Cobia or Spanish Mackerel

Old 02-25-2011, 12:26 PM
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Default Cobia or Spanish Mackerel

Has anyone seen these fish migrating up the gulf coast yet;?? Just curious and trying to plan time to fish!
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Old 02-25-2011, 05:27 PM
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Havn't been out this year yet, but I caught a spanish mackerel back in nov. off of grand isle. The weather has been in the 70's here for a couple of weeks and I was going to go tommorow but the winds will be up, maybe next week.
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Old 02-25-2011, 05:35 PM
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The spanish have been reported outside of Tampa Bay, busting up bait schools.

Evidently the water temp has gotten closer to 70 than I had imagined..
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Been catching good size Spanish Mackerels for a few weeks now. Yesterday when I was out the water temp was 74
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Old 02-26-2011, 11:01 AM
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Thumbs up Thanks! Am hoping they show up for spring break!

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Went out Friday, put in at Anclote Park and fished crom Caladesi to noth honeymoon island. 3 nice spanish mackeral and 4 trout .
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:12 PM
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Plenty of macks around tampa bay, even on the flats however the bait situation is a different story... haven't seen them roll in yet
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