Captain
Nicholas Warrington

Member since July 2016

Crystal River, United States

Background
Captain Nicholas Warrington is USCG licensed and insured (#USA000356807), and has spent many years fishing the Big Bend waters. Not only is he an avid fisherman as well as a fantastic guide with High Octane Fishing, but Capt. Nick also has a degree in environmental science from the University of South Florida. He loves nothing more than being out on the water, and it is his mission to share this great passion with all of his guests.
Techniques
Some captains throw out anchor and sit there all day. That's not how things go at High Octane Fishing LLC. In order to stay on the fish you have to keep moving!

Hey, I'm Captain Nicholas Warrington

Crystal River, United States
Background
Captain Nicholas Warrington is USCG licensed and insured (#USA000356807), and has spent many years fishing the Big Bend waters. Not only is he an avid fisherman as well as a fantastic guide with High Octane Fishing, but Capt. Nick also has a degree in environmental science from the University of South Florida. He loves nothing more than being out on the water, and it is his mission to share this great passion with all of his guests.
Techniques
Some captains throw out anchor and sit there all day. That's not how things go at High Octane Fishing LLC. In order to stay on the fish you have to keep moving!

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Crystal River
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Fishing Reports

Great trout bite!

January 07, 2018

Ran out a few hours yesterday just for fun. Released a would be trout limit in a few hours. Lots and lots of lady fish and snapper as well. Read Full Report →


December 24, 2017

December 23, 2017

Steady action and steady fog! The trout bite lately has been on fire. Had some mackerel and blues in the mix later in the week as the water temps began to climb. They're always fun if they don't cut… Read Full Report →


December 17, 2017

December 17, 2017

Chilly water! Water temps in the gulf have plummeted to the low to mid 50's. Moving many fish up in the river. The bite has been a bit on the slow side but the bites we've been getting are… Read Full Report →


December, 10 2017

December 10, 2017

Cold, wind, and rain! That was the theme last week with the biggest cold front so far pushing through. Despite the tough conditions we managed to stay on the fish. Sticking primarily in the creeks and rivers. We landed… Read Full Report →


December 2, 2017

December 02, 2017

We've been on a great bite all week. Having to work around the toothy bluefish to get our trout but they fight hard for sure! If they don't cut you off. Lots of spanish mackerel as well. Still picking… Read Full Report →


Great fishing!

November 26, 2017

Crushing it! Just about every species is on fire at the moment. Trout, Snook, Grouper, and Redfish have been hitting anything you throw at them. Even the occasional pompano has been caught. Read Full Report →


November 18, 2017

November 18, 2017

Bait! There’s bait everywhere out there at the moment. Birds, mackerel, bluefish, and lady fish are in a frenzy hitting them. Definitely makes for fun fishing. However the winds and tide early in the week limited us on where… Read Full Report →


November 9, 2017

November 09, 2017

Bite has been on fire all week. Highs in the low 80’s with light wind the conditions couldn’t be better. Trout fishing inshore has been great with some really nice spanish mackerel being caught. The light winds have allowed… Read Full Report →


November 3, 2017

November 03, 2017

The first decent cold front definitely shook up the fishing a bit. Dropping the water temp down to 58 degrees monday. Lots of snook in the river at the moment. Shallow water grouper fishing really picked up the past… Read Full Report →


October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017

Great trout fishing has been the theme throughout the week. Lots of upper slots and a few over 20 inches have been landed. Best bite has been on the outgoing tide. The very low tide and strong wind early… Read Full Report →


October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017

Fall weather has finally arrived but it has brought the wind with it. The trout bite has really picked up. The key has been finding clean water. Still having to weed through the shorts to get some keepers but… Read Full Report →


October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017

Lots of quality fish lately! The redfish bite has absolutely fired off. Lots of overslot fish but still some slots being landed. Live bait has been the key. Got into some monster black drum earlier in the week in… Read Full Report →


October 6, 2017

October 06, 2017

Winds this week have been absolutely brutal but the fish don’t seem to mind. Some very nice snook have been landed up to 29” with double digit catch numbers midweek.. Dirty water is affecting the trout bite quite a… Read Full Report →


Trout bite

April 01, 2017

Excellent trout bite throwing artificial lures on light spinning rods. All catch and release up to 22" Read Full Report →


March 26 fishing

March 26, 2017

Had a great trip out there with quite a variety of fish. Filled up the fillet table quite nicely as well! Read Full Report →


Redfish bite!

March 22, 2017

Was a bit windy so we stuck way inshore. And the reds were chewing! Caught about a dozen and kept our limit. Got some decent trout as well. Read Full Report →


4hr trip

March 18, 2017

Fished some inshore rocks and was rewarded with a variety of species. Clients took home quite a bag of fillets home with them. Read Full Report →


Snook and grouper

March 13, 2017

My charter canceled for the day so I went out fishing anyway. Boy did they miss out on a bite! Read Full Report →


Triple tail

March 11, 2017

These guys are starting to show up! Excellent eating and put up a heck of a fight. Read Full Report →


Snook!

March 02, 2017

Day two of snook season we got a couple of fatties. Limited out on reds as well. Read Full Report →


Trout bite is on fire

November 13, 2016

The bite has been great for weeks. Had a great few days casting artificials in the shallows. Read Full Report →


Inshore half day

November 12, 2016

Lots of action out there right now. The snook, trout, and redfish bite has been solid. Read Full Report →


Redfish bite is on!

November 05, 2016

The weather is cooling down and the fishing is getting hot! This 40" put up a fight. Read Full Report →


Cedar Key inshore

October 29, 2016

Lot's of trout, reds, and sheepshead on this trip. Even this surprise flounder made an appearance. Read Full Report →


Triple tail

October 28, 2016

Still a few of these guys hanging around. This one was definitely a surprise. Talk about good eating! Read Full Report →


Trout on Plugs

October 10, 2016

Spent the morning trout fishing throwing topwater plugs and suspending lures. Lots of slot fish now and will only get better as the weather cools off. Read Full Report →


Scalloping!

July 16, 2016

A way to beat the heat and have a little fun. Snorkeling in 3-4 foot searching for underwater Easter eggs. Beginner and kid friendly! Got a limit of the tasty critters Saturday. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

My 14 year old son and I spent a half day with Captain Nick. His obvious passion for fishing, knowledge of the area, and go-getter attitude made for a great time and successful trip.

Fished December 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, October 19, 2017

Great Captain, Great waters!

Fished October 2017

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