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Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 1-6-18 by Mike Gerry (1/06/2018)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Cold was the name of the game and the weather kept most off the water.
Palm Beach Jupiter salt and fresh water inshore report by Craig Korczynski (1/05/2018)
[Palm Beach,FL] Sheepshead on the seawalls, snook active mid day, peacock bass gathering in deep holes.
BRRRRRRRRRRR! by Mike Peppe (1/05/2018)
[Sebastian,FL] Been fishing a lot of fly people of late with very good success. Reds ,Trout and Snook every day as well as lots of Ladyfish ,Blues and Jacks. Skipping some Pomps and expect that to improve. This Morning it was 32 here and I am off till Sunday. See you on the water!
First Dorado for 2018 by Mike Laubscher (1/03/2018)
[Durban,KZN] With a stiff SW wind and unsettled seas from the SW Buster the day before we made our way out for a short morning trip, we eventually found some nice clean warm water
Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - December wrap-up. by Jeff Rogers (12/31/2017)
[Kona,HI] Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - December wrap-up................................
Christmas Time Fishing in Bonita Beach, SWFL by Dave Hanson (12/30/2017)
[Bonita Beach,FL] Weather cooperated for this busy couple of weeks of holiday fishing. But the New Year is predicted to kick off with a weather front bringing high winds and seas. We'll hope that is short-lived!
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12-30-17 by Mike Gerry (12/30/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Winter time but if you keep moving you find the fish!
Wahoo Fishing Fort Lauderdale by Tom Zsak (12/30/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Paul and Maria Joensson, along with their sons, Elton and Neo, from Sweden chartered the Top Shot Sportfishing charter boat team to do some deep sea charter boat sport fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. 
Best of the West by Mike Laubscher (12/28/2017)
[Durban,KZN] we made our way out deep and headed south, we found warm, clear purple water just under 26deg.C. Birds diving and hovering, flying fish, bait schools and lots of small tuna jumping everywhere; we were excited and were expecting something big
Lonely Dorado - Fishing Report – Durban – 26-12-2017 by Mike Laubscher (12/26/2017)
[Durban,KZN] After yesterdays wind the water was all green again but it was warm with temperatures from 24.3deg.C to 24.8deg.C.
Fishing? No We Are Catching! by David Ide (12/24/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Fort Lauderdale winter season is in full effect with mahi, sailfish, tuna and even white marlin!
Early Morning Tuna Bite by Mike Laubscher (12/24/2017)
[Durban,KZN] Today was one of those great mornings, flat seas and warm water at almost 25deg.C and very clean with a slight current. We had a 5 hour Mini Deep Sea so it was not a trip out to the deep
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12-23-17 by Mike Gerry (12/23/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Its been good on Guntersville some winter time down time!
Palm Beach Jupiter fresh and saltwater inshore report by Craig Korczynski (12/23/2017)
[Palm Beach,FL] Snook caught along docks and channel edges, redfish roaming the mangrove shorelines, peacock bass striking lure along shorelines.
Little Guy Loves Fishing by Mike Laubscher (12/18/2017)
[Durban,KZN] he had so much fun on Nawty Girl and caught a.......
Tuna off the bottom - Offshore Fishing Report – Durban – 17-12-2017 by Mike Laubscher (12/17/2017)
[Durban,KZN] Sea conditions were ideal for bottom fishing today with a 1-2knot S-N current and a very light SE wind, so light that one could hear a ship’s engines from 2 miles away.
SW FL-Bonita Beach: Sharks, Grouper, Snapper, Reds, Sheepshead, Drum by Dave Hanson (12/16/2017)
[Bonita Beach,FL] Fishing has been excellent offshore for grouper and snapper, as well as a variety of sharks. Inshore, nice sheepshead and drum, along with an occasional redfish have been biting well.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12-16-17 by Mike Gerry (12/16/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Fishing is still good on Guntersville just be patient!
Palm Beach Jupiter salt and fresh water inshore report by Craig Korczynski (12/14/2017)
[Palm Beach,FL] Snook season cloeses December 15, tarpon in the back bays, peacock bass striking lures along shorelines
Major Cold Front puts fish in winter mode - Tampa Bay Fishing Reports by John Rivers (12/14/2017)
[Tampa,FL] Major Cold Front Hits Tampa Bay, Puts Fish In Winter Patterns.
