Banana River Lagoon Report: June 2014

Redfish and trout action continues to be good this month for anglers using live fingerling mullet or Rapala Skitterwalk top water plugs during early morning periods before the water on the flats get too hot.Jun 1st, 2014

Port Canaveral / Banana River Lagoon Forecast: May 2014

Anglers working the waters just offshore of the port this month should be greeted by a variety of species that will be feeding around the bait pods in the 10 to 25-foot depths. May 1st, 2014

Banana River Lagoon Fishing Report: April 2014

Most of the winter cold fronts will have passed by now, and large speckled trout will respond by moving into the shallow flats of this lagoon. Their mission is to feed on the abundant schools of mullet that will be congregating there. Grassy flats will hold more fish than barren flats will, so look for the thickest grass you can find and you should find some of these potentially “gator” sized fish. Large topwater plugs like the Rapala Skitterwalk or X-Walk 13 worked near the edges of the mullet schools will create Mar 24th, 2014

Banana River Lagoon Forecast: March 2014

Speckled trout will begin to take up residence on shallow flats where schools of mullet have gathered. Larger trout in the 4 to 8 pound range will strike topwater lures that imitate an injured mullet on most mornings. Feb 24th, 2014

Banana River Lagoon Forecast: Jan 2014

Slot sized black drum and redfish should be searching for an easy meal in the mangrove roots along the shorelines of this body of water. Live shrimp and fiddler crabs are good baits to use for them. Larger black drum can usually be found along the drop offs and deeper flats out in the main lagoon system. Dec 27th, 2013

Space Coast Kayak Fishing Weekly Forecast

This week in Space Coast Kayak Fishing (Dec. 16-22nd) Lagoons: Well the cool weather has finally paid us a visit. … Dec 17th, 2013

This Week in Space Coast Kayaking Dec. 09-14 2013

We will be getting a change in the weather as this week rolls on. Though the temperatures wont drop much the winds will switch to a more northerly pattern. The trout and redfish have been plentiful trough-out the lagoon flats of the space coast.Dec 9th, 2013

Banana River Lagoon Report: Nov. 2013

Speckled trout are a top choice for anglers targeting the flats of this lagoon. The cooler water temperatures in November will bring the larger “gator” sized trout out of their summertime hiding spots. Noisy top water plugs like the Rapala Skitterwalk in the speckled trout or redfish color patterns are extremely effective in the shallows.Oct 25th, 2013

Banana River Lagoon Fishing Report: Oct 2013

It's big redfish season. Schools of giant reds are cruising the lagoon waters and they are usually very easy to catch this month. Anglers can expect to see anywhere from 80 to 200 fish averaging 35 to 45–inches long competing against one another for your bait or lure. Sep 26th, 2013

Banana River Lagoon Fishing Report: Sept 2013

Temperature of the Banana River Lagoon will dictate what the fish are going to do this month. Last year the water temperatures soared into the lower 90 degree range during the first two weeks of the month. This pushed the majority of the redfish and trout off the flats and into the deeper residential canals where the water was slightly cooler. Aug 26th, 2013