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  1. Surf Fishing Reports
    Cool 46 degrees and breezy from the east at 7am on the beach. Low tide and water way out but starting back in... seemed like great conditions for some groceries. I've caught my 3 biggest black drum since moving to Florida 5 months ago and they were all yesterday. The first one came on my old 7'...
  2. Surf Fishing Reports
    Went for pomps at Johnson Beach 4/16 and ended up in the black drum. Caught 11 ranging from 24" to 34", full of eggs, all on pompano rigs with shrimp and fish bites. Kept the smallest one and let the rest go make more babies. Not much meat for the size, mostly all head and no worms. They will...
  3. Surf Fishing - General Q & A
    Folks, we are visiting PB the week of 3/7 and planned to do some surf fishing for a few days. We have a few questions regarding the area: 1. I saw on a few posts, especially from Fish_On and Pilar, that Navarre beach seemed to be the spot. Can you tell me where would be best spot to fish...
  4. Piers and Bridges - Reports
    Went to navarre bridge today just to get away from the house, it was a little windy when I got there but it was a pretty good day. After catching some finger sized pinfish, I rigged up 2 rods with shrimp and 1 rod with pinfish. After about 20 minutes waiting and messing around with snapper...
  5. Piers and Bridges - Reports
    Great day at the bridge today, lots of good fish. Got out at about 7 o'clock and right off the bat caught 7 big mangroves. A little while later caught a flounder. Then around 8 o'clock the seatrout bit got hot and caught 3 nice seatrout on live pinfish. Then about 2 hours later I caught a big...
  6. Piers and Bridges - Reports
    Wen't out today to catch some mangroves and flounder, caught some mangroves but only 2 keepers. Also caught a keeper flounder along with the mangroves. Knocker rigs with 20lb mono leader gets the job done for the flounder. You can also find some big trout there along with black drum right know...
  7. Piers and Bridges - Reports
    After trying for around 2 months to catch these seemingly elusive creatures, we tried LIVE shrimp which made the world of difference! Both our first redfish catches and both slot! (booyah!) She goes to get her cigarettes and the black drum hits. Solo hand reeled that sucker in. :boxing...
  8. General Discussion
    Can someone tell me where to go and what to use to catch red and black drum mackerals, maybe even seatrout
  9. Inshore Fishing - General Q&A
    Can some one tell me where to go and what to use to catch big black and red drums, maybe even some seatrout.
  10. Inshore Fishing - General Q&A
    Can someone tell me good places to catch black drum without using a boat? I've heard you can catch them off the bridge by bayview park but I've never seen anyone catch them. Any advice helps.
  11. Inshore Reports From Out Of The Area
    Capt. Rick Stanczyk had Richard Arluck and his family out, Mike and Dave, today on Saturday 1/30/11. They were visiting down from Miami and wanted some action and good stuff to eat! They headed back towards the cape area around 8:00 and arrived around 9:30. The tide had just stopped falling...
  12. Inshore Reports
    I went to a spot DukeDevil91 told me about a few months ago and had a pretty good 45 minute run until I ran out of bait. I landed these 3 plus another legal red about 21 inches. I had a larger fish break off and one other good one got away. The black drum were 17 and 20 inches, the red 23.
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