Bay anglers had it a little better, and the surf anglers reported great catches of speckled trout.
Arther Toscano and his friends Pat Forister and James Svoboda came down from San Antonio to fish for the weekend. They took the jetty boat over to St. Joe’s to fish in the surf and came back with limits of speckled trout.
John McNatt at Fisherman’s Wharf reported catches of red snapper, amberjack, kingfish, barracuda, and a 115- pound grouper. North jetty anglers are catching trout.
John Dunn at Dolphin Dock reported limits of red snapper caught offshore, as well as Atlantic sharpnose shark, kingfish and a 417-pound bull shark.
Brenda Owens at Deep Sea Headquarters said offshore trips brought in limits of red snapper, dog snapper, ling, dorado, blackfin tuna, Atlantic sharpnose shark, kingfish, barracuda, amberjack, grouper, vermilion snapper, wahoo, triggerfish and bonito. Bay guides brought in redfish, trout and black drum.
Tom Creighton at Woody’s Sports Center said offshore anglers caught plenty of red snapper, ling, wahoo and kingfish. Bay anglers caught redfish, drum, kingfish and Spanish mackerel. He said jetty anglers are catching Spanish mackerel and surf anglers are bringing in the trout.
Jeff Heimann at Offshore Adventures said offshore trips brought in red snapper limits, kingfish, warsaw grouper and Atlantic sharpnose shark. Bay anglers limited out on redfish and caught some black drum and speckled trout in the mornings.
A spokesperson at Barnacle Bill’s Pier House said Horace Caldwell Pier anglers have been catching trout at night, hard head, bonnethead and gafftop.