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December Islamorada Fishing Report

Capt. Richard Stanczyk
December 28, 2012
Islamorada - Saltwater Fishing Report

December Florida keys fishing been great here in Islamorada so far this christmas week! The florida keys winter fishing is providing lots of action. Today we were on the hunt for some snook and the fishing was better than expected! We started out around flamingo with the falling tide, luckily the tide wasn't ripping even with the full moon just a good steady push. We were throwing big shrimp on jigs around some bushes and got several nice size snook and lost a couple pigs as well! We also caught some redfish which were in many of the deeper runoffs and channels with the colder water. Islamorada backcountry fishing is fun for everyone! Later we ran out west, tried a couple spots for cobia near the start of the incoming tide but no luck there. Headed back into east cape canal after that which was pretty busy with boat traffic! Cape sable snook fishing was pretty good too. We caught one nice snook in the canal, and then worked our way back a little further. Near lake inghram we found a little spot that had several smaller snook, plus plenty of redfish and a few black drum and sheepshead. A couple of the reds were nice slot size fish. You don't have to catch them islamorada flats fishing style this time of year, which makes it easy for young kids as well as adults. All in all a great day with about a dozen snook, 2 dozen reds, and a few other various species!

Capt. Rick Stanczyk

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Islamorada Fishing Forecast:

Great, cold weather incoming.. snook should light up as well as reds in the deeper canals!

Target Species:

redfish, snook

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RJS Charters
79851 Overseas Highway
PO Box 628
Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone: 305-747-6903
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