Southeast Florida ? Week 2 Report ? June 2012

Southeast Florida ? Week 2 Report ? June 2012

Offshore on the troll, out front and to the north of HBI, dorado were spread out from 100-1100 feet. The big bulls and cows were in the deeper range. Schoolies and peanuts were around weed lines and floating debris and under the bonito inside 800 feet. Kingfish, black fin tuna, and sailfish were in 90-220 feet. Reports at the docks came of white marlin hook ups in 1900-2100 feet. Sailfish were in 120- 210 feet with live baits being their favorite. The swordfish bite stayed consistent with some nice double, triple and larger slobs being reported.

On the reefs and wrecks, in 60-210 feet, yellowtail, mangrove and mutton snapper, kingfish, grouper and cobia were biting live shrimp, pilchards, sardines, cut baits and some artificial baits.
Near shore, along the beaches, piers, inlets and Intracoastal Waterway, bluefish were biting at night, Spanish mackerel, blue runners, jacks, grouper, snappers, some permit and snook were along the beaches and around the piers. In the Intracoastal the snook bite around docks and bridges, snook are still ready to fight, but remember that the season is closed. Tarpon were in the inlets and along the beach. Live shrimp and artificial shrimp on popping corks produced the best results. Bait is consistent with pilchards and good size sardines.

In freshwater, the bass bite picked up. Live shiners, top water lures after sunrise and before sunset, spinner baits and worms bounced off the bottom all produced good results. outside of the grass edge. Peacocks were biting well in the canals with an increase of anglers targeting bream.

Tight Lines, Bent Poles, and Screaming Drags!!!
Stay Salty My Friends!!!!

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