The weather here in New Smyrna Beach has been a page out of the chamber of commerce book. We have had clear skies and mud 80’s the past few days and looks to continue to get warmer. We are still bringing several different species boat side from snook to black drum. Look for the snook and Jacks to be holding up north around the New Smyrna backwaters. Target structure and deeper shorelines with both artificial and live bait for best results. Further south, throughout Mosquito Lagoon, you can find redfish, trout and black drum. Look on the shallow flats that are holding bait early then move to the deeper edges as the day moves on. Shrimp, cut bait and soft plastics have been working well to trigger a bite.
Captain Patrick Rood is a native Floridian that has grown up on the local waters of Mosquito Lagoon, Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach with the passion for inshore fishing. Call (386) 566-1394 to book a trip, or visit Spot N Tail Charters on the web.