Fishing slowed briefly, a day or two after Hurricane Dolly, but then, as usual, Mother Nature dusted herself off and went back to work. Fishing has been good since the weekend, according to all reports. A variety of species were caught, with no big surprises. A few more tuna have been caught offshore, along with the usual snapper and kingfish.
Bay guides have fared well with limits of redfish and trout.
Peggy Sexton at Offshore Adventures said that fishing slowed for one day after Hurricane Dolly, but then went right back to normal. Anglers have brought in lots of snapper, kingfish, shark, ling and dorado. In the bays, anglers are catching redfish and limits of big speckled trout.
Sandra Fudge at Woody's Sports Center said offshore anglers brought in big red snapper, kingfish, ling and dorado. Bay guides are still catching black drum, redfish and trout.
Theresa Hornburg from Barnacle Bill's Pier House on Horace Caldwell Pier said anglers are landing shark, black and red drum and trout.
John McNatt of Fisherman's Wharf also reported a brief slowdown after Dolly, but said fishing has picked up again. He reported limits of red snapper, vermilion snapper, kingfish, shark, ling and a few blackfin tuna. Bay guides and north jetty
Fisherm an' s angl ers are st ill catc hing redfish and lots of speckled trout. Greg Brown at Deep Sea Headquarters reports catches of amberjack, red snapper, lots of ling, blackfin tuna, dorado, barracuda, triggerfish, shark, bonito, kingfish, including one that weighed in at 45 pounds, and a sailfish was released of the Gulf Eagle.