Red Snappers: No Keepers

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Recent offshore fishing reports from the Northeast region of Florida.


Red Snappers: No Keepers

Florida Sportsman member: avetjx

red snapper

We caught many endangered red snappers today, including my personal best on the east coast of 19 lbs. My son and I boated over 75 lbs of tasty fish today and we went home with not a fish in the box. I also caught my first goliath, so it was a great day of fishing.

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Northeast Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Cast&Blast

On Stef’s first drop, she was locked into something huge. Hunter and I were both doing our part to keep her from being pulled overboard. This fish took a couple great runs with the drag locked down pretty good. We thought it was going to be an AJ or Cobia the way it was running away from the boat. Once we saw color we knew she had a giant red snapper.

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family Trip

Florida Sportsman member: Cast&Blast

So we went back to bottom fishing when my cousin katherine hooks a killer AJ. We missed two more strikes on the freelined pogie that were most likely kings. Again while bottom fishing, three schoolies show back up and we get a double hook up on em and into the ice. Move spots and get into a great beeliner bite, lost a couple good ones, but still managed eight.

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Northeast Bottom Bite

Florida Sportsman member: LouD

Our first stop was at 40 miles at 120 feet and later stops were at 140 and 150 feet (50 miles). Continuous action all day. Captain Roger put us on fish at every stop with emphasis on targeting grouper and Mangos using live bait and 8 to 10 foot leaders.

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St. Augustine Bull

Florida Sportsman member: Big Bend Brian

At the Ledge in 180 feet the starboard flatline gets hit but comes off followed by a hit on the port flatline which pulled drag but came off too. Looking back you could see the head of the dolphin trying to inhale the lure. Casey drops the lure back and we watched him eat it. Once the line came tight it was some very cool jumps by a very large dolphin!

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New Boat Mojo

Florida Sportsman member: Maverick

Loaded the well with some stud pogies, milled around on the beach for a little bit to see nothing worth staying so we moved off shore. Hit it hard but never did find a brown fish. Luckily we found seven grouper, but only two were legals. And more snapper than any one person really wants to catch when you can’t keep em’.

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Northeast Dolphin Bite

Florida Sportsman member: flblue

We started with just a four line spread but quickly dropped to three, at one point we had a triple hookup. Got them all on board but it was chaotic. The kid with me at one point said “This is a story I’ll be telling my grand kids!”

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Northeast Wahoo Bite

Florida Sportsman member: arunram

I had a great time wahoo fishing with Capt. Jerry Moulton aboard his boat Another Tangle last weekend. We had four nice wahoo at 60, 50,50 and 40 pounds. We also caught a bunch of triggers, pinky, AJ and a limit of bees to go with it!

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St. Augustine Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Chilly

This spot looked better so we dropped the hook to focus on cobia for a bit. We sent down live mullet and starting catching fish! Several big snappers came up on the first drop. We decided to use some chicken rigs to get fish moving up and down in the column. Before long, the big bait on the back got slammed and up comes a cobia with a golden ticket for the fish box.

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Northeast Mixed Bag

Florida Sportsman member: Captnathanstuart

Forum member Captnathanstuart and friends got into some fish recently, filling the cooler with a nice mixed bag of fish.

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Northeast Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: Off the Hook

Within the first 20 minutes that ever so energizing sound of reel screaming was heard. The original plan was to troll out to the break, but we never traveled more than three miles from the spot we caught the first of what would turn out to be six wahoo.

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Northeast Bottom Fishin

Florida Sportsman member: Bigchocolatelab

Broke the jetty’s to light NE winds and pretty seas. Plan for the day was to load up on white baits and fish deep. Found all the bait we wanted at the barge and pointed her east. Arrived in 160 feet and didn’t see much on bottom. We dropped lines anyways and found bite to be sluggish at first. Finally found the fish and managed to get on an incredible drift.

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Jumbo Mangroves and More

Florida Sportsman member: sheepdawg

Well we started out pretty good on the Mangos and had 8 big ones before dark. They lit up the screen pretty good as the sun went down and then the sharks found our chum line and we had to make a run to another spot.

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Northeast Kings

Florida Sportsman member: zay

After that we decided to stop and drop the sabikis down for some live bait and filled the livewell with some nice cigar minnows then started trolling again. Not 5 minutes in we get a double with two nice kings that my brother in law and dad both caught.

