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Near-shore Fishing Florida's Coastal Waters

Saltwater Angling Opportunities near the Beaches and Coastline

Thursday April 19, 2018

Coastal fishing along the beaches and within sight of land is often referred to as near-shore, beach or simply coastal fishing. Whatever you call it, fishing within sight of land in the Atlantic ocean off Florida's coastline is some of the best and most enjoyable fishing the Sunshine State has to offer. It's simply a summertime smorgasborg of jack crevelle, king mackerel, bonito, cobia, tarpon and more.

During the winter months when the beaches are typically rough and windy, many anglers go inshore, but as soon as that ocean smooths out there's a whole world of hot fishing all summer long and into the fall when the mullet run takes us to the cooler months.

Many anglers love to sit on the beach and catch what comes their way while others climb on their boat and launch in to the Atlantic for a day of fine weather fishing on the Florida coast.

Lucky anglers will not have to go far to find bait pods or schools of tarpon ravaging bait-fish.

Why is the coastal beach fishing in Florida so popular in the summer? Possibly because it combines the beach, fishing and our warm balmy days for the sun seeker. "It's so fun to watch the beach, catch a few fish and get a tan at the same time... I love nearshore fishing in the summer and wearing my bikini", explains Captain Gina... "It's a great day to spend the day!"

Hello Florida Visitors and Fishing Enthusiast,

Orlando Fishing Guide

Nearshore fishing is one of my favorite things in the world to do when the calm summer days arrive and signals the tarpon northward seeking bait pods and travel.

Speaking or travel... Florida is the vacation destination for Americans seeking a tropical breeze and rum drinks. Next time you're up this way look me up and let my first mate, Captain Gina hook you up with a fun day of fishing on Florida's east coast for a nearshore fishing trip. I'd love to have you aboard

Captain Richard Bradley
Lagooner Fishing Charter Captain

Looking for information about fishing the state of Florida and it's nearshore, inshore and offshore angling opportunities? Call (321) 868-4953 and Ask for Captain Gina. They'll be more than glad to talk to you in length about setting up a fishing trip while you're visiting our area.

Fishing Nearshore Waters in Florida

Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: October 21 2016 20:14:41.

Published by: Captain of Lagooner Fishing Guides©

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April - 2018 Fishing Forecast

April of 2018 should be a great spring for fishing in both inshore and offshore coastal waters of Central Florida. Look to the Mosquito Lagoon and Banana Rivers to produce redfish and sea trout consistently and then look toward the ocean and depending on the water temps, clear skies and wind the cobia will be on their way north and migrating past Canaveral towards their northern grounds on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Central Florida's weather during the spring is usually no less than spectacular as the college spring breakers are winding up the end of their vacation and heading back to campus to finish up before summer break. Daytona Beach host several spring events from NASCAR Races, Bike Week and Spring Break activities while Cocoa Beach and it's Space Coast offer a much less crowded alternative for vacationers to seek a more secluded and restful Holiday. The temperatures are rising and the fishing should be heating up too in East Central Florida's Cocoa Beach.

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If you truly want a full time, experienced and fully licensed, insured charter fishing captain and fishing guide that has the professional qualifications, please give us a call and we'll put your Florida fishing trip together so you can catch the big fish and enjoy your day.  Contact Captain Gina and setup a charter at (321) 868-4953 or simply fill out the form on the left to inquire about a Florida Fishing Trip with a qualified professional Fishing Charter Captain and Guide.

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Telephone: 321-868-4953

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Cocoa Beach, FL

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