Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 03/09/2018

 Bait: Alien jig or white buck tail 

Water temp: 61 degrees

Water depth: 40-100ft

What's biting: cobia and wahoo

 Good morning here from Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in the oldest city st. Augustine Florida. Its only a matter of time and the brown clown will be showing up on the beach and offshore wrecks in numbers. The water is still alil bit to cold but when it’s gets up to 70 degrees it should be game on. The bait will be here and the fish will be too. When I Fish for cobia offshore I like to have multiple rods ready with different rigs. These fish nowadays get beat up on so bad in south Florida the time they get here they have seen every jig and bait thrown at them. So having a nice arsenal of rigs can make all the difference in catching one or six! Preparation is everything. The wahoo bite is also around with fish up to 80lbs. Horse ballyhoo on the deep line will get the job done and if you want to specifically target the bigger wahoo high speed trolling is your best bet! If your thinking about booking a trip don’t hesitate to call and set up a reservation, dates are filling up fast. Till next time tight lines from Drop Down Charters! Let’s go fishing! 9045018572 

 

jack with a slob cobia caught on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in vacation destination st. Augustine Florida 

jack with a slob cobia caught on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters in vacation destination st. Augustine Florida 

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 08/29/2017

 Bait: live shrimp

Water temp: 78 degrees

Water depth: 4- 8 ft

What's biting: redfish, trout, flounder, blackdrum 

 Inshore fishing can be hot this time of year  with plenty of action. Not many people  relize, but St. Augustine Florida is a great place for backcountry fishing. We have tons of marsh creeks and a lot of water to travel. I have a lot clients that like to target redfish. When I Fish for redfish I like to use a fish finder rig with just enough lead to hold the bottom. About a foot leader and circle hook is really all you need. Deepsea fishing and offshore have been hit or miss. The ocean has been very rough and my deep sea offshore trips have been getting cancelled. Hopes the ocean lays down so we can bust out the gulfstream soon and do some trolling for sailfish and wahoo. Let’s go fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters!!!

Nice redfish caught by Shae in St. Augustine Florida Charter Fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters  

Nice redfish caught by Shae in St. Augustine Florida Charter Fishing on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters  

Drop Down Sport Fish Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 08/29/2017

Bait: Cut sardine chunks and cut Fish 

Water temp: 83

Water depth: 100-130ft

What's biting: vermillion snapper, trigger fish, pink porgies 

 As we fish offshore in the late summer months here on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters located in St.Augustine Florida the fishing can be fairly consistent. Big tides out deep can play significant roll in the bite. Groupers should chew a lil this month out in the deep water, 130ft plus is where I like to start. When targeting grouper just remember a couple key things. Big fish eat big baits!!! With that said make sure you have a good strong setup (rod and reel) with at least 80lb main line. Have the drag locked down tight, a good hook, and the rest is in the angler's hand. Smaller fish like vermillion snapper , gray trigger fish and pink porgies will all be a good choice to target since amberjacks are shutdown. Bust out the double rigs with a couple chunks of cut fish and see if the triggers are biting. Inshore fishing charters will also be very productive the next few months as the river fish will be spawning in the creeks. October is my favorite month to Fish the intercostal and all inshore species will be biting. Flounder especially!! Come book your trip on Drop Down Charters here in the oldest city St.Augustine Florida and let's go fishing! 

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A nice pair of red snapper on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters offshore fishing charters in st Augustine Florida hope they open them up next year

Drop Down Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 08/07/2017

 Bait: Cut sardine chunks and live bait 

Water temp: 82

Water depth: 75-100ft

What's biting: kingfish, cobia, amberjack, snapper

The dog days of summer are here and fishing in St.Augustine Florida is still great on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters! As we hit the month of April, fishing can be a little tricky. Sometimes the fish will be chewing and othertimes lock jawed. With the tropical storms and hurricanes approaching the barametric pressure will fluctuate and so will the bite. I always like to fish a week before a storm or front, and maybe 2-3 days after the storm passes. The moon phase is also a key factor, depending on the fishing you plan, some full moon night bites can be the absolute best and Mangrove Snapper are one of many. If you are ready to get on a good fishing charter before the summer ends don't hesitate and book with us on Drop Down Charters here in the oldest city St.Augustine Florida. Let's go fishing! 

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Matt and crew with a nice summer catch on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters offshore fishing in St.Augustine Florida 

Drop Down Charters Fishing Report for St. Augustine Florida - 07/20/2017

 Bait: planners and spoons

Water temp: 80

Water depth: 65ft

What's biting: cobia, kingfish, amberjack

Still good half day action on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters here in St. Augustine Florida in this month of July. All you half dayers that want to catch some nice fish but don't want to be out there in the heat all day now is the time to get the last of the constant troll bite. The bait has been pretty  hit or miss and I like to be ready and troll early so I've been skipping the bait and just trolling artificial lures. It's been very productive and still catching a lot of kingfish, barracuda, cobia, and boneheads. Head offshore to the live bottom or structure in 65ft and troll around. Look for any signs of life. Birds, baitfish, or weed line all hold Fish. Come book your trip on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters and let's go fishing! 

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Mel and family getting it done on Drop Down Sport Fish Charters offshore fishing St.Augustine Florida