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Mangroves and Manatee

 | By Seamus on 5/9/2024 5:56:00 PM | Views (19)

 We must be in a "faze" right now, not seeing Seatrout or Redfish or Flounder in the backwater. Water
temps are hovering right around 80 degrees and even though we're getting some fish, we just aren't seeing "bragging rights" fish, unless you wanted to count the 13" Mangrove Snapper we caught today!

I had met Chris Pyle and his fishing buddy Byron down at Sawpit Creek boat ramp on a tide that had been coming in for about two hours. We made a run up the Nassau and fished some dock pilings at Seymore's Point and had just a bit of luck catching a few small Mangrove Snapper, with maybe a keeper or two.  We had a visit from a curious Manatee and were supervised by a Bald Eagle roosting overhead. We then motored back down the Nassau and fished Spanish Drop and Twin Creeks with float rigs and may have had a bite or two but no takers.

We fished some rocks at Nassauville and had good action catching Mangroves on float rigs up by the rocks with Chris putting the biggest of the year in the boat, a 13"er, and then we swtiched to jigs and caught them on the bottom, bringing the "keeper" total to eight. 

The SW wind was picking up so we made a long run up the Nassau, ran thru Edwards and around to Shady Rest and tossed the jigs. I think it was Chris's 2nd or 3rd cast when he had a strong hookup.  He patiently played it to the boat and landed a feisty Redfish.  We were off to a good start here but that was the only fish we got working those docks. 

We came back out of Edwards, back to Seymore's and fished an outgoing tide with float rigs and picked up a couple of more small Mangroves, then after running thru Horsehead and over to Pompano Point the duo finished up caching a large Ladyfish and Catfish. Overcast skies in the morning a brisk breeze in the afternoon, a box of Mangroves, and a visit from a Manatee made for another great day to be fishing here at Amelia Island, Florida. 

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Species:
Florida Pompano
Florida Pompano

Flounder
Flounder

Gray Snapper
Gray Snapper

Ladyfish
Ladyfish

Red Drum
Red Drum

Spotted Seatrout
Spotted Seatrout

This Fishing Report was submitted on 5/9/2024 5:56:00 PM by Seamus and last updated on 5/10/2024 3:30:27 AM.


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