Dade, Broward, Palm Beach
Offshore anglers continue to have plenty of action from bonitos. The best action has been with free lined live baits fished from the surface to the bottom in 80 to 160 feet of water. With the bonitos has been a few kingfish. Some of these kings have been up to 30 pounds. An occasional sailfish have been caught while live bait fishing for bonitos and kings. The Snook fishing has been epic! on the beach and inlets with lots of big monsters around.
Vertical jigging around the wrecks is producing action from bonitos, kingfish and almaco jacks. Bottom fishermen anchoring during the daytime around wrecks and deep ledges are chumming up good catches of quality size mutton and yellowtail snappers. Out in the Gulf Stream small dolphins plus a few gaffer size fish have been in good numbers. Daytime swordfishing in 2000 feet of water is producing daily catches of swordfish to 200 pounds. Nighttime snapper fishing for mangrove snappers continue to be good on the deeper reefs when the current is not running hard.
Biscayne Bay Inshore
Schools of small threadfin herring are attracting sea trout to four pounds, mangrove snapper, small jacks, lots of small barracudas and a few tarpon and snook in North Bay. Best action has been over the grass flats where baitfish schools are present. Most of the snook action is taking place around the salinity dams and in the ocean inlets. Schools of silver mullet are being terrorized by large jacks. Nighttime small tarpon action has been fair on the outgoing tides.