Library Fishing Report Florida Keys

Florida Keys

From: 08/01/2018
To: 09/10/2018
Type of Water: Saltwater
Species: Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Redfish, Black Drum
Late summer early fall Everglades report

Capt. Alex Zapata
September 9, 2018

The fishing in the Everglades has been very good to say the least. We've been fishing the park both from islamorada and out of flamingo marina with great success.

Baby tarpon fishing has been consistent, with plenty of bigger fish around in the 30 to 50lb range. Sight fishing for redfish and snook has also been productive.

Generally speaking, the redfishing on the flats out front and east of flamingo marina has become spotty and a game of limited targets but some days we find them in decent numbers along with some very big fish around.

Snook have been plentiful on the flats and we've done very good using soft plastics on spinning and dark bait patterns on fly. There is also been plenty of black dru View more...


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