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Capt. Patrick Rood

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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.

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seatrout

Good Bite Continues

The bite has continued to be good throughout the area. We have had a good amount of baitfish scattered from Mosquito Lagoon north to New Smyrna. There is a variety of species in and around the baitfish this time of year. Look for the bait pods and focus on fishing in and around them with…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • October 13, 2020
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Nasty Weather

The weather has been nasty this past week with wind and rain for three days straight across the New Smyrna Beach area. The good news is the fish are still chewing well. We do have a influx of water throughout Mosquito Lagoon making water levels higher than usual. The water clarity is also a little…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • October 6, 2020
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redfish

Weather Whirl Wind

This past week was a whirl wind of weather bringing in high winds and a lot of rain. With all the wind and rain the water levels are extremely high making for some tuff fishing conditions until the water goes back to normal. The bite was really good prior to the front boating several bull…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • September 25, 2020
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redfish

Good Bite Continues

The bite has continued to be good throughout the New Smyrna Beach waters this past week. The redfish are still around along with the trout and snook as well. We have also had a large amount of jacks and bluefish to target as well. The water clarity in the middle to south Mosquito Lagoon has…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • September 15, 2020
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redfish

Tropics Getting Active

It seems as though the tropics are starting to get active with storms but it is also that time of year. Hopefully the storms stay out to sea and fizzle out because the bite here in the New Smyrna Beach area has been really good. Snook season opened up last week and there has been…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • September 11, 2020
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redfish mullet run

Higher Traffic & Pressure

The bite has been good throughout New Smyrna Beach this past week. We have been boating a mixture of species from redfish, trout, snook and jacks, just to mention a few. The bait has been very plentiful in the Backwaters of New Smyrna Beach and Mosquito Lagoon area. With Snook season opening on Sept 1st…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • September 2, 2020
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seatrout

Hot Days and Afternoon Showers Continue

The fishing is still good here in the New Smyrna Beach area. We have been bringing several species boat side from redfish to snook and trout, just to mention a few. The bait can still be found throughout the Mosquito Lagoon and north through the creeks of New Smyrna Beach. The early morning bite has…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • August 26, 2020
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seatrout

Abundant Bait, Good Bite

The bite has continued to be good throughout the New Smyrna Beach back waters. Bait fish seem to be most abundant in the creeks and south into the Mosquito Lagoon. We have been targeting several species like snook, redfish, trout, jacks and the occasional tarpon. The artificial bite has slowed down a bit and a…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • August 18, 2020
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redfish

Double Digit Days on Mosquito Lagoon

The weather has not been the only thing hot in New Smyrna Beach. With several double digit days on the Mosquito Lagoon this past week, I would say the fishing is still pretty good! The trout have been chewing well early in the shallows and moving to deeper water as the day moves on. The…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • August 11, 2020
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seatrout

Isaias Didn't Phase the Bite

The bite has continued to be good in the New Smyrna Beach and Mosquito Lagoon waters. We have had a little hiccup this week with a tropical storm skirting the coast of Florida, but it never phased the bite. Look for the early morning to be the most productive. Trout and redfish can be found…

  • Capt. Patrick Rood
  • August 3, 2020
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