OFFSHORE- Nice little mixed bag action offshore, in between the windy days, going on. Dolphin are still biting, and an easterly wind should help push them inshore this weekend a little more. Trolling is producing the most dolphin, while livebaiting is producing more quality fish. Cobia are still following the sharks and hanging around the wrecks in 90-150" of water. Snapper fishing is a little slow, but those spending the time with good baits on the bottom are catching some snapper. The Lost Tree-Jupiter drift in 60-90' of water is still producing the most snapper. KIngfish remain scattered, and not tightly schooled up yet.
Inshore- Snook fishing was a little off this week with the late season front. The springtime mullet run looks like it may be trying to get going, and when it does...watch out the snook are going to go off! Baits of choice will be live mullet, large swimbaits, and flair hawk jigs. Got to love it when they get off shrimp and start eating the big baits good. Some late season BIG bluefish invaded a few bridges over the past week, surprising a few snook anglers along the way. Black drum and sheepshead are still biting cut shrimp around the area bridges. Try fishing at night for best results with the black drum.
SURF/JUNO PIER- Pompano remained the news of the week again. The bite is still best early in the morning and then again late in the afternoon. Sandfleas, clams, and Fishbites remain the baits of choice for the pompano. Also, this week the pompano finally showed a little more interest in biting Goofy Jigs as well. A little bait of bait (mostly greenies and a few sardines) has been in and out around the pier, and following the bait schools have been some nice snook and large jacks. Scattered schools of Spanish Mackerel are still in and out around the pier. Lastly, some nice late season bluefish action along the beach over the past week.
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