Weekly Sportfishing Rundown
26 September 2014
Dominant northerly winds continue to cool water temperatures, encouraging the fishing trend to transition into the more fall-like patterns common for this time of year.
Wind, wind, and more wind seems to be the only consistent report over the past few weeks, with little indication it will change anytime soon. But as we embrace the official start of fall this week, the cooler air and water temperatures mark the transformation to the cold water fishing season.
Cobia are still a possibility, but not for long. Anglers are encountering a few fish when they can get out between blows. Look for fish mostly in pairs and small pods along the ocean front, as well as circling buoys as they make their way south.
Although some fishing shuts down with windy conditions, red drum thrive in these settings. And as expected, with the recent unyielding northeasterly blows, the late season drum bite is picking up momentum. Boats taking advantage of activity around the...