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Northwest Florida Forecast
Northwest Florida Forecast

Port St. Joe to Keaton Beach

Capt. Kevin Lanier of KC Sportfishing covers fishing from Mexico Beach to Steinhatchee, including Apalachicola, St. George Island, Carabelle, St. Marks and Keaton Beach

January 21 - 23


This week the inshore fishing has been the focus of our attention. The bite has been good on and off throughout the day with the best bite being late in the afternoon up until sunset. Except for the day before these cold fronts roll through fishing has been constant. Live shrimp is still your best option but dead will work as well as a DOA shrimp. Keep your baits still with the sinker resting on the bottom.

Offshore is a crap shoot, dependent on if and when you can even get out. I choose January to do the bulk of our maintenance for our offshore boat because of the uncertainty with weather this time of year.

mixed bag stringer

We had our second permit of the year caught in the area. St. Joe Bay is certainly not the Keys, but it is awesome to see a few of these fish in our area. Pictured here is Patti Brown from Auburn Alabama, caught this permit while visiting Port St Joe.

mixed bag stringer

Syndi Booth of Port St. Joe caught this nice redfish which was at the top of the slot limit.  This is go time for the shore bound anglers in our area

Kevin Lanier
Mexico Beach, Florida

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