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Celebrate the Intracoastal Waterway at the EdgeFest Day on the River

Do you love the water? The city of Edgewater sure does – we treasure the gem that is the Intracoastal Waterway. The annual EdgeFest Day on the River event will include water fun and safety tips. There will be plenty of fun and educational opportunities for all ages. Bring your stand up paddle board, kayak or canoe for an excursion along the shoreline. Once again, … Continue reading Celebrate the Intracoastal Waterway at the EdgeFest Day on the River

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

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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

May Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  With warmer waters and higher tides, the summer season is right around the corner.  Fishing in Warm Waters and High Tides The weather patterns are starting to become more consistent as well which will lead to more fish being caught! From what I’ve seen, the cobia bite was as hot as ever with rays all over the … Continue reading May Fishing Guide

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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

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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

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New Brand of Fishing Boats Manufactured in Edgewater

Sōlace Boats Announces the Launch of Stephen Dougherty’s New Brand of Fishing Boats SŌLACE Boats announces today the launch of a new boat line, by visionary Stephen Dougherty, to be introduced in early 2019. SŌLACE Boats will be manufactured in Edgewater, Florida in a 200,000 square foot factory on 16 acres. This new brand of fishing boats will provide a comfortable, family-friendly, fishing and diving … Continue reading New Brand of Fishing Boats Manufactured in Edgewater

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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

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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