Sailfishing was fair on the ocean side, online reports said. Snappers including muttons were pumped in from wrecks in 200 feet of water on live bait. Spanish mackerel fishing could also be good on the ocean side. In the bay, the warm winter helped tarpon fishing. Though fishing for tarpon peaks later in the year, the angling scored some success. Permits could also be found in the area. Mangrove snappers could be picked up along the islands. The big ones like to hang underneath the growth. In the back country, catches included snook, and that angling seemed fair.