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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…

An overview of spinning tackle we use!

On December 7, 2016, Posted by , In Sportfishing, By , With No Comments

Here is a an overview of spinning tackle we use on the Our new YouTube channel is now active. So we’ll be posting videos from time to time. Some of them will be action shots while others will be more educational. I hope you find them useful and somewhat…

Let’s go catch tuna! They’re biting!

On December 4, 2016, Posted by , In Sportfishing,Tuna,Weather, By , With No Comments

Dec. 4, 2016 –  I wanted my clients today to catch  tuna. They told me they wanted to bring home some fish. And I knew our best bet was to catch tuna since there had been so many blackfins and skipjacks around. We had washing machine conditions. This happens when…