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Thermocline Bite

Florida Sportsman member: Boattronics

I went out to the nearshore wrecks and found that that thermocline out there has the cobes stacked up. We fished a few different spots and crushed the cobia on all of them, going 11 for 13 before getting chased in early by a storm. Almost all of our fish came off alien jigs.

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Northeast Cobia

Florida Sportsman member: OnTop~170

Right before I climb off the tower I decide to pitch one more in and let her sink and bam another hook up. This time I set the hook I don’t know how many times and muscle the fish in. Finally I get one on the gaff and it went 39 pounds.

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Northeast Blue Marlin

Florida Sportsman member: Captjeffcrabtree

As we were talking about the conditions being too perfect for a billfish, the left flat gets hammered. As it’s dumping a 50 wide, we see a bill thrashing up top. At that point we knew we found him. Cleared the lines and 15 minutes later released a beautiful blue marlin in the 150 pound class.

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Jumbo Hoo

Florida Sportsman member: CZKid

Forum member CZKid caught this 93 pound Wahoo on his last day of the Wahoo Shoot Out.

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Northeast Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: out of the blue

Picked a couple numbers off the temp charts and plugged them into the machine and off we went, we stayed mainly in 130 feet water 15 to 23 line. We got bit within 30 minutes of trolling and pulled the hook , for a bit I thought, bad sign then Michael got on his first northeast florida hoo, it got interesting because we missed 3 bites in a row. We just couldn’t figure out how they don’t get hooked at 15 knots with 2 mustad 10/0 hooks, then luck changed and we got the next 3 fish and headed for home.

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Crazy Cobia Action

Florida Sportsman member: Boattronics

Arriving at the spot, my eyes bulged as the new Lowrance marked the bottom, there was no doubt in my mind what I was looking at. I deployed the Ipilot, and within only a couple minutes, I was bent over the gunnel with a good fish! The next hour and a half of fishing was absolute mayhem! In less than two hours, I boated 10 cobia!

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Long Runs and A Lot of Fish

Florida Sportsman member: AUcary

As it approached the boat it looked like a huge blackfin 30 feet back, that’s when we saw the stripes! Wahoo! Chris put a nice gaff job on the fish and we had our first hoo of 2015 in the boat! Time for a beer!

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Northeast Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: minnowsnmonsters

Our first stop was in 62 feet of water, about 6 miles from the jetties, and we found a ton of snapper from little chickens up to 22 to 23 inch fish, a few decent bass but mostly just legals and shorts. Fortunately we found 2 keeper grouper with one being 24 1/8 inches and the other around 27-29 inches.

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Fishing with New Friends

Florida Sportsman member: model14

We next moved and found a goldmine of fish. Catch included many black seabass, numerous ringtail porgy, a big bull red, and a nice red snapper. I was really glad to see the boys get on some fish. Bait was squid, sardines, grunt and boston mackerel.

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Northeast Bottom Bite

Florida Sportsman member: minnowsnmonsters

We caught a few more just short grouper on that spot along with 12 to 15 snapper and a few bass before we decided it was time to move. Bait of choice all day was boston mackerel, the small livies were being inhaled by sea bass and snapper immediately upon hitting the bottom.

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Weekend Wahoo

Florida Sportsman member: out of the blue

The short flat starts to sing around 11am and we got our first high speed trolling hoo in the boat! Put lines back in water and then got a nice fish at 57.5 pounds.

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Northeast Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: benchmark

We fished only big hooks and tried to avoid them. No luck, caught them on everything we put down and released them all. Luke caught his personal best trigger, he was very happy young man. We also caught scamp, gags, and lots of red snappers.

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Breaking in the New Boat

Florida Sportsman member: Lug Man

We drifted the spot and put about 2 dozen baits in the live well anyway. My buddy decided he didn’t want to run another 15 miles in the slop so we just hung around 9 mile and drifted baits. We caught mostly sharks and red snapper which were released to swim free.

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Northeast Offshore

Florida Sportsman member: Richardrbloom

I gave the fish another 30 yards or so then threw it into strike and held on. Then the shotgun rod goes off and my buddy Austin grabs it. We had a double hookup for about a minute until mine came off again. We fought his fish to the boat and after only a few minutes of fighting it I sunk the gaff into it.

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Running Deep in the Bay Boat

Florida Sportsman member: Bigchocolatelab

Decided to make a move and pressed on eastward. Next spot, dropped squid on chicken rigs and livies and got into em. Found good football size bees, triggers, pinkys, and other fish.

