Hello everyone, and welcome back to this week’s report! A very similar week to last week, as it is the typical spring trend which means lots of variety in the fishing and the weather. The weather has been all over the place this week, and so has the fishing. A little bit of everything going on this week though, except for a lot of King Mackerel and Yellowtail Snappers. A few Sails, Tunas, and Mahi-Mahi were roaming the offshore waters this week, but I wouldn’t say anything was exceptional except for the Kings and Yellowtails. There were a few good days of deep dropping for Vermillion and Yellow-eye snappers, and the AJ’s and Almaco bite has been pretty good with the closure coming up. The humps had a few moments early in the week with the Blackfin Tunas, and there were a few nice weediness early, but once the wind showed up they were all broken up. We are close to calling it Mahi season, but I wouldn’t open the gates just yet. You can bet it won’t be long though! Plenty to catch down here, as we even had the Cobia show up on the Rays early in the week with the calm weather and clean water. Everything is falling into place for an epic spring/ summer season, but we definitely need this weather to cooperate a little bit more. We will see what next week brings. Good luck out there this weekend, as the weather is looking pretty good!
Capt. James Chappell