Aug 2015

2015-08-10 16:21:12
Mosquito Lagoon, Florida - Saltwater Fishing Report
New Smyrna Beach and Mosquito Lagoon

Mosquito Lagoon, New Smyrna Beach and Daytona Beach fishing report

The fishing here in New Smyrna Beach and Mosquito Lagoon area has been good with double digit days of nice trout and redfish coming boat side

along with some jacks , ladyfish, flounder, and snook mixed in as well. I have been targeting the trout early in the morning but have also been catching consistantly all day.

I like to use plugs and twitch baits early targeting the schools of bait on the shallow grass then moving to a soft plastic or live bait later in the day on the deeper edges

of mosquito lagoon . As far as The redfish they can also be found on the bars and shallow grass flats through out Mosquito Lagoon mixed in with

the large schools of bait.They have been shallow early in the morning literally crawling in the grass and tailing in the shallows. They have been eating soft plastics and

Auqa Dream spoons very well but if live bait is more your style then pinfish, pigfish, cut bait and mullet are all

a good choice of bait. We have had some cooler water move in off the beach in the last month but seems to rising back in the low 80's which will bring life

back to the beach and inlet fishing. We still have good numbers of tarpon through out New Smyrna and Mosquito lagoon area from juveniles to hundred and fity

pound class. I like to target the tarpon early morning or late evening throwing upgraded plugs and live bait from pinfish to live finger mullet. make sure you

upgrade your terminal tackle because no one wants to show up to a gun fight holding a pocket knife.

Good luck and be safe

Capt Patrick Rood


Fish Species: Red Fish,Trout,Black Drum and Flounder
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Patrick Rood

About The Author: Captain Patrick Rood

Company: Spot N Tail Charters

Area Reporting: Mosquito Lagoon,Daytona Bch,New Smyrna Bch

Bio: Captain Patrick Rood is a native Floridian that has grown up on the local waters of Mosquito Lagoon, Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach with the passion for inshore fishing. He is sponsored by Power Pole, Maverick Boat Company, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses , Castaway Rods , Motorguide Trolling Motors and Aqua Dream Lures. With the help of these great sponsors he has traveled the state of Florida fishing many redfish tournaments. He has taken the experiences learned while fishing these tournaments in locations such as Boca Grande, Englewood, Jacksonville,and St. Augustine, FL and used them everyday while guiding on the waters of east central FL with his clients. He takes pride in teaching and showing you an experience on the water that you will never forget. Whether you are fishing the structure at night for snook in New Smyrna or sight fishing tailing redfish in Mosquito Lagoon he will make it a trip of a lifetime.

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