Tarpon Fishing in Puerto Rico by Felix Cuadrado (12/12/2017)
[Puerto Rico Caribbean,] Excellent morning fishing in Puerto Rico. We caught 9 out of 12 tarpon hooked.
Our Biggest Yellowfin Tuna Ever by Chandler Cataldie (12/12/2017)
[Venice,LA] We hooked a beast recently and got it in the boat. A true butterball weighing in a 215 pounds. Our clients did great reeling in this trophy of a fish.
Miles of ocean and one Hot Spot by Mike Laubscher (12/12/2017)
[Durban,KZN] Inshore the water was cold and well under 23deg.C and so we headed out to deeper waters and eventually on the 200m Ballito side we found a warm patch of clear water with 24.5deg.C which was about 5km long in a sort of oval shape about 3km wide. So a rather strange patch of water that had a lot of activity and we got fish, at 08h00 we started up with a triple up .....
December 2017 Mosquito Lagoon Report by Patrick Rood (12/12/2017)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] The winter time pattern is upon us here on Mosquito Lagoon and New Smyrna Beach FL.
A Stormy Dorado into the backing by Mike Laubscher (12/11/2017)
[Durban,KZN] The water was not that clean and but over a wreck in about 80m of water I saw some good fish showing on the sounder, but they were not coming up even after several passes, so we moved away, I saw no evidence of game fish anywhere else so decided to persist on the 80m wreck and after the 2nd pass the reel started screaming and line was peeling off.
Great inshore Grouper Action! by Kyle Messier (12/10/2017)
[Homosassa,FL] Awesome fishing action in Crystal River, FL. Groper nearshore and Redfish and Sheepshead in the backcountry.
Dec 2017 New Smyrna Backcountry Daytona Mosquito Lagoon by Michael Savedow (12/10/2017)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Winter fishing arriving with chilly water patterns in December in the backcountry and Mosquito Lagoon at New Smyrna and the Indian River
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12-9-17 by Mike Gerry (12/09/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Winter is here you have to work for your bites for sure!
Late Reports From the Beach by Rory Rorison (12/09/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] Late reports from the Beach. Last Friday I had a fun trip with my old friend Gary. We made one stop in Lake Robin and limited out on trout along with a bunch of bass, a few sheepshead, and 1 red.
Winters approach by Mike Peppe (12/07/2017)
[Sebastian,FL] As we wait for the winter cold the trout have been lit up.
Palm Beach Jupiter salt and fresh water inshore report by Craig Korczynski (12/05/2017)
[Palm Beach,FL] snook along the docks, tarpon rolling along channel edges, jacks busting mullet on sea walls.
Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today Mahi by Tom Zsak (12/03/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl.33316 Happy Day Today Charter Fishing Bahia Mar
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 12-2-17 by Mike Gerry (12/02/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] ONE OF THE BEST FALL WEEKS I HAVE BEEN A PART OF IN MANY YEARS!
SW FL-Bonita beach: Sharks, Grouper, Snapper; Sheepshead, Drum, Bream by Dave Hanson (11/30/2017)
[Bonita Beach,FL] Fishing offshore has produced red grouper, though few keepers, along with lots of nice-sized lane snapper, and some good shark action for blacknose. Inshore, larger sheepshead and drum have been biting well.
Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today Sailfish by Tom Zsak (11/30/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Happy Day Today Fort Lauderdale Fl. 33316 Charter Fishing Sailfishing
Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - November wrap-up. by Jeff Rogers (11/29/2017)
[Kona,HI] Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - November wrap-up.........................................
Cooler Temps make for some very good fishing by John Rivers (11/27/2017)
[Tampa,FL] Fall brings cooler temps and the inshore Tampa Bay fishing heats up!
Got the Hammer by the Tail by Mike Laubscher (11/26/2017)
[Durban,KZN] . It was not long after we set our lines at about 06h00 when one of the reels started screaming with a serious bend in the rod and a big fight followed, I thought it was a large Yellowfin Tuna by the way the line went deep and about 1 hour later we found that we had tail hooked.......
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 11-25-17 by Mike Gerry (11/25/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Fall fishing is hot on Lake Guntersville its time!
