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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Gulf Stream- Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Dolphin
Full Day- Dolphin, King Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass, Amberjack,
Barracuda, Bonita
1/2 day- Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Bonito, Sharks, Flounder

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Catching Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Flounder, Sharks, and Cobia nearshore. 10
hour trips having good mixed bag catches of Dolphin, King Mackerel, Grouper,
Snapper, Sea Bass, and Amberjack.  Gulf Stream has slowed some with Dolphin,
Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish and Marlin

Monday, May 23, 2016
Gulf Stream-Gaffer Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Scattered Marlin
3/4 & Full Days- King Mackerel, a few Dolphin, Grouper, Amberjack, Sea Bass,
Snapper, Cobia
1/2 days- Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Flounder

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Gulf Stream- good Dolphin fishing, Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo
Offshore- King Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass, Amberjack, Cobia
1/2 day nearshore- great fishing- Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Atlantic Bonito,
False Albecore

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Gulf Stream- Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo  
Offshore Sea Bass, Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Bonito
Nearshore- Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Bonito

Monday, November 9, 2015
Fished the Gulf Stream on Friday.  Some Wahoos from 15 to 50 pounds, some Mahi from 8 to 25 pounds, King
Mackerel, Bonito, and a Sailfish release!  There were a few Blackfin Tuna caught by a few boats fishing south of
us.  The hot water was pushed all the way in to 20 miles, so the fish were more spread out this time. When it
pushes back out, we should have even better fishing

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
If you can find the right weather, now is the time to fish!  Water temp. at the beach is still above 70 degrees.  Great
Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna fishing at the Gulf Stream. Several Sailfish being caught also with some scattered
Mahi.  Great King Mackerel fishing inshore of 20 miles.  Groupers at 10 miles.  Sea Bass are starting to pick up.  
Discounted weekday rates this month!

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Mahi, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass between 15 and 30 miles offshore.  Wahoo,
Blackfin Tuna, Mahi in the Gulf Stream. Nearshore, catching Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Flounder, and Sharks.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Good Mahi, King Mackerel, and Grouper fishing offshore now from 15 to 25 miles.  Nearshore, Spanish Mackerel
and Sharks. Gulf Stream-scattered wahoo, Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish

Monday, May, 18, 2015
Warm water pushed inside of 20 miles.  Limits of King Mackerel and some nice Grouper and Snapper.  The Cobia
have shown up, first one this past Saturday.  Blue Marlin fishing is picking up in the Gulf Stream, along with Mahi,
Tuna, and a few Wahoo and Sailfish. Nearshore, the Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish are cooperating.

Friday, March 27, 2015
nearshore- Sea Bass, Tautog, Dogsharks; Offshore: Snapper, Sea Bass, Albecore
Gulf Stream- Wahoo, Blackfin. Dolphin and Sails on the way

Monday, February 9, 2015
1/2 day trips catching limits of Sea Bass, Spiny Dogfish (small sharks), and Tautog.  Here are a few pics from this
past Saturday with great weather, great fishing, and a good bunch of guys!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Grouper and big Sea Bass fishing is real good inshore of 20 miles now.  A few big Bluefin Tuna being caught from
Cape Lookout shoats and Frying Pan Shoals. Grouper fishing closes 1/1/15.

Monday, August 4, 2014
3/4 & Full days having good Grouper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Snapper, and Sea Bass fishing.  A few Mahi also
on the full days.  Nearshore, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Flounder, and a few King Mackerel.

Friday, July 25, 2014
Catching King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, Bonito, Mahi, ...bottom fishing has picked up...big Grouper this week!  
Near the beach, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Flounder, scattered King Mackerel and Cobia.  Captured the 32#
Baracuda that struck our 3 # Flounder

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Fishing offshore is getting back to normal finally after the storm...Mahi, King Mackerel, Grouper, Cobia,
Amberjack, Snapper, Sea Bass.
Nearshore- Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Cobia, Shark

Friday, June 6, 2014
Offshore- Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass
Nearshore- Spanish Mackerel, Bonito, Bluefish, Cobia, Sharks

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Grouper season opens today! Near the beach, Atlantic Bonito, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel.  Offshore- King
Mackerel, Amberjack, Grouper, Sea Bass, Triggerfish, Snapper
Gulf Stream- Wahoo, Mahi, Blackfin Tuna

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Nearshore- Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Flounder, Drum
Offshore- Great fishing!  Dolphin, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass around 25 miles with a
scattered Wahoo and Blackfin.
Gulf Stream- Wahoo & Blackfin Tuna with some scattered Dolphin and Sailfish

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Good King Mackerel fishing 8-20 miles, Mahi in the 30 mile range, big Sea Bass and Grouper 18 to 20 miles.  
Spanish Mackerel & Shark fishing has been real good near the beach for the past few days.

