Category Archives: 2017

Shallow ‘Specks’ Abound

Back when lake conditions seemed to change less from one year to the next, there was a rather large number of Gainesville-area anglers who claimed to be speckled perch experts.  In these days now long ago, these anglers figured they … Continue reading

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Gulf Rivers Shine

In last weekend’s fine weather, every gulf port produced great fishing.  Grouper anglers scored offshore.  Lots of reds and trout were taken in the shallows.  But it was two senior anglers just ‘junk fishing’ that came in with our favorite … Continue reading

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Specks Easy, Bass Tough

Although the speckled perch fishing has been very good overall, you’d have to say that area bass fishing really hasn’t. Sunday’s year-end classic championship held by local bass club, the Bassmasters of Gator Country, seemed to underscore this puzzling truth. … Continue reading

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Perfect Weather Produces for Anglers

Fishers able to break away to hit the water on short notice when things are ‘right’ have spent a good bit of time there lately.  The final days of November and the first few of December brought wonderful weather and … Continue reading

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Grouper Time Again

December brings local anglers some nice gifts, but taking advantage of the ‘grouper gift’ has been unusually tricky for a while now. First, grouper-catching success this time of year is always dependent upon the severity of an approaching North Florida … Continue reading

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