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Captain David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

With another mild winter behind us, the possibilities of another early and productive fishing season seems to be already taking place. Add in the shortage of any significant rainfall here or to the south, and we’ve got a situation where our area of the St. Johns River is looking very much like areas on the other side of downtown Jacksonville.

Capt. David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

It’s hard to believe, but there are shrimp in the river right now. Unfortunately in Duval and St. Johns counties, the months of March and April are closed to shrimping. Winter shrimp in our area of the river is not unheard of, but it is somewhat of a rare occurrence. With a milder than normal winter, and a shortage of rainfall occurring, conditions have been right for shrimp to be much farther up the river than usual for this time of year.

Capt. David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

Following Florida’s coastline from Jacksonville to Pensacola there exists an affordable way to enjoy offshore saltwater fishing. It’s readily available, year round and can be easily enjoyed by friends, groups and families. It’s deep sea fishing at its finest. With spray in your face, sea life to watch, sunsets and sunrises to admire and fish to catch, Florida’s party-boat fishing fleets provide saltwater adventures the whole family can enjoy.

Captain David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

When winter arrives in North Florida it is often hard to believe that it is really that time of year. Weather often dictates our mindset for the season rather than the actual calendar date. The same goes for the mindset of many of the fish we like to fish for here in North Florida.

Captain David’s Fishing Report

St. Johns River Fishing Tips

By Captain David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

In an effort to help encourage responsible angling, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has developed a variety of Saltwater Angler Recognition programs to “Catch a Florida Memory.” With up to 11 different categories to in which to participate, almost anyone with modest to extreme angling skills can win prizes along with recognition of their catches by Florida Fish and Wildlife and possibly even the International Game Fish Association.