November 2016 Fishing Report Tampa Bay

Snook– As the water temperature levels begin cooling off the snook angling need to illuminate in Tampa Bay. We’ve maintained good snook action all summertime and November must end up perfectly.

Although I’m not seeing as several big fish as I did earlier in the year there are plenty of fish to capture as well as launch. Fishermens have actually been capturing and launching wonderful fish with a lot of averaging in the 22-27 inch range with a few pushing the port. Artificial lures are a blast for those that appreciate matching wits with a linesider and also live bait, free-lined or under a cork constantly appear to do the method.

Redfish— The redfish where booming in late August contrasted to October as well as this month should also be great with many pressing the upper port as well as a couple of in the 30 to 35 inch range. When redfish be reluctant to take online dollars or pinfish, which is hardly ever, attempt throwing out a piece of cut bait, i.e. mullet, bluefish, or ladyfish. If redfish are in the location they’ll discover it. I such as to suspend it under a cork to allow the scent traveling with the current. They additionally such as artificial lures like a gold spoon and aromatic plastic lures.

Sea Trout— The Trout bite will proceed right into winter so be prepared for some respectable October trout activity. Drift any kind of damaged bottom lawn flat, tossing livebait free lined or under a popping cork, or consider some hard or soft plastic synthetic attractions and also enjoy capturing a mess for supper.

Mackerel, Sharks, Bluefish, and also Cobia– Large schools of mackerel, bluefish, yellowtail jacks and also ladyfish are still around the bay chasing what’s left of the bait. As you take a trip the bay watch for diving birds and you’ve discovered feeding fish. Establish a drift near the activity and prepare for some furious and quick drag screaming activity. I utilize 60 lb.

Seaguar leader as well as long shank Daiichi 2/0 hooks. Think me when I tell you to be prepared to re-tie as well as make use of lots of hooks. Be planned for the occasional cobia or shark to turn up at the worst moment, always have an additional pole and reel rigged and all set to throw a little pinfish to a passing cobia.

Mangrove Snapper– these wonderful eating fish are throughout the bay and not bashful about consuming tiny paper money or shrimp. You have to be quick or they’ll clean your hook prior to you know it. If you really feel the bump as well as do not attach, attract because your lures gone.

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