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Kicking off Memorial Day weekend!

On May 26, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

We’re kicking off Memorial Day weekend here in Islamorada on a high note. The wind that had been blowing the previous couple days finally subsided and was hardly a breath of air when I got to the boat this morning at 6:30. We were fishing a couple of guys from…

Match the hatch for mahi mahi & tuna

On May 22, 2017, Posted by , In Mahi mahi,Tuna, With No Comments

The key to success today was to  match the hatch for mahi mahi and blackfin tuna. The blackfin tuna fishing continues to be excellent on football and medium sized fish. A few bigger models of these up to 20lbs are hitting the dock as well. The mahi fishing is also…

South Carolina Guys On Blackfin and Mahi

On May 17, 2017, Posted by , In Tuna, By , With No Comments

While Jack and Don from South Carolina  battled blackfin tuna and mahi on this trip they made it a point to inform me they only wanted enough fish for dinner. As a charter boat operator it always looks good to come back to the dock with a load of fish….

First offshore fishing trip for boy!

On May 13, 2017, Posted by , In Gear,Mahi mahi, By , With No Comments

First offshore fishing trip for 8-year old Peyton! He was joined by his father Chris, grandfather Allan, Patrick and Zack. Conditions were a bit rough as we faced 4ft seas, quartering on the bow. But then again we’re in a Carolina boat. So the ride was very soft. Peyton didn’t…