The permit are around. I had a number of shots last evening with Captain Ray Vasquez, and there have been many captures/sightings recently of some larger than average fish. We looked for some bonefish as well, but did not see any.
Here is some evidence, courtesy Aaron Snell:
I am gearing up for the Del Brown next week and pre-fishing for a few days leading up to. Snook fishing may have to wait, as the shop is still quite busy and my evenings are getting harder to keep for myself.