Tuesday, January 31, 2012

MY Photo Of The Week

                                                        Flat-t on the rocks 

Sebastian Inlet Report


We have another breezy morning at the inlet. Winds are blowing out of the Southeast at 16 mph and gusting to 19. There is a moderate chop on the water. 

Fishing is slow but the inlet has been beautiful with crisp blue skies and clean, blue-green water. Yesterday morning the north jetty produced a few small Jacks and a couple of decent sized Blues. Tony  landed one 19" Black Drum and Mike  landed a 14" Black Drum which he returned to the water. Lou fished the south beach and won the fishing lottery with a couple of Pompano and a big Sheepshead he landed on sand fleas. Lou is pictured in our  photo today. 

Snook season reopens tomorrow through May 31st for the Atlantic. Make sure you have a Snook stamp on your license if you plan on keeping one. Bag limits are one per person per day between 28" - 32".

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, anglers are busy getting ready for the opening of snook season tonight at midnight. The south jetty has been a decent place to start the snook season. The south side of the inlet has also been good for some snook action, anglers are finding success with live shrimp and redtail hawk type jigs. Pompano and spanish mackerel are still populating the inlet and anglers are catching them on wacky type jigs, small spoons and and shrimp.

Monday, January 30, 2012

From Capt. Charlie @ Fishing Center Ft. Pierce

February Fishing Forecast

While winter is still around the Treasure Coast and weekly cold fronts will continue to bring cool nights and lots of windy days to the area, fishing will still be good out on the water.  Water temperatures can dictate where and how you might fish on any given day this month.  When the water is cold, fish the deeper cuts and drop offs of the river.  Sunny days will bring fish up in shallower waters to feed and the bite can really get hot out on the flats.  2012 has been a very mild winter so far and hopefully it stays that way!

The trout bite picks up very nicely in February.  CAL jerk baits and Deadly Combos are exciting ways to trout fish with artificial lures, while live shrimp on popping corks are the ol’ standard way to trout fish out on the river.  Redfish can be found in shallow flats around mangroves and islands.  On warm sunny days, the reds will sit around the mangroves and soak up the sun.  Finding some along an island will bring some good rod bending action to anglers this month.  DOA shrimp and CAL grub tails can find some hungry reds hugging the mangrove lines when fished very slowly.  Docks are a great way to find plenty of fish waiting for something tasty to drift under them.  I love using a root beer Terror Eyz around the docks.

Sheephead will be plentiful around the river and the larger fish will be coming into the river to breed.  Live or dead shrimp around bridges, docks and structure can provide lots of action in addition to some great tasting fish.  Sand perch and croakers should also be hanging around the inlet and bridges during February.  Pompano around the surf and on the deeper flats of the river can be taken on CAL grub tails, Doc’s Goofy Jigs and shrimp or clams.  Bluefish, mackerel and jacks will continue to haunt the baitfish around the jetties and turning basin.  Shiny lures will keep you busy.  There should be some flounder around the back sides of the jetties and on sand flats around the inlet area.

February is a transition month on the river.  Winter has been much kinder this year on the Treasure Coast.  We have enjoyed more normal winter weather and the fish bite has been good for us.  Winds will still be blowing and the water will begin to gradually rise in temperature.  Fishing your lures slowly will certainly give you more action on the river.  Fish tend to be sluggish in the colder water.  Working your lures or bait slower along the bottom will give the fish more time to react to it and result in more bites for anglers.  Have fun this month and get out fishing!

Sebastian Inlet Report


It's a windy morning at the inlet. Winds are blowing out of the Northeast at 20 mph and gusting to 25. The water is choppy and small craft should exercise caution. 

Fishing remains on the slow side. Over the weekend we saw a little bit of various species, but very little! Sheepshead are out there but they have been outsmarting most of the anglers and just stealing baits (or not biting at all). 

Our photo today features Mark who landed this nice C/R Snook at night off the north jetty.

TIDE Check

I'm always looking for ways to catch more quality fish, one of the first steps is to have some idea about the water your fishing... The TIDE may be the most important factor in fishing. I use a  Iphone and Ipad and already use an App  called (Fish Head)... I  found this other app named Real Tide.. They are working on it for the android phones.    Check it out.

