Tag Archives: Mosquito Lagoon


Making Lemonade

You’ve heard the saying… What do you do when life hands you a pile of lemons? Make lemonade. That’s exactly what Billy Rotne, Rod Mergardt and I did when fishing in FL last week. In […]

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The Hunt For RedZilla (2016)

Although the fishing was challenging, the weather was stellar as James Jiloty, Lloyd Kaplan, Billy Rotne and I seemed to cover every inch of Mosquito Lagoon in our ongoing hunt for Redzilla (the monster 70 […]

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A Few From Yesterday

It was a great 58th birthday today with Captain Billy and Ron Burnside. Ron and I each landed a 34 LB Redfish (Ron’s within the first 15 minutes of the day and mine on the […]

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101 Pounds of Redfish – Oh My!!!!

It was truly a grand day out on Mosquito Lagoon today.  Captain Billy Rotne, James Jiloty and I went three for three with a 27, 30 and 34 Lb. Redfish.   A spectacular sunrise, perfect weather […]

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Operation Code Red – Update Two

For your entertainment. Another spectacular day on Mosquito Lagoon in Titusville, FL.  Perfect weather with temps in the 70”s and not a breath of wind.  We also experienced a simultaneous sunrise and full moon set. […]

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Operation Code Red – Update One

For your entertainment. Captain Billy has been busy over the last few days focusing on catching several Class 5 Redfish for our research study.  Keep in mind that Class 5 and 6 fish are the […]

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Redfish study to be conducted on Mosquito Lagoon – Operation “Code Red”

Being the measurement guy that I am, I’m not very happy that there has never been a scientifically based study to accurately determine the overall body weight of Redfish based upon an accepted length and […]

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New Florida State Record Redfish!

Friends of Fly Fishing Portraits, The attached story is about a truly unique fishing experience this past Wednesday in Titusville FL.  I had the privilege of fishing once again with my good friend Captain Billy […]

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The 50-Pounder!

Oh baby. What a beast and what a battle. More to follow. T.O.

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Katie’s 42 x 22

Katie hit the Jackpot today with her 42” x 22” Redfish. Under challenging conditions she endured a great fight to land her best red fish of the trip. With winds that hit 25 MPH and […]

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