Inshore Specialist Strikes Again

Inshore Specialist Strikes Again

By Scott Lenox

Scott Lenox

Scott is the owner of Fish in OC and host of Ocean City’s fishing television show Hooked on OC. He has worked in the fishing industry and fished the waters in and around Ocean City for over 25 years.

It was tough sledding for the offshore fleet today.  Don’t get me wrong, there were some fish caught, but compared to how it has been the past few days it was slow.  The inshore fishing on the other hand was really good.  The water in the back bays of Ocean City was clean once again, and clean water usually means good flounder fishing.  Flounder are sight feeders, so when the water is clean they can see baits better and are more likely to get caught.  Dirty water means poor visibility for flounder and less bites which equates to slow flounder fishing.  The water and conditions have been perfect for the past few days, so it has been on!

One guy that knows this better than most is Captain John Prather of Ocean City Guide Service.  Captain John is on the water every day and will often fun fish for flounder when he doesn’t have a charter booked.  It’s a good way to stay on top of his game and put customers on fish like he did today.

This morning Captain John had a trolling trip to the bass grounds where he put his party on what he referred to as an “incredible inshore trolling bite”.  The crew caught several Spanish mackerel and even had a couple of mahi.  It kept Captain John and crew so busy they couldn’t even snap a photo.

Ocean City Guide Service had two flounder trips this afternoon and the tide and conditions were just right.  The first trip produced three nice keeper flounder and the second trip produced four.  Both trips also had plenty of throwbacks.  The fish were caught in the south bay behind Assateague Island on Gulp and live minnows.

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The Angler with Captain Chris Mizurak had some good fishing for sea bass and flounder today.  Angler also had some luck with the mahi that have migrated to the inshore lumps with the bait and warm water.

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If you’d like to get in on some of this great inshore action with any of our inshore charters or party boats you can check them out here….  FishinOC.com/Inshore

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