Fished the south end, Friday evening for a couple of hours before sundown. Just carried my favorite light metal rod and a small fanny pack and walked the beach. Picked up a couple of blues. Both fish were caught on a gold Kastmaster. One fish was about 4 lb. and put up a good scrap on my light surf gear. I released it. I picked up the other blue just before quitting for the night. It went home with me for Saturday dinner. It was a delicious meal. Nothing beats a 2-3 lb. bluefish if it is cleaned immediately and prepared within 24 hours of coming out of the water.
No sign of red drum. I usually pick up a couple when working this stretch of beach in the late evening with a 3/4 oz., gold Kastmaster fished in the right places. Didn't see any signs of Spanish either, but for a half hour I watched three or four gulls working far out on the shoals near the inlet. Didn't see many gulls or terns working the shoreline all evening, though. A slightly nippy wind was out of the northeast, probably about 10. Maybe it was the breeze, but the water felt a little on the cool side to me also.
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