Fishaholic: September Report

Hey, it’s Captain Austin back again giving you the local report for the New Smyrna Beach area. It’s September and that means snook season is open! In our part of Florida, the season opens from September 1 through December 15. If the mullet run is strong, expect the fishing to be good. Snook have a regulated fishing season mostly to protect their populations during sensitive … Continue reading Fishaholic: September Report

Fishaholic: August Report

With summer break almost over for the kids, I thought it would be a good time to talk about taking the kids fishing. They still have a few weeks before they must be back at school so don’t wait any longer. The Volusia County area offers a wide range of fishing opportunities for kids. For those without a boat, there are a ton places to … Continue reading Fishaholic: August Report

Fishaholic: July Report

Captain Austin here once again bringing you the fishing report for the New Smyrna Beach area. It’s tarpon time here! If you are like me, tarpon are an addiction. I wait all year for the conditions to get just right to target these silver gladiators. What’s not to like about these amazing fish? They get well over 100 pounds, they jump like crazy and pound-for-pound … Continue reading Fishaholic: July Report

Fishaholic: June Report

Captain Austin with Chews Wisely Fishing Charters here once again bringing you the fishing report for the New Smyrna Beach area! The June fishing report is easy to write because we have so many options on the fishing front. It’s just before the busy part of hurricane season and after the last of the strong cold fronts. Light breezes mean calm seas and consistent weather, … Continue reading Fishaholic: June Report

Fishaholic: May Report

Hey, it’s Captain Austin once again bringing you the fishing report for the Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet areas. This past month, the fishing has steadily gotten better. One of the big reasons is the bait. We are seeing large schools of mullet, especially in the backwaters. The mullet are bait-sized (4 to 8 inches) and on certain tides they become very active. … Continue reading Fishaholic: May Report

February 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 2020 already in motion and the clear vision in the backwaters of Bethune Beach, the fishing has started off super hot! Although we have had a few up and down weather days, the bite has been strong and the redfish have started to school up. The big trout are starting … Continue reading February Fishing Guide

man fishing from paddle board on blue water with trees

November Fishing Guide

Text & Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt // @TheRealTupat  POWERED BY: Off the Hook and Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce and Seasonings The past few months have seen their fair share of high tides and up and down bite patterns, but as we move into our colder season, the bite will start to get very consistent. I really enjoy the trout in the cooler part of the year, … Continue reading November 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