From Capt. Henry @ SNOOK-NOOK Jensen Beach

How about this nice weather, warmer than usual temperatures are great for me but it makes it hard for the fish. Fish move with the temp changes and if the water is warm they are just not sure what to do. Surf is prime, water is warm well warmer than usual and the Blue fish and Pompano are just not sure. Trout do not have problem but the Reds are not sure and me I love it. So that explains why we have no pattern to their movements, I think, now if the fish will read this they will really be confused.
Surf has been very polite both early and late, fish have no pattern there is no temps driving them, so it is in and out all day. Have had anglers catching Pompano at county line and not a one at Jensen, Blues at Virginia Forest and none at Stuart and yet at differing times they have showed at both locations. So it might pay to look before bringing your equipment down, stay on the dune walk and look for any thing that looks fishy. Color lines, birds, bait and reason for the fish to be there, bring two rods fish one with a cut bait and one a lure, start with that long cast and the second rod a medium cast, take your time, the fish will show. This week on the catch list Blues, Pompano and Whiting, a Cobia that took all the line and quite a few bite offs so you just have to be there.
River Anglers had plenty of slot Trout, then the wind and turbity picked up and we were back to looking for the flat water and the green water. Reds at County Line, Trout from Little Mud north to Bear Point all in the late morning. Plenty of rod pullers, big Lady fish, Jacks, Blues no one complained about action just hard to nail down a species. 

From Capt. Charlie @ Fishing Center Ft. Pierce

Inshore, not to much has changed over the last few days and trout fishing in the lagoon remains strong. Pompano and jack crevalle are in the inlet and the turning basin and can caught with pompano jigs tipped with shrimp. Black margate and sand perch can be found along the catwalk of the south bridge in Ft. Pierce and are hitting shrimp. The snook fisherman are out in force finding the hot spots for the opening of the season at midnight on Tuesday. The south side of the inlet has been providing anglers with some good catch and release action for ole linesides over the last week.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

I saw this photo and had to share it

                                        The  Notorious  B I G................................

Saturday, January 28, 2012

From Native Tackle Supply - Sebastian


Trout has been the highlight catch of the week! Reports have been in 3-4 feet of water and against mangroves. Along with Trout, Redfish have been pretty steady. Our suggestion for Trout and Redfish our Gulp Jigs! Reports of Pompano have not been as abundant as the couple past weeks, but they are out there! For the best chance use the all-famous Doc's Goofy Jigs. It seems the color pink has been the most popular this week!


Flounder, Flounder, Flounder 
have been reported in the inlet!! Big ones too, coming inside the inlet during incoming tide/high tide!! Use Mud Minnows!!! Bluefish are starting to show up in numbers also; fishing west of the bridge, with silver or gold spoons for your best luck! Some nice 
Black Drum have been caught on the North Side of the Inlet with live shrimp, as well as SheepsheadSnook have been reported at the end of the jetty, at the end of incoming tide, using bucktails!
Reports indicate that Pompano have been scattered, but use Doc's Goofy Jigs. As we suggested earlier, the color of the week is Pink! Also Spanish Mackrel, andCobia have been a long the beaches too! A little bit farther out, but the suggested method is trolling!

Friday, January 27, 2012


We've got a blustery, gray morning at the inlet. Winds are blowing out of the Southwest at 15 mph and gusting to 20+, so hang onto your fishing hats! We will have cloudy skies most of the day today and there is a 55% chance of rain all day. Go prepared if you head to the inlet. 

Fishing remains slow but a few folks have had some luck this week with Flounder, Sheepshead and Sea Trout on the flats. Smatterings of Pompano, Blues and Black Drum have been seen this week, but it's been slower than usual for this time of year. Hopefully, this front will shake things up a bit.

One of our lucky anglers this week is Rob  of Orlando. Rob arrived at the south side of the inlet early Monday morning in time for the outgoing tide. Rob used his cast net to get some large shrimp (around 40) and landed five nice Flounder with them. Rob reported the Flounder seem to be getting thinner but hopes they'll fatten up by March. Rob is featured with three of five of his Flounder, the largest was around 5 lbs. 

