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In Daytona Beach Florida
Speed Down to Daytona Beach Florida for Some Exciting Fishing
Friday February 12, 2016
Daytona Beach offers lots of sunshine and year around fishing fun for visiting anglers of all kinds. We have redfish, bluefish, brownfish and "more fish" than most fishing destinations in the United States. Our variety of fishing in the Daytona Beach offers anglers an opportunity to sightfish for tailing redfish or throw topwater lures to feisty spotted sea trout. We even have alternatives for the fly fishing enthusiast in the shallow water lagoons and offshore waters.
Daytona is known for it's speedway and racing, but it's also known for great outdoors and fishing. If you're vacationing in the Daytona area and want a different perspective, try climbing on the boat for a a relaxing morning of refreshing Florida air and looking at the wildlife while pulling in a few red fish and other varieties of gamefish. It's fun exciting and is an alternative to Daytona's other attractions. So whether you're coming down for the Richard Petty Driving Experience, playing Putt Putt Golf at the Congo River Adventure Golf or just beach combing and sightseeing the Boardwalk and Amusement Area or taking a tour of the Ponce De Leon Lighthouse and Museum, it's always fun to take a break and go fishing for a morning or afternoon on the beautiful lagoons on Florida's east coast.
Other Daytona activities and scheduled events include the Daytona 500 in February and the Daytona 400 in July (formally known as the Firecracker 400 now the Coke Zero 400). Every March Daytona host bike week and the Daytona 200 for the motorcycle enthusiast and each year a large number of those Daytona visitors spend a day or two on the water fishing for both inshore and offshore game fish.
Whether you are in Daytona to go fishing for a redfish dinner, beach combing on a secluded beach or simply looking for a time away from home and enjoying the Florida Sunshine and nightlife, you're sure to have a good time vacationing in one of Central Florida's best destinations.
Spending quality time with my family is the most important thing for a parent or spouse to do. Daytona offers the opportunity for families to bond around activities from watching an exciting race to enjoying the great outdoors!
I'm Captain Richard Bradley and I've grown up close to the Daytona area my entire life. Daytona and it's sprawling coastline includes Ponce Inlet to the south and isolated beaches the further north, and south you go. The adventurous often take a fishing trip to the Indian River Lagoon or the Mosquito Lagoon and the secluded mangrove shorelines looking for sports fish like red fish and spotted sea trout. It doesn't really matter whether you're an expert or enthusiast angler, I've shown hundreds of anglers over the years our great outdoors and the fishing it offers.
Join me for a day of fishing, boating and watching the wildlife and Florida scenery next time you visit the Daytona Beach area.
See You Soon,
Captain Richard Bradley
Lagooner Fishing Guide
Known as a fish that will not quit, redfish can be absolute brutes. And as such, they have become one of the most sought after fish in the shallows of Florida. Since their protection in the mid 1980's redfish numbers have proliferated and are especially abundant and large on the east central Florida coastline. Redfish have a coppery bronze color with a tinge of red, color will vary depending on water clarity. Normally redfish have one spot on the base of their tails but often there are several or many spots. Take a look at these spots caught by a lagooner fisherman. [LOOK]
East Central Florida boast some of the best inshore and estuary fishing for redfish in the world. Our redfish are renown for both quantity and quality. They are found in the lagoon systems all around the coast of Florida and some are even found offshore. This species is often found feeding in less than one foot of water while foraging for crustaceans, fish and small mollusk. Often they are in such shallow water that you can see their tales and backs protruding from the water, hence the term "tailing redfish".
Best Redfish Locations
Sightfishing Mecca from Oakhill to Playlinda Beach. World famous fishing waters in the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge in Northern Brevard County. Mosquito Lagoon can have crystal clear water allowing flyfisherman and light-tackle fisherman great opportunities to sight fish for tailing redfish and other species.
Northern Indian River Lagoon
Banana Creek, Titusville, Carbide Flats, Haulover Canal, Dummit Cove, Scottsmore are only some of the known redfish haunts in this area.
The Banana River has a NMZ or No Motorized Zone in the very north adjacent to Canaveral Airforce Base and NASA property. This are can be extremely productive for big schooling redfish as they are not subjected to motor boats and fishing pressure.
Not less than 18" or more than 27" and only 1 fish per harvester per day.
51 lbs., 8 ozs.
Book Your Fishing Trip with Lagooner Fishing Guides Today
Vacations are meant to be a way to "get away and relax", that's why Lagooner Fishing Guides prides itself with helping customers with their vacation plans to the Daytona Florida area. We take care of it all from the when and where's to what equipment and boats to use for each situation. After all it's your fishing trip and it should be easy. Call us or fill out the form on this page for additional information. Our belief is that a fishing trip should be an easy thing and no worries about what to bring other than your favorite food and/or beverage. Call Lagooner Fishing Guides and reserve a date today!
Daytona Beach Redfish Fishing
Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: November 16 2015 17:58:27.
Published by: Captain Richard Bradley of Lagooner Fishing Guides©
February - 2016 Fishing Report
Every February seems to be different and this one is no different.
February - 2016 Fishing Forecast
Valentine fishing in February is one sweetheart of a fishing trip on the Banana River as temperatures and coldfronts make fish predictable as the weather. Coldfronts will send the sea trout to the holes and the warmth between fronts will cause them to enter the shallow water in numbers. The redfish are ever-present and there may be mixed opportunities with them, but they should be consistant. If we have a mild winter, the fishing for reds will probably be better but a harsh winter will be more challenging. On the Banana River look for redfish and large spotted sea trout and a smattering of black drum for fun. Typically the snook are a no-show and the tarpon can be in a couple of backwater locations if they feel up to it.
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Inshore Charter Fishing in the Banana River Lagoon near Cocoa Beach, Florida. Catch redfish, sea trout, tarpon, snook and many other saltwater gamefish aboard the world famous Lagooner flats fishing boat with renowned Captain Richard Bradley.
Capt Richard and Capt Gina are awesome...! Very accommodating and they surely will guarantee anyone that goes out in the water with a great time!
It's been awhile since I've gone charter fishing with them but I still remember every single moment I was out with them. Thank you Capt Richard and Capt Gina. Keep up the great work and more success to you guys. Fish ON....!!!
Written by: Allan Martin about Lagooner Fishing Charters on June 26, 2015
5 / 5 stars