Florida anglers are starting to prepare for seasonal bites that will soon be abundant. The fall climate change will add a variety of species into the mix. Because of this, preparing for their arrival is vital to catching success. 

Inshore, Future
Start thinking about cooler water targets. Popular game fish, speckled trout, pompano, and sheepshead will soon be added to the menu. Lighter rod/reels should be inspected to make sure they’re working properly, and tackle trays will need to be restocked.

Offshore, Future
King Mackerel will soon be upon us! Typically found around artificial reefs and natural hardbottom areas, the King Mackerel usually weighs between 9 and 30 pounds. If you’re looking to catch some of these bad boys, dust off your 15 to 20 pound spinning outfits and 30 pound conventional setups. In addition, take a full inventory of necessary tackle and equipment. King Mackerel can be caught with a variety of local catching methods. 

Inshore, Lately 
Snook and redfish are having a good run.

Offshore, Lately
Snapper, sharks, and mackerel have been biting. 

Snook, jumbo-sized jack crevalle, mangrove snapper, redfish, sharks, and Spanish Mackerel have been tight to the lines.