Fishing Bass And Brim On The St Johns River

Fishing Bass And Brim On The St Johns River

This is Capt Steve with my fishing report for the St Johns River, I had Jerry and his son Bo out, and they wanted to do some fishing bass and brim. We found some really nice copperhead brims and shellcracker, about a dozen, and caught them off the beds in 4 to 5 feet of water.

Used a cork above the worm and dragged it across; whenever the cork would stand straight up, you knew you were on a bed. We also caught three bass; one was about 4 pounds, and one was around 2 1/2 to 3 pounds, and we caught a 5 1/2 to 6-pound catfish on a shiner.

It was a little warm out there today; we did find some beds up in the really shallow clear water, but there weren’t any big fish on those. We caught a few, but they weren’t keepers. We released them to grow up some more; anyway, I look forward to having them come back and fish again. This is Capt Steve; for all your freshwater fishing bass and brim adventures, go to BassOnline.


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Captain Steve Niemoeller is a full-time Professional fishing guide and Licensed Master Captain. He primarily serves the freshwater lakes of the St Johns River, Lake George, and Lake Monroe for largemouth bass and striped bass. He also guides on Harris Chain and Lake Toho. He also has great success on Ponce Inlet and Mosquito Lagoon in saltwater, catching redfish and other species.


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