FISHING REPORT ARCHIVERating System:
Not so good fishing:
Citation drum and puppy drum really showed Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Brian Plummer stopped by the shop Sunday morning with a photo of his 48" red drum. Ryan Young, John Watson, and Kenny Wilson reported in with drum pictures as well - their report included a total of 9 drum of 40 to 47" along with 6-8 more smaller ones.I received a few more reports of puppy drum from Saturday afternoon, so there were several folks enjoying the early season action.
By Sunday afternoon the wind had turned hard NW and really cooled everything off, including the bite. I went out for a short while to find a cold beach all to myself. One or two others that ventured out later Sunday reported cold dirty water as well.
Water temps during the bite were reported up around 60-62 degrees, up from the mid-50's we had before the SW wind last week. By late Sunday my check came in at 56, so it cooled down quickly when the wind turned. Look for things to heat up again if we get some pretty weather and favorable breezes from the south.
Have fun fishing.
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