Saturday, Dec 04 2021

Crystal River Gags...

Pretty much the same run as yesterday's trip and today's team did great. Once again they helped so much with pulling the bait traps, unhooking fish, etc... I can't thank you all enough to make it all happen. We fished close to 30ft of water and that was the good bite range for us. No break offs and turned everything we hooked which is always great. Enjoy the grouper dinners and I look forward to seeing you next time Capt. Dan

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Friday, Dec 03 2021

Nice Gags....

Good to be back out, but I'm still a little shaky to be running full time yet. I had Tony and Javier on board and they were willing to give it a go and give me the extra support I need. A little foggy, but the seas were nice and we pushed on out to about 25ft of water. The bite was great and in two stops we had a fine limit of Crystal River groupers. Live pinfish did the trick and I thank you both for the extra effort and fun time... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Nov 12 2021


Hello everyone, I know it has been a while but I wanted to check in and say hello. It's been a rough road for me recovering from my last treatments, especially the radiation I had done. My strength is slowly getting better, and that's been my biggest issue. That radiation really hits on you and takes quite a while to recover. I'm making progress and hopefully will be getting on the water more in the near future. I have been out a couple times on charters and the grouper bite was excellent "couldn't have been better actually." My crew had to do the majority of the work though and they did a fine job. Here's the Sans team from a couple weeks ago with some nice Crystal River grouper. Hope to be out soon... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Sep 04 2021

Labor Day Weekend Gags...

Great action for today's morning trip with the Platz team. I fish this great family every year around this time and we've been going strong for about 10yrs now. Josh, Piper and Rick were my team today and they turned some nice ones. No break offs, pulled hooks, etc ... they were 100% on their game. We fished in the 10ft to 12ft range and all the gags came on live pinfish. I thank you all and terrific job.... Capt. Dan.      On a side note, I'll be starting new treatments again on Tuesday, plus radiation so I'm not sure when I'll be back on the big pond as of yet. Soon as I feel up to it though, you all know I'll be out there. Thank you..

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Wednesday, Aug 25 2021

Nice Groupers....

A nice day out of Crystal River with Chuck and Tim and these guys had a fine day. We pulled our bait traps and went to grouper digging. The gags were biting pretty darn good and we had a couple even get the best of us, by taking us in the rocks. Chuck and Tim soon enough turned four nice ones and just around noon, we called it a day. Great job and I thank you both... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Aug 20 2021

Hot Bite...

Another great morning trip with Larry and Todd on board and it was pretty much just like yesterdays trip. Some fast grouper action kept us busy and by 10am, the guys had their limit of good ones. We totaled probably 25 grouper for the morning and beat the heat being back at the dock before noon. Awesome morning and I thank you... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Aug 19 2021

Quality Gags....

Some quality gags for Mark and Craig and these guys did awesome. We dropped on a couple different ledges and right out of the gate, it was on. We had a double digit morning and turned some nice fish that gave a great tug of war. I thank you both and great job... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Aug 14 2021

Birthday Grouper....

A great trip with Sabrina and Eric and this was Eric's birthday present to catch some Crystal River grouper. Well, I didn't disappoint him and the team turned some really nice gags. Before 10am they secured a fine limit and we called it a day to beat the storms and heat. You both did awesome and happy birthday Eric.... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Aug 12 2021

Good Groupers....

A hot grouper bite for the Millennium Metals team from the East coast and they sure did well. The bait traps were loaded today and we had an awesome trip. Nothing to fancy, just dropping live pin fish on some ledges and "wham" grouper on. The guys turned all their fish and six fine gags came on board. Great job and I thank you all... Capt. Dan

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Wednesday, Aug 11 2021

Crystal River Groupers....

Another hot one, but a good one with Terry and Jamie on board. These guys were ready to go and did awesome. We turned four really nice gags for a limit and released several others too, Live baits on bottom rigs were the deal for us and I thank you both for a really fun day... Capt. Dan

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