Oh, Snap! After cold days, fishing heats up; Anglers catch, release plenty off-limits snapper

Published: Friday, March 29, 2013 at 04:12 PM.

Anglers on the Perfect Shot with Capt. Brady Bowman brought in their share of triggerfish and white snapper.

The Slay Ride 3 with Capt. Lance Rezmer came in with a big catch of sheepshead, white snapper and a flounder. It was a repeat from Wednesday. Capt. Rezmer said they've been catching about 30 to 40 sheepshead a trip. Shrimp is the bait of choice and they've been fishing out toward the Pass, he said.

Anglers on the Kelly Girl with Capt. Jimmy Miles came in with a good catch of triggerfish. However, all the youngsters were excited about all the redfish and red snapper they had to toss back.

"There was a lot of action on the water," Capt. Miles said.

Capt. Steve Land on the Miss Sandy and crew came in with a big catch of white snapper and triggerfish.

Ohio anglers on the Anastasia with Capt. Tony Davis filled the boards with mingo and white snapper.

"It was really pretty out," Capt. Davis said.

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