John Rivers

Spring Break is happening in Pensacola! Over the past two weeks the bite has went from pretty ok to downright awesome! It was like a light switch when they turned on, which they did a couple of days ago. With sheepshead on the menu the next few weeks, I'll be putting the artificials up for trout until mid April. As usual for this time of year we are catching some nice bull reds mixed in with the sheepies. These trips are perfect for families because of the fast action and hard pulling the sheepshead provide. The bull reds are another story, they need a little more muscle, so make sure you've eaten a good breakfast, because you'll need it.

Enjoy the pics, Tight lines.


Fish Species: Sheepshead, Redfish
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Big Redfish can be caught on the shallows off the surf in March
Big Redfish can be caught on the shallows off the surf in March

Doubled up on sheepshead is always fun.
Doubled up on sheepshead is always fun.

John Rivers

About The Author: Captain John Rivers

Company: Rivers to Bay Fishing Charters

Area Reporting: Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St Peterburg

Bio: I have a lifetime of fishing knowledge and over 8yrs of experience fishing the northern gulf coast and our local water ways. I have enjoyed fishing all my life. While living in the Midwest, I fished Kentucky & Barkley Lake for years along with the Ohio River and many local water ways. My first passion was bass fishing, but when I came to Florida, I found my new love Salt Water Fishing !

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