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, pompano are still in our inlet and can be caught on Buccaneer Wigglers and pompano jigs. Natural baits like sand fleas and clam strips also work well on the pompano. Anglers are finding success with sand perch, snapper and black margate along the catwalk of the south bridge. Since we have not had any real cold weather, there are still plenty of snook to tangle with along the south side of the inlet. Try a Yo-Zuri Crystal 3-D minnow when snook season opens on Wednesday February 1, they have been producing good catches after sunset. This week was good for trout fishing in the lagoon with some of the trout caught weighing in at over 5lbs.
Drop by our shop for all your snook fishing needs. We just received a new shipment of nylon hair for all you folks that like to tie your own snook and cobia jigs.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

New Fishing Buddies

 Looking around at the Boynton Beach Jetty I ran into some old fishing Freinds, Adam and Rico who turned me on to some of their fishing  friends who are a bunch of anglers who call themselves...
Check them out they seem to be having alot of fun fishing with some of the smallest, lightest tackle they can get there hands on..


I was at the Boynton Beach Jetty the other evening trying to find out whats biting......  There was a NICE School of CROAKER at the end of the north jetty ----but "NO" one was really fishing for them?????  The only people fishing them where using squid (not the best coaker bait )  I didn't see any being caught. The other fishermen where chasing SHEEPSHEAD. There where a few nice ones down there. I was talking to a guy named Tom who I could tell, knew what he was doing and liked fishing for sheepshead (a bunch of fiddlers for bait). We talked and he fished until after dark, which I didnt think they would really bite when the sun went down, but to my surprise he was getting bites, and even pulled up a few nice ones.

From Todd @ Juno Bait - Juno Beach

Snook Season…

…is almost here!!! Time to start checking the tackle and getting ready to start chasing some of those tricky linesiders around!  Should be good fishing for them as the mild winter has not really slowed them down much.  They are around and hungry!!! More coming soon on this…

Sebastian Inlet Report


This morning winds are blowing out of the South-Southwest at 7 mph and there is a moderate chop on the water. 

Fishing has been hit or miss, but a few anglers have brought in some fish. We've had a strange January with consistant warm temperatures. Those sudden bursts of cold weather always seem to get the fish moving and we've not seen much of that. Hopefully the coming front will help!

Our photo were sent in by SISP Ranger Ed who took this photo of a Cero Mackerel that was landed off the south catwalk. The Cero Mackerel is very rare this far north in Florida.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Sebastian Inlet Report


It's another beautiful day at the Sebastian Inlet. Winds are blowing out of the South-Southeast at 7 mph and there is a light chop on the water.

Fishing remains on the slow side with a variety of fish here and there, but the good news is that the Blues finally showed up yesterday afternoon. A lot of folks have been waiting patiently for them and we hope they stick around for a while!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Sebastian Inlet Report


It's another beautiful morning at the inlet. Winds are blowing out of the Northwest at 3 mph and there is a light chop on the water.

The bite has been inconsistent to put it mildly. A few Black Drum, Sheepshead, Blues, Pompano, Flounder are making appearances in the daytime and Reds continue to hit at night, but even that has slowed down. 
The photo is of Pearce of Ocala with a Black Drum he landed. He brought this Drum all the way up on the north jetty without any help and said it was "hard work"!

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, reports of pompano in the inlet in big numbers and small in size have kept anglers busy with just about any kind of jig. Mixed in with the pompano are large numbers of jack crevalle also consisting of mostly smaller size fish. Ian MacPherson reported a good catch of trout in the lagoon yesterday with some larger than average. Ian also reported slower catches of redfish in yesterdays outing. Spanish mackerel and bluefish can be found off the south jetty in Ft. Pierce and in the surf. Spoons and gotchas along with cut bait are the baits of choice in the surf.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Flounder Story Repeat ---- Ft. Pierce & Sebastian Is The Place To Be

