Fishing Report

March 2017 Fishing Report

We may have had a mild winter, but winter wasn’t done with us just because March rolled around… Cold weather and gusty winds put a bit of a damper on our ability to run fishing trips this first month of Spring Break, but sunny skies are ahead!

February 2017 Fishing Report

I’m not one to fish in February very much but this winter has been amazingly warm. Took an all day (10 hour) fishing trip for a friend’s birthday on the 4th and experienced warm weather (layers had to be shed mid-day), sunny skies, calm seas, and a.

November 2016 Fishing Report

Offshore We have had a long run of good weather and fairly warm temps. Just came back from an amazing family trip on Black Friday where we caught a good assortment of fish. Some catch and release due to seasonal closures but some keepers as well. It.


September/October 2016 Fishing Report

Fall is here! (Or at least Indian summer.) This is my favorite time of year on the Emerald Coast, and a fantastic time to get out on the water to do some fishing!

August 2016 Fishing Report

Offshore August is a great month for catching a variety of fish. At the docks you can see Vermillions, Kings, Black snapper, Tripletails, Kings, and Amberjack as well as the occasional bonus fish like chicken dolphin or wahoo.

July 2016 Fishing Report

Offshore It is July and it is HOT! Red Snappers were the main target for the beginning of the month but there have been lots of Kings, a few Groupers, tons of Vermillions, some Amberines and even a few Cobia caught by local captains and anglers..

June 2016 Fishing Report

Offshore Red Snapper season opened this month for a solid 6 week run after only being open on weekends (in state waters) for the beginning part of May. We have had some great catches but the Snappers are not as thick nearshore compared to normal for.

May 2016 Fishing Report

The weather and the fishing are heating up in Destin, with plenty of Amberjack, Cobia, Triggerfish, Vermillion, and the first King Mackerel of the season. Cobia, kings, and amberjack made up the bulk of the last couple days of catches. The triggers.

April 2016 Fishing Report

It’s April and the Cobia are here! Plenty of Cobia being brought into the docks in the 30-40lb range as well as some whoppers up to 70+ lbs.
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March 2016 Destin fishing report

Hard to believe that’s it’s Spring Break already here in Destin. The past couple of months have given us some much needed downtime, but we are ready for another season of fishing! Our schedule gets pretty busy starting the first full week of.

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