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Cobia Chaos

Florida Sportsman member: Pangaman

The small cobia raced to the jig and grunts before I could get a bait in front of the big one. I caught and released 3 more cobia on the jig and pitch rod before I was able to get a bait in front of the big one. I had used all the grunts in the livewell and the only thing remaining was a half dozen small spanish sardines.

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Venice Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Blind Squirrell

We fished sardines, squid, cut-bait and live pinfish on the bottom in 100″-110″ of water. We boxed our limit of red grouper, mixed in with big mangroves, some flag yellowtail, a few scamp, porgies, and lane snapper.

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Topwater Tuna Time

Florida Sportsman member: Snaphappy

When we arrived we were the first boat on the scene and there were fish busting everywhere! We started casting poppers and it was game on immediately. For the next two and half hours it was wide open. We boated 10 fish on poppers and 6 on live bait.

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Ending on a Good Note

Florida Sportsman member: bgood

We then headed off 35 miles to our first stop, the bites started off a little slow but it picked up and we caught our limit of snapper. 3 of them measuring out to 30 inches plus, we threw back quite a few 18 inch ones also.

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St. Augustine Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: DoradoDreamin

We finally changed to some chicken rigs and smaller hooks and the triggers, beeliners and porgies started coming over the gunnel. A bait would not last on the bottom for even 5 seconds before a fish would be biting.

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Birthday Snapper

Florida Sportsman member: Uncle_Mike

After the long run out we dropped the first bait to the bottom and had a 25 pound snapper in the boat within the first 5 minutes. After that it was non stop action for the next 2 hours. Had to pull up and leave early due to a storm moving in.

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Northeast Bottom Bumping

Florida Sportsman member: Mirage-GNV

Baited up at a wreck then went out to 21 fathoms in somewhat snotty 2 to 3 foot seas with a little rain mixed in to boot. The vermillion bite was easy, the ARS’s were reasonably plentiful along with the lesser AJs, but the sharks were thick on the ledges and live bottom.

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Mahi and More in the Northeast

Florida Sportsman member: arunram

“We could have stayed north and killed them but we just wanted to see what’s happening south. We released some small ones and kept 12 big mahi with the biggest around 40 pounds. Then we bottom fished for a very little time and caught…”

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Bam Bam Mahi

Florida Sportsman member: Bam Bam

We had fish on within a couple minutes. The fish were chewing and we put 23 mahi in the box with including a few studs. Had one small sailfish and saw a big blue marlin go through a school of peanut dolphin and come out of the water with one in his mouth about 20 yards from the side of the boat.

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Northeast Mahi Madness

Florida Sportsman member: no peekin

We caught fish on plastics and skirted ballyhoo.Ended up keeping 20 fish and released some others.All were nice fish with 5 going over 30 pounds and the big fish hit the planer and was 36.8 pounds.

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Making it Happen in the Slop

Florida Sportsman member: T-Daddy

220 feet seemed to be the trick and we boated seven or eight Mahi, mostly from 15 to 20 pounds, but one at 36 pounds. We knocked more than one off boat side in the rough water and teetering gaff. One Wahoo hit on the plainer coming in at 26 pounds. We had a Sailfish in the spread as well but he picked on one of the only two rigs without a Ballyhoo and didn’t hook up.

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Getting Fishy out of State

Florida Sportsman member: ledslinger29

Hit the ledge to find a slow but steady bite on the troll, with 15 fish in the box we rode in to dive some numbers and see what we could do. Slippers were all over the place, and got a personal best 13 pound spiny. Also shot a 14 pound hog and a 25 pound gag, and had an overall good day.

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Crushing the Cobes

Florida Sportsman member: Boattronics

Next trip, Luis headed south with me again, and this time Jason the duck slayer got invited. Fresh off of grounding restrictions from telling a fish “secret” lol, he was eager to redeem himself to the rest of the crew, which he did get to do that day!

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Bringing Home Some Trophies

Florida Sportsman member: capcioffi

Time goes on and we spot a huge rip with weeds all over it in 800 feet. We go down one side (inside) and it is not producing. Cut across the weed/rip line and the water jumps 3 degrees. In come some of the marlin lures and out goes the meat. Within 5 minutes we get hit!

