Panama City Beach Fishing

Spotted Seatrout or "Specs"

Panama City Beach Florida offers a wide range of inland bays and tidal pools. With large expanses of grass flats and a backcountry fishing areas, it’s no wonder are one of the most sought after species in Panama City Florida and the Panhandle is the Spotted Sea Trout or “Specs” as they are known locally.

Specs can be caught in Panama City Florida throughout the year using various techniques. Specs are found cruising the grass flats, creeks and bayous in the area. Light tackle fishing is a proven way to catch these fish. Fishing with popping corks using various baits like the DOA Shrimp or topwater baits like MirrOlure, Yo Zuri and many other baits that you would throw while Bass fishing. These fish can be caught on the fly using clouser minnows, deceivers, poppers and sea duecers.

Your light tackle adventure working the flats around Panama City, Florida for specs can be fast and furious. Sometimes a group can catch as many as 100 fish in a relatively short period.

Specs are very good table fare and keep well when frozen. Capt. JP will help you to land and keep your legal fish so you can have a "fresh catch" to take with you when you leave the dock.


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