Fishing and weather are hot for anglers this week
Summer fishing is in full swing. Fisherman have been reeling in a nice variety of fish including ling, vermilion, lane and dog snapper, amberjack, barracuda, wahoo, dorado, bonito, and lots of redfish from offshore excursions. Kayakers fishing the Lighthouse Lakes trails have been catching redfish and trout while bay guides have reported drum, gafftop and sheepshead. Redfish and shark were caught on the jetties. Live bait has been plentiful.
MaryAnn Heimann at Offshore Adventures reported great fishing this week. Offshore anglers there are pulling in limits of redfish, vermilion and lane snapper, triggerfish, ling, dorado, barracuda, amberjack, wahoo, jack crevalle and bonito. Bay guides have reported limits of big redfish, trout, drum and gafftop.
Therisha Moreno at Woody’s Sports Center said fishermen there have been catching kingfish and ling. Those fishing the jetties have brought back shark and redfish.
John McNatt at Fisherman’s Wharf said offshore boats fishing the weekend reeled in a lot of ling and snapper. Bay guides returning to their docks have brought back shark, gafftop and sand trout. Jetty fisherman have reported catching redfish and sharks.
Melvin Hughes at Horace Caldwell Pier said anglers there have been catching hardhead, redfish and blacktip and hammerhead sharks from the pier.
Scott Garrison at Deep Sea Headquarters reported offshore limits of red snapper, vermilion, lane and dog snapper, amberjack, ling, grouper, kingfish, Atlantic sharpnose shark and a big hammerhead. He said bay fisherman have been bringing in redfish, drum, flounder and speckled trout.