The bait runs have started down the east coast, lots of pilchard and finger mullet are showing up in Florida Bay and with them the snook, redfish and tarpon are right behind! Being that snook season has finally opened for us, we've been focusing are attention on them. They are rascally rabbits! Hard strikes followed by hard lunges toward the cover they're usually found in. Tight casts along the deadfall and mangrove roots in the creeks and passes are usually the ticket. A keeper snook, one between 28 and 32 inches is highly prized for its tasty fillets. I've been catching lots of medium size tarpon too! They are unbelievably fun the acrobatic fight is the best and these size fish can be caught on light tackle, and don't wear you out like the bigger version! Redfish are showing in the sloughs in snake bite back in Flamingo. Out on the reef snapper and various jacks have been plentiful. Next month the stone crab traps will get dunked and tripletail fishing will be in full swing, We've all ready started catching fish floating the tides in the passes! Hope to see you soon, don't hesitate to call. I'm happy to answer any questions. 305-896-1507.
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