Fishing Reports

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!

FISHING REPORT BY CAPT. GARY GILLILAND OF DOUBLE G CHARTERS, 6/10/20

Fishing last week was mostly wet.  The deluge did cool off the water some and unfortunately sent a lot of the green backs offshore.  The tarpon bite improved probably due to the dirty water and they started to prefer pinfish to crabs.  Inshore the topwater trout bite...

FISHING REPORT 5/27/20

Everybody get ready for gag grouper and red snapper! Both seasons open June 1st and Captain's are already reporting lots of both being caught ahead of the season opener on squid, sardines, octopus and cut white bait. Follow the possession limits and take care of the...