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Wrecking the Wahoo in the Northeast

Florida Sportsman member: 15whaler

“When we have a wahoo strike, its like a car accident. We are traveling at 13 to 20 knots, the fish is a torpedo, traveling at 30 to 40. Its a very violent collision.” Englert continued “We don’t throttle down, though. When we get a fish to the boat, I want you to grab the shock leader and secure the trolling weight. Walk everything to the front of the bow. That’s your job, understand?”

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Beating the Bottom, Northeast Style

Florida Sportsman member: JSiler21

We had a couple cool surprises also. My dad reeled up a grunt on a chicken rig and decided to just open the bail and send it right back down the way it was. Within 30 seconds his rod doubles over and the line starts screaming off the penn battle 6000. I decided clear a line we had on the bottom with another live grunt on it and when it came tight, my rod also doubled over. The penn senator 4/0 cranked in the fish in no time and to my surprise was my first bull red!

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Bottom Bite in the Northeast

Florida Sportsman member: redpro

Bite wasn’t on fire but we managed a good meat trip. Passed a nice rip around 130 feet that made us wish we were trolling. Caught our limit of beeliners to 4 pounds and some nice triggers, one almost hitting 8 pounds!

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Bottom Fishing from the Bay Boat

Florida Sportsman member: Bigchocolatelab

Bite has been frequent and consistent. Went out last few days with some friends in the Coastal Bay and found them in 80-110 feet. Got into a mix of nice BSB, triggers, B-liners, ARS, and a nice 15 pound gag! Couldn’t find the cobia everyone’s been posting on the forum about.

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Awesome Day On And In The Water

Florida Sportsman member: renovator

In between dives we fished and loaded up with some nice fish, threw back a few red snapper, and got a scamp at the end of the day. 4 lobster made the trip back to the dock as well. Found some new bottom numbers to boot.

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Teaching Them Young

Florida Sportsman member: capcioffi

I took my 5-year-old Cohen out Saturday before the weather front to snag some fish. In the morning it was gamey with some big rollers and side chop, but little man was game and put his fishing face on. It took me 30 years to get my first red snapper on a spinner and found a school of fish 16 miles out to put him on his first at age of 5. We caught over 70 red snapper, 14 vermillion snapper, 10 triggerfish, 6 small sharks, 1 sheepshead (Brother snagged him sniffing the bait), and 1 sea bass […]

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Nearshore King for the Smoker

Florida Sportsman member: creekgeek

The fish headed due east but we caught up pretty quickly and stayed on top of her as there were a lot of other boats in that area. I have not caught a lot of big kings so, when I first saw it down in the clear water, I was more than a little excited at it’s size. Plus, I’m a fisherman and you all know that adds at least 25-50% to the size of any good fish! One good circle or three and Bob put the gaff in her and we had our first beach king. Awesome. I know a lot of you have been catching 30 pounders this summer and I really had no doubt that we had one but those must be some huge fish because I thought this was a whopper and it only weighed…25 pounds.

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Elton Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: Phinatical

Cleared the inlet around 6:25 Saturday with a crew of 4 plus my recon man (diver) Pat. Hunted pogies with little to show from one throw, they were just scattered everywhere but never balled up anywhere, so we pointed her east for the 50mi ride to Elton. Stopped short at TW to look around and then kept heading east. Pulled up on the first spot and on the first drift starting pulling up monsterous seabass. Most were easy 16 inches and fat if not more. We also got a couple fat beeliners off this spot and released some pig red snapper. We moved a little and then a little more and found some more nice bottom and dropped on it, pulling up an african pompano, two red porgies, a very nice mango, and then the cobia showed up under the boat along with some amberjack.

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Southeast Hole Sails

Florida Sportsman member: Triple A

Went to the rip and it was rough, turned south and pounded our way to the southeast hole to get a few kings for the smoker. Put the baits out in around 55-60 feet of water. Not ten minutes went buy we had our first hit. It took off like a smoker king would then it jumped. Dad called a cuda but I saw a sail and bill. Fought the fish for good while got him in the boat for a picture and then back in the water. He revived quickly and swam off. Looked back

towards land and saw nothing but dark skies the wind pick up but we stuck it out. After the storm skirted us we continued fishing with nothing but sharks, with our baits dying and looking pathetic we put out our final spread and were calling it quits at 1:30. Around 1:15 we saw a sail free jumping south east off the bow we turned towards him and did not see him, 5 minutes later we have another sail on the same rod, reel, and rig we caught the first sail on, after another good fight the fish was quickly revived and swam off.