A good tuna in bad water by Mike Laubscher (11/21/2017)
[Durban,KZN] On the way out the port right at the South Pier we spotted a large GT of about 30Kg dashing through the swells breaking over the sand bank.
Fishing Continues to be Great! by Taylor Cowieson (11/20/2017)
[Bradenton,FL] Fishing in Sarasota bay and Tampa bay has produced a variety of catches. Fishing has been good with lots of fish being landed.
Happy Thanksgiving Space Coast Fishing Report by John Kumiski (11/19/2017)
[Orlando,FL] Fished three different places this week, with varying success. Had two good days though, with trout, flounder, redfish, and snook in the mix!
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 11-18-17 by Mike Gerry (11/18/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] the lake is really picking up as we are seeing the fall feeding!
Incredible dorado action puerto vallarta by Pete Vines (11/16/2017)
[Puerto Vallarta,MM] Incredible dorado action here in Puerrto vallarta mexico happening now.
Nov 2017 Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report by Patrick Rood (11/14/2017)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] Catching redfish and other species in New Smyrna Beach and on the waters of Mosquito Lagoon.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing Charters Topshotfishing Happy Day Today by Tom Zsak (11/14/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl. Bahia Mar 33316 Happy Day Today Charter Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today by Tom Zsak (11/12/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl.33316 Bahi Mar Happy Day Today Charter Fishing
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 11-11-17 by Mike Gerry (11/11/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Its picking up the run to winter is here all over the lake!
Cold Front Fishing at the Beach by Rory Rorison (11/11/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] Cold front fishing at the Beach Thursday. I had Don, Robert, and Stan on the boat and we started off a little lat waiting for the rain ahead of the cold front to push through. Definitely chillier and breezier than earlier in the week, but at least it felt actually like fall.
Nice Trout Inshore; Keeper Mutton Offshore by Dave Hanson (11/09/2017)
[Bonita Beach,FL] Fishing inshore has been good, with cooler water temps bringing larger sheepshead, along with some trout and pompano. Offshore, grouper and snapper have been biting well, along with other bottom species.
Sport Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today Sailfish by Tom Zsak (11/08/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Laudersdale Fl.33316 happy Day Today Charter Fishing
Saturday Fun at the Beach by Rory Rorison (11/07/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] They stayed the night at the First Cast lodge and we got an early start to try and beat some of the crowd. We headed down near Bakers Bay and got on a couple slow but steady bites. I figured it was better to stick out the slow and steady instead of looking for faster action elsewhere with so many boats out on the water.
Fall Beach Fishing Anna Maria Island is HOT by Taylor Cowieson (11/06/2017)
[Anna Maria Island,FL] Large schools of bait off the beach bring the predators in to feed heavily before winter. Fast action fishing.
Offshore Fishing Report Nawty Girl Maiden Charter Durban 05-11-2017 by Mike Laubscher (11/05/2017)
[Durban,KZN] Today Nawty Girl did her first charter and it ended with pleasant results.
Fantastic Friday at the Beach by Rory Rorison (11/04/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] Fantastic Friday at the Beach for the Jim Walther group. After picking the guys up at Jims camp we made our way towards Delacroix. We started out fishing where a pass off Oak River goes into a shallow lake. Jim throws out and first bam a solid 3 pound trout was in the boat. The next two trout were just the same. It looked like it might be a monster trout slam, but that was it for there.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 11-4-17 by Mike Gerry (11/04/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The fall is still up and down but having lots of good times!
Charter Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today Sailfish by Tom Zsak (11/04/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl. 33316 Happy Day Today Charter Fishing
Puerto Vallarta fishing Charters November report by Pete Vines (11/02/2017)
[Puerto Vallarta,MM] Puerto vallarta fishing in November can be as hot as it get when fishng for big marlin and sailfish.
Monday meat haul at the Beach by Rory Rorison (10/31/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] Monday meat haul at the Beach for Carl and Jan Tarvin. The morning started off a little chilly, but warmed up nicely and so did the fish. We fished an area close to the house that I have not fished for a awhile and it turned out to be a good move.
Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - October wrap-up. by Jeff Rogers (10/29/2017)
[Kona,HI] Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - October wrap-up...................................
