Harvesting stone crabs is not for the casual diver; it’s a lot harder than grabbing lobster.
Captain Rick Thomas from the charter boat Thomas Flyer out of Bayside Marina reported large amberjacks are spawning over the County wrecks and can be caught on vertical jigs and live baits. The wrecks are also producing nice catches of cobia. Mark Escobar of BJs Bait & Tackle in Plantation reported all of the canals in the Everglades Conservation areas are producing almost nonstop action from largemouth bass to seven pounds, plus Oscars, bluegills, pickerel and lots of gars and mudfish.
The Mercedes-Benz Miami Corporate Run will wrap up its 2014 5K series Thursday night at Bayfront Park, where more than 25,000 participants including thousands from UM and Baptist Health will compete.