2.18.2020 – 2.24.2020
A CENTRAL FLORIDA FISHING FORECAST EVERY TUESDAY
Cooper looking good in his Spacefish shirt, showing off a nice juvenile tarpon caught fishing the lagoon.
Florida’s funky winter weather pattern continues. Meanwhile, with several of our contributing captains occupied with the Miami Boat Show over the weekend, we’re a little light on reports. However, we still have some great info this week from Capt. Alex Hughey, Capt. Glyn Austin, and several recreational anglers…
IN THIS WEEK’S FORECAST…
SPACE B.O.I. FORECAST
- black drum
WEATHER OVERVIEW: The first part of the week is going to be the time to get out on the water. Lower winds out of the south will bring temperatures in the low 80s on Tuesday and Wednesday. Come Thursday, the wind will shift out of the north and rain chances will increase to 50%. However, Thursday night and Friday is when our next cold front moves in. The wind will really pick up and our temperatures will drop down into the mid 60s Friday and Saturday before creeping back up to the low 70s on Sunday.
Click here to check out the marine forecast from the National Weather Service.
Win A FREE Trip with Jim Ross!
In celebration of 40 years of servicing Brevard County, Sunstate Pest Management is giving away a FREE flats/inshore fishing trip guided by the legendary Capt. Jim Ross of Fineline Fishing Charters. The five hour trip includes one to two anglers and can be redeemed within one year of winning the prize.
The winner will be randomly selected from all entries and announced in the weekly forecast on April 7, 2020. Click here to read the the full terms and conditions for contest entry. Enter the contest by registering below. Good luck, but most importantly, whether you’ve got a pest problem or are just looking for a preventative pest management solution, pick up the phone and call the amazing people of Sunstate Pest at 1-800-781-PEST (7378)!
WEEKLY STRIKE-ZONE GIVEAWAY
Every week, we randomly draw a name from our email subscriber list to award a $20 Strike-Zone Fishing Gift Card. Congrats to this week’s winner, Robert Mollica of Titusville — Robert, please email us within 7 days to claim your prize. For everyone else, if you’re not already a subscriber, click here to enter the weekly giveaway!
In every week’s Spacefish fishing forecast, we turn to both fishing pros and average joe’s for input on what’s happening in and around Brevard County’s many fisheries. Here’s what people are saying about the bite in the Space Coast this week. And don’t forget — anyone — including YOU, can contribute a report to the list below!
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BOATERS EXCHANGE FISHING SEMINAR
Capt. Alex Gorichky will be the featured speaker at this month’s Boaters Exchange Fishing Seminar in Rockledge. The event is March 3rd at 6m, and is free to the public. Capt. Alex will be discussing tips on black drum fishing.
FISHING CLUB EVENTS
March 10th, 2020: The south chapter meeting will feature Captain Scott Lum of Outcast Charters. The IGFA holder will be speaking about Cobia and Tripletail fishing. Meeting at Front Street Community Center 2205 S. Front Street, Melbourne (Across the street from Harry Goode’s/Next to the boat ramps) Social time for the meetings starts at 6:30 and the meetings start at 7:00. Public invited.
March 24th, 2020: The North chapter meeting will feature Captains Chris Cameron and Tyler Vollmer of Fired Up Charters. They will be speaking about kingfish and Cobia fishing. The meeting is at the Brevard Veteran’s Center, 400 S. Sykes Creek Parkway, Merritt Island (Behind Merritt Square Mall. Social time for the meetings starts at 6:30 and the meetings start at 7:00. Public invited.
CFFW’s 23rd Annual Marine Flea Market
Save the. date for Central Florida’s BIGGEST marine flea market! The weekend-long event isSaturday and Sunday, April 4th & 5th, at Harbortown Marina in Merritt Island. Admission and parking are FREE.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA
Check out what’s been caught on camera while fishing in around the Space Coast this week.
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