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Winter Redfish


 

 

Event Start Date: 2021/02/11

2021/02/11

We had a good week with good water clarity although the temperature remained under 60 degrees. We are still missing our winter Bonita run and no bait schools have been around either. Squid have begun to show in greater numbers. Several anglers targeted them yesterday evening and had good results. George sent me a couple of shots of the ones he got.

 

 


 

Red Drum were our primary catch with several fish in the slot. Fresh Squid and Ghost shrimp seemed to be your best choice for bait fished on a Carolina rig. Casey decked a few nice fish along with Paul. I managed only one fish and it looked like it had been in a battle for it’s life. Casey recognized it as a fish he had caught a couple of days earlier, due to the injuries it had. One of Paul’s fish already had a hook with a leader in it’s mouth along with his. Who says they will not eat again soon after they are caught…

 

 


 

 

 

Sheepshead were few and far between. Paul, Mikel,Casey and several others had targeted them during the week with little results. Sunday afternoon, we were down to our last couple of live shrimp when Paul spotted a nice Sheepshead feeding on the piling. He dropped our last shrimp down and got a hit right away. Paul made a quick fight pay off and invited his catch for dinner.

 

 


Spring is just a few weeks off and Cobia anglers are already getting excited. Several have been on the pier during the week getting in their casting practice and testing the action of their new jigs.


Water temperature: 58-61 



MM

DD

TIME
(EST)

WDIR

WSPD
kts

GST
kts

WVHT
ft

DPD
sec

APD
sec

MWD

PRES
in

PTDY
in

ATMP
°F

WTMP
°F

DEWP
°F

SAL
psu

VIS
nmi

TIDE
ft

02

09

7:54 am

E

12.0

15.9

-

-

-

-

30.07

-

60.3

58.1

-

-

-

-

02

09

7:48 am

ESE

13.0

15.0

-

-

-

-

30.08

-

60.1

58.1

-

-

-

-

02

09

7:42 am

ESE

11.1

15.0

-

-

-

-

30.09

-

59.9

58.1

-

-

-

-

02

09

7:36 am

E

8.9

12.0

-

-

-

-

30.09

-

59.9

58.1

-

-

-

-

02

09

7:30 am

E

8.9

12.0

-

-

-

-

30.09

-

59.7

58.1






https://tides4fishing.com/us/florida-west-coast/panama-citynging 

New Moon Thursday Feb. 11, 2021  Full Moon Sunday Feb. 28, 2021  

Tides for the week:

Sunrise: 6:25am  Sunset: 5:29pm

Thursday 11th        7:39am Low -0.7       9:58pm High 1.1

Friday                      8:10am Low -0.4     10:45pm High 0.9

Saturday                  8:17am Low -0.3     11:28pm High 0.7

Sunday                    7:48am Low -0.1 

Monday                   7:26am Low  0.0      12:07am High 0.5

                                6:40pm Low  0.2        2:02pm High 0.3

Tuesday                  6:24am Low  0.1      12:45am High 0.3

                                9:02pm Low  0.1        1:51pm High 0.5

Wednesday 17th    5:25am Low  0.1        2:00am High 0.1

                                                                   1:25pm High 0.6

Sunrise:6:20am  Sunset: 5:33pm 

                                                   

The Marine forecast for the next several days is: 

THURSDAY

Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Areas

of dense fog.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY

Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas

1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters mostly

smooth. Areas of fog. Chance of showers and slight chance of

thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT

Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Areas

of fog. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY

Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Protected waters a light chop. Showers and slight chance of

thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT

Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected

waters a light chop. Rain showers likely and slight chance of

thunderstorms.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT

East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3

feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of rain.

MONDAY

East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected

waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of

thunderstorms.

 

local forecast)

THURSDAY (68/61 rain  24% wind SSE-10)

FRIDAY   (67/60 rain  64% wind   E-06)

SATURDAY (64/56 rain  65% wind  NE-10)

SUNDAY   (59/50 rain  58% wind NNE-12)

MONDAY   (67/46 rain  64% wind ENE-12)

TUESDAY  (53/41 rain  34% wind  NW-11)

WEDNESDAY(61/54 rain  37% wind ENE-08)


PIER MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:

Bay County Parks and Recreation – 5304 Majetti Tower Road  Panama City, FL 32404

850-248-8730


Travis Barbee – Bay County Parks Division Manager – tbarbee@baycountyfl.gov – 850-381-8155


Tabitha Kimball – Bay County Beach Operations Manager - tkimball@baycountyfl.gov  - 850-896-6078


Tight lines and screaming drags,

Sam