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Bottom Bumpin’

Florida Sportsman member: Bigchocolatelab

Arrived at spot and seas built a little but not too bad. SW wind mixed with the SE swell to create a confused layout, but it was definitely fishable! We decided to drift fish with live bait and found action right away.

First fish up to bat was an assortment of seabass and beeliners. After that 2 of us stuck into a doubleheader of decent fish. First fish at the boat was a big Red snapper…and back he goes. Next fish was a nice Cobia! After a gaff malfunction we finally got him in and cracked open a few beers. Only 30 minutes in and the day started off right!

We drifted passed the spot and reset. This time we threw two flat lines out with big live pogies and started to bottom bump again. The drift produced again only this time Big amberjacks and red snappers showed themselves. As were drifting, both flat lines go off[…]

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Mayport Wahoo & Dolphin

Florida Sportsman member: mikelavine

Headed out of Mayport around 6:30 and stopped at 30 miles due to a lack of time today. Fishing in 100 feet of water, we got on a few cudas right away. After about a hour, we landed a 20 pound king with a curious cobia following that we couldn’t get to eat the bait. He finally swam off and got the lines back out. Within 10 minutes had a hit and pulled in a 10 pound dolphin. At 10am we had a hit on the ballyhoo and by the time the rod was off the outrigger, the reel was smoking and came close to being spooled on a freight train of a run. Got the lines up and had a 15 minute fight without even seeing the fish. The fish decided to take off again and then snap…my rod broke in two below the third eyelet. Great. We carefully kept fighting and 5 minutes later my buddy yells, “Thats a big wahoo!” Got him next to the boat, gaffed, and in the boat he came!

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Busy Day at the Ledge

Florida Sportsman member: arunram

That was my second offshore trip and I felt like I was in a dream. That water was cobalt blue!! I would never forget this trip in my life. The mahi mahi jumping and tail walking in the air was a beautiful sight to see. We also saw a 15 foot hammerhead shark cruise by us that scared the living daylights out of me. Boy, pulling those groupers up is like pulling a baby elephant from 120 foot water. These offshore monsters definitely whooped me! Thanks very much to Jimmy, Jerry and his crew for having me aboard the “Another Tangle”. It was a dream come true!

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Trippin’ Out on Tripletail

Florida Sportsman member: Morocco_madness

Me and Steve AKA Pilingjunkie, hit the water around 8:00am for a day in the Inlet. Got out there and there was nothing happening. Got a pile of Whiting but the desirable species were just not there. First time in a while that the Inlet was a wash. Around 1ish i get a call from Tony(Boattronics). Turns out he had some luck finding the Triple Tails. He gave us a few pointers on how to catch them and donated a dozen or so live Shrimp. Hadn’t really intended on making the trip up the coast but we really needed to reclaim our dignity after the butt kicking we took in the Inlet. We took off toward Nassau following the coast at around 40-50 feet. We found some decent fish free swimming. Managed to get Steve his first TT and man, what a killer experience!! those things go all over the place! They jump and pull like crazy. Now of course im all kinds of pumped and want me one of these bad boys!

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Mayport “Jurassic Drum”

Florida Sportsman member: Morocco_madness

Hit the water with another of our fellow forum members, Trevor, AKA, Shadowcast777. Stevo(Pilingjunky) hooked me up with around 2.5 dozen live Blue Crabs 2 days ago and decided to put them bad boys to use. We originally were planning on doing something different but nobody had live Shrimp. Once we got out to the Inlet, we set up shop on the South rocks. Set up a good spread of rods and kicked back. Wasn’t but maybe ten minutes before the first rod goes stripping. Had Trevor take care of it. 15 minutes pass and hes got a stud Bull Red in the boat. We set back up and it isn’t long before we have another Bull in the boat. Both fish were right at 40″. The bite died down so we dragged up and hit another area[…]

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Playin’ the Drums

Florida Sportsman member: samsiam74

After looking high and low for some Blue Crabs, we headed out… The weather man’s report last night said 10-12 NW winds and sunny. Nice by the standards that Steve and I encountered over the last couple of days! Well, the weather man got the sunny part right but it was frigid this morning and the wind was a good 18-20 steady out of the north until about noon. Water was choppy as could be but we crept out to a spot that looked doable and anchored up.

