Hello Fish Fans, Welcome aboard the REEL BUSY and to our St. Lucie Inlet Offshore Fishing Report. The last few weeks has been as unpredictable as the weather report. The sailfish, dolphin and tuna have turned on and off from day to day and taking turns playing the game.
The sailfish were scattered about as expected and starting to show up for the summer bite a few weeks ago. The sailfish bite turned on last week should be good to excellent on most days through July. The bites been shallow and the sailfish have been plentiful so enjoy the calmer seas of summer and the summer sailfish bite.
The blackfin tuna that usually stack up on Push Button Hill in April have finally arrived so I thought. I’ve been checking the hill for blackfins about once a week for weeks with very little action. We had an excellent blackfin bite on the hill last week but it shut down over the weekend. On Friday we caught a few blackfins before catching a wahoo and watching a white marlin tearing them up. The bite shut down and they moved off the hill but they’ll be back reel soon.
The dolphin bite has been good, excellent and non-existent the last few weeks. We’ve had days with so much weed scattered about that finding fishable water and dolphin was a challenge. We’ve also had days the weed lines were formed up with large patches and dolphin are plentiful. For the most part the best dolphin bite has been shallow from 80′ to 150′ of water with school size dolphin of 4 to 8 pounds.
There’s been plenty of kingfish, bonito and amberjack to bend the rods around the reefs and wrecks when the sailfish, dolphin and tuna don’t want to play the game.
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