EC General Fishing & Reports

East Central Florida Weekend Fishing 4Cast


Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Capt. Jim Ross
Covering Tomoka Basin to Sebastian Inlet, including Daytona Beach, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa and Melbourne

Member Galleries

What's Biting Now

Black Drum

Schooling Black Drum

Florida Sportsman Member: SpaceCoast Slayer I paddled up to my next area and was greeted by literally hundreds of tails breaking a mirrored, slick, calm surface. Massive school of drum just hoover vacuuming the bottom. Gulp shrimps casted into the school didn’t last long on the bottom before they were inhaled.

Port Canaveral Trolling

Port Canaveral Trolling and Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Wavewalker We left early and picked up two mahi right away in about 130′. Later we got a few bonitos and a shark on the troll, that was a first for me.



Beach Fishing for Tarpon

An east coast skiff guide divulges his secrets for locating and catching beach-run tarpon. Good numbers of tarpon are off the beaches in east/central Florida from late-May through October, as they are along Florida’s Gulf of Mexico shores.



Tips for Turkey Hunt Success

One of the most-overlooked aspects of successful spring gobbler hunting is the setup. Position is often the most important key to affording the hunter the best opportunity to harvest the bird.

Tackle Shops

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East Central: Tackle Stores

Consider these tackle shops in the East Central region the next time you plan a fishing trip.


ManOwar Fishing Company

Looking for something unique in your bait shop? Check out ManOWar Fishing Company in Vero. Quality products, baits and charters at realistic prices!


Cobia Center Console

Center Consoles

Florida Sportsman features the top center consoles for fishing the Sunshine State’s coastal and offshore waters.

Guides & Charters

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East Central: Guides

Consider these top captains in the East Central region the next time you plan a fishing trip.