Bountiful catches and beautiful beach days continue to comprise the winter surf fishing season for 2024. Well there have been detrimental weather windows here and there, but overall at least we’re not scraping ice from our windshields right?
This is the season for surf fishing anglers in the Space Coast to rejoice with bountiful catches and picture perfect weather. December and January marks the busy season for anglers fishing Brevard County beaches.
November and December mark the initial phase of winter time surf fishing on the Central East Coast of Florida. The dog days of summer morphed through the fall season to transition into winter weather patterns.
September turned in a variety of catches surf fishing the Space Coast. Black drum, pompano, margate, palometas and snook recognize the main cast of characters. While the conditions weren’t always ideal, the time spent understanding the varying scenarios helped improve on the consistency of catching.
Big fish mayhem for the months of July and August. The highly anticipated summer snook fishery from the beach hasn’t disappointed. Giant snook continue to be caught with various rigs and styles from the shore of our Space Coast beaches.
Salmon fishing in Alaska holds the reputation for world class catches! This year has not disappointed with an amazing run of both King Salmon and Silver Salmon. Furthermore the catches continue come in huge numbers and big fish.
Greetings from Ketchikan, Alaska! Although I love my time on the beaches of Brevard County, getting out here is certainly a welcome change of pace and scenery! I’ve been chartering up here every summer for the past 12 years, primarily offering guided salmon and halibut trips. Combine wondrous scenery and the insane fishing, it’s an experience of dreams that I’d like to share with my fellow Floridians.
Under the duress of summer’s sweltering heat, Space Coast surf fishing definitely isn’t for everyone. It gets HOT, but those willing to tolerate the heat, the beach provides some of the best surf fishing of the year. BIG fish in the way of snook, tarpon and sharks will make for some exhilarating fishing opportunities as we progress into late June, hitting high gear as we enter July, the month especially renowned for GIANTS right on the beach.
First and foremost it looks like the dreaded seaweed masses have arrived on local beaches. Fishing the beach in areas from Cocoa Beach, Satellite Beach, Melbourne Beach and Sebastian Inlet are being affected.