Hungry For Spanish Mackerel? Fish Cedar Key’s Seahorse Reef and “The Hook”

There’s no doubt in my mind that the small islands that we now generally refer to as “Cedar Key” was once the upper end of a ridge of land that stretched well southwest into the Gulf of Mexico. But eons of time and moving water have worn down that peninsula, and it’s now mostly submerged, …

Natural North Florida’s Three “F’s” (Fall Flats Fishing)

The term, ‘flats’, means lots of things to lots of different anglers. Bonefishers love to sight fish over stretches of shin-deep, pure white sand or marl. Tarpon enthusiasts often find their prey on ‘flats’ that are six to eight feet deep, and everyone knows that redfish prefer shallows where the rough, rocky bottom holds crustaceans …

All About Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish–Fall Big Bend Favorites

From:  The Saltwater Angler’s Guide to Florida’s Big Bend and Emerald Coast Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish You can either target Spanish mackerel and bluefish—or they can target you.  During the warmer months, finding these species is as easy as finding seagulls wheeling over bait schools in bays, off beaches, or in passes.  That’s seagulls–not pelicans.  …