September is definitely blackfin tuna season. For those who have not started exploring this untapped resource, you are missing the boat on this one. It has really caught on in Destin and the other coastal areas of the panhandle have the same fishery. Just need to GET OUT THERE and give it try.
You don’t need to run way offshore to catch blackfin. Many are caught in the 1-3 mile range off the beach.
September also brings the best of the inshore sailfish action.
Bottom fishing is excellent this month, the crowds of tourist drop considerably after Labor Day and it is a wonderful time of the year to be here as you can have almost any fishing spot to yourself.
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