On Saturday, my dad and I went south from Satellite and tried the river near the inlet. The water was very blue and pretty clear. We found some snook and some very spooky reds. The snook had no problem eating big threadfins.
On Sunday I tried some fly fishing on the flats in Rockledge. We saw some nice redfish, big trout, and a giant snook, none of which seemed to want to eat our flies though. Fly fishing is a work in progress.
Earlier in the week, I tried the Satellite canals some more. There was not much action at all except for one school of slot snook and a dock with some tarpon on it. They wouldn’t even eat whitebait. The only fish in the whole canal that would eat were redfish. They were all lower slot, probably all from 20-22 inches. They are hard to find but once you catch one there are usually a lot more willing to eat in the same area. I’m hoping that with some rain forecasted for this week that it will make the fishing turn on in the canals.
Thanks to some tips from Capt. Glyn Austin, I got this nice snook in the mangroves near the inlet.