To Catch Flounder is to Know Them

Flounder fishing can be like shopping at the mall, you can find success in many places, but you need to know where to look first. You need to know something about what your looking for.
Targeting these fish takes patience and a little scouting.
Its all about structure.... bends, breaks, holes, and dips, drop offs in the rocks, creek & inlet mouths, grass edges sand bars,troughs, pillars, pilings, docks and jetties. Structure that will funnel the tides current and cause eddies.
Flounder are ideal ambush predators using their flat profile and camouflage, sitting in these eddies waiting to strike.
A Slack out going or the first of a incoming tides seems to be the best times to fish for flounder. The current is moving just strong enough to move bait.
Flounder can be caught year round but the BEST Bite is when the water starts cooling off around Oct./Nov. and through the winter. It is said thats when they want to FATTEN UP for their migration to deeper water to spawn. Most fish will be caught in water less than 5 feet
Facing into the curent flounder will eat almost anything they can fit into their mouths. A flounders strike will never take the rod out of your hand. Its is subtle, and sometimes just feels like some extra preasure like maybe your sinker is hung up. The trick is not to set the hook right away. When you feel that preasure the flounder usually has the bait in its mouth, holding it in it’s sharp teeth. It may swim 10 feet away to it’s safety zone before swallowing. If you set up when you first feel the fish you’ll get back half your bait or teeth marks where the fish was just holding on.
Anglers use a variety of drifting rigs and rod reel combos depending on water conditions. Here are a few I have used

1. Egg sinker about 1-3oz ( NOT TOO HEAVY, you want the sinker and bait    to move around alittle with the current) between two swivels, then about -- "5-8 inch" leader-- ( remember you want your bait ON THE BOTTOM ). You then want to put a wide gap hook on. Mud Minnows are the best but are hard to come by. Small Finger Mullet,and croakers are more common baits used.

2.  A soft plastic on a jig head, tied to about 1-1/2 foot of leader. I like the DOA or Gulp Grub or curly Tails and Shrimp with a brightly colored 1/8-1/2 jig head. The trick is to let the jig bounce the bottom while reeling in SLOWLY. Every once and a while raise your rod tip a little and let the jig go back to the bottom. COVER AS MUCH GROUND AS YOU CAN ------SLOWLY

3.My FAVORITE is using live shrimp on a Troll Rite Hook-UP jigs. I like using the lighter jig heads, the heavier ones tend to have a bigger hook which makes a big hole in the shrimps head and it jumps off.I'll fish this the same way I do a soft plastic

 For the rod reel combo I mostly use a bait casting type set up. A 7-1/2 to 8ft med-heavy rod with a sensitive tip, 20-40lb. Brightly colored braid (my eyes are not what they use to be)...... I also will use a spinning combo, but I can let line out easier, rising and droping my bait with my free hand
    when I feel a bite with a bait casting outfit.  
Since covering lots of water is the key to catching lots of flounder I us live shrimp or artificial lures most of the time. I’ll try different types of artificial baits tring to find something NEW. There has been many times when I have used my swimming pool as a test tank to see how things move and work in water.
One other thing I feel that is important to have is some sort of landing net with a long or extendable handle. Flounder have a way of getting off right  when you start day dreaming on how your going to cook it.
    FLOUNDER FISHING IS SLOW, TEDIOUS FISHING. You almost have to fish every little spot there is. Fishing is all about PATIENCE and real Flounder Fishermen are just that. If you take your time, do alittle scouting, and present your bait naturally , you can bring home a limit in a short time.....

This is the First of many HOW TO / TIPS I will be putting together. They will all go under the TIPS blogs of the site
Hope this helps........... 

My Pompano Tips at the end of the week..........

Sebastian Inlet Report


We have a real pretty day ahead of us. Winds are blowing out of the South at 9 mph and there is a light chop on the water.

Over the weekend we had a smattering of Black Drum, Sheepshead, Blues, Pompano and Flounder. Big Reds are still biting well in the evening hours. Sea Trout have been hitting well on the inside and big Shrimp have been running on the outgoing.

Our first photo today is of Rob who fished the south side of the inlety landed 13 Flounder over two days using finger mullet. These two doormats weighed 8.5 lbs and 10 lbs!

From Capt. Charlie @ Fishing Center Ft. Pierce

Here we are in the middle of winter and the weather is more like springtime this year.  As the warm, mild conditions continue, the fishing has continued to be fantastic out on the water.  A wide variety of fish are being caught both offshore and inshore by anglers.  It's been a wonderful and productive month!

The trout bite continues to be very good in three to five feet of water.  DOA CAL jerk baits in Arkansas Glow has been very productive on the trout.  We have fished the west shore to the south of Fort Pierce with good success.  Redfish are still hanging on the flats and around the mangroves. CAL grub tails are good artificial lures for redfish in winter.

