Fishing Reports

Fishing Report April 9, 2021

The Gulf of Mexico is on fire!! The bait has officially moved in. Large schools of thread fins nearshore and offshore are present. A sabiki rig is always recommended which will help to make catching bait easier. Especially for those schools of threads. There have been...

Spring Fishing Report!! Monday, March 15, 2021

Spring has SPRUNG!!! The bait has arrived and so have the kingfish!! Larger king mackerel have been caught this week anywhere from a mile to ten off of the beach. Schools of larger whitebaits and threadfins can be used to target the kings. Trolling live baits is very...

Fishing Report!! March 4, 2021

With water temperatures rising, we are beginning to see more bait off of the beaches and in the nearshore Gulf of Mexico. This will produce more chances for larger species to be targeted such as king mackerel, snook and tarpon. King fish can sometimes be spotted...

Valentine’s Day Fishing Report!! 2/14/2021

Water temps jumped nearly ten degrees this week!! This will increase the amount of bait activity in the bay, the nearshore Gulf of Mexico and offshore as well. Threadfin pods have been sighted offshore and smaller baits on the beach will make beach fishing for snook...

Winter Fishing!! Fishing report 2/4/21

Fishing this time of year can be slightly slower but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty too be caught!! Due to the high winds, we find ourselves confined more to inshore and bay fishing. Utilize the grass flats and clear water!! Speckled trout have been extremely...

Kingfish, sharks and Mackerel!!

High winds have made it difficult to get offshore in the last few weeks. Nearshore fishing has been fantastic!! Larger kingfish, mackerel and sharks have been abundant within 3-4 miles off the beach. Many reports of pompano and sheepshead this week from people fishing...

Capt. Gary Gilliland’s Fishing Report 8/18/20

The current high pressure system holding over the coast has kept the wind down and temperatures up. Early morning and late evening are still the best times for top water for snook and reds, along with the HIGH morning tides. Just off the beach, schools of mackerel,...

Reds are chewing!! Fishing Report 8/9/20

Calmer conditions offer anglers fantastic inshore and offshore fishing this week. Inshore bite has been hot! Larger redfish and snook are showing interest in multiple types of artificial baits as well as live bait if you can get it. Mangrove snapper either inshore...

ECONOMY TACKLE FISHING REPORT 6/27/20

The offshore bite is still hot. Limits of red snapper and grouper are the norm, with reports of nice scamp and some super mutton snapper as well.  We still have a lot of tarpon on the beach and in the passes!

ECONOMY TACKLE FISHING REPORT 6/22/20

Tarpon are on the beach!  Red Snapper bite is off the hook! Big grouper also being caught in numbers! Boston Macks, sardines, squid, and octopus are the ticket. Tight Lines!