November 14, 2011
Another windy week passes along the Treasure Coast. It's that normal November that brings good fishing and challenging weather to get out there. The fish are biting as long as the winds don't keep you from it. Offshore has been rough most days and fewer boats are heading out on the ocean. I have seen a lot of the offshore boats doing inshore fishing this week. We will get a few days a week that present good conditions, but expect wind most days out there.
We have a good bite on the river on the days we could venture out. A good variety of fish have been on the flats to keep us busy. Chris, Dustin and Lance caught jacks, pompano, redfish, sheephead, trout, ladyfish and snook up on the flats along with a variety of other species to round out a fun day on the water.
A root beer Terror Eyz has worked well for a variety of fish. As the water cools off and the fish head to deeper areas, it gets down to them and they have a hard time resisting it. Try one along the deeper edges of the flats or under the docks and you should have some good results. The pompano have moved into the river and you can try live bait or a Doc's Goofy Jig for them. As the weather lets the surf angler get back out, expect a good bite along the beach.
Black drum and sheephead are heading into the river and the bridges, docks and structure should become more productive for those fish. We have even caught some nice sheephead up on the flats this week. The night bite for snook has remained good for those anglers. Terror Eyz, feather jigs and live bait have all worked well. A lot more anglers have been hitting the local freshwater areas for a great spec bite recently. Have fun and get out fishing!
As always, remember, fishing is not just another hobby....it's an ADVENTURE!!
Good Fishing and Be Safe,
Captain Charlie Conner http://www.fishtalescharter.com