man and small girl on paddle board in shallow river water

March Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat Powered by: Off The Hook at Inlet Harbor & Tupat’s Hawaiian Seasonings and Poke Sauce When you think of winter you think of cold, but this winter here in Florida has not been so cold. Even though the temps have stayed rather warm, the fish have been biting relentlessly! One thing for sure is the feeling fishing gives your soul is something no one can ever … Continue reading March Fishing Guide

January Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat Powered by: Off The Hook at Inlet Harbor & Tupat’s Hawaiian Seasonings and Poke Sauce With the end of a decade coming up and the vision moving into 2020, the fishing was nothing less than stellar. We still have yet to get more than 3 to 4 days of cold weather which has played a key role in the larger schools of fish not … Continue reading January Fishing Guide

August Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Powered by Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce and Seasonings & Off the Hook Fishing is more than just catching fish…For some, it’s an escape or a weekend hobby or a job. As for some though, it’s a road to recovery where everything slows down and the mind is able to relax and find solace amongst Mother Nature. I’ve … Continue reading August Fishing Guide

July Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Summer is finally officially here and the bite is as hot as the weather!  Fishing in Summer in Central Florida With all the species coming out to feed, it’s been a great way to kick off the season. The flounder, trout, redfish and snook have all been very active.  I recently started using the new DOA 2.5-inch … Continue reading July Fishing Guide

man standing on paddle board fishing in shallow backwater creek

June Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  Even though it’s not officially summer, it’s already feeling like it. With much lower tides and warmer water this past month, the redfish and snook bite has turned up a notch. As the bait continues to be abundant, the fish will continue to feed on a regular basis.  Summer Fishing in Florida This past month was an … Continue reading June Fishing Guide

silhouette of man fishing at sunset on water

April Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat  A guide to Spring Fishing in Volusia County As springtime arrives, our Florida weather is still completely up and down making for very difficult conditions. With the right bait application and finding the tide patterns, the lines have still remained tight. As soon as we get some more consistent weather the bite will really turn on full throttle.  … Continue reading April Fishing Guide

purple and orange sunset over lagoon

March Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  A guide to fishing in Coastal Volusia County in March As we move into the spring season, the fishing will keep getting better. The weather patterns this past month have been very up and down, making it hard for a consistent bite. There were a few days that fish were everywhere but nothing wanted to eat. On … Continue reading March Fishing Guide

young man holding large fish smiling in front of lagoon

January Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  As I sit here during the early hours of Christmas writing this month’s fishing report, I reflect on how much fun we have in New Smyrna Beach. With a plethora of exciting activities, fishing is at the top of the list.  As a young kid growing up in the Bethune Beach area I was blessed with a … Continue reading January Fishing Guide

Sunset paddle board fishing

December Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt @TheRealTupat Our backwater fishing expert’s guide to December – everything you need to get on the water! As November comes to a close and the winter season really starts cooling off, the bite still remains as hot as ever. With the snowbirds fishing from the shoreline and more kayakers in the lagoon, our fishing couldn’t be better. The … Continue reading December Fishing Guide

A small white boat on calm waterA small white boat on calm water

September Fishing Guide

Our fishing guide gives you everything you need to get out on the water this September! Text and Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt Well that was one epic summer and for sure one for the record books! The fishing has been nothing less than stellar from the lagoon all the way north to the inlet and everywhere else in between. The crews offshore have been … Continue reading September Fishing Guide