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Capt. Peter Stars on Bill Dance Saltwater TV Show

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Make sure you watch Bill Dance Saltwater this month on the Sportsman Channel!  Capt. Peter Deeks guides Bill Dance to giant snook and trout in the famous Indian River Lagoon.

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Deeks guides couple to Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo Championship

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Native Sons guide Capt. Peter Deeks, Jr continues his summer to remember, this time guiding Terry and Elizabeth Pratt of Van Cleave, Mississippi to the championship of the speckled-trout category of the prestigious Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo. Headquartered in Perdido Key, Florida, the trio shattered tournament records by weighing three giant trout.

For more details follow the link to an article written by Jeff Dute and posted on Al.Com – Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo

Other Articles – NuCast News


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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

The fishing this summer has been ‘off the charts’ good … and should continue in the weeks and months ahead. Capt. Peter has been sizzling in the southern waters of the Indian River Lagoon with monster redfish, snook, tarpon and trout (even guiding a client to a world record trout) while Capt. Rocky has been tearing up the northern Lagoon with similar catches. Check out some of the recent catches pictured below or flip through the photo pages of the website.

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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Capt. Peter Deeks, Jr., recently guided Luke Ledbetter of Boaz, Alabama to an IGFA WORLD RECORD seatrout. News of the feat has gone viral in the fishing world not just in social media but also Field and Stream Magazine, Coastal Conservation Association newsletters, IGFA news letters and press releases and various newspapers including Florida Today. The fish was caught in the Indian River Lagoon and is one of a number of gator trout caught this summer on Capt. Peter’s boat.

Check link to Florida Today article by Matt Badolato from June 22nd – Florida Today IGFA WR Trout

Other Articles – Field and Stream  and  IGFA  and Outdoor Life  and  International Fishing News  and  Outdoor Hub

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Summer Fishing Sizzling in Indian River Lagoon

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The fishing in the summer of 2015 may go down as the finest we have seen in the Indian River Lagoon in many years.  From monster redfish, world record trout, huge snook and tarpon, everything has been quality this year and the great fishing has stretched from Titusville in the north to Ft. Pierce in the south. Following the link to our reports page and see for yourselves – The Sizzling Fishing of the Summer of 2015


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Capt. Peter Deeks hosts TV Fishing Legend Bill Dance

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Native Sons Fishing guide Peter Deeks, Jr. recently hosted TV fishing legend Bill Dance for an upcoming show featuring fishing for the awesome gator trout of the Banana River and Indian River Lagoon of east central Florida. The filmed episode is set to air in late January and early February of this year. Check your local cable listing for dates and times.  (We will try to link the episode to this website once the initial commercial airing have been completed.)