16 06, 2020

June 2020

The summer started with some serious rainfall in early June causing lots of freshwater runoff in the river. Luckily, lake Okeechobee was very low after a super-dry spring season, so they haven’t been draining the lake, which we all know is never good. However, the fresh water in the river has kept the pilchard baits [...]

12 11, 2019

November 2019

November is a great month for light-tackle fishing in Martin County. The water temps are finally cooling down, which can turn on the redfish and pompano bite at the bridges. We use live shrimp on a 3/8 or ½ oz jig head dragging and bouncing along the bottom near the bridge’s channel fenders and abutments. [...]

20 03, 2019

March 2019

The weather is warming back up, and with it comes baitfish feeding frenzies found along the coast and back in the river. Big jack cravelle can be found chasing bait just outside the inlet and inshore near Hell’s Gate and the 10 Cent Bridge. We mostly use flies and lures with fast retrieves. Popppers are [...]

9 10, 2018

October 2018

The fishing changes allot this time of year as the weather slowly cools down in November. The snook have moved further inshore back in the St. Lucie River where they hang around structure such as bridges, seawalls, docks, and mangroves. The big keeper snook are caught mostly along the river bottom under the bridges. The [...]

28 07, 2018

Fishing Report & Forecast: July & August 2018

The summer fishing has been great and should remain steady through August with lots of bait in the river and along the coastline. Lots of juvenile tarpon can be found rolling back in the St. Lucie River 7-9am. Getting them to eat can be challenging, but we’ve hooked them on DOA TerrorEyz and shrimp. For [...]