Sunday, July 14, 2013
The weather has not been very cooperative this summer, but we've had some good fishing offshore when we
could get there.  Mahi, Kings, Amberjacks, Grouper, Snapper, and Sea Bass on the offshore trips around 20 miles.  
Near the beach, Shark fishing has picked up with some Spanish Mackerel and bluefish when you get out of the
muddy water. 34 Pound King Mackerel 2 miles off the beach this week

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Good Spanish Mackerel fishing near the beach, and the shark fishing is picking up.   100+ Pound Hammerhead
this week.  King Mackerel fishing has been good betweeen 8 and 12 miles, and the Mahi fishing has been best
around 25 miles.  Keeper Grouper & Sea Bass from 12 miles on out.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Go bottom fishing now!!!! The Tropical Storm stirred up the water last Friday- so, the Mahi & King Mackerel
fishing was slow b/c of poor visibility.  Once the water clears, the bait is there and so are the fish.  Despite slow
top water fishing, the BIG GROUPER & Black Sea Bass fishing has been incredible the past two days.  We're
catching huge Gags from mid 20 pounds to low 30 pounds & hooking even bigger!!!!!

Monday, June 3, 2013
1/2 days- Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Sea Bass, Flounder, Sharks
3/4 day- Spanish & King Mackerel, Amberjack, False Albercore, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, & Sea Bass
Full Day- King Mackerel, Mahi, Amberjack, Albecore, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, Sea Bass; Sailfish should show
up any day

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Spanish Mackerel, Blues, Bonito on the beach with Flounder and Sea Bass on the bottom.  10 to 20 miles, Kings,
Amberjacks, a few Mahi, Grouper, Sea Bass, Snapper!!!

Sunday, May 19, 2013
1/2 days- Great Atlantic Bonito and False Albecore fishing.  Lots of Bluefish and a few King Mackerel.  Spanish
Mackerel still on and off, but it'll happen any day.  Flounder on the bottom.  3/4 & full days- Grouper, Snapper, King
Mackerel, Albecore, Amberjacks, Cobia.  Mahi & Sails should be in 25 mile range any day.  Gulf Stream-  great
Dolphin fishing & a few wahoo.  Sea Bass open June 1!

Monday, May 6, 2013
64 - 66 degrees on the beach.  Nearshore- bluefish, Bonita, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Sea Bass
Offshore- 25 to 30 miles- King Mackerel, Amberjack & Grouper
Gulf Stream- Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin

Monday, April 22, 2013
Beach water made it up to 69 degrees this past week, but only for a day.  Today, it's 60 degrees.  Some Blues have
shown up on the beach, and it won't be long before the Atlantic Bonito and Spanish show up.  72 degree water has
pushed in to the 25 mile range- it's been holding a good King Mackerel bite along with a few Blackfin Tuna

Friday, April 5, 2013
Beach water temp is jumping back and forth 55 to 58 degrees.  We've been busy Sea Bass fishing on our
nearshore trips with a few Snapper and Ring Tails. Won't be long before the Spanish Mackerel and Bonito show

Monday, March 25, 2013
Beach water is hovering around 55/56 degrees.  Great fishing nearshore with large Sea Bass (catch & release until
June 1st) & plenty of spiny dog sharks- as fast as you can go on light tackle.  Won't be long before the water
warms up on the beach- awaiting the low to mid 60s so we can do some work on the Spanish Mackerel and
Atlantic Bonito.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Beach water temp. is up to 55 & rising.  Blues, Sea Bass, Sharks nearshore.  Gulf Stream- good Blackfin Tuna bite
last week.  Look for the Spanish Mackerel to show up in a few weeks, and, hopefully, a good run of Atlantic Bonito.  
Good Mackerel fishing in Florida this winter, so we hope to see a good showing from them offshore in May.
Right: Feb '13 Bluefin Tuna, Feb. White Marlin

