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What day is it? It’s Hump Day!

On March 19, 2017, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

What day is it? It’s hump day! No. We’re not talking about a camel! But we are talking about reef donkeys and tunas! Had Michael “Consecs” O’Gorman (of  Lunkerdog and Mullet Run fame) from Ft. Lauderdale and Austin Collins from New Orleans on the boat today. The plan was to…

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…