Rick Renfo with a slightly over-slot sized redfish caught on a live fingerling mullet.

Port Canaveral, Banana & Indian River Lagoon – June 2020

PORT CANAVERAL: The waters outside of the Port should continue to hold decent numbers of bonito, tarpon, shark, and jack … Jun 1st, 2020
Tarpon that hit a Rapala plug.

Port Canaveral, Banana & Indian River Lagoon – May 2020

PORT CANAVERAL: Anglers fishing the waters just outside of the Port should continue to catch a variety of shark species, … May 1st, 2020
Tripletail anglers should find these fish hanging around weeds and other debris this month.

Port Canaveral, Banana & Indian River Lagoon – April 2020

PORT CANAVERAL: Cobia may still be a good possibility around the Canaveral waters this month. The run as of mid-March … Apr 1st, 2020

Banana River Lagoon Fishing Report February 2020

Sheepshead and Black Drum should be two of the more abundant species for anglers to target this month if the … Feb 5th, 2020
Black drum are feeding on cut crab or live or cut shrimp near area bridges

Banana River Lagoon October

Capt. Jim Ross Redfish, trout, and some small snook are following fingerling mullet along the residential docks and mangrove covered … Oct 1st, 2018
Topwater action is best during the early morning periods.

Banana River Lagoon

Capt. Jim Ross The water quality has been very poor over the past few weeks but a few fish are … Sep 1st, 2018
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
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