Steinhatchee Fishing Reports

Your Steinhatchee Fishing Experience


Explore the latest fishing adventures with Captain Chris Davy on this page, where he regularly posts detailed reports from his trips with Southern Fried Charters. Each entry offers a glimpse into the day's fishing conditions, the variety of fish reeled in, and the effective strategies used. These reports serve as both a chronicle of unforgettable experiences and a helpful guide for anglers preparing for their own journey. Keep up to date with Captain Chris’s fishing escapades and gather tips for your next venture with Southern Fried Charters in Steinhatchee.


We got this questions a lot. Is fishing goof in Steinhatchee? What is biting in Steinhatchee? Steinhatchee offers excellent fishing, renowned for its rich inshore waters filled with a variety of fish. Anglers often find success with species such as redfish, trout, and flounder. Southern Fried Charters operates in this area, offering customized fishing adventures. They use their expert knowledge of local waters to guide anglers, both novice and experienced, to the best fishing spots.


Southern Fried Charters offers a variety of experiences, including inshore fishing, bass fishing, and eco tours. Our inshore fishing trips are priced at approximately $500 for a 4-hour excursion and $650 for a 6-hour journey, accommodating a base of 2 or 3 people depending on the location. For bass fishing enthusiasts, we offer freshwater trips at around $400 for a 4-hour adventure and $600 for a 6-hour outing, with a base price covering 2 customers. Additionally, our eco tours feature a delightful Silver Spring tour, available for around $225 for a 3-hour trip, designed to cater to groups of up to 6 customers.

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June 18, 2024

Steinhatchee Fishing Report

Steinhatchee Fishing Report - June 2024 Weather and Water Conditions The weather in Steinhatchee has been ideal for fishing, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to low-90s. Calm seas and clear skies have made for perfect fishing days. The water temperature is holding steady around 80°F, and the clarity is excellent, especially in the early mornings and late afternoons. Redfish Redfish are abundant in the shallow grass flats and around oyster bars. Early mornings and late evenings have been the most productive times. Using live shrimp and mullet has proven effective, with many anglers reporting catches in the slot size range. Captain Chris Davy of Southern Fried Charters has been guiding guests to these prime spots, ensuring successful outings with multiple catches per trip. Speckled Trout Speckled Trout are thriving in the deeper holes and grassy flats. Soft plastics and topwater lures are working well, especially during the cooler parts of the day. Captain Chris Davy reports that the bite has been steady, with plenty of action and some trophy-sized trout being landed. Flounder Flounder fishing has been excellent along the sandy bottoms and near rock structures. Live bait, such as mud minnows and finger mullet, has been particularly effective. Southern Fried Charters has been seeing consistent catches, with Captain Chris Davy leading the way in finding the best spots for these flatfish. Scalloping The scallop season is in full swing, and the beds are plentiful. The clear waters have made for easy spotting, and families are having great success collecting their limits. Captain Chris Davy and Southern Fried Charters offer guided scalloping trips that are perfect for all ages, ensuring a fun and rewarding experience. Other Species Anglers have also been catching a variety of other species, including Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Spanish Mackerel. These species add to the diversity of the catch and provide great action throughout the day. Tips and Recommendations Best Baits: Live shrimp, mullet, mud minnows, and finger mullet. Best Lures: Soft plastics, topwater lures, and spoons. Fishing Times: Early mornings and late afternoons for the best bite. Gear: Medium action rods with 10-20 lb test line. For an unforgettable fishing experience in Steinhatchee, book a trip with Southern Fried Charters. My expertise and knowledge of the local waters guarantee a memorable adventure filled with great catches and lasting memories.
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May 7, 2024

Reds and a surprise

Spring time Fishing Steinhatchee Florida Deadmans bay
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February 26, 2024

Steinhatchee Feb. 26th 2024

Super low tide creek fishing
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December 30, 2023

Steinhatchee Fishing Report

Despite the chilly, windy weather In Steinhatchee, the fish were biting, and so was our enthusiasm. We had a successful day, catching a decent limit of trout. Great Steinhatchee Fishing Day