light tackle fun for all ages

Report Date: December 4, 2019

Steady action the past month for a mixed variety of fish. We have been primarily fishing the patch reefs with light tackle. Live bait has been the preferred method.

Most of the trips I have been doing are half day trips with children and families. This has been the best way to bend the rod for those short on patience. We have been catching spanish mackeral, king mackeral, mutton snapper, amberjacks, and yellowtail snappers just too name a few.

The shark fishing has been active on the shallow reefs as well. Once they sense action they tend to want to be a part of it. That is when we will slide a bigger rod out with a bigger bait. Some of the sharks we have been catching are nurse shark, sandbar shark, and black tip. We also captured two sharks with research tags in them back to back last week.


Futher offshore we have been catching mahi mahi,tuna,king mackeral, sailfish, and some deep water snapper. The sailfish haven't showed up in great numbers yet but we are still hearing reports of 2s and 3s.

The wrecks have been producing some nice sized amberjacks and the occasional black grouper. As we get closer to winter we should be seeing more grouper and snapper.


Inshore fishing has been heating up as well. There are some shrimp starting to move in biscayne bay giving us an oppurtunity to engage in some bigger predators such as tarpon, snook, jack crevelle, lady fish, and spanish mackeral. I anticipate the fishing should stay good as long as the cold fronts keep moving in pushing the apex predators further south.


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Tight lines,

Capt Fred David

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