bottom. Live pilchards and pin fish are my go to baits for reds i like to fish the mid incoming tide and first hour or two of the outgoing tide. Snook will be holding in the same areas as red fish and the same baits are the way to go. 


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March Madness

Posted by Capt. Josh on March 6, 2020 at 11:40 PM

March is a very good moth for both inshore and offshore fishing. I will start inshore, Rredfish are roaming the outer points and islands look for mullet schools as they are a good key that red fish are close by. I like a mid incoming or high outgoing tide for targeting redfish, live pilchards or pinfish are my baits of choice. Snook are working there way out of the winter haunts to the oyster bars and points, look for deeper holes and a good current flow snook love to ambush there pray. Live ...

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February fishing report

Posted by Capt. Josh on February 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Hi everyone here is your February fishing report for Hernando county Florid. 


Offshore action is very good we are targeting mangrove snappers, hog fish, sheepshead, grunts and triple tails on our 6-8 hour offshore trips anywhere from 18-25 miles offshore. Live shrimp rigged on a 1 ounce to 1 1/4 ounce hog ball jig laying on the bottom is producing some very nice hog fish ranging from 14-19 inches with a few studs mixed in. Mangrove snappers are chewing good on a 1/8-1/4...

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February fishing report

Posted by Capt. Josh on February 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Hi everyone here is your February fishing report for Hernando county Florid. 


Offshore action is very good we are targeting mangrove snappers, hog fish, sheepshead, grunts and triple tails on our 6-8 hour offshore trips anywhere from 18-25 miles offshore. Live shrimp rigged on a 1 ounce to 1 1/4 ounce hog ball jig laying on the bottom is producing some very nice hog fish ranging from 14-19 inches with a few studs mixed in. Mangrove snappers are chewing good on a 1/8-1/4...

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February fishing report

Posted by Capt. Josh on February 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Hi everyone here is your February fishing report for Hernando county Florid. 


Offshore action is very good we are targeting mangrove snappers, hog fish, sheepshead, grunts and triple tails on our 6-8 hour offshore trips anywhere from 18-25 miles offshore. Live shrimp rigged on a 1 ounce to 1 1/4 ounce hog ball jig laying on the bottom is producing some very nice hog fish ranging from 14-19 inches with a few studs mixed in. Mangrove snappers are chewing good on a 1/8-1/4...

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