Now is the time to catch and release 70-pound black drum.
Not thought of a sailfish mecca, the waters off Port Canaveral this week have been ground zero for the sporty fish.
Pompano, snapper and even snook are biting well.
Cool weather brings a change in patterns.
Bluefish, pompano, Spanish mackerel, dolphin and bass are biting.
Warm-up means the snook bite will return.
Find black drum with cut pinfish, split crab or shrimp.
Mullet run is still ongoing, but full moon means it will come to an end soon.
Red tide is on some of the beaches, but inshore and offshore, the fishing has been very good.
Fall redfish action has been steady from Titusville to Sebastian.
Redfish, trout, tarpon, sharks and snook are celebrating the annual mullet migration.
Land-based shark fishing to be discussed at Aug. 27 workshop in Melbourne.
Anglers should have plenty to choose from this weekend in Brevard waters
Anglers have had decent action on Redfish this week. Anglers have also been catching trout, black drum, and occasional Snook or tarpon.
Surf fishing has been surprisingly good for Space Coast anglers