Lines go out and not ten minutes later Sing is doing the tango in the back of the boat as he wrestles his PB Drum up to the surface.. A guess would be around 35 pounds… What a nice way to start the day! We send that big fish back down and lines go back out… A half hour goes by and one of his rigs starts doubling over again!

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Mayport Inlet Reds

Florida Sportsman member: Morocco_madness

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Me and my buddy Tim went out today for a few hours of sheepshead fishing. Got to our target area at the Little Jetty rocks. Didn’t want to rough the Inlet due to the weatherman’s prediction of high winds and 3-5 foot seas. We wasted an hour or so at the Little Jetties and managed nothing other than a keeper Sea Bass. Seemed pretty calm out so i decided to check the Inlet just in case the weather prediction was off. Glad i checked. Dead calm, no wind and less than 1 foot seas. What a joke. Anyways, the sheepshead bite was very slow in the inlet today. Didn’t see anyone catching. decided to use up the dozen Large Blue Crabs i brought as a back up. Got a few bull reds and lost something very large.[…]

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Slaying the Porgies

Florida Sportsman member: Morocco_madness

I really enjoyed fishing for Sheepshead using a jighead. Took a second to get used to it but was a lot of fun. The Bite at our first spot turned off so we headed over to the Southern rocks. Once we got situated it wasn’t long before we get a few Decent Sheep in the boat. A short while later Leon brings up this giant Ring Tail! Neither of us have ever seen one this large. Next thing i know we are catching them left and right! Long story short, we end up boating about 40 of these things. Wasn’t long before the water clarity went to crap and we called it a day. An absolute blast![…]

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St. Augustine Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: blue bird

Made the run out in great conditions Sunday morning. The bottom bite was good with all the endangered species making a great showing!!

We kept some nice triggers and a nosy cobia. Strangely enough, we didn’t get a grouper bite. We did see some blackfins feeding around 27 miles out. They were traveling at warp speed, so we didn’t even try to put out a spread. it got pretty snotty later in the morning, laid down mid-day for a decent ride back in until the 15 mile mark. At that point the following East wind turned into some kind of Northwest / South combination wind that slowed us down a bit on the end of the ride[…]

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Offshore Jax Bottom Fishing

Florida Sportsman member: boattronics

We headed out to about 110′ before dropping. Action was very good, flat seas and minimal wind and current certainly helped. Good clean water too. We started filling the box with the tastiest demersals the bottom can offer, and as we worked deeper, the action continued to get better as we power drifted drops out to 145′[…]

We caught huge triggers, gorgeous mutton snapper, grouper and cobia for the box. A couple sharks, some amberjack, etc. And as always, we sifted through endless red snappers, huge vermillions and seabass that were unfortunately released.

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Northeast Sword Report

Florida Sportsman member: knot tight

We went 3/3 on swords with 1 being released and two being taken. We high speed trolled in the evening with only a barracuda to show for it. We threw out ballyhoo in 400 feet in the morning and pulled the hooks on a nice wahoo and released another barracuda. We had a great trip with a awesome crew despite being surrounded by storms more than half of the trip. Thanks to Adrian, Casey, and Ryan for being an awesome crew in less than ideal conditions.

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Sunday Snapper Day

Florida Sportsman member: renovator

Left the dock with crew of Chris, Troutdiggler and his dad Mark, Mularkey, and myself just before sunlight for the last day and the only day this crew was able to get in for this “mini snapper season”, puleeeezze! Baited up at BB, fished 110 feet water and caught fish most of the day. Had to move around a bit to get our limit, and along with some B’s, trigs, one gag, and plenty of throw back keeper seabass. Anyhow, hope a lot of folks were able to get out and enjoy the bite when you could find them.

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Birthday Fishing in St. Augustine

Florida Sportsman member: jacqueo

First of all…let me thank everyone on the forum for ALL of their awesome advice. About a month ago I posted on here questioning about St. Auggie fishing – AND the dreaded inlet. Growing up in South Florida the inlets are INSANE – narrow, and zig-zaggy (Boynton Beach Inlet to be specific). I hadn’t taken our new boat offshore since getting it about 4 months ago […]

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“Guana Bite” Swordfish Report

Florida Sportsman member: beaubaker

Had a great time Saturday night/Sunday morning on the “Guana Bite”. Thanks to Captain Kevin and first mate Darryl for having me and Brian along to try our luck at the swordfish grounds. We dropped baits in the water way

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