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Cedar Key Fishing



Cedar Key Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Cedar Key, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 28.35% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 8742 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Cedar Key Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

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  3. Hardhead Catfish

  4. Hardhead Catfish

    There is a 10.37% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 3196 Hardhead Catfish counted.

    Cedar Key Hardhead Catfish Counts Chart
    Hardhead

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  5. Gafftopsail Catfish

  6. Gafftopsail Catfish

    There is a 5.91% catch rate for Gafftopsail Catfish, based on 1823 Gafftopsail Catfish counted.

    Cedar Key Gafftopsail Catfish Counts Chart
    Gafftopsail

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  7. Pinfish

  8. Pinfish

    There is a 5.85% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 1804 Pinfish counted.

    Cedar Key Pinfish Counts Chart
    Pinfish

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  9. White Grunt

  10. White Grunt

    There is a 4.66% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 1438 White Grunt counted.

    Cedar Key White Grunt Counts Chart
    White

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  11. Black Sea Bass

  12. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 3.86% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 1189 Black Sea Bass counted.

    Cedar Key Black Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Black

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  13. Red Drum

  14. Red Drum

    There is a 3.84% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 1183 Red Drum counted.

    Cedar Key Red Drum Counts Chart
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  15. Ladyfish

  16. Ladyfish

    There is a 3.14% catch rate for Ladyfish, based on 969 Ladyfish counted.

    Cedar Key Ladyfish Counts Chart
    Ladyfish

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  17. Redbreast Sunfish

  18. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 2.96% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 914 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Cedar Key Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  19. Gag Grouper

  20. Gag Grouper

    There is a 2.9% catch rate for Gag Grouper, based on 895 Gag Grouper counted.

    Cedar Key Gag Grouper Counts Chart
    Gag

    ENLARGE CEDAR KEY GAG GROUPER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 99 species of fish and 30834 fish counted for May around Cedar Key.

To date, there are 147 species of fish and a total of 292099 fish counted for Cedar Key and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/17/1925 (99 years).

Last Update: 5/24/2024 9:24:14 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cedar Key are the following:

  1. CITRUS #2 BIG BEND REEFS
    CITRUS #2 BIG BEND REEFS CONSIST OF 96 PRE-FABRICATED CONCRETE CUBES, ONE METER (3 feet of relief) ON A SIDE-50M SPACED HEXAGON WEIGHING OVER 120 TONS.    


  2. wreck-7949


  3. Gomez Rocks
    Gomez Rocks


  4. wreck-7966


  5. Ozello Fishing Pier


  6. CITRUS #1 BIG BEND REEFS
    CITRUS #1 BIG BEND REEFS


  7. AUTO & CONCRETE
    28.887383333333 -82.828933333333


  8. wreck-9269
    Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Submerged, dangerous chart US,US,graph,Chart 11400 latdec 28.7362405 londec -82.8378114 depth sounding_type history quasou watlev a


  9. ROCK
    28.8658833333333 -83.1614166666667


  10. WITHEROW STUDENT REEF
    28.8671666666667 -82.751


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Latest Cedar Key Fishing Reports

  • Flounder
    solid Flounder on a popping cork and live shrimp.


  • CR
    Crystal River


  • Cedar Key Fishing Is Picking Up Good
    Cedar Key’s March Inshore Fishing Report The trout seem to be the best bet at the moment in between these long-lasting cold fronts we been having. We’re fishing in the 3 to 5


  • The Weather’s Warm So You Have To Move Around When Filling The Cooler
    Cedar Key’s June Inshore Fishing Report The Speckled Trout have been a little tough this month. But you can find them on the grass flats and now as the waters are getting war


  • The Bite Is Good In Cedar Key
    Cedar Key’s June Inshore Fishing Report The Redfish bite has been good as usual around the islands and oyster bars Dead Man’s North and Sea Horse key and back towards the air


  • May Means Loads Of Fish And Beautiful Weather In Cedar Key
    Cedar Key’s May Inshore Fishing Report The Redfish and Speckled Trout are biting good and the weather has been beautiful too. The Redfish seem to like the moving tide whether


  • Spring Time Cedar Key Fishing Is On Fire
    April Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The Speckled Trout are on fire and are loving the warm weather on all the grass flats around oyster bars & cuts. Popping corks live shr


  • Cedar key Fishing Is About To Turn On
    February Cedar Key Inshore Fishing Report The Redfish have been biting good in the back creeks and out around the islands and bars and better on warm afternoon days. As we lo


  • August Fishing Report Crystal River
    Still keeping busy with scalloping trips but it's beginning to wind down. The fishing is continuing to get better and better however. Redfish have been in good numbers late


  • July Fishing Report Crystal River
    Scallop season has been great in Crystal River. Our scallop count done by the Florida Wildlife Commission says we have the most plentiful waters in the state of Florida this


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Top Cedar Key Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Fishing Superstore Off and on shore
    Fishing supply store, lures to fishing vests

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Top Cedar Key Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hookedup Charters
    Cedar Key Charter fishing guide CATCHING, Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, Sharks, Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepskin, Trigger fish, Trout, Lady Fish, Red fish, Black Drum and more.

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Top Cedar Key Marinas

  1. B's Marina & Campground
    Your Nature's Coast Destination Resort on the beautiful Withlacoochee river, with deep water, no bridges, just 2.5 miles from the gulf of Mexico!

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