The spanish mackerel have moved back into the turning basin and channel.  Shiny lures are the best for those fish.  Work them fast to get your results.  Pompano have been heavy in the inlet this week.  Most are using jigs tipped with clams, but Doc's Goofy Jigs also work great on the pomps.  
Sheephead and black drum are around the bridges and structure this time of year and many anglers have been targeting them with live or dead shrimp.  It's been a lot of fun out there and you have a good variety of species to fish for....especially when the weather has been so cooperative!

From Capt. Henry @ SNOOK-NOOK Jensen Beach

Surf anglers have had a spotty week, with fish moving in and out all day with no pattern. Blues early, well most of the time but this week, none one day and the next all day. Pompano early for the long cast, then the next it is up close or not at all, with Whiting to follow. it has been an unusual week with no pattern. Blue fish anglers have had luck with spoons and cut baits, Pompano sand fleas and clams but a pattern of times or locations none. A beautiful week with moderate temps and perfect conditions and some one forgot to tell the fish.

River anglers looking for some Pompano, well they are there but the water is flat and clear and you need to go down in your leader size. If you can see the fish but they won’t bite it is probably your leader size they are looking at, fifteen pound is plenty. Pompano from the bridges, the flats, just about every where and mix that with a good catch of Trout and I would say you have had a good day. Preferred early but the fish have been active all day, black Drum, Blues, Jacks and Reds have made for a good week for our river anglers with many locations. Live shrimp top the bait list but there has been plenty of artificial taken their toll. Yes, the wide St Lucie has been the location of many limit Pompano catch's.

From: Native Tackle Supply - Sebastian


Trout is back in season, and the bite has been good! Look near mangroves, spoil islands, and flats particularly in the early morning with DOA or live shrrimp! At night time we have seen some action from Snook; get near structures with light, and throw out a pinfish! For a fun fight, get your gold or silver spoons out and head towards any signs of bait. This will most likely be Bluefish and Lady fish. Lastly is Pompano. For Pompano use the all-famous Doc's Goofy Jigs around spoil islands!

There has been a variety of fish in the Inlet. Of course, the seasonal Flounder have been biting, using mud minnows on an incoming tide. Using clams or shrimp around structures you will most likely end up with some nice Sheepshead and Black Drum! On the southeast side, Pompano have been reported using Doc's Goofy Jigs. Bluefish have been reported pretty abundant, especially around any signs of bait. Use your gold or silver spoons for the best of luck! Lastly, Redfish have been reported on incoming tides. Use select shrimp or pinfish, particularly at night. 


   Cast out far with Doc's Goofy Jigs, and the Pompano should be there! We have been reported that there are still a lot of them along the shore! Along with Pompano, Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel have also been pretty thick. Try casting out far with spoons, or trolling along the beach!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Sebastian Inlet Report


It's a beautiful morning at the Sebastian Inlet! Winds are blowing about 1 mph out of the West-Northwest and the water is calm. We have a wonderful weekend forecasted but boaters should always check the coastal forecast prior to going offshore as conditions can change very quickly.

The most dominant catch at the inlet lately has been Sea Trout in the inlet and on the flats. Anglers fishing from shore, west of the bridge and boats outside the channel have been landing Sea Trout on lures and shrimp. Black Drum and Sheepshead have been the best catches off the north jetty and we've seen some smaller Flounder and a few Pompano as well. Those big Reds are still hitting in the evening hours.

Our first photo of "Granny" of Melbourne. Granny and her son Red landed a couple of nice Sheepshead and 4 or 5 Black Drum between them.

Our second photo is of Mike who landed three Black Drum and one Sheepshead. The best baits were dead shrimp, clams and sand fleas.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sebastian Inlet Report


There's a nice cool breeze blowing out of the North-Northeast at 13 mph this morning and there is a light chop on the water. It's a real pretty morning at the inlet.
We received an update from a couple of inlet regulars. Trevor  fished the inlet Monday night and reported the shrimp were running heavy on the outgoing tide.

Mike was out on the north jetty yesterday morning and reported a fairly good bite for selected anglers. Selected meaning if the "Fishing Gods" were good to you! Mike reported 10 -12 Sheepshead and about 20 Black Drum landed by 4 - 5 people. Baits were dead shrimp, clams and sand fleas. Tom and Jean landed 5 nice Drum and are featured in our first photo
The next photo is of Skip who landed these two good sized Pompano north of the inlet off the beach.

