Homosassa to Steinhatchee
Includes Homosassa, Crystal River, Yankeetown, Waccasassa Bay, Cedar Key, Suwannee, Horseshoe Beach, Steinhatchee and Keaton Beach

Feb 23-25

Never thought February would feel so warm. The fishing has been good but what is happening this week is our tides are spread out. Depending on the style angler you are can determine how or where you can fish. I’ve been doing we’ll on the outgoing tide in Homosassa Bay using MirrOlure Provokers in watermelon red flake with a red 1/8 oz. The trout are keeper size and some shorts mixed in. On low water look for big trout in the deep bends or holes in back country creeks. There has been some redfish and snook mixed in. The near shore rocks out to 12 feet of water are a hit and miss. One thing though that has shown up is spanish mackerel. Structure that has a clean patch of sand around it are the best for mackerel. Some rocks that have a thick forest of rock grass will have trout and I’ve witness it myself keeper redfish. To me it backs up my theory about during cold weather fish will move up to our springs or head for deep Gulf waters that are stable during extended cold snaps like we had in January.

This coming Sunday don’t miss the annual Homosassa Guides Association Fish Fry at MacRae’s. Diner will be served at 12 pm. for $10.00 a plate. A portion of the proceeds will be given back to our Citrus County community. High incoming tide will be at daylight in the morning or dark in the evening.

Capt. William Toney | (352) 422-4141 | captwilliamtoney@bontheweb.net | www.homosassainshorefishing.com

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