Florida East Coast Adventures and Captain Mark Wright’s Latest Fishing Reports and Fishing Articles

Captain Mark Wright offers tips and advice on the best in local and updates fishing reports for the areas of Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon for Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, or Black Drum. See what’s biting, water quality reports, and check out the Fishing Articles below by The Florida East Coast Adventures team.

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Fishing Articles

This area is for our beginner to advanced angler information and tech articles about fishing in general. Feel free to comment about anything you read here, to offer your own input, opinions, or to ask a question.

The IRL - Did you know that the Indian River Lagoon is the most biodiverse ecosystem in the Northern Hemisphere? The Indian River Lagoon is comprised of three different lagoons: The Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River and Indian River, with the Banana and Indian … Continue reading
Common Snook-Centropomus undecimalis A Snook Isn’t Just a “Snook” in Florida - Who doesn’t love hooking up with a Snook? Whether you pull one from the mangroves, get them off the surf, or pull them off the flats – excitement is soon to follow. They are known by a few names around … Continue reading
Take Advantage of Amazing Saltwater Fishing All within an Hour of Orlando - Image courtesy of nasa.gov Each year, literally millions from around the world come to visit Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and other Orlando attractions. Fishing is not something people typically associate with an Orlando vacation, but the central Florida metropolis … Continue reading
Orlando Fishing Charters Reservations user with fishing guide hook up 5 Common Types of Saltwater Reels Used for Fishing in Cocoa Beach - As you can imagine, the reel is a vital part of your fishing rig. Beyond understanding its necessity though, many novice anglers are confused by the different types of reels used for saltwater fishing in Cocoa Beach and throughout Florida. … Continue reading

Latest Reports

2017 June, North Indian River Lagoon, Titusville Fl. - It’s exciting being able to truly sight-fish again. Water clarity has been very good over most of the Indian River Lagoon north of Titusville. Though fishing in this region was pretty much hit or miss in April and May I … Continue reading
2017 May NIRL CAM - As I write this forecast in early April I’m happy to report the water clarity in the Titusville region is pretty good! In many areas bottom is visible in four or five foot of depth. More importantly, we’re seeing a … Continue reading
2017 April NIRL - So far this year’s fishing has been odd to say the least. The bite in the North Indian River Lagoon has been good some days and simply awful on others. While we all know this happens at times it has … Continue reading
2017 March NIRL CAM - 2017 (3) March NIRL CAM Low water levels indicative of the winter season should continue through the month of March. This factor serves to eliminate much of the real estate our predatory species often use to ambush their meals. Unless … Continue reading
Orlando visitor caught redfish in mosquito lagoon 2017 February NIRL CAM - Lower levels and cooler temperatures have certainly helped to somewhat clean the water in the Titusville area. Though it’s cleaner than in recent times, it is in no way as clear as it should be. The improved water clarity allows … Continue reading
2017 January NIRL - Happy New Year, All! With the holidays behind us we should be solidly in our winter fishing patterns.  This basically means the redfish, black drum and gator seatrout roaming the shallows have switched to a crustacean diet. Don’t be fooled … Continue reading
2016 October CAM NIRL - October is by far my favorite month of the year as far as fishing is concerned.  The reasons are easily understandable.  Longer and cooler nights help the air and water temperatures drop a bit offering comfort for us and the … Continue reading
2016 August NIRL CAM - It’s that time of year gang.  The redfish spawn is upon us and indeed the pre-spawn females started becoming active in mid-July. The dirty water has so far and will likely continue to adversely affect our visibility disallowing us the … Continue reading
2016 July North Indian River Lagoon - 2016 (7) July NIRL CAM Do you know how to tell its summer on the Indian River Lagoon?  The pinfish and other bait stealers chew your cut bait apart before the catfish find can it… Obviously, this is a tongue … Continue reading
2016 June NIRL CAM - June ushers in the official beginning of summer.  To me summer always equates to great catches of seatrout.  Those of you who know me know I have a background in the commercial fishing arena and catching huge numbers of seatrout … Continue reading