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Couple of nice fish

We stayed close to home today. We had some failed drum and sheepshead encounters and a couple of successes. Hunter Southall caught and released a 50-inch red drum. Stan Simmerman finally caught his first citation sheepshead at 11 pounds. We … Continue reading

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Long Weekend

My “fishing weekend” started Monday when I received a text from Captain Jorj Head asking what the state record for tripletail was. We added tripletail to the state record program a couple of years ago as more were showing in … Continue reading

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Black Drum

I fished a reef inside the bay again this morning. Today, I had my dental assistant, Meghan Wells with me. Apparently, I was there just to net her fish. I did catch a sea bass and a flounder on the … Continue reading

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More Sheep

Wes Blow and I went after sheepshead again this morning. We caught four up to 13.1 pounds. We also caught a red drum, a black drum, and a sad looking tautog. It was missing an operculum and had a messed-up … Continue reading

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Trolling and Wrecking

This weekend was trolling along the oceanfront and wreck fishing in the bay. The ocean was nice and calm. Ribbonfish were plentiful but you could get out of them when you wanted. Spanish mackerel were jumping all over. The boats … Continue reading

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Independence

I went on a couple of morning trips over the Independence Day Weekend. Saturday, I did a fairly good job using up my chum and eels catching sharks. I did mess up and catch a little cobia. Sunday morning, I hit one … Continue reading

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Teeth

Friday, I trolled the oceanfront and caught ribbon fish and cobia…mostly ribbon fish. The charters were doing well on Spanish mackerel and I heard of one king encounter. Today, I chummed in the bay and caught cobia and sharks…mostly sharks. … Continue reading

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Tagging

I ran out for a short reef trip Friday with storms in the forecast. Tried for a sheepshead. Caught some tautog,  numerous gray trout, baby croaker and a bunch of oyster toads. No sheep encounters. Two togs already had tags. I … Continue reading

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Tagging Cobia

Stan Simmerman and I went chumming to tag some cobia today. We caught 4 and missed a few more. I saw a v-wake coming towards the boat that I thought might be a cobia. It turned out that the lone … Continue reading

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Quick Cobia

I made two very short cobia trips this weekend. Tagged and released a cobia each time. Stan Simmerman went with me the first morning. I went solo this afternoon.

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