For some reason, Mother Nature has been throwing a lot of weather at us here in New Smyrna Beach. We have had a lot of wind, rain and cooler temperatures lately, bringing with it a strange bite pattern in the Mosquito Lagoon backwaters. The water has also become dirty from the wind and rain making it a little tough for sight fishing. The good news is it looks like the poor weather is moving out and the nice weather will be moving in just in time for the holidays. With the nicer weather upon us the bite will continue to get better. Look for redfish and trout holding on and around the bars in the backwaters of New Smyrna Beach. The sight fishing will continue to get good in Mosquito Lagoon as the water clears and wind recedes. Trout, redfish and black drum can be found holding along the shorelines and shoals. Good luck and be safe! Happy Holidays.
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.