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Mahi Mahi & Snook In The Same Day!

On December 24, 2016, Posted by , In Mahi mahi, With 1 Comment

Dec 23, 2016 – Where else can you catch mahi mahi and snook in the same day? There are only a handful of places in the world. And Ft. Lauderdale is one of them. Had Patrick on the boat today for a day of fishing. Conditions were sloppy at best….

Conventional gear aboard

On December 19, 2016, Posted by , In Mahi mahi,Sailfish, By , With No Comments

Dec. 19, 2016 – Here’s an overview of conventional gear you may expect to see and use aboard The main piece of conventional gear we use is a 30lb outfit. The reel is a Diawa Saltist 40LW matched to a Penn Rampage rod. I am very impressed with this…

Blackfin Tuna & Free Jumping….Uh…Shrimp?

On December 15, 2016, Posted by , In Tuna, With 1 Comment

Dec. 15, 2016 – When you want to catch Sailfish go fishing for blackfin tuna. If you want to catch a blackfin tuna go sailfishing. Well..that’s usually how things work out. Right? Had Ryan Jones from Nautical Ventures on the boat today. Ryan has fished with me several times now….

Ballyhoo bonanza. Getting dozens!

On December 13, 2016, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

Dec 12, 2016. It was a ballyhoo bonanza today! The ballyhoo have been so thick over the reef I decided to take a day and go stock the freezer. Ballyhoo are prime trolling baits for a variety of gamefish including sailfish, mahi mahi, kingfish, wahoo and more. We drag a…