Spring Fishing Report

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Clearwater, Florida

Near shore:The Kings are here and should stick around for at least another month or so. With water temps in the low 70’s and tons of bait schools around, other predator fish, like Cobia, Spanish Mackerel and Sharks will be mixed in also.

Deep Sea Fishing: The Grouper and Snapper bite has been good on the 3/4 and full day charters, Amberjack are also fired up right now on all of the deep water wrecks.

This good to excellent fishing should continue as the weather has been perfect providing clear water and an influx of bait schools.

Gulf Kingfish Action!!
Gulf Kingfish Action!!

The Kings are here and there’s tons of em!! Half day charters can expect solid kingfish action with light tackle and live bait. The fish have been between 12-20 lbs mostly with a few smokers caught last week in the 40lb + range.
The 3/4 day charters have also been enjoying tons of action, typically we fish Kings in the morning then switch to Grouper when the sun gets overhead. We’ve also been getting tons of Gag Grouper, which are out of season right now but still provide a good fight.
The full day trips are absolutely wrecking the big Amberjack on the wrecks and Springs well offshore. These charters are great because we can fish Amberjack early then switch to Grouper, Snapper and Kings for the rest of the day.
Whichever trip you choose, it’s a great time to be fishing in the Gulf right now!!!!