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Give the Gift of Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach


Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach

Winter and Christmas are just around the corner. There isn’t a better time to cast your line at Mosquito Lagoon or a better gift to give than the gift of fishing. Get the angler in your family what they really want this holiday season. Stuff their tackle box with Code Red Fishing Charters’ gift certificates!

Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach


Mosquito Lagoon is the best place for fishing all year long, but when the water temperature drops, fish group together in the shallow water of this beautiful estuary. This means potential for more fish on the hook. Fish feed just prior to a cold front; therefore, the best fishing results will be achieved just before a hard cold hits. But we have the best techniques for fishing in colder waters too.

Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach

Weather and Conditions


Winter is bringing more than the holidays. Lower water temperatures are just around the corner. While the cooler water can sometimes make fish a little less active, our fishing charters in New Smyrna Beach are unaffected. As the conditions at the lagoon are changing, so are our techniques. The water levels and wind conditions are major influences at Mosquito Lagoon. Lower levels are an opportunity to fish deeper holes and some shallow spots along the edge.


Target Fish on Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach


Redfish, snook, flounder, seatrout and black drum stretch from the southern tip of New Smyrna Beach to Merritt Island. That is more than 20 miles of flats for fishing all year long. Without tidal influence, you can find action in Mosquito Lagoon anytime. The clearer winter waters create the perfect conditions to sight fish. Join Code Red Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach to experience the action and catch your target fish.

Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach

Bait and Technique


Code Red has all the tips for bait and technique. Your target fish and the prey they’re chasing will move a little slower in colder water. Using live bait with a slower presentation will bring you nothing but results. If you are using lures, consider using ones that have a feather or hair. Remember that cold temperatures reduce the metabolism of the fish. Since they will be feeding less, stick to smaller bait. The bait will determine the size and species you catch.

Hooking Your Bait


Code Red Fishing Charters is tail-hooking live shrimp for redfish, snook, flounder, seatrout and black drum. Hook the shrimp with a jig head through the second tail joint. The jig head weights the shrimp to keep it upright. Cast the jig forward, let it settle, and work it back slowly with authentic movements in the water. The more natural it appears in the water, the better your fishing experience will be. If you notice that some smaller fish are missing the hook, hesitate just a little before setting the hook.

Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach

Gift Certificates


Give the gift of fishing this year! Code Red Fishing Charters covers the best fishing spots on Mosquito Lagoon and provides all of the gear and technique for the ultimate fishing adventure. Bring your angler crew and climb aboard to experience a fishing excursion like no other. Plan a winter fishing trip with Code Red Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach. Call or text Captain Matt Lee at 386-214-3530 to get your gift certificates!