Launched from Sandy Point at 7 am with my friend Tom. Tide was high. Bay was smooth as we ran east. Found Spot in 15 feet of water and had steady bite with very end of incoming current. Most Spot were small - we kept a dozen and then let them go - keeping ones over 6 inches. Did not get many med or large Spot but with one Rock limit - hoped the few would be enough.
Current went slack but soon switched to outgoing - the huge jellyfish acting as current indicators. Fished bridge for a while but no luck - not even on 1/4 chunk of fresh soft crab.
Decided to run north for Rock - flat bay made it easy to cover distance at 30 knots. It was hard to believe in less than 24 hours wind gusts over 40 knots were predicted.
We found Rock in 25 feet and set anchor. Current was moving fast and increasing - full moon makes outgoing stronger. Had to add 1/2 oz and then 1 oz weights to get the Spot down to rock suspended at 20 feet. 22 and 26 incher made our limit.
We then went after Perch - using two soft crabs and strips of Spot. Both did well with Perch to 11 inches.
Caught a 9 inch Sea Bass - cool to see these fish. We fished until about 2:00 - current was slowing and storm clouds gathering. Got to ramp and DNR survey guy was there - asked about our trip.
Got home and cleaned fish and boat just as it began to drizzle - afternoon thunderstorm , not the big rain of today.