Diane Eford fed a live shrimp to this chunky black drum.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross The Banana river is still in crisis mode but at this deadline there had been no recent … Aug 1st, 2018
Debbie Smith’s redfish hit a Saltwater Assassin 4-inch sea shad in the Natural glow color.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross Banana River Lagoon-As of this articles deadline, we still have a few areas that are not totally … Jul 1st, 2018
Redfish like this pair that hit live free-lined shrimp, may be possible on the shallow flats if the waters stay relatively clear and baitfish are present.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross This portion of the lagoon system was showing signs of improvement last month. It is encouraging that … Jun 1st, 2018
Redfish like this one caught by Greg Spurling and family used to be common catches in the Banana River Lagoon, but constant lawn fertilization and raw sewage dumping is killing this unique body of water.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross It hard to say what will happen in this portion of the lagoon this month. At the … Apr 1st, 2018
Charlie “the fish slayer” and his dad Chuck, with a beautiful pair of black drum.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross Last month was fantastic for reds, black drum, and sheepshead in this lagoon, but it may not … Mar 1st, 2018
Sheepshead are holding on docks, rocky areas and mangrove roots this month in the Banana River Lagoon.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross Cold temperatures this winter have helped to kill a lot of the algae that was present in … Feb 1st, 2018
Redfish will be roaming the flats of the Banana River Lagoon during calm weather periods between cold fronts this month.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross Speckled trout, black drum, sheepshead, and redfish will be searching for deep water areas like residential canals … Jan 1st, 2018
Pompano may be found in schools on some of the deeper flats and edges along the Banana River Lagoon this month.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross As the winter cools the waters of this portion of the lagoon look for trout, black drum, … Dec 1st, 2017
Speckled trout are a common catch when anglers can find baitfish gathering near mangroves.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross Speckled trout, redfish, and snook will be the most common species anglers will find roaming the roots … Nov 1st, 2017
Redfish are one of the species angles can expect to catch when fishing near mangroves this month.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross As of this writing the aftermath of Hurricane Irma were not known, but you can bet that … Oct 1st, 2017
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