We have entered another beautiful Summer on Panama City Beach. The fishing has been phenomenal, and looks to continue. Big amberjack kicked off the Summer for us in epic fashion. Red snapper are eager to feed. The bait has shown up in mass with the predators close behind. Tarpon are arriving in greater numbers daily, waiting to put on an aerial display. Blacktip sharks can be seen cruising the beaches of Shell Island, making incredible sight fishing opportunities. Call Capt. John Vann at (850)774-0909 to book your next fishing adventure with Last Local Guide Service.
Panama City Beach fishing only gets better into the Fall! Let’s take a minute and reflect on the incredible fishing our clients did for the Summer of 2017!
Summer fishing is hitting it’s peak. We have had incredible weather and fishing! Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper and King Mackerel have been the main targets and they have fallen one after another.
With A.J.s chewing everything in sight, we soon ran out of live baits and switched to big topwater plugs. The image of these bruisers blasting 8″ poppers on the surface is hard to beat!
Targeting the bulls of St. Andrews Bay made for an incredible day. Six bull redfish were boated between the two anglers. They each caught their biggest fish to date, with the largest measuring 32 inches in length!
Alan Kan and friends got in on some awesome speckled trout fishing! The guys caught around 20 trout, 6 of which made the mark. Double and triple hook-ups made it even more of a blast!
While spanish mackerel, sheepshead and redfish currently take the spotlight, I can’t help myself but wonder what this years Tarpon season will bring.
When the big bulls showed up, the bite was epic. By mid morning, Kevin had boated six huge redfish on live bait. It seemed each fish was bigger than the last.
Spring is definately here. The fishing on Panama City Beach is fast and furious! Holly and I anchored over clear bottom and sight fished sheepshead, redfish and spanish mackeral until the box was full. What an incredible day.