Gulf Coast Fisherman Magazine VOL 40 No 3 - SUMMER 2016 - Page 21

North Gulf Fishing Forecast NORTH GULF Tide Tables SEPTEMBER 2016 DAY TIDE TIME HT-FT DAY TIDE TIME HT-FT THU 1 FRI 2 SAT 3 SAT Hi 01:10am 17 Lo 06:11am Hi 01:39pm Lo 07:53pm SUN Hi 12:43am 18 Lo 07:58am Hi 01:52pm MON Hi 12:51am 19 Lo 09:35pm TUE Hi 01:21am 20 Lo 11:14pm WED Hi 02:05am 21 Lo 12:56pm THU Hi 03:01am 22 Lo 02:32pm FRI Hi 04:06am 23 Lo 03:51pm SAT Hi 05:22am 24 Lo 04:54pm SUN Hi 06:43am 25 Lo 05:43pm MON Hi 08:02am 26 Lo 06:19pm TUE Hi 09:15am 27 Lo 06:40pm WED Hi 10:22am 28 Lo 06:43pm THU Hi 01:10am 29 Hi 11:30am Lo 06:27pm FRI Hi 12:13am 30 Lo 06:20am Hi 12:45pm Lo 05:51pm Hi 11:59pm SUN 4 CURRENT MOVEMENT CURRENT MOVEMENT DAY DIR STARTS ENDS STRENGTH THU I 02:00am 04:20am Moderate 1 I 06:40am 09:20am Moderate O 04:10pm 08:20pm Weak EARLY MORNING BEST FRI I 02:35am 04:25am Weak 2 I 07:45am 09:35am Weak O 04:55pm 07:55pm Very Weak EARLY MORNING BEST SAT I 03:00am 04:20am Very Weak 3 I 08:50am 10:20am Very Weak O 02:55pm 04:05pm Very Weak MID MORNING, MID AFT’N BEST SUN 4 EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST MON O 06:55am 08:15am Very Weak 5 I 07:50pm 09:20pm Very Weak EARLY MORNING BEST TUE O 07:25am 09:15am Weak 6 I 08:20pm 10:20pm Weak WED O 07:45am 10:25am Moderate 7 I 08:40pm 11:40pm Moderate MORNING BEST THU O 08:25am 11:45am Good 8 I 09:10pm 12:50am Good MORNING BEST FRI O 09:05am 01:05pm Good 9 I 09:40pm 02:00am Good LATE MORNING BEST SAT O 10:00am 02:20pm Good 10 I 10:30pm 02:50am Good LATE MORN TO EARLY AFT’N BEST SUN O 11:10am 03:30pm Good 11 I 11:10pm 03:50am Strong LATE MORN TO EARLY AFT’N BEST MON O 12:15pm 04:35pm Good 12 AFTERNOON BEST TUE I 12:10am 04:30am Good 13 O 01:10pm 05:30pm Good AFTERNOON BEST WED I 01:10am 05:10am Good 14 O 02:15pm 05:55pm Good LATE AFT’N BEST THU I 03:20am 06:20am Moderate 15 O 03:35pm 06:35pm Moderate EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST DAY DIR STARTS ENDS STRENGTH FRI I 05:20am 07:40am Moderate 16 O 05:10pm 07:10pm Weak EARLY MORNING BEST SAT I 07:05am 08:35am Very Weak 17 O 07:00pm 08:10pm Very Weak EARLY MORNING BEST SUN I 03:40pm 05:00pm Very Weak 18 LATE AFTERNOON BEST MON O 05:10am 06:50am Weak 19 I 05:00pm 07:00pm Weak EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST TUE O 05:45am 08:25am Moderate 20 I 06:00pm 09:00pm Moderate EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST WED O 06:05am 10:05am Good 21 I 07:05pm 11:05pm Good MORNING BEST THU O 06:55am 11:15am Good 22 I 08:15pm 12:35am Good MORNING BEST FRI O 07:55am 12:15pm Good 23 I 09:10pm 01:30am Good MORNING BEST SAT O 09:10am 04:45pm Good 24 I 10:00pm 02:00am Good MORNING BEST SUN I 01:05am 04:45am Good 25 O 10:20am 05:30pm Good I 10:50pm 02:10am Good MORNING BEST MON I 03:10am 06:30am Good 26 O 02:45pm 06:05pm Good I 11:45pm 02:05am Moderate EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST TUE I 04:30am 07:10am Moderate 27 O 04:10pm 06:30pm Moderate EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST WED I 12:15am 02:05am Weak 28 I 05:40am 07:40am Weak O 05:15pm 07:05pm Weak EARLY MORN, LATE AFT’N BEST THU I 12:55am 02:15am Very Weak 29 I 06:45am 08:25am Weak EARLY MORNING BEST FRI I 07:45am 09:05am Very Weak 30 O 09:15pm 10:25pm Very Weak EARLY MORNING BEST MON 5 TUE 6 WED 7 THU 8 FRI 9 SAT 10 SUN 11 MON 12 TUE 13 WED 14 THU 15 FRI 16 Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo Hi Lo 11:58am 08:44pm 12:46pm 08:29pm 02:20am 07:06am 01:41pm 07:58pm 02:08am 08:51am 02:53pm 02:08am 10:23am 02:26am 11:57am 02:56am 01:35pm 03:36am 03:02pm 04:28am 04:09pm 05:31am 05:04pm 06:39am 05:49pm 07:47am 06:29pm 08:52am 07:05pm 09:56am 07:35pm 11:02am 07:59pm 12:14pm 08:09pm 1.4 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.2 0.8 0.9 1.2 0.7 1.3 0.6 1.4 0.6 1.5 0.5 1.5 0.4 1.6 0.3 1.6 0.3 1.6 0.3 1.7 0.3 1.6 0.4 1.5 0.6 1.4 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.9 1.1 0.6 1.1 1.3 0.5 1.5 0.4 1.6 0.3 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.3 1.6 0.4 1.5 0.5 1.3 0.7 0.9 1.2 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.1 0.9 1.2 (Continued from previous page.) Good thing is, fishing behind a shrimp boat is significantly less technical than the shallow, clear flats where ultrapicky bonefish and permit roam. If you can roll cast a Clouser or any baitfish fly 30 feet, you’ll have no trouble connecting. BOTTOMS UP No doubt, the fast movers headline the show, but don’t’ overlook the fact that those rocks and reefs on which shrimpers anchor harbor loads of grouper and snapper. Once these bottom fish get a whiff of the freebies, many will tiptoe upstairs for a bite. Trossett finds mangrove and yellowtail snapper keen to bite a chunk of cut bait drifted downcurrent on a 3/ 16- to 1/4-ounce jig head. Lighter is better, as wary snapper are quick to shy away from a bait falling unnaturally. “If a shrimper is anchored on hard bottom, when they dump all their trash, that stimulates the reef fish,” Trossett said. “I know this one shrimper who will dump all his trash on ۙH x&[[YH[^H8&x&[H\H[ܜ˸&Hx&[]Z[[H[\] [x&[[\X˸'BтSH8(UQT8(TSPT  H B