Saltwater Fishing Charters by Lagooner Fishing Guides
Port Canaveral Professional
Fishing Charter Service
Nearshore & Offshore Light Tackle Fishing
Tuesday January 23, 2018
Want to better your chances of catching quality fish out of Canaveral, Florida next time you're visiting or going fishing? Try taking a professional full-time fishing guide on a nearshore or offshore trip when the weather's nice. You might even catch some really nice tripletails like the one's that Captain Richard Bradley is displaying in the photograph on this page.
Tripletail are awesome eating fish that fight like brutes.You often find tripletail around flotsam, buoys or other structure and need a professional Port Canaveral fishing guide to show you the ropes. This day we found them around the mouth of Port Canaveral near buoys. How big do tripletail get? The tripletail above were just under 20 pounds, but they have been caught above forty at Port Canaveral.
Port Canaveral is known for BIG tripletails and loads of cobia during the spring. Triple tail will hang out at Port Canaveral during the late spring and summer and will make a showing again just before winter sets in.
"Getting a professional guide out of Port Canaveral is the best bet for finding and catching these illusive fish." explains native fishing guide, Captain Richard Bradley "We get huge tripletail at Port Canaveral and they seem to be getting bigger every year. After 9-11 Kennedy Space Center closed off the best tripletail fishing in the world and it's been more difficult to target tripletail but I have some secret spots and techniques that have proven effective for the patient angler." Since Richard made this statement the best tripletail locations have been reopened and the fishing has been superb when the tripletail are around.
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Port Canaveral Jewfish
Alias: Goliath Grouper
"I don't know, I guess I'll never be PC... I still call them jewfish even though they are trying to get us to refer to them as Goliath Grouper. Somehow the 'David & Goliath story 'is not the same as Jonah being eaten by some giant fish."
Jewfish got their name from the speculation that this was probably the fish that ate Jonah. A little Bible trivia here: The bible never said a whale ate Jonah it was a rather big fish instead. Jewfish get to be hundreds of pounds and they are showing up in good numbers around Port Canaveral. They are a totally restricted species and must be returned unharmed back into the water. "We lost a big Jewfish on this day (somewhere under 100 pounds) and had great fun with tripletail and tarpon, we even caught a nice shark."
Captain Richard Bradley
Lagooner Fishing Charters
Cocoa Beach, FL
Fishing Charters at Port Canaveral Florida
Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: November 29 2016 15:11:38.
Published by: Captain Richard Bradley of Lagooner Fishing Guides©
Lagooner Fishing Guides
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Lagooner Fishing Guides Review / Trip Advisor
Inshore and Offshore Charter Fishing near Orlando and 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.
Amazing People and Amazing Day on the Water - Our day spent with Captain Richard on the Atlantic was one of the most memorable of our lives! This guy is entertaining and an expert fisherman! Captain Gina was so accommodating prior to our reservation, giving us local recommendations, and after our trip, ensuring that we had the best time and following up with us to see if we would visit agin!
We spent the first hour or so of our trip goofing around, storytelling and listening to "old man rock music" as Captain Richard looked for bait. Once he coasted his net and caught bait that was the size of the fish that we catch from the shore, we knew that we were in for a treat!
The weather was beautiful, water was calm and, in between joke telling and getting to know each other, we ended up catching 3 king mackerels (one was 45 lbs!), 2 amber jacks and 2 barracudas, all of which were very sizable! Captain Richard provided great guidance as we fought the fish (and won!), was very patient snd honest.
Highly highly recommend booking a fishing charter with Lagooner Fishing Guides! Not only will you return to land telling true fish stories of your time on the water (as evidenced in photos), you will also return with new friends!!
Written by: MandM211417 about Lagooner Fishing Charters on May 18, 2016
5 / 5 stars