Warmer weather means bigger fish!

March 01, 2017 by Ben Geroy

Trip Info

The Catch
Jack Crevalle
Snapper (Mangrove)

It seems as if the cool winter weather has gone away as quickly as it arrived! The last couple weeks have had afternoon temperatures in the mid 80’s, and some of the bigger fish species are really turning on! Most mornings we have been able to get out and catch live baitfish. Free lining these baits along the points and coves of mangrove shorelines with good current flow have been producing good numbers of snook, mangrove snapper, jack crevalle, redfish, and even a few small tarpon! Over the last couple days, we’ve had a strong breeze from the south, coupled with a high incoming tide. Fishing areas where the tidal current and wind are pushing the same direction can prove to be super productive for those with a bit of casting skill. The redfish bite has been particularly good the last couple afternoons, with many reds caught from 23-33 inches!

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