Weekend Fishing Outlook (10/8-10/9/2016)

OFFSHORE-  Should be a good dolphin bite offshore following the storm. Key will be finding clean water and floating debris.  The dolphin (And possibly wahoo) will not be far away.  If the water clears up in 200-400', expect the blackfin tuna to be around.  No word on bottom fishing, but the storm could also generate a good snapper bite.

INSHORE-  Inshore water is on the dirty side, and that's going to make things a bit tough.  Look for the mullet schools and the snook should still be around.  Could also have the mangrove, and possibly a few muttons snapper fired up around the bridges.

SURF/PIER-  The Juno Beach Pier is scheduled to reopen on Sunday (October 9th).  The surf has calmed down nicely, but the water is pretty dirty.  Maybe a few fish around in it, but the key will be finding some cleaner water.  As the water improves we should have a good amount of fish around.  About time for the first good push of bluefish to move in.  Has been a few pompano around, and if conditions improve slightly...they'll be hungry!

NOAA MARINE WEATHER-
TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTHEASTSWELL AROUND 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SHOP UPDATES:  Back to normal operating hours after missing a few days for the storm. Bait freezers are pretty well stocked.  Live shrimp and ice are out at the moment, but we hope to have them back in sometime on Saturday; and Sunday at the latest.

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