Snapper Excited by Full Moon

mangrove snapper

The Snapper action offshore this week, like near shore, was excited by that full moon. The nighttime fishing around 1-2 days ahead of the full moon is my favorite followed by a few days behind the moon.

Tampa Nearshore Report

blackfin tuna

Hogfish are still biting near shore around 30-70ft of water. They have definitely slowed a bit from the cooler moths, but there’s still a decent chance of finding a few ready to eat near shore.

Full Moon but Strong Redfish Bite


The redfish bite has been good this past week around our area. The full moon had currents moving pushing bait around and had the redfish feeding actively throughout the bay and intercoastal areas.