Southeast Florida ? Week 3 Report ? July 2012 (Tested the DynaMo - Slimer)
Southeast Florida ? Week 3 Report ? July 2012 (Tested the DynaMo)Offshore, north and south of HBI small dorado were plentiful from 400 feet out to 1200 feet. Trolling bare and skirted ballyhoo, skirted lures, strip baits and large shad lures produced the fish. Around floating debris, swim baits, feather jigs, and live pilchards got the bites. In 110 ? 270 feet kingfish, bonito, BFT, wahoo and cobia were taking baits on deep trolls. Sailfish were biting in the 220 -270 feet range around schools of bait. The swordfish bite was good and is expected to pick up as we enter the new moon.While on debris and weed lines, testing a new DynaMo 7.5? Slimer lipless, triple joint lure had good results. It drew the fish in with its swimming action and enticed them to strike. This is a nice lure from Dynamic Lures worth giving a try.On the reefs and wrecks, yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, vermillion snapper, blue runners, jacks, grouper, kingfish, BFT, bonito, sharks and occasional cobia were hitting bait in 50-180 feet.Near shore, along the beaches, piers, inlets and Intracoastal Waterway, blue runners, jacks, snappers, snook, tarpon and sharks were taking cut baits, lures, and jigs. Snook are in the Intracoastal Waterway, around the docks and bridges, inlets and along the beaches along with tarpon. Artificial shrimp, popping corks, spoons, jigs, and live baits were working well. Remember that snook are catch and release only until util the season re-opens September 1.In freshwater, the recent heat has the lakes and canals in summertime patterns. Larger fish are out deep. Big top water, swim baits produced well. Smaller bass in close were biting best on live baits around drop offs just outside grass lines. In the canals and smaller lakes topwaters, frogs and large worms raised the fish.Tight Lines, Bent Poles, and Screaming Drags!!!Stay Salty My Friends!!!!