Category Archives: Gary Simpson’s Fishing Report

Scarce Fishing Stories…But Plenty of Fish

For the second straight week, good current fishing stories were so scarce I didn’t know how I would fill this space.  So, scrambling for interesting content, I used part of my day off Wednesday to try and scrape up a … Continue reading






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Plenty of Fishing in July

Mid-July brings quite an interesting mixed bag for fishing locally. There’s obviously heat and humidity enough to alter the energy with which most fishers practice their craft. Lots of folks flatly tell us they don’t fish in July or August … Continue reading






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Positive Summertime Changes

In fishing, things change fast. Not only might the fish change mood in an instant—their habitat can also shift greatly in short order. For instance, Gainesville’s closest major water body, Newnan’s Lake, has gone from inaccessibly-low to downright high in … Continue reading






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June Rains Bring Better Fishing

In fishing, many variables determine the anglers’ success or failure. Some have to do with the angler and his ability to put himself in good spots at the right times with the proper equipment. Then there are the variables the … Continue reading






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Shallow to Deep—Gulf Waters Productive

The month of June has produced very nicely for offshore gulf anglers. Recent years haven’t given them a lot to celebrate, but right now things are actually going the way of the salty deep water fans. Gag grouper season has … Continue reading






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