Library Fishing Report Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean

From: 02/17/2017
To: 02/17/2017
Type of Water: Saltwater
Species: Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Barracuda
They Are Here!
Over all weather has been warm this month... The few cold fronts we have had , have been brief and fairly mild. Water temperatures are in the mid 70s.. Large tarpon have started to move in to the early season spots..
Been finding schools of tarpon rolling on flat calm mornings.. Great to be fishing big tarpon again...Love being on the water this time of day..

Warmer temperatures on the flats are also good for bonefish, baby tarpon and permit.. Been finding schools of both on the right tides..

This is a good time of year for barracuda fishing too.. These fish are fun! But tough to catch on a fly... Best technique calls for a long cast beyond the laid up barracuda.. Tuck the rod under your arm and strip with both hands,, When the barracuda turns to look View more...


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Scott Yetter

Scott Yetter

Guide, Fly Tying instructor, Casting instructor - United States