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

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

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

Sunset over the water with palm trees and clouds

October Fishing Guide

Fall Fishing in Florida Fall is now officially here and the bite couldn’t be any hotter! With a harvest moon, perfect tides, light winds and a plethora of fish, things couldn’t be more perfect for fishing the backwaters of Bethune Beach. When the low tides and winds work together, the sight fishing off of the Pau Hana Big EZ paddleboard is as good as it … Continue reading October Fishing Guide