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Our Coastline is outlined with saltwater lagoons loaded with great fishing and loads of fun

Monday June 18, 2018

Florida host some of the best lagoon fishing in the world. In East Central Florida anglers can fish the Indian River Lagoon, Banana River Lagoon and the Mosquito Lagoon. Lagoons are bodies of water with an opening to the ocean with strong tidal movements at the opening establishing a unique ecosystem for each area. Florida's Space Coast or Brevard County has Sebastian Inlet on it's southern most boundary opening up to the Indian River Lagoon and The New Smyrna Inlet to it's north feeding the Mosquito Lagoon.

Lagoons setup special zones for fish and wildlife to live and thrive. In the ocean there's plenty of predatory fish lurking around the inlet mouth from king mackerel to sharks and in the lagoons themselves there are an abundance of inshore fish from redfish, sea trout, snook, tarpon and jacks. Spectacular fishing is often in the inlet itself where the tides change every six hours from incoming to outgoing and each tide holds unique opportunities for anglers and fish alike. There are crews of fishermen that seek out the night time fishing or early morning hardcore anglers that start long before the day break.

Sebastian Inlet is known for it's snook fishing during the warmer times of the year, especially during the fall when the snook feed strongly before going into their winter haunts deeper south and into backwater areas where they tend to sit out the winter waiting for the spring and their summer spawn on the beaches.

New Smyrna Inlet host some of the best large redfish populations and is known as a shark haven and as the world shark attack location. Connecting directly south to the Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna Inlet is also an inlet into the intracoastal waterway and the Indian River Lagoon.

The Indian River Lagoon stretches from North Florida to South Florida along Florida's eastern coastline. Along the way it picks up different names and looses them just as quickly, but the whole stretch of waterway lagoon is considered the Indian River Lagoon even though it changes names from Mosquito Lagoon to the Banana River as they all interconnect somewhere along the way.

Looking for information about fishing Florida's Lagoons in Central Florida? Call (321) 868-4953 and Ask for Captain Richard or his fishing mate Captain Gina. They'll be more than glad to talk to you in length about setting up a fishing trip while you're visiting the area.

When is the best time to fish in Florida?

Florida's blessed with year around good fishing depending on what species of fish you're seeking out. Central Florida's east coast has plenty of month-to-month fishing but it's most consistent inshore fishing has to be the redfish of the intracoastal waterway in the Banana, Mosquito and Indian River lagoons. The ocean has plenty to offer but the most abundant fishery is probably the King Mackerel or kingfish. Summertime fishing for kingfish along the beaches and inshore reefs and wrecks is a popular event for those seeking larger more pelagic opportunities. Cobia can be an exciting and abundant fish during certain times in the spring and summer off Florida's Space Coast too.

Where is the Best Florida Fishing Trips and Guides?

Experience, quality and safety is what anglers need when they hire a charter fishing captain for the day. Captain Richard Bradley of Lagooner fishing guides boast over 35 years of fishing experience in Brevard County both inshore and offshore holding a United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine OUPV Captain's License and being trained in CPR and First Aid anually. Captain Richard also has all the Florida Wildlife Commission's fishing licensing for all saltwater species including the Federal Permits for offshore species for all his customers and crew.

When choosing a guide simply ask... "Is this your full-time job?" You'll often find a recreational angler looking to make a few extra dollars AT YOUR EXPENSE.

Of course it's subjective on whose the best, but we'd make a wager that Florida's Space Coast has the best fishing trips and guides in the state and Lagooner Fishing Guides are at the top of the list when it comes to customer satisfaction and return visits from it's customers.

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Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: October 20 2016 19:31:34.

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June - 2018 Fishing Forecast

June of 2018 is looking to be a hot summer with hot fishing off of East Central Florida near Cocoa Beach. Orlando visitors should anticipate the warm weather and great fishing that coastal and offshore fishing provides in the warm Atlantic Ocean this time of year. Last year in 2017 we saw many tarpon exceeding 100 pounds caught off the Brevard County beaches along with a good amount of sharks, king mackerel and really big Jack Crevelle that kept things interesting. Looking forward to this year's forecast on the Space Coast remember that the coastal waters along the Atlantic seaboard and Ocean will probably be the most productive fishing during the month of June and as we look in to August the ocean will look to be the most inviting destination for anglers in the heat of the Central Florida Summer.

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Lagooner Fishing Guides
Cocoa Beach's premier saltwater fishing guide with over 25 years of charter fishing experience in his native waters.
Telephone: 321-868-4953

204 Garfield Avenue
Cocoa Beach, FL

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Inshore and Offshore Charter Fishing near Orlando and 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.

Excellent Christmas Fishing Trip - My son and I had a wonderful fishing trip with Captain Richard. He was knowledgeable, friendly and willing to work hard to insure we caught fish and had a wonderful experience. Captain Gina was first rate in setting up our trip, providing great information and directions.
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