There has been some red tide move into the area the past week but it hasn’t hurt the fishing as much as expected. There were a couple days that were slow but for the most part everyone has been catching some fish.
The 26 rock has been hot with this past week good numbers of wahoo, tuna, dorado and a nice marlin being caught.
Captain RJ on the Predator has been at the rock almost everyday the past week. They have been averaging 5 or 6 fish a day including some 35 pound wahoo, some 25 pound tuna, some 20 pound mahi mahi and a 400 plus pound black marlin. I heard the news of RJ’s marlin before he was back at the marina. The big marlin hit a ballyhoo while trolling for wahoo. As most marlin will do he put on a good air show with some great leaps. One of the leaps was too close for comfort when mr marlin almost landed in the boat. The big angry fish slammed into the boat tower just a couple feet from the captain and clients. RJ said it was like being hit by another boat and they were lucky no one was hurt.
Captain Dave on the Missbehavin took a group out to the rock and caught 6 nice wahoo and several 25 pound yellowfin tuna.
Captain Jeremy and the guys on the Desperado went way out a few days ago…they ran out 50 miles for a 35 pound mahi mahi…luckily the guys on The Bite found the tuna and contacted Jeremy. They picked up and ran 15 miles to join the tuna bite and caught some nice fish. Most of the fish were in the 35-45 pund range…they did have one hogg on that was estimated at over 100 pounds, that fish was lost.
Thanks and good luck,