Puerto Vallarta fishing Charters October report by Pete Vines (10/29/2017)
[Puerto Vallarta,MM] Marlin action is crazy here in Puerto Vallarta fishing charters
Crystal River, FL Fishing Action!!! by Kyle Messier (10/29/2017)
[Homosassa,FL] Great mixed bag fishing action in Crystal River and Homosassa, FL.
550 lb 1st place Marlin and PV fishing report by Daniel Cruz (10/28/2017)
[Puerto Vallarta,MM] Puerto Vallarta fishing report October 2017 Marlin, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna. All of October the big game fishing has been great. Pretty much every fishing charter offshore has been successful and we have caught big game fish whether it was Marlin, Sailfish, or Yellowfin Tuna.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 10-28-17 by Mike Gerry (10/28/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The fall has had its ups and downs but some good and some not!
Pretty day at the Beach today by Rory Rorison (10/27/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] I helped Capt. Ed run a bachelor party group. 3 jumped in my boat and the rest with Capt. Ed. They went outside looking for big reds and had fun catching and releasing most and brought back a few with some sheepshead. We hit the marsh for trout and whatever else would bite. Our first stop produced a lot of action.
October Fishing For Bradenton Inshore by Taylor Cowieson (10/27/2017)
[Bradenton,FL] This report contains information from recent charters in October and also a forecast for the end of the month fishing.
Windy Wednesday at the Beach by Rory Rorison (10/26/2017)
[Shell Beach,LA] Yesterday I ran part of the Jimmy Woods group for Capt. Jakamo. The latest front left behind a chilly morning with lots of wind and a strong falling tide. We headed to a lee shoreline of an interior lake behind Hopedale and were greeted by diving birds and shrimp jumping all over the place.
Sea Bass Return tp Beach Haven by Jim Hutchinson Sr. (10/26/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The black sea bass season reopened in New Jersey and the fishing was hot in Beach Haven. In addition, the canyons are holding a variety of fish.
Fall Has Arrived In Tampa Bay by John Rivers (10/25/2017)
[Tampa,FL] Fall Fishing Has Arrived In Tampa Bay, Cooler Water Temps Means Great Fishing
Warning, These Tuna Are Big! by Chandler Cataldie (10/24/2017)
[Venice,LA] This is our peek season and the fall big tuna are in the area. If you can get them to the boat before the sharks get them, you will have a trophy catch.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 10-21-17 by Mike Gerry (10/21/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] Just keeps getting better as the fall becomes reality.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing Topshotfishing Happy Day Today by Tom Zsak (10/20/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl.33316 Happy Day Today Bahia mar. Charter Fishing
Fishing Recap 2017: Ucluelet, B.C. by Sam Vandervalk (10/18/2017)
[Ucluelet,BC] A fishing recap of the 2017 season for Ucluelet, B.C. on Vancouver Island.
Deep Sea Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today by Tom Zsak (10/15/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl, 33316 Happy Day Today Deep Sea Sport Charter Fishing
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 10-14-17 by Mike Gerry (10/14/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The lake came alive the latter part of the week, showing big improvements.
Big Tarpon Caught & Tiger Shark! by David Ide (10/13/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The tarpon fishing is going off inshore and shark fishing is great offshore.
Oct 2017 Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Report by Patrick Rood (10/10/2017)
[Mosquito Lagoon,FL] The current conditions on Mosquito lagoon and the waters of New Smyrna Beach FL.
Palm Beach Jupiter salt and fresh water inshore report by Craig Korczynski (10/09/2017)
[Palm Beach,FL] tarpon active chasing mullet schools, snook ambushing baist along seawalls, jacks schooled up chasing mullet in palm beach
Cooling Water Temperatures Turning On The Bite by Woody Gore (10/09/2017)
[Tampa,FL] The fall season is slowly approaching. We are welcoming the change as the fishing certainly picks up for snook and redfish.
Charter Fishing Fort lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today by Tom Zsak (10/08/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] www.topshotfishing.com Fort Lauderdale Fl.33316 Bahia Mar Happy Day Today Charter Fishing
SW FL-Bonita Beach: Fishing pre and post Hurricane Irma by Dave Hanson (10/07/2017)
[Bonita Beach,FL] The storm, paired with the after effects adding to the slowness of an already slow time for fishing clients in SWFL put a damper on business. But a few trips pre and post-Irma were productive for grouper offshore and redfish inshore.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 10-7-17 by Mike Gerry (10/07/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The big light bulb in the sky the full moon affected the bite this week.
