There are numerous types of sea bass that thrive in the ocean, however, black sea bass are some of the most popular sea bass to catch. They can be found inshore during the summer and offshore throughout the winter.
Sea bass inhabit irregular hard-bottom areas, such as wrecks or reefs. They are found from on the east coast from Massachusetts to Cape Canaveral, Florida. They are found inshore and nearshore. Juvenile fish are common in the high-salinity areas of the estuaries during the summer.
Black Sea Bass Fishing in the Cape San Blas / Port St Joe, Florida Area
Black Sea Bass can be found on the offshore reefs and wrecks, however, it is around 40 to 50 miles out to get to some of the better offshore structures. Some charters do it in this area, but not many.
Sea Bass Fishing Tips
Sea bass are easy to catch. Anglers use small baits such as cut bait, shrimp, squid, jigs and soft plastics. Fish near the bottom around reefs, wrecks and jetties and you should be able to find some fish.
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