Prime time for offshore fishing coming as temperatures drop

  • Eli Walfall and his dad, David, with a great redfish from the creeks. (photo submitted)
    Eli Walfall and his dad, David, with a great redfish from the creeks. (photo submitted)
  • Beaches local Lauren Ingalls speared her first African pompano while free diving off Mayport last week. (photo submitted)
    Beaches local Lauren Ingalls speared her first African pompano while free diving off Mayport last week. (photo submitted)
What a week it’s been. Labor Day brought us a perfect end to the summer, with northeast winds, cooler (slightly) rainy days and hungry fish! Every fall, the first nor’easter is the kick off to the best few weeks of the year for fishing inshore. The next few weeks are prime time for offshore as well, with the temperatures dropping and migratory pelagic species like mahi heading back south to their…

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