<p>The main attraction this fall should be the mullet migration along the coast. Sooner or later schools of bait will show up and fishermen everywhere should follow. This move of bait should have snook, tarpon, jacks, and more fish on feeding frenzies. It happens every year. Before heading out to open flats or bays, look around the corner for popping baits. You may be pleasantly surprised. Cast some topwater baits around the pods or throw a cast net and hook up some livies.
Biscayne Bay waters should remain fairly steady over the next month or so until we start seeing the beginning of cold fronts. This means stable water temperatures will keep species like bonefish, snapper, shark, and permit on the prowl. There should be a really good mutton snapper bite in the channels south of Stiltsville and through the major cuts like Ceasar's Creek and Old Rhodes Key. One really good bait is a live crab. You can use them to permit fish and soak them in the bottom of a channel for nice-sized muttons. Live pilchards are also excellent for muttons, if available. And once the cooler weather approaches there should a whole different variety of fish in the Bay.
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