What's Biting Now
It’s the annual spring fling—the snowbirds leave and kingfish arrive. Not that anyone along the Central Gulf Coast is shooing away our northern visitors, but just about the time their cool season visits are wrapping up, local anglers start preparing for the spring king run.
No fish in the sea is immune to the lure of fresh menhaden. If menhaden ranged throughout Florida, I’m convinced they would top every angler’s list of best baits. These fish are oily, reflective and loaded with energy. From the backwaters to the beaches, they’re a top menu item for a huge variety of gamefish, from seatrout to sailfish.
The 39 Forward Seating model offers innovations and luxuries, transforming the original 39 model into a more fisher- and family-friendly vessel.
If you’re heading offshore, you can bet on a Dusky. And mightiest of all models might be the Dusky 33. Here’s an in-depth look at the rock-hard Dusky 33 Open Fisherman.