Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney
Sea trout and mangrove snapper have been my best catches this past week with a few redfish mixed in.
The redfish bite seems to be scattered and more of a “one here, one there” on rocky points. Cut pinfish and cut mullet are the best baits.
The trout bite, believe it or not, is best in the 3 to 4-foot range inside Homosassa and Chassahowitzka Bay. Look for rock grass and use a popping cork with either a MirrOlure LiL John in watermelon red flake or glow gold glitter.
For mangrove snappers, rockpiles in the 6 to 8-foot range have them, but, surprisingly, on the high tide, there are some nice keepers on the rocky points of mangrove keys. Use a live shrimp and sight cast to the bigger fish for some fun action.
Homosassa Scalloping Report
The scalloping is chugging along. With some work, snorkelers are getting 3 or 4 gallons of a 10-gallon boat limit. I heard of some better numbers south of Chassahowitzka channel. Incoming tide will be late afternoon this weekend.
Homosassa Weekly Fishing Report from Captain William Toney
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