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Fishing Around The Lagoons In Central Florida

Thursday December 14, 2017

Fishing in shallow water is nothing new on the Indian River Lagoon, but it's often overlooked by the vast majority of anglers. "When I was a kid we simply waded the local lagoons for sea trout, redfish and other Florida gamefish. It often surprised me to see large fish in ankle deep water while wading and swimming around my home", says Captain Richard of Lagooner Fishing Guides.

Don't be surprised to see big sea trout caught in less than one foot of water in any of our lagoons, the biggest trout like the shallows, while the immature ones seem to lurk on the edge of deeper grassflats and dropoffs. Redfish can school in the ocean or inches of water in the shallowest lagoons and anglers should often look to the skinniest water for these crustacean munching gamefish.

Shallow water fishing can prove to be a great way to spend the day on the Indian River Lagoon when you're visiting Florida. Come explore the backwaters of the Space Coast and it's famous fishery with Lagooner Fishing Guides on your next adventure with Captain Richard Bradley.

Indian River Shallow Water Flats Fishing

Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: November 06 2016 10:58:28.

Published by: Captain of Lagooner Fishing Guides©

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Inshore and Offshore Charter Fishing near Orlando and Cocoa Beach, Florida. Catch redfish, sea trout, tarpon, snook and many other saltwater gamefish aboard the world famous Lagooner flats fishing boat with renowned Captain Richard Bradley.

Great day with a great Captain! - No matter your skill level....Richard does an awesome job of putting you on fish! He is professional, courteous and always a ton of fun and laughter! If you are looking for a fun day on the water....a family outing....or serious fishing....Richard is your guy!
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