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Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney

By Captain William Toney Posted on April 17, 2019

Late season cold fronts can be a real pain when it comes to the day that is your time to fish. It can be a stalled front situation so it rains all day or one that has enough “umphhh” to make it to the end of the state with heavy winds behind it.

What these late fronts can do that are an angler’s friend, is to keep our water temperatures in the prime range of the mid-seventies. Cool waters for a prolonged spring fishery are good and help keep the inshore bite rolling.

There are some big trout inshore around rocky points and submerged limestone bottoms. Nearshore there are trout, Spanish mackerel, sea bass, flounder, jacks and ladyfish for good action on a moving tide.

Historically the “Bombing Range” is the place to be. It is located approximately 4 miles northwest of the St. Martins Keys. Redfishing has been spotty with some pockets of bigger fish mixed in with lots of shorts. To weed out the small fish use a live pinfish to catch the keepers.

Snook fishing has been excellent, with most fish caught off of western facing points and sand holes just offshore of large outside keys are holding the most fish.

High incoming tide will be in the afternoon this Easter Weekend.

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