Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Sebastian Inlet Report
08-30-16 TUESDAY: MANGROVE AND MUTTON SNAPPER, JACKS, LOOKDOWNS, MARGATE, REDS, C/R SNOOK AND BLUE RUNNERS
We are going to see some wet, windy days ahead of us as the Tropical Depression 9 makes its way up into the Gulf. This morning winds are blowing out of the East-Southeast at 20 mph, gusting to 24 and there are dark clouds and intermittent showers at the inlet. Winds are predicted to increase this afternoon and NOAA is calling for small craft to exercise caution.
Fishing on days like this can be productive. Throw on some rain gear and give it a shot! Mangrove and Mutton Snapper have been biting; big Reds, Jacks, Lookdowns, Blue Runners and a few Margate and Spanish Mackerel, Sennet and Whiting have been landed in the surf.
Our angler of the day is Bobby Brown of Indialantic. Bobby has been getting out doing some extra fishing before his brother in law Steve Kelley comes down from Maryland in November, he wants to make sure he catches the biggest Red! Bobby landed today's oversized Reds using mullet on a jig head. The big Reds are released unharmed to fight another day.