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Sebastian Inlets Feisty Fiesta of a Shallow Water
Wednesday April 25, 2018
Sebastian Inlet Fishing Charter
Jack Crevelle the Hardest Fighting Fish
"My arms are sore from that last one!" Shouted Doug Sanders after bringing in an 18 pound Jack Crevalle on light spinning tackle. "Let's do it again!"
Doug and Captain Richard Bradley had an exceptional day catching and releasing too many fish to count including tarpon, jack crevalle, spotted seatrout, spanish mackeral and more.
Topping off the day, Doug caught a 32 inch spotted seatrout that was well over ten pounds, a life-time achievement for many anglers and a memory he'll take with him for the rest of his life.
Sebastian Inlet and it's surrounding waterways both inshore and offshore are some of the richest angling opportunities on the eastern seaboard of the United States. Changing tides, water flow and abundant sealife make this portal into the Atlantic Ocean from the Indian River Lagoon a must for the fishing enthusiast. Don't take our word for it! Come on down and give it a try!
Simply call Captain Gina and set up your fishing adventure with Lagooner Fishing Guides at Sebastian Inlet today. (321) 868-4953 or simply fill out the form below and GO FISHING!
Jack Crevalle are a beautiful color of bluish-green to greenish-gold on their backs and have silvery or yellowish bellies. The Jack's soft dorsal and anal fins are almost identical in size and they have a prominent black spot on the gill cover. They also have a black spot at the base of each pectoral fins and no scales on the throat.
Jacks are common in both INSHORE waters and the open sea. They seem to show up anywhere and everywhere but more often where there's plenty of food or baitfish around. Look for schools of jacks turning the water yellow or finning as they circle near the surface of the water. Jacks will travel into fresh or brackish water and are often seen in springs that lead into the ocean.
One of the memorable catches for a saltwater angler is their first Jack. The crevalle tend to stay inshore or near offshore and can be caught in both salt and freshwater rivers around florida and other southern states. Jacks are often seen under diving birds making a commotion on the water surface while feeding on bait. Jacks tolerate a wide range of salinities; schools corner a school of baitfish at the surface and feed with commotion that can be seen at great distances; feeds mainly on small fish; peak spawning occurs OFFSHORE from March through September.
No limit or size regulation.
All Jacked up at Sebastian Inlet with Jack Crevelles
Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: May 15 2017 17:19:48.
Published by: Captain Richard Bradley of Lagooner Fishing Guides©
April - 2018 Fishing Report
April - 2018 Fishing Forecast
April of 2018 should be a great spring for fishing in both inshore and offshore coastal waters of Central Florida. Look to the Mosquito Lagoon and Banana Rivers to produce redfish and sea trout consistently and then look toward the ocean and depending on the water temps, clear skies and wind the cobia will be on their way north and migrating past Canaveral towards their northern grounds on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Central Florida's weather during the spring is usually no less than spectacular as the college spring breakers are winding up the end of their vacation and heading back to campus to finish up before summer break. Daytona Beach host several spring events from NASCAR Races, Bike Week and Spring Break activities while Cocoa Beach and it's Space Coast offer a much less crowded alternative for vacationers to seek a more secluded and restful Holiday. The temperatures are rising and the fishing should be heating up too in East Central Florida's Cocoa Beach.
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Lagooner Fishing Guides Review / Trip Advisor
Inshore and Offshore Charter Fishing near Orlando and Cocoa Beach, Florida. Catch redfish, sea trout, tarpon, snook and many other saltwater gamefish aboard the world famous Lagooner flats fishing boat with renowned Captain Richard Bradley.
Money so well spent!! - I treated a couple of dear friends to a charter fishing trip with Lagooner. I have to say it was money so well spent! Not like any charter I had ever been on before. Richard paid personal attention to every detail. Making sure we had the absolute best time and moved us around to follow fish of every type. This allowed for some simple easy fishing along with some wild challenges. I can't think of what else would have made this trip a better experience. My guests had never been treated so well on a charter they said. Yes you can find cheaper but I would never, ever try to save a couple of dollars and not have this kind of experience and memories.!
Written by: vacationtimeeeee about Lagooner Fishing Charters on February 3, 2015
5 / 5 stars