It was another hot week as September came to a close, hopefully our last. October begins with lots of bait continuing to move into our area in the form of pilchards, Spanish sardines, finger mullet and glass minnows.
The Redbone Trilogy began in 1988 by Capt. Gary and Susan Ellis as a grassroots effort to help victims like their daughter, Nicole, who fight cystic fibrosis. With help from baseball legend Ted Williams and his celebrity friends to attract anglers, $16,000 was raised that first year.
A relatively windy week keeps conditions cooler on the water for most anglers while sending those with smaller boats retreating to the bayside. Those that did head offshore were rewarded with lots of color in their coolers and salt in their hair. While those that went bayside encountered tarpon, snook and lots of mangrove snappers.
Biscayne Bay terrorism training, Miami Dade SWAT and federal agents on the Biscayne Lady vessel. This is a drill. Reporter, Keynoter and Flkeysnews.com are the only media on the boat. Video by David Goodhue, July 6, 2016.