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Katmai Lodge Fishing Report, July 14, 2018

 Lost Sketch of Saint Bernard “Lefty” Kreh Located at Katmai Lodge in Alaska

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Alagnak River Alaska Fishing Report, July 3, 2018

Alagnak River Alaska Fishing Report, July 3, 2028

Let me begin this report by wishing everyone a happy Independence Day from the Katmai Lodge in Alaska.  During this time with your family and friends, please take a moment to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom and those first responders and military members serving our country and protecting us and our freedom.

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Katmia Fishing Report, June 25, 2018

Katmai Alaska Fishing Report

Well folks, it is cold in Alaska, but the fishing is hot and the natural beauty of this place make the sacrifices worth it.  Our first client begin arriving next week, so our boat training is winding down and we are starting to work on fishing tactics and fishing areas, and did I mention fishing, it’s a tough job.

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Katmai Lodge Fishing Report, June 12, 2018

Welcome to the Katmai Lodge

Well folks, I have arrived safely to my new summer job working as a fishing guide at the magnificent Katmai Lodge on the Alagnak River in Alaska.  Flew in on Friday and began two weeks of training before our first clients arrive.  This week we have been concentrating on learning the river and jet boat operations with a little fishing mixed in.  Internet is very limited here, so publishing this blog will be challenging.  I will do my best to keep all of you updated throughout the summer.  By the way, I did catch my first Alaskan rainbow and grayling.

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Alaska Bound

Indian River Lagoon Coast Fishing Forecast, June 2018

As many of you already know, I’ve been writing fishing report and fishing forecast for many years with the intent to assist anglers in becoming both successful and responsible on the water. Well after retiring from the fire service last December, it is time to expand on my adventures.  On June 8th I will be exchanging my summertime lagoon adventures to those of guiding anglers for salmon and trophy rainbow trout at the Katmai Lodge on the Alagnak River in Alaska. This is an undertaking I have dreamed of for years, and now I will be living in my dreams.  From what I have learned from the lodge they have good Wi-Fi, so my adventures will continue online with reports from the Alagnak River and forecast about Central Florida fishing based on my past experiences. So, stay tuned and enjoy fishing in Alaska with me this summer as I exchange alligators for bears and sea trout for rainbows.

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Early May Orlando Area and Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report, May 8, 2018

Mosquito Lagoon Redfish

Early May Orlando Area and Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report, May 8, 2018

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Orlando Area and Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report, May 2018

Zac’s Trophy Mosquito Lagoon Redfish

May Fishing Forecast

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Mid April Orlando Area and Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report, April 15, 2018

Fishing conditions on the central east lagoon coast of Florida this past week covered the entire spectrum from very gorgeous to very challenging, but the catching was very rewarding for many anglers despite the adversity.  The week started out with gorgeous conditions both inshore on the lagoons and offshore, and then it ended with stalled cold front and small craft warnings with the weekend of fishing being completely blown out. The water quality on the north IRL and in the Mosquito Lagoon is showing some improvement.

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Orlando Area and Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Forecast, April 2018

Mosquito Lagoon Black Drum

Stan’s Mosquito Lagoon Black Drum

April’s Fishing Outlook

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You Should Been Here Yesterday Fishing Report, March 14, 2018

Mosquito Lagoon Sea Trout near Orlando

You Should Have Been Here Yesterday Fishing Report

It’s been several weeks since I’ve published a fishing report, but for good reasons.  In its typical fashion, March has arrived with a furry of tailing cold fronts passing through Central Florida creating shifting wind events and fluctuating barometric pressure.  These quickly everchanging conditions can make catching challenging, but if you hit it right it can be great, thus this week’s Your Should Have Been Here Yesterday Fishing Report.

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