Good backcountry fishing snook, reds, and tarpon!

Had John, Art, and Joe out for some backcountry fishing on the 4th of November.  We had a great trip catching some pilchards early on to start our day.  The backcountry was fairly lively we got into a decent snook bite early on.  Sharks were a bit of a menace but we avoided getting many eaten though unfortunately they got a few fish.  That was fishing some island moats on the last of the falling tide.  After the tide quit and we had our fun for the first couple hours, we moved further west to catch the tide coming in along some shorelines.  More snook action and a few redfish in the mix as well.  The number of reds hasn’t been great but there have been a few starting to show up and you may catch one for every dozen or so snook that you get.  The last fish of the day was a nice juvenile tarpon too for a cherry on top which was a nice way to finish.  The backcountry fishing should stay productive through the rest of fall it’s a nice time to fish with the weather cooling off slightly and happy fish around!

Capt. Rick Stanczyk
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