The big fighters are biting, and there is plenty of smaller action for the kids before they go back to school.
- by Sonny Schindler, Shore Thing Fishing Charters
The big fish have been the best thing going. The bull reds, sharks and jack crevalle have been a real treat. The amount of speed, strength, and pure rage these fish have is unbelievable. We almost always photograph, tag and release these big fellas, but man, they are fun to do battle with. Just about anything big will work for bait. White trout, mullet, big croakers, pogies – they all work. We have been using very large baits. The massive sail cats have been brutal, so the bigger baits are a little tougher for them to steal.
These pop-up storms have been a real issue, so please keep your eye on the weather. The fishing has been good everywhere, so if the forecast is sketchy, stay close to shore and always have an exit to safety.
As always, have fun and be safe.
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