Welcome aboard the Reel Busy and our St. Lucie Inlet Fishing Report. The Mahi Mahi bite’s been excellent on the current edges in 180 to 280 feet of water. The edges are well defined and holding allot of small Mahi’s from 3 to 5 pounds. We had a few 7 to 10 pound Mahi’s in the mix but didn’t see any 20 pounders last week. The Mahi fishing should continue to be good to excellent and bigger mahi’s are on the way so get out there and catch’em.
The Blackfin Tuna have started showing up on Push Button Hill but there moving on and off the hill so it’s been inconsistent. The schools of Blackfin vary in size so one day they were all 3 to 4 pounds and the next day they’re all 6 to 8 pounds. There’s not allot of 15 to 20 pound Blackfins caught on Push Button Hill but most of the big ones are caught between now and the end of April.
The Cobia have arrived and are hanging around the Sand Pile and Donaldson Reef. There’s been decent numbers of Cobia around for a week or so but there’s more 30 to 40 pound Cobia showing up now. We haven’t seen any Manta Rays cruising the reefs with Cobia in tow but we saw another Manta Ray free jumping offshore yesterday.
Stuart Florida Fishing is fired up and you can take your pick : Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Kingfish and Cobia, it’s all good. We’ll see you on the water, Capt. Wayne Brodeur, Reel Busy Charters 772-341-6609 reelbusycharters.com.