Cape Canaveral, or Cabo Canaveral as named by Ponce de Leon, has some of the most productive fishing grounds on the east coast. With excellent inshore spots in the Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River, the area is known as the Redfish Capital of the World. From the many reefs near the beach to the Gulf Stream, Cape Canaveral offers outstanding bottom fishing and trolling opportunities.
Fishing the inshore waters around Cape Canaveral provides excellent Redfish fishing year round. Schools of over 100 fish are commonly found. There are also Black Drum, Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder, Sheepshead, and many other species of fish found in the Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River .
Nearshore fishing Cape Canaveral on the many reefs, wrecks, and ledges offers excellent Barracuda , Jacks, Red Snapper, Mutton Snapper, King Mackerel, Sharks, and many species of Grouper. With many reefs within sight of land, you don’t have to go far to get a bite.
Offshore fishing Cape Canaveral can produce Blackfin, Bonito, and Yellowfin Tuna. Dolphin (Mahi-mahi) are found year round. Blue Marlin can be caught most of the year, but late Spring and Summer months are best. There is also lots of Sailfish and Wahoo in the waters during the Winter.
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The 8A Reef is in 70-80 feet of water located approximately 14 miles from Port Canaveral. The reef has many residents including Lobster, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass, and Lio
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Kings are firing hard
7/24/2021 12:40:00 PM - Fired Up Fishing Charters Kings are firing hard 10/10 week. Yup it’s been a while since that happened. Great water conditions clarity warm calm and just pretty. Kings are fir
Fishing was 8/10 this week
7/11/2021 12:38:00 PM - Fired Up Fishing Charters Fishing was 8/10 this week Fishing was 8/10 this week. Did we all catch our red snapper? Yes and i’m not even gonna talk about the stupidity of the
Not a bad week.
7/7/2021 11:22:45 AM - Fired Up Fishing Charters Not a bad week. Not a bad week. Weather kinda killed a few days but we made it work. Wrecks had a few muttons and grovers. Chum and float lines out.
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