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Panama City Beach What's Biting Report
Panama City Beach What's Biting Report What's Biting Fishing Report sports, outdoors, fishing-report 12-31-17
Live Bait Availability
Live Shrimp:
Out
Live Bull Minnows:
Plenty 5.00 per doz
Today's Weather Conditions
Seas:
2-4 Feet
Weather:
Overcast
WindSpeed:
Windy
WindDirection:
North
SURF, PIER, BRIDGE
& JETTY REPORT:


Redfish: Few. some bruisers along the beach, and this front will make 'em eat
Bluefish: Few. may have to use heavier leader on your pompano jig
Flounder: Good. a fair amount of flatties are being reported
Pompano:
Few. a few mixed in with the whiting
Whiting: Good. fish bites, shrimp, small gulp baits and squid all are working

INSHORE REPORT:

Redfish: Good. backwaters are beginning to be invaded
Sheepshead: Good. live shrimp drifted under larger docks and along seawalls and bridge pilings
Ladyfish: Few.
Bluefish: Few.
Trout: Good. good bite in the backwaters
Black Drum: Few.
Flounder: Good. mixed bottom and docks are good bets

NEARSHORE and REEF REPORT:

Bonita: Few.
Red Snapper: Good. but closed
Black Snapper: Good. all over the bay around inshore wrecks, a lot of barely legal but a few good sized ones to be had
Amberjack: Good. but closed, opens tomorrow (recreational) in Federal waters till the 26th
Gag Grouper: Good. and today is the last day
Red Grouper: Few. and today is the last day
Vermilion Snapper(Beeliner Mingo): Good.
Triggerfish: Great. closed today but opens tomorrow (recreational) in Federal waters till the 15th
Pink Porgy (White Snapper): Good.

OFFSHORE REPORT:


Today's Notes:

Big blow coming, and some cold weather all of this next week. Hunters and trout fisherman will enjoy it. One thing for sure it will make the fish head for the backwaters, and bait hard to find. Time to break out your hard baits and soft plastics. 

 

Current Conditions at Russell-Fields Pier

  • January 23, 2018 3:48 am EST
    Location: 30.213N 85.88W
    Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
    Wind Speed: 13.0 knots
    Wind Gust: 15.9 knots
    Atmospheric Pressure: 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
    Air Temperature: 60.6°F (15.9°C)
    Water Temperature: 56.8°F (13.8°C)
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