Monday, Sep 18 2017

Bill's Birthday!!!!

Happy birthday to a great friend and client, Bill Lent. Bill and his wife Nell were on board today and we celebrated his 90th birthday in style. Our first stop of the day produced some really nice red fish and live pin fish got the bite going for us. Nell did have the hot rod and she caught a couple beauty's. We left the reds and ran offshore a bit and had some decent action with grouper, grunts, flounder, mackerel and some small snapper. The North wind felt very comfortable and I thank you both for the fun time... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Aug 26 2017

Tough Gags...

A very tough bite for us today with Marilyn and David on board, but we gave it our all. Grouper was the requested species of the day and we jumped around trying to find some keepers. Our rods were bent most of the day with short gags and we actually caught over twenty or so, but nothing in the 24" range our larger. The gulf water temperature is in the upper 80's and can make it hit and miss and today; the big ones got the best of us. Still some nice snapper and flounder secured a diner or two and I thank you both as always for the great time... Capt. Dan

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Wednesday, Aug 09 2017

Seafood Sampler...

A beautiful day with a fun team again with Ann, Lauren, Kayle and Brandon being my guests. We had a ball on the rock piles catching a mix of trout, grunts, snapper, grouper, etc... on live shrimp. The action is usually just about every drop and with young anglers on board, there's nothing better. The tide turned around noon, and we finished up our day on the mangrove points finding a couple red fish. I thank you all and I can't wait until next time... Capt. Dan

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Wednesday, Mar 08 2017

Crystal River Mix.....

An absolute awesome day with Scott and Johnny and the father and son team did great. The inshore trout action started our trip and using DOA jerk baits around the bars got our day going. We caught several fine keepers, a bonus flounder and we then headed offshore. The offshore action was fabulous with grouper, grunts, and trigger fish, but the sheepshead were not to happy. However, Scott picked up a fine triple tail and turned some hefty gags on light tackle for an exciting afternoon. A great day guys and I can't wait until next time... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Feb 21 2017

Crystal River, Solid Day....

A solid day's catch with the Coleman team today and these gentlemen did outstanding. Lee, Richard and Clell all began the day jigging up some fine trout, and Richard had big fish honors with one at 4lbs. Bourbon colored Lil' Johns were the flavor of the day and we then pushed on out to sheepshead land. The team and I anchored on a nice piece of hard bottom and the bite was on. Sheepshead and grouper kept us busy and the action was truly great. A wonderful and day and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Nov 01 2016

Slow trout, but hot Reds....

Well, the trout bite was on lock down for us today, but the afternoon red fish action was good. I had the pleasure of having the Keeler party on board for the day and we had a fun time inshore. The gusty NE wind was up, so we didn't make it to grouper land. The keeper trout were kind of elusive, but we found a couple; plus several shorts throughout the day. The tide finally started rolling in and we ended our day with some beautiful red fish. A great day with you all and I thank you... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Sep 09 2016

Crystal River Variety...

What a mix of species today for the Surber family. Gene, Darlene and Hannah were my guest and we covered the entire basis. The inshore red fish action was good, plus the trout and it was a great start to the day. Just before 10:30am, we made our way offshore and added some more goodies to the day. Grouper, snapper, mackerel, cobia, bonito, etc... It was a fun one. The grouper bite was a bit slow, but in between grouper drops the other species kept us entertained. I thank you all for the fun time and here's Gene with the first Bonito of the upcoming fall season... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Mar 01 2016

Operation Outdoor Freedom....

A very special day for myself and several other members of the Homosassa Guides Association, as we had the honor of fishing the wounded warriors today. This was a great day and we ensured a great time to make a memorable day for them and their families. Fishing was a bit tough, but we all caught a mix of trout, flounder, Spanish mackerel, pompano and sheepshead. The team and I prepared an outstanding shore lunch and we all thoroughly enjoyed our day and thank you all for what you have done for us. We look forward to next year... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Dec 07 2015

On the Flats...

Back to the inshore scene today with a couple day break, due to high winds and small craft advisory's. We had a beautiful day on the flats today though; with Bill, Jerry and Vern and the team did outstanding. We targeted trout on the shallow kelp grass patches with DOA deadly combos and the trout action was quite good. Every drift we would pick up a couple keepers and in just a couple hours, the guys had fifteen beautiful trout in the cooler. A couple bonus mackerel and a tasty flounder were added to the mix and as always; I thank you all for the fun time... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Oct 17 2015

Homosassa Oct. 16th & 17th....

Two great days fishing the Euart party out of the Homosassa fishing club with the Captains teams of Zorn, Toney, Long and Spratt. The trout action was quite good in the kelp patches in 3ft of water off Homosassa Bay and glow DOA jerk baits did the trick. I did pick up a couple grouper on Saturday casting plugs on the shallow rocks and even had one rip the hooks right out of a Rapala f18 right next to the boat. Sunday was another good trout day and we wrapped up the afternoon with a fine Homosassa Shore Lunch. Always a great trip and we look froward to seeing you next time... Capt. Dan

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