“Happy July 4th” sunshine, boating, barbecue and fire works, that is enough to get get everyone excited. The seas have been calm and fishing drag screaming action will prevail. The week will offer plenty of explosive action as fire works and fish take action, hold on tight it going to be a wild ride.

The beaches are teaming with snook and tarpon from Hobe Sound to Boynton Beach. Live baits and Doa cal and shad tails in pearl and holographic are the best methods for enticing strikes. The snook bite as well as the tarpon bite is fantastic at day break and slows as the day progresses and once again picks back up at sunset. Top water lures also work great, be sure to work the lure fast causing lots of commotion. Average size of the snook has been 5 to 20 pounds.

Grass flats are offering great action for seat trout, jacks, snook, reds ad tarpon. The flats area great to work live baits and artificial baits like do a cal 3 inch and doa shrimp in holographic and glow and gold. Anglers can expect great action I depths from 2 to 6 feet of water. Glass minnow are great signs predator fish are in the area.

Peacock bass action is full steam ahead, warm water have the peacock bass thriving on the beds as they are spawning mode. Live shiners are great for anglers looking for big numbers, artificial baits lie doa shrimp in fire tiger and glow and gold work great well as candy corn 3 inch cal. Other exotic species like mayan cichlids, oscars and knife fish are plentiful for anglers to tango with .

Well that is the fishing report for the past week, hope you all enjoyed. Remember you cant catch them from the couch, so get out there and get hooked up. Tight Lines! Capt. Craig Korczynski, PhlatsInshoreFishing.com, 561-644-4371