We are seeing the usual cast of characters coming over the rails of the jetties. Mangrove Snapper, a few Mutton Snapper, oversized Reds, C/R Snook, Blue Runners and Spanish Mackerel are making appearances, although not in large numbers. We have new anglers trying their hands at fishing all the time. Be sure to review the FWC regulations, recommended jetty etiquette, catch and release information to ensure you and those around you have an enjoyable day of fishing. The Sebastian Inlet State Park has adopted a NO CAST NETTING rule from the end of the north jetty. The nets end up tangled in the rocks and are not retrievable, creating death traps for the many fish that swim around the inlet. Cast netting is permitted at the beginning and middle of the jetty where there are no rocks. Cast nets are not cheap, save your money and our resources by following the no cast netting from the tip of the jetty rule.
Our photo today is of Justin Ridley who was vacationing from Delaware. He fought the Mutton Snapper like a champ! He had another angler borrow a Bridge net and assisted in bringing the fish over the rails. Justin was using a chicken rig and cut finger mullet to landed his nice fish.