Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 10/07/2019

Bait: Sardines

Water temp: 74 degrees

Water depth: 80-120ft

What's biting: Cobia, vermillion snapper, trigger fish, pinks

Good evening from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters located here in the beautiful and oldest city st Augustine Florida. October is one of my favorite months of the year when fishing in St. Augustine Florida. The cool crisp mornings make great inshore fishing and the cooler water makes for clear water conditions back in the creeks. If tailing redfish are on your bucket list at high flood tide, October is a great month. Other inshore fishing charter species include sea trout and nice size flounder. Some of the biggest flounder I’ve ever caught as a kid we’re in October. Big finger mullet on a knocker rig or jig head. Just remember one thing when flounder fishing- big bait = big fish! As for offshore fishing charters the weather has had the fleet shut down. I had one trip last week on the Drop Down charter boat and ended up with a nice catch of vermillion Snapper trigger fish and a big Cobia. Offshore fishing in October for bottom fish can be very productive. I like live bottom this time of year, it holds more fish since the bait is gone now. Double rigs work well for meat fish but a big single rig dropped to the bottom with a big bait means grouper. Lock the drag down because you only get one chance or they break you off and can shut down the bite. Trolling can be decent to with a few pelagics starting to swim down. Sailfish , wahoo, mahi, and tuna can all be in the spread. Look for water temp changes or current rips. If your looking to book a fishing charter give us a call on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in st. Augustine Florida. Let’s go fishing!!!

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Big Cobia on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters St. Augustine Florida

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 09/10/2019

Bait: Live bait

Water temp: 79 degrees

Water depth: 10-30 ft

What's biting: Red Fish, tarpon, big smoker mullet

Good morning from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters here in the beautiful city St Augustine Florida. We just had hurricane Dorian roll by us and we’re very thankful we had no real damage here in northeast Florida. Unfortunately for the Bahamas they were not so lucky. I hope they have good recovery in the years to come. As for fishing in St Augustine fl , now the storm has passed and the conditions have subsided the fishing has been red hot. The inshore fishing has been on fire , from a recent fishing report from charter fishing capt friend. The redfish bite has been really good with 15+ slots size fish in a few hours. The mullet run is in full effect with thousands of finger mullet the size of swimming pools are on the move going south. Fishing in St Augustine in September for tarpon can be as good as it gets around here. Tarpon skying the bait and showering them in to the shallows is a all day event. Drift a big size mullet on a free line or a cork rig with some floucarbon leader with a medium size circle hook in the current or the edge of light at night. The weather is still awesome here in st Augustine fl all year so give us a call on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters let’s go deepsea fishing or offshore and catch some fish and make some memories. 904-501-8572

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Nice Cobias Offshore deepsea fishing St Augustine Florida on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 08/23/2019

Bait: Cut bait and sardines

Water temp: 80 degrees

Water depth: 120ft

What's biting: Mangrove snapper, vermillion snapper , African pompano, Kingfish

Good evening from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters located in the beautiful town and oldest city st. Augustine Florida. The offshore and deep sea fishing charters have been staying consistent this month with nice flat seas. On the deepsea Fishing Charters Mangrove snapper are still hanging around, along with the usual suspects-vermillion snapper, triggers fish, Cobia and amberjack. The 4-6 hr offshore fishing charters the Kingfish fish are still chewing along with short Cobia and sharks. As for inshore fishing charters, st. Augustine Florida is also a good place to get a nice tarpon bite this time of year. September is my favorite month to fish for tarpon in st. Augustine. Get a big mullet, circle hook with some fluorocarbon leader and fish the bridges and inlet at the end of the tide change. Look for small mullets getting crushed or look for tarpon rolling. If you want to get a nice fishing charter on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters then give us a call and let’s go fishing!

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Offshore fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters st. Augustine Florida

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 08/07/2019

 Bait: Cut bait and sardines

Water temp: 80 degrees

Water depth: 120ft

What's biting: Mangrove snapper, vermillion snapper, trigger fish, Cobia, African pompano any many more.

Good morning from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters located in the beautiful city of Saint Augustine Florida. It’s been a very busy summer fishing season on Drop Down Charters and I’ve been slacking on the fishing report but here is one for this month. Offshore fishing charters have been pretty good. On the half day offshore fishing charters we are catching Kingfish, Cobia, Sharks, barracuda and more. We have been slow trolling live bait on the wrecks, reefs and ledges. Look for birds and bait working on the surface, the Kingfish shouldn’t be to far behind. As for the long days deep sea fishing charters, we have been mostly just bottom fishing. Mangrove Snapper are one of my favorite fish to target offshore on the Drop Down. When the current is right, I like to set a drift line with some chum and see if I can get the mangos to swim up behind the boat. Other fish we catch on the drift line are African pompano, red snapper, amberjack, Kingfish and more. If we can’t get a good drift line, we go to the bottom and meat fish. Double rigs w cut bait usually do the trick and we can catch vermillion snapper, trigger fish, pink porgies, grouper and many more. If you want to get a good fishing trip this summer, give us a call on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in st. Augustine Florida and let’s go fishing!!

Mangrove Snapper Offshore Fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in st. Augustine Florida

Mangrove Snapper Offshore Fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in st. Augustine Florida

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 04/2/2019

 Bait: live bait or jigs

Water temp: 66 degrees

Water depth: 35-80ft

What's biting: vermillion Snapper , Cobia 

 

 Good morning here from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in the oldest city St. Augustine Florida. The weather is warming up and the fishing is to, inshore fishing and offshore fishing. The bite on the inshore Charters have been steady, with double digits on redfish and a few keeper trout and flounder. The flounder bite has been steadily increasing to me and should peak in the next few weeks. As for offshore fishing the water is still kinda green and cold but it seems to be cleaning up on each trip I’ve been on. The bottom fishing has been decent and I’ve caught a few Cobia on the jigs while double rig fishing for snapper. I’ve fished the wreckes from 65ft out to 85ft. The gulfstream troll bite was hot for a couple weeks and now has slowed down a lil bit but it should be any day we get the first wave of Mahi Mahi coming threw. April and May are the months to get the pelagics so take advantage and give us a call to get your turn on some Mahi Mahi, tuna fish, wahoo, sailfish and even marlin. Let’s go fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters!!

 

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Big Cobia on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in St. Augustine Florida