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, there have been bluefish, pompano and whiting in the surf and have been taken on a wide choice of baits and spoons. The south jetty has been producing whiting, spanish mackerel and bluefish as well. Trout fishing back in the lagoon has been normal for January. Anglers have been finding trout scattered all over and there has been a nice mix of trout and redfish north around Harbor Branch. Live shrimp and a variety of soft plastics will produce good results.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sebastian Inlet Report

01-18-12 WEDNESDAY: SLOW......

This morning there is very little wind from the West and there is a light chop on the water. Fishing was very slow yesterday according to Walton and the Sebastian Inlet Bait and Tackle Shop. A few Black Drum and Sheepshead were landed but they were few and far between. So much for the cold front getting the fish moving!

Our first photo today features inlet regulars Rich  and Chuck, with their Black Drum catches. These two were the only ones who had any luck with Black Drum off the north jetty.
The other photo is of some real nice Sheepshead and Pompano landed by Jetty regular Mike who is always catches fish..........

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

From Capt. Charlie @ Fishing Center Ft. Pierce

January is already half over and the mild winter conditions continue along the Treasure Coast.  We have had a few cool nights, but nothing like the past few years.  The fishing has been great out on the water and should continue the rest of the month.

The trout bite has been hot on the flats.  A few friends went out and caught over 40 trout the first day and over 20 on the second.  A lot of shorts out there, but some nice slot size fish to be had.  Fishing three to five feet of water on the grass flats can be very productive right now.  Fish the flats until you find the bite and fish that area.  Deadly Combos and live baits have worked well.  Harbor Branch and the west shore south of Fort Pierce have been good to us!

The redfish have continued to feed in the shallows.  CAL paddle tails (411) have been a great color for us when fishing for redfish this month.  Live bait or cut bait can also get you hooked up.  Fishing sand holes and mangroves are good spots to try.  We are catching some short snook around the mangroves.  It's great to see those juveniles back on the flats again.

Pompano fishing has picked up with this latest cool front.  Try three to five feet of water with Doc's Goofy jigs, sand fleas or shrimp.  The sheephead and drum are showing up in the river and structure fishing will continue to get better the next couple of months.  We caught quite a few sheephead this week with a few keepers.  The big ones will be in the river soon.  You can also find some croakers around the river.  The surf has been hot with pompano and whiting.  The recent westerly winds have allowed the beach anglers to get out in numbers and enjoy lots of good fishing.  It's been lots of fun so far this month!

Sebastian Inlet Report


We have a beautiful day ahead of us at the inlet. Winds are blowing out of the North-Northeast at 4 mph and there is a light chop on the water. 

Over the long weekend fishing was hit or miss. We received an update from inlet regular Mike who fished the outgoing tide Friday afternoon and reported the Sheepshead bite was excellent. 30 - 40 Sheepshead were landed for those using sand fleas. Several Pompano and 5 - 6 Black Drum came over the rails as well. Mike also fished Monday and reported a different story. Fishing was very slow with only a few Black Drum coming over the rails. A lot of Blues were hitting spoons and mullet. Some nice fish were lost in the rocks or while trying to net them in the surging waves. Thanks for the update Mike.
We also heard from Nick Pierce who fished the flats on Sunday and landed three nice Sea Trout and lost a 4 - 5 lb Flounder at the net. 
Oversized Reds are still hitting at night.

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, One angler reported a catch of 12 redfish between 25"-30" and a few trout yesterday. He found the redfish, north near the St. Lucie Village marina on the west side of the lagoon and was using Berkley Gulp 6" jerk baits in new penny and moulting colors. Other reports from the inlet and the turning basin included jack crevalle, spanish mackerel, pompano and bluefish. One customer reported good action for catch and release action on snook along the south side of the inlet using a Yo-Zuri 3-D Minnow.

Monday, January 16, 2012

From Whites Tackle- Ft. Pierce

Inshore, pompano, jack crevalle, trout and flounder have kept those anglers busy, who could find a spot out of the wind. Black drum have made a showing around the south bridge along with bluefish and spanish mackerel. The commercial fisherman have been fishing for pompano and jack crevalle just south of the south bridge and around Bear point. The fishing for redfish remains strong near Jaycee Park. One of our winter residents showed me a picture of his first salt water fish, it turned out to be a 30# redfish he caught on a live shrimp fishing off the sea wall at Harbor Isles condos.