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Fishing Guide for Inshore Redfish

Best Bet for Inshore Red Drum and Channel Bass in Cocoa Beach

Wednesday April 26, 2017

On any given day there's bound to be some redfish caught around Cocoa Beach, but a good fishing guide can often turn a mediocre day of fishing into a great day of fishing. Known for it's warm sub-tropical weather, beautiful beaches and clear lagoons, Cocoa Beach host some of the best inshore fishing for a variety of sportfish including sea trout, tarpon, snook and yes... even the giant redfish or channel bass as they are often called.

If you decide to go on a fishing trip and target red fish in the Cocoa Beach area, you'll need to hire an experienced guide that's properly equipped with the correct tackle and also the qualified vessels for moving around the shallow water lagoons where the redfish frequently roam and feed. Redfish or "Reds" as they are often called, can be elusive to many anglers because their habits are often misunderstood. These heavy bodied fish feed and live in the shallow water areas where normal boats don't have the capabilities to pursue them. It's essential to have a shallow running boat to get to the fish and offer lures and/or baits to them.

How Can I Connect to a Cocoa Beach Fishing Guide?

Cocoa Beach has the nearby Port Canaveral and it's locks that open up into the gorgeous Banana River Lagoon with it's frolicking dolphins and lumbering manatees. There's not many days when anglers don't get to see some unusual marine life and experience the vastness of Florida's mangrove estuaries off Cocoa Beach.

The best way to hookup with an inshore fishing trip in Cocoa Beach is to simply fill out the form below or call Captain Gina Bradley and arrange for a day of fishing when you're in the area vacationing or visiting. Her number is (321) 868-4953.

A little swim after catching redfish in Cocoa Beach

After Montise landed her big redfish she took a swim with a friend in the Banana River Lagoon adjacent to Cocoa Beach. "It's so easy to book a trip with Captain Richard and Lagooner Fishing Guides, just fill out the form... I did!"

Book Your Fishing Trip with Lagooner Fishing Guides Today

Vacations are meant to be a way to "get away and relax", that's why Lagooner Fishing Guides prides itself with helping customers with their vacation plans to the Orlando Florida area. We take care of it all from the when and where's to what equipment and boats to use for each situation. After all it's your fishing trip and it should be easy. Call us or fill out the form on this page for additional information. Our belief is that a fishing trip should be an easy thing and no worries about what to bring other than your favorite food and/or beverage. Call Lagooner Fishing Guides and reserve a date today!

"I had so much fun fishing with Captain Richard at my hometown of Cocoa Beach for Giant Redfish! I can't wait till I can go again!"
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Redfish Fishing in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: September 14 2016 15:58:29.

Published by: Captain of Lagooner Fishing Guides©

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April - 2017 Fishing Forecast

April of 2017 should be a great spring for fishing in both inshore and offshore coastal waters of Central Florida. Look to the Mosquito Lagoon and Banana Rivers to produce redfish and sea trout consistently and then look toward the ocean and depending on the water temps, clear skies and wind the cobia will be on their way north and migrating past Canaveral towards their northern grounds on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Central Florida's weather during the spring is usually no less than spectacular as the college spring breakers are winding up the end of their vacation and heading back to campus to finish up before summer break. Daytona Beach host several spring events from NASCAR Races, Bike Week and Spring Break activities while Cocoa Beach and it's Space Coast offer a much less crowded alternative for vacationers to seek a more secluded and restful Holiday. The temperatures are rising and the fishing should be heating up too in East Central Florida's Cocoa Beach.

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Cocoa Beach's premier saltwater fishing guide with over 25 years of charter fishing experience in his native waters.
Telephone: 321-868-4953

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Cocoa Beach, FL

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Inshore Charter Fishing in the Banana River Lagoon near Cocoa Beach, Florida. Catch redfish, sea trout, tarpon, snook and many other saltwater gamefish aboard the world famous Lagooner flats fishing boat with renowned Captain Richard Bradley.

I have been honored to share a boat with Captain Richard more than once. He and Captain Gina are fantastic people, kind, courteous, and extremely knowledgeable. I have been blessed to fish from Canada to Florida and I can give Lagooner Fishing Charters the highest of praise and I look forward to fishing with them multiple times in the future!
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