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Deep Dropping Boynton/Palm Beach

Anyone do any deep dropping out of Boynton or Palm Beach inlets? Just got a little boat and a decent deep drop rig so I'd love to get after it. I do know some legit tilefish spots, but other than that I don't really know what type of bottom I'm looking for or what depth other fish hang out around. Any intel would be greatly appreciated!


  • mfermfer Posts: 47 Deckhand
    Good luck getting numbers. There are spots but very protected intel.
  • uplandbirddoguplandbirddog Posts: 91 Deckhand
    mfer said:
    Good luck getting numbers. There are spots but very protected intel.
    I wasn't asking for numbers. I just don't know what to look for when targeting species other than tilefish. Like what bottom, depth, structure, etc. 
  • conchydongconchydong Posts: 15,506 AG
    I am south of you but the depths should be similar.
    Snowies 300'-600' (have to be on artificial reef or natural structure. No one will give you #s.)
    Blueline Tile 380-600'  
    Goldens 550'- 1000'
    Rosies 700-1100'
    Yelloweyes 200-500' (Shallower than found in Bahamas).
    There may be some variations but that is close.

    “Everyone behaves badly--given the chance.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway

  • demersalangelerdemersalangeler Posts: 500 Deckhand
     I fun fish out of Boynton, including deep dropping. Conchy's pretty on with the depths. Sometimes there are exceptions though, like when you are catching Golden's in the 300's where you should be catching pinks, ham bones, yellow eyes, and vermilion. It's really about the bottom substrate make-up for that particular area, and fish. All of my spots have been Found threw Hard Work, whether it's time on the water, or looking at charts. Unless you have a good sounder, it's unlikely you will be marking alot, so a good chart is a great starting point. Like I say to my crew, if ya don't drop, you're not going to find out whats there. 

     Check the regulations often, as they can change/close. 
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