Tag Archives: North Florida Speck fishing

Specks continue to bite well off area waters

  Prime bass fishing time is at hand, and the longest-lasting crappie spawn in memory continues on a couple of area lakes. Ren Gallon, among the most consistent area crappie catchers this season, proved that the specks were still spawning … Continue reading

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Warm weather will bring out anglers

There was a time when it was a major happening every year, something Gainesville anglers looked forward to with great anticipation. For a few weeks in late winter, every parking lot at every access point was packed. A Saturday visitor … Continue reading

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Mullet an overlooked fishing target

It does not strike artificial lures, or even the usual natural baits, but the predatory game fish that do depend heavily upon it as forage. For generations, Floridians have likewise rated it highly on the table. A good case could … Continue reading

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