Captain Alex Hughey is a 25 year old Florida native to the Space Coast. This being said, Alex has been able to focus his attention on the three main lagoon systems, the Indian River, Banana River, and Mosquito Lagoon.
One thing that never changes much is seasonal patterns. New year, new moon, new anything, most fish and animals in general will stick to their same patterns noted throughout the years. However, sometimes it may be off by a warming trend, a cooling trend or small variables which set these patterns off by days or even a few weeks.
This week on the Space Coast the weather is throwing us a bit of a curve ball. Luckily, the inshore fishing has been red hot! October is notorious for being a great redfish month and while this holds true, anglers can find a great redfish bite across the entire region.
The first of the month marked the opening of snook season and the bite has been pretty much wide open. With little to no cool down, the snook are thriving with warmer water temps. From residential canals and thick mangrove shorelines inshore to fishing the beaches and inlets the bite couldn’t be much better.
The weather may be hot but the fishing is even hotter! The last few weeks on the Space Coast have been really good, with a bit of a slow start the tarpon fishing is finally getting to be how it should!
Space Coast fishing has been on fire lately! From nearshore action slow trolling the beach tinshore tarpon fishing, but the best of it all has been catching these big trophy snook. Throughout the entire region, the snook fishing has been really, really good. Inshore, the spoil islands, mangrove shorelines and residential docks have been the top producers for these linesiders.
It’s kingfish time on the Space Coast! Summer is in full swing and the beach is getting good! The last few weeks the kingfish bite along the beach has been very good, anglers can find these fish in a variety of depths.
Summer is here and the tarpon are starting to show in good numbers across the entire east coast. Anglers can find fish in the 5-15lb range anywhere around shallow water flats with lots of small silver finger mullet, as well as residential canals and deeper mangrove sloughs.
This week on the Space Coast has been interesting, to say the least. Brutal storms have been hammering the coast and really changing up the water conditions. With the influx of rain and run off, the river has come up quite a bit. This typically makes a good scenario for redfish crawling mangrove shorelines in search of an easy meal.