Category Archives: Gary Simpson’s Fishing Report

Impressive Save Rodman Leaderboard

The annual Save Rodman Reservoir bass tournament went off smoothly and impressively Saturday.  The 148 teams entered brought in one of the best all-around results I can recall seeing, as weights stayed strong very far down the leaderboard.  Consider these … Continue reading






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Prime Spring Coastal Fishing Arrives

Dogwoods and redbuds blooming, pelagics arriving in our waters….all of nature agrees that spring has arrived. Here in Florida, we don’t really have a season with weather nasty enough to prohibit fishing. It’s possible to catch fish here every day … Continue reading






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Season of Fundraising Tournaments Arrives

Anglers love to support worthy charities while competing on the water, and the season for these events has arrived. Locally, the Wolfson Children’s Hospital fundraiser is the daddy of them all.   Held on the St. John’s River at Palatka, this … Continue reading






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Gulf Shallows & Reservoirs Shine

Saturday was an exceptional fishing day on the gulf’s Big Bend waters. Folks who follow tournament trends have, through the years, come to expect the annual Steinhatchee Community Fishing Tournament to produce some of the largest gulf speckled trout of … Continue reading






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Big Catches in the Wind

March is always a top month for bass fishing locally. There are only two negative things one could reasonably attach to the sport during this month: March is typically one of the windiest months—and wind is not the fishers’ friend. … Continue reading






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