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When you just want to bend the rod!

On March 6, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing, With No Comments

When you just want to bend the rod there is no better place than Islamorada. And for Patrick from France, that’s all he wanted to do. There was a bit of language barrier on this trip. But guys who like to fish always figure it out! As usual the wind…

Arm-long Spanish Mackeral are on fire!

On February 28, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

Arm-long spanish mackeral and blacktip sharks are on fire! Arm-long spanish mackerel & bent rods all morning for Doug from Michigan. This guy told me his dream was to catch a shark. So that was our mission (que the Mission Impossible music).  Fortunately I had a plan! The west wind continues…

Sometimes you have to roll with the punches.

On February 25, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing,Weather, By , With No Comments

Like Diamond Dave says, you have to roll with the punches. Had Darcy and Dave from Canada and Mike from Tampa on the boat. The near 30 mph west wind was not our friend.   And with one of our guys with a bad back, I decided an inshore trip…

Ft. Lauderdale fishing charters. Always have a plan b.

On January 8, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

Always have a plan b. I always say you fish according to the conditions at hand. And the conditions at hand this week have been tough. Either we had little current or little wind most of the week. And on a couple days this week we had little current and…