Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Sebastian Inlet Report
03-24-15 TUESDAY: JACKS, BLUES, BONNETHEADS, REDS, SNOOK, POMPANO, MACKEREL AND TROUT
We have another morning of overcast skies with a good chance of rain. Winds are blowing out of the Northwest at 5 mph, gusting to 8 and the water is calm. There are no NOAA advisories this morning.
The bite has been sporadic but for the patient angler some nice fish have come over the rails. We've seen some nice Sheepshead hit any type of crustacean or jig tipped with the same. Sand fleas and small crabs are sure to do the trick, but shrimp and clams work too. If you are targeting Sheepshead, fish around pilings, docks or any kind of structure. If there are barnacles on the pilings, try scraping them off and creating a little chum in the water, it's sure to attract them. We've seen Jacks and Bues, and a few Mackerel, Trout, Reds, Pompano and Bonnetheads.
Our first photo features Steven Walker of Cocoa. Steven fished the north jetty early morning shift and landed this huge 47" Red using mullet at 3:00 a.m. What a monster! Steven released the Red right after the photo.
Photo two is courtesy of winter resident Rich Blum. Rich fished the south beach on Sunday morning and had a feeling it was going to be a great day, but no such luck. Rich landed two small Pompano, one Whiting and nine Bonnetheads, the largest was around 40". He's decided he's off to the fish market or he's going to find a good recipe for Bonnetheads!