snook fishing

Weather Conditions

Inclement weather limited my time on the water this week, and the forecast looks similar for the upcoming week.

Fishing Highlights

Early morning flats held an abundance of bait, attracting a variety of species:

  • Snook
  • Redfish
  • Jacks
  • Ladyfish
  • Large trout

As the morning progressed, snook and redfish sought shade in

  • Dock shadows
  • Mangrove depths

Key areas to focus on

  • Shady spots with current and structure
  • Docks
  • Boat lifts
  • Mangrove points and pockets

Effective lures

  • Topwater baits
  • Small paddle tails
  • Jerk shads

Tips and Outlook

  • Be prepared to adapt to changing conditions and shifting fish behavior.
  • Keep an eye on the weather and make the most of any windows of opportunity.
  • Focus on structure and shade to increase your chances of landing a catch.