King Mackerel WIDE OPEN

August 03, 2016 by Guy Spear

Trip Info

The Catch
Bonito
Cobia
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Summary

This is a composite report from the last couple of weeks. I haven’t been able to keep up with the reporting because I’ve been gone every day kingfishing. The bite on the inshore reefs off of St. Augustine has been nothing short of phenomenal with limits of between 6 and 10 fish the norm with a couple of cobia and bonita thrown in on almost every trip. The offshore kings have been between 8 and 25 pounds with most in the low teens. The cobia have been mostly short (under the min of 33 inches) but with some good ones as well. We had a 12 foot hammerhead up to the boat last week trying to eat anything/everything we caught and on another day we lost a cobia and a bonita to a big tiger. The ‘cuda’s are always trying to steal your kingfish as well. It’s been fun to watch. The pictures tell the tale. See you on the pond. Capt. Guy

Book your trip with MisStress Sportfishing Charters

MisStress Sportfishing Charters

The boat is a 27’ Customized Aquasport w/half tower, Cabin w/ head, Single Honda 250hp 4 stroke and full electronics. We fish from the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW / aka river) out to 35 miles offshore. ICW fishing is light tackle and (usually)…

Other Reports by This Captain

ICW Wide Open

November 13, 2016
Got a call about 10 yesterday morning "Can you take us (party of 3) fishing this afternoon?". I wasn't booked so the answer was "Sure. Meet …

Liem's First Big Redfish

September 26, 2016
Small (short) fish bit well this morning. Slot reds were hard to find though. We had 12+ short reds, ? short Mangrove Snapper, a keeper flou…