Papa's Pilar Rum Fishing Report (10/1/21)

Photo: RJ Boyle

The offshore fishing for mahi-mahi has been red hot as there has been lots of floating debris. Along with mahi-mahi we are seeing lots of small wahoo also known as “weehoo” under the debris.

Do not forget to bring a spoon and or diamond jig with you to catch the wahoo. Most people only troll around the debris catching the dolphin and forget about the wahoo that lurk below. The best of the fishing was about 12 miles offshore. Throughout the summer we saw lots of smaller fish but we are now seeing some larger fish which is awesome! We had reports of dozens of fish over the 20 pound mark this week. 

Near shore fishing was a bit slow this week with a few king fish and an occasional sailfish.

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  • RJ Boyle

Photo: RJ Boyle

Still finding Mahi offshore under floaters and birds and had some as shallow as 400ft this week, mostly good size schoolies 5-10lbs. 

There’s also some small wahoo under the floaters; 

Along the edge 120-200 ft an occasional sailfish, kingfish on live baits and some mutton snapper bites on the deep line, schools of mullet and pilchards are moving south with snook tarpon, jacks cudas and sharks following 

  • Captain Jimbo Thomas, Thomas Flyer; Miami

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