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Monday February 19, 2018

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  • Greenish gray on back, shading to silvery sides
  • Fish in dark waters showing gold on throat, pelvic, and anal fins
  • Deep flattened body with small mouth
  • No scutes
  • 22 to 27 soft dorsal rays; 20 to 23 soft anal rays
  • Origin of anal fin slightly behind origin of second dorsal

Habitat:

Florida pompano are common in inshore and nearshore waters, especially along sandy beaches, along oyster banks, and over grassbeds. They are often in turbid water and may be found in water as deep as 130 feet.

Behavior:

These fish spawn offshore between March and September. Florida pampano feed on mollusks and crustaceans, especially sand fleas. Local movements are influenced by the tide, and seasonal movements are influenced by temperature.

Remarks

Florida pompano are common in inshore and nearshore waters, especially along sandy beaches, along oyster banks, and over grassbeds. They are often in turbid water and may be found in water as deep as 130 feet. Florida pompano feed on mollusks and crustaceans, especially sand fleas. Local movements are influenced by the tide, and seasonal movements are influenced by temperature.

Regulations

11 inches to fork of tail, six per harvester.

State Record

Florida Record: 8 lb 4 oz, caught near Port St. Joe

Pompano Fishing Charters in Central Florida

Reviewed by Captain Richard Bradley on Last modified: September 12 2016 17:52:23.

Published by: Captain of Lagooner Fishing Guides©

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February - 2018 Fishing Report

Every February seems to be different and this one is no different.

Fishing Forecast

February - 2018 Fishing Forecast

There's not a better way to spend a Valentines day with your sweetie than out in the boat catching the winter sun and a few nice fish. If the weather this February stays nice, look for some fun and rewarding fishing into the central Florida spring break period. Fish get hungry as spring approaches and the cold winter grip releases. I KNOW... I KNOW... IT's Florida! How can Florida get cold? Well, it can often drop into the 40° mark over night and be in the 70's during the day, so plan a late morning trip on the lagoon and you should be safe in Februay and into March.

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