Usually Fall into Winter. They migrate towards the Gulf. In Spring, they head back to the bays/estuaries. With that said, I've had luck @night during Summer near strucure. Jetty walls/ sand flatsixed w/shell. Primetime (IMO) is Oct.-Dec. This is when you catch quanity and quality. Think Bass fishing when throwing artificial baits. Short hops, dragging. Tup a bait with. some shrimp or belly meat from a baitfish. Gulp works well also.