The last couple of days have been almost perfect for fishing — warm temps with a little bit of a breeze and fairly calm seas. The only problem is no customers/anglers to go.
A lot of the charter boats were left sitting in their slips on Monday at the docks, not because fishing isn’t good right now, but because of a lack of folks.
Anyhow, the ones that did go brought them home.
South Carolina folks on the Just Reel with Capt. Josh Glidden ventured out Monday morning and brought back a fine catch of mingo and white snapper.
Capt. Justin Destin and his group from Colorado on the Un Reel had a big day on the water. They brought back a king mackerel, Almaco Jack, scamp, mingo some big triggerfish.
Three generation of anglers on the Special K with Capt. Kyle Lowe pulled in some nice triggerfish, mingo and a cobia.
Capt. Chip Godwin and his group on the Reel Legend came in with a good catch of mingo and white snapper.
Capt. Cliff Cox of the party boat Sweet Jody took a group out on Monday and filled up several stringers with fish. They reeled in mingo, white snapper, triggerfish and a graysby. A graysby is a small fish in the grouper family. It’s gray in color with tiny reddish brown spots all over, including the fins.
Capt. Nick Price on the party boat Swoop and his anglers had a big day on the water. They came back with several mingo, white snapper, a few triggerfish, a blackfin tuna and a cobia.
Minnesota anglers on the Sea Winder with Capt. Chris Couvillion got in on some of that tuna action. His anglers brought home a blackfin tuna, scamp, triggerfish, king mackerel, mingo, white snapper, amberine and a bonito.
“It was perfect today … and the fishing was good,” Couvillion said.
“We had a blast,” one of the anglers piped up.
Capt. Mike Graef and his group of anglers from Wisconsin aboard the Huntress brought home quite the catch from a 10-hour trip. They landed mingo, white snapper, triggerfish, scamp, a wahoo and blackfin tuna — one weighing about 30 pounds.
Fishing is good right now; all that is need is more lines in the water to bring them on home.
See you at the docks.