Offshore anglers reported fewer billfish and only the longer the longer trips venturing further offshore reported tuna, amberjack and dorado. Closer in, the snapper are still abundant, along with kingfish and shark.
Bay anglers are catching the usual species. Redfish, black drum, trout are there for the catching just about anywhere.
Tom Creighton at Woody’s Sports Center said offshore anglers caught plenty of red snapper, ling, shark, amberjack and kingfish. Bay anglers caught redfish, trout and black drum.
Beverly Stapleton at Offshore Adventures said the eight and 12-hour offshore trips have been catching
limits of red snapper, limits of Atlantic sharpnosed shark, barracuda, ling, king fish, strawberry grouper, jack crevalle, bonito, lane snapper and vermillion snapper. Those fishing the bays have been bringing in limits of red fish and speckled trout, and a few black drum were also caught
John McNatt at Fisherman’s Wharf reported catches of red snapper, dog snapper, dorado, shark and kingfish. North jetty anglers caught trout and Spanish mackerel.
Brock Kimball at Dolphin Dock reported catches of red snapper offshore, as well as shark, kingfish and ling. A 48-hour trip brought in dorado and yellowfin tuna.
Brenda Owens at Deep Sea Headquarters said offshore trips brought in red snapper, vermillion snapper, dog snapper, tiggerfish, Atlantic sharpnose shark, kingfish, barracuda, amberjack, grouper, blackfin tuna, dorado, wahoo, hammerhead shark, ling, and an 80-pound blacktip shark. Bay anglers brought in black drum, redfish and trout.