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Florida Keys Fishing Report 10/13/02
This week in the Keys fishing for bonefish was good. We managed to get lots of shots at tailing fish in the morning and then fished them a little deeper later in the day. The permit fishing is good right now and earlier in the week we had some good shots at perms off Key Largo.
As for fishing in the Everglades the fishing has changed quite a bit this week. There has been some sort of algae bloom happening on some of the flats around Flamingo. This has put a damper on fishing in that immediate area, but all of those fish have just moved east towards the Keys. One charter over there this week we caught three small tarpon on fly, a couple of snook on zara spooks and had shots at redfish. Also one really neat thing I found happening this week, was large trout muds loaded with hundreds of trout, jacks and ladyfish 2-3lbs.. We caught these fish on every kind of tackle you could imagine-it was a blast!
That's it for this week, next week I am fishing in Big Pine Key for bones, perms and tarps with a tournament there at the end of the week.
Tight Lines and Screaming Drags,
Capt. Eric Herstedt