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Pictured Right:  Large Tiger shark 18 miles offshore
Spanish Mackerel are still biting near the beach.  King Mackerel and Grouper fishing is getting better everyday
with the cooling temperatures- 3/4 or full days for these fish

Friday, August 17, 2012
Near the beach, Spanish Mackerel fishing has been Near the beach, Spanish Mackerel fishing has been good- lots
of nice Blacktips, Lemons, Duskies, great-big numbers & nice Spinners.  Bottom fishing is consistent from 12
miles on out with good catches of Grouper, Sea Bass, and Grunts.  Lots of bait around- King Mackerel bite from 10
miles and Mahi & a few Sailfish around 25 miles.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Spanish Mackerel fishing was great last week and into the weekend.  Yesterday was a little slower with 22
Spanish and a False Albecore.  We're catching King Mackerels from 7 to 12 miles.  The best of the Mahi and
Sailfish is between 25 and 35 miles, and the Grouper bite has been consistent in the 15 miles on out.

Friday, July 9, 2012
Been too busy keep up with the fishing reports..if you don't see an updated report, feel free to call.  
Nearshore, great Spanish Mackerel and Shark fishing..7' Blacktip shark this week along with several
Hammerheads at 90-100 lbs.  Offshore, the grass is finally breaking up enough to fish.  Dolphin and King Mackerel
inshore of 12 miles...good Grouper and Sea Bass bite on the bottom.  Sailfish showing up between 18 and 25 miles.

Thursday, June 14, 2012
The water inshore of 20 miles is starting to look good, and the grass is lining up....so, it will be any day that the big
Dolphin show up in numbers.   Bottom fishing has been good from 9 miles on out.  Near the beach, great Spanish
Mackerel bite with some Cobia and Sharks showing up....several Cobia in the 10 to 15 mile range.

Saturday, June 9, 2012
We finally got some nice weather yesterday.   Thursday, we were only able to make it 9 miles because of the wind
and seas, but the guys still pulled out a decent catch....they landed 3 out of 6 nice gag groupers and several nice
sized Sea Bass.  Near the beach, good bite with Spanish Mackerel & Bluefish.  

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Beach water temp. is 75 degrees, and we have been blessed with some incredible spring weather lately.  Spanish
Mackerel fishing is strong near the beach...big fish and good numbers.  We should start seeing good Cobia fishing
any day.  King Mackerel fishing is better than last year...catching fish between 12 and 20 miles.  We are looking
forward to the Sea Bass fishery opening on June 1st, so we can keep the huge Sea Bass that are everywhere.  
Caught some real nice Groupers 24 miles off today.  Mahi fishing picked up in the Gulf Stream, so we should start
seeing some inside 30 miles this week sometime.

Tuesday, April 25th, 2012
Beach water temp hovering between 66 and 68 degrees.  Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish near the beach, trolling
and casting.  Flounder on the nearshore bottom.  King Mackerel, False Albecore, and a few Cobia between 20 and
30 miles.  Grouper fishing opens next Tuesday!  
Gulf Stream- good Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna bite with a few Dolphin and Sails

Fri., April 6th, 2012
Beach water temp. has been around 66/ 67 degrees for almost two weeks.  The Spanish Mackerel have shown up
good near the beach, along with a few Bluefish.  King Mackerel bite consistent around 25 to 30 miles.  Gulf Stream
picking up- still some good size Wahoo, Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, a few Yellowfin & Sailfish.

Wed., March 28, 2012
The beach water is 66 degrees!  Bluefish & drum on the beach.  A few Spanish Mackerel and Atlantic Bonita
showing up, and it should get better this week.  King Mackerel and False Albecore 25 miles off.  Wahoo, Blackfin
Tuna, Dolphin, and a few sails in the Gulf Stream.  It was a mild winter, so take advantage and get an early spring
trip in soon!

February 16, 2012
It's been a mild winter for us, and the fishing has been better this year than the past two winters.  The beach water
temp. has been hovering around 54 degrees.  King Mackerel fishing has been much more promising than the past
two years, and the Gulf Stream has had good Blackfin Tuna fishing with some Wahoo in the mix.  There have been
some nice Cobia caught in the 40 mile range; this Cobia from our trip last week weighed in right at 70 pounds!