Fishing Outlook & Conditions
Capt. Ken Chambers 's Tip of the Week
Surface flies near the area passes are working for snook and some large jacks. Gurglers and foam poppers in white or tan are productive.
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5-Day Outlook as of 6/5/23
Standard summer weather and fishing patterns. Early starts are best with the low incoming tide this week.
Techniques & Tips as of 6/5/23
Downsize your fly if the bite isn't hot. So many tiny baitfish and with the increased heat, the fish seem to be less active on larger presentations.
Current Conditions as of 6/5/23Hungry fish are working the bait schools near the gulf islands. Early mornings and late afternoons are prime time.
Local Species Available Year round
Capt. Ken Chambers 's Recommended Fly Patterns
"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:
|Puglisi Peanut Butter Fly||Black/Purple||2/0|
|Grassett's Snook Minnow||White||1/0|
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Capt. Ken Chambers 's Recommended Gear
Mirage Big Game Leaders
Mirage Pure Fluorocarbon Tippet
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
9-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
Redfish WF Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Clear Sink Tip Fly Line