Items filtered by date: August 2019
Friday, Sep 13 2019

NE Wind Gags...

I would have normally cancelled a day like today for the forecast, but with just having two people on board - Mishel and Earl were really game to give it a try. We headed out the river and were greeted to a very stiff NE wind, and just making it to my bait traps was bumpy. I dug in my little black book and we fished a couple little ledges I have and we did well. It was an all day event as the bite was slow and sitting on each spot for a long while paid off. We also landed another beautiful snook on a grouper spot and it's so great to see them spawning. You both were troopers and I thank you as always... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Sep 12 2019

Crystal River Delivers....

You just had to be there today! What an experience with Bob and Nancy for their second trip this week and it was a day to remember. The day consisted of grouper, cobia, giant offshore spawning snook and another surprise tarpon. All these species were on a ledge and caught basically bottom fishing for grouper. The tarpon was so awesome and this one put on quite a show " almost landed in the boat on a series of jumps". We got it boat side for a quick picture and she swam away beautifully. A tremendous day and I thank you both.... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Sep 10 2019

Team Pennsylvania....

Always a great time with Bob and Nancy from Pennsylvania and they had a good one today. Grouper was our plan again and we headed West. The seas were bumpy for the majority of the day, so I had to stay shallow. I moved around quite a bit catching shorts on each stop and finally the seas calmed enough to push out to 17ft of water. I set up on one of my honey holes and we had a limit in less than five minutes. It was awesome action and actually had numerous grouper following our hooked fish back to the boat. I thank you both and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Sep 09 2019

Flat Calm Gags...

Flat calm conditions for us today and we had a smooth ride to grouperville. Karl, Scott and Steve were my guests and they did very well for their first time grouper digging. I ran offshore to the 30ft range and had steady action all day. The guys turned some nice keepers, lost a couple and released numerous shorts all through out the trip. We live baited today, but trolling season is just around the corner and I'm looking forward to that... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Sep 06 2019

Morning Reds...

Some morning red fish action today with Sue and Debbie on board out of Crystal River. It's been a while since I've been out from all the wind Dorian brought us, but today was the last of the breezy conditions for a while. I stayed inshore and hit the keys with cut bait for our red fish. We caught a limit of reds and tried a while for a snook, but no takers today. I thank you both and I'll see you next time... Capt. Dan

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