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Monday April 24, 2017

Capt. Richard Bradley had a great day of fishing with father and son fishing team, (Brad and Josh Jones) on a beautiful February day on the Banana River! Early in the morning we watched tailing redfish on a clear flat and saw a big school of reds swim directly at the boat only to peel away within 15 feet or so. "It was breath taking to see large reds in 18 inches of water", explained Brad as Capt. Richard poled the boat within casting distance of the school.

Josh caught the Lion's share of the fish while dad watched proudly. At day's end the sum total was somewhere around nine very nice trout and two (2) keeper redfish. Although we saw alot more redfish and trout, they were extremely shy in the very shallow lagoon. Try very subtle lures (small weedless spoons or jerk baits). I like the red rippers.

The trout are on the flats again and sunning in the white sand areas. Reds are doing the same as the temperatures are rising. We used live bait for all the fish landed today.

JOSH: Gina found a pinfish in the wash today. mmmm.... seems that it was in the hood of my sweatshirt. Know anything aboutthis?

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Banana River Redfish

Brad Jones and his son Josh pose at the cleaning table with this slot-limit redfish.

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Manatee observation trip at the Florida Power and Light Indian River Lagoon Power plant.

Fishing Slam in the Banana River

Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: October 03 2016 17:49:04.

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April - 2017 Fishing Forecast

April flowers and spring fishing have taken over the Banana River Lagoon during and this month is a smorgasborg of fishing for anglers as the water temperatures are rising and spring is in the air. Look for the Banana River to produce some very nice Sea Trout and great redfish as both species are starting to move away from the deeper winter haunts and into the flats near sandbars and islands. Snook may be a great challenge for anglers that can cast accuratley against mangroves and docks.

NOTE: Cobia and Dorado are good opportunities for anglers during the this time of year in the offshore waters near the Banana River Lagoon.

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