Redfish Snook getting right in Tampa Bay by John Rivers (10/05/2017)
[Tampa,FL] October is known for many things, cooler temps up north and usually here as well, pumpkin spice on the menu, and of course, lots of Redfish!! October is a great month to target redfish and snoo
Fall Fishing Underway In San Diego by Chris Coletta (10/04/2017)
[San Diego,CA] We are shifting gears for our fall fishing season in San Diego and ready to catch some fish!
Fishing Fort Lauderdale Topshotfishing Happy Day Today Tiger by Tom Zsak (10/04/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Bob and Tanya Durham from Detroit chartered the Top Shot Sportfishing charter boat team to do some deep sea charter boat sport fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Durhams were down in Fort Lauderdale on vacation and had just gotten off a cruise ship to go fishing with us.
Sore Arms In Venice Louisiana by Chandler Cataldie (10/03/2017)
[Venice,LA] Our anglers have been battling some big tuna fish and I am happy to say they are officially here! Tuna pushing the scales at 200 pounds Are you ready for the challenge?
Awesome Kingfish Fishing Going On Now by David Ide (10/02/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The kingfish bite has been wide open. Mostly in the 5 to 10 pound range, but we are getting some fish over 20 pounds as well. The highlight was a 50lb amberjack.
Sept 2017 New Smyrna Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry by Michael Savedow (10/01/2017)
[Daytona Beach,FL] Early fall patterns have arrived at East Central Florida waters, high clear water with big east winds, fun fishing will continue as autumn moves in.
Crystal River Fishing Action. by Kyle Messier (10/01/2017)
[Homosassa,FL] For those anglers looking for slams this time of year the Nature Coast of Florida is the place to be.
Hot Kingfish Bite in Fort Lauderdale by Tom Zsak (9/30/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The kingfish fishing on the reef has been on fire. Now is your time to get on some great fishing.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 9-30-17 by Mike Gerry (9/30/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The fall is approaching and the ups and downs continue but more good!
Hernando Beach Fishing Report by Josh Fritz (9/28/2017)
[Hernando County,FL] Hernando Beach Fishing Report. Fall is in the air the early mornings are nice and cool but heating up quickly giving us a nice taste of Fall. The fishing is just epic and will only get better. Red fish are schooling up in large numbers 15 to 30 fish in a school. Mid incoming and first part of the outgoing tide is producing a great red fish bite. Live green backs rigged with a 25 pound floralcarbon leader in 1/0 to 2/0 circle hook is my go to inshore set up.
Beach Haven Captains Look For Calm Seas by Jim Hutchinson Sr. (9/28/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Rough seas from the hurricanes have made fishing difficult in the Beach Haven area. One trip resulted in good action on mahi, little tunny, and some bonito.
Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - September wrap-up. by Jeff Rogers (9/27/2017)
[Kona,HI] Kona Hawaii Fishing Report - September wrap-up..........................................
Fall Fishing Mullet Run by Woody Gore (9/26/2017)
[Tampa,FL] The mullet run has been kicked off my Hurricane Irma and we are catching a variety of fish here in Tampa Bay.
Milwaukee Fishing, Multi Species Action! by Jim Hirt (9/25/2017)
[Milwaukee,WI] The fishing was good last weekend. We are finding colder water and schools of baitfish in 30 to 100 feet of water.
Great Fort Lauderdale Fishing This Week by Andrew Roydhouse (9/23/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great mahi-mahi bite happening now in Fort Lauderdale. Lots of dolphin, 12-20 pounds are biting good just outside the reefs and on the edge of the Gulfstream.
Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 9-23-17 by Mike Gerry (9/23/2017)
[Guntersville Lake,AL] The heat is back and fishing has slowed from it, at least some!
Beach Haven Captains Work For Fish by Jim Hutchinson Sr. (9/23/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] With black sea bass and summer flounder seasons closed, the choice of fish species is narrow. The captains of the BHCFA have been finding triggerfish, porgies, and bonito to make up the difference.
Post Hurricane Irma Fishing in Fort Lauderdale by David Ide (9/21/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing off Fort Lauderdale has been awesome. The hurricanes have kicked the fish and bait around including the fall mullet run.