Wednesday, Dec 12 2018

Cold, but Good...

I wasn't going to try today due to the extreme cold, but the wind forecast was down and after loosing so many days to weather lately - it was worth an effort. The ride was cold and I mean COLD. I ran out to 32ft of water and it was definitely worth the ride. Tim and Erika dropped down some nice pin fish and brought up some hefty gags, plus several shorts and grunts afterwards on shrimp. It turned out to be a good day and I thank you both... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Dec 08 2018

The Fishing Diva...

A great day and definitely the last good weather day for a little while; with Marilyn the fishing Diva and David on board. With grouper season closing in a couple weeks, I ran to some areas I haven't hit yet this year and we did great. We sent down some pin fish on some ledges and the bite was good. Actually no short gags today and every fish we caught was a keeper - "I like that". Marilyn finished up the day with big fish honors and I thank you both as always for the fun time... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Dec 07 2018

Best Day Yet...

Hands down the best grouper bite I've seen yet this year and Tony Sans and Rusty were on board to experience the magic. I've been off a couple days this week due to cold, windy weather but today's forecast was perfect. I ran offshore to some bottom in 32ft of water and it was absolutely non stop action. We caught grouper until we were tired and released close to 30 keeper gags. Fish were following hooked fish to the surface and it sure was a special day. I thank you both and great job team... Capt. Dan

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Sunday, Dec 02 2018

Very Rough...

Day two with John on board and he brought his friend Ayinde to tug on some grouper. We were able to make it out a couple miles and we did some plug casting and trolling for a little bit. The guys caught about 10 gags with three being keepers on Rapala x-rap plugs. The weather turned on us and "oh my" it got very rough and we had to wrap up the day. Still a good time and I thank you both... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Dec 01 2018

Last Month Gags...

The weather had me worried for today's trip, but John and Kevin were game to give it a try. Rain and a gusty SE wind were our conditions for a challenging day for the first day of the last month of the 2018 grouper season. John is my cousin that flew in from North Carolina and with his friend Kevin being young guns, they could handle the chop and we got'em. I trolled a bit, got a keeper and finished up the others in 8ft of water doing a real treat - casting plugs. I was proud of you guys getting some nice fish in some bumpy conditions and enjoy the goodies... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Nov 30 2018

Getting Better...

Much better conditions today and even though the bite was still slow, the Villages team of Larry, Dean and Big Fish Bob did great. I took the guys to the North country and we trolled and dropped on some rocks in that area. Both techniques produced, but the bottom fishing was for sure a bit more productive. Dean had big fish honors with a good one at almost 20lbs and you all did terrific. I'll see you next time... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Nov 29 2018

Cold Front Gags...

A good one today with Scuba Steve and the boys and I needed it after putting up a goose egg yesterday. The gulf has dropped over 12 degrees in just a day or so and for a couple of days; one needs to run deep for some action. This is a pretty drastic cold front we just experienced. So, for today we had the weather to run deep and we went to close to 30ft of water. Well, it was a good call and the team caught some really nice gags despite a 25 mile run offshore which I generally do not like to do. Live pig fish were our baits to save the day and great job team... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Nov 24 2018

Grouper Dinners...

A great Saturday on the water with Marilyn and David after a couple days off from the Thanksgiving feast. I took the team to around the 10ft of water range and they had a good one. We jumped around spot to spot catching gags on every stop. Lots of little guys for most of the day, but enough keepers were on to fill out our limit of four nice ones. You both did great and enjoy the goodies... Capt. Dan

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Wednesday, Nov 21 2018

Father & Son Team...

A really fun day with the Worthington father and son team and wow, did they catch some nice ones. The bite was really slow compared to yesterday, however the bites we had were big fish. It was a fish a spot kind of day, so I had to move around quite a bit. We got them though and big fish was a beauty at 19lbs. You guys did great and I'll see you next time... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Nov 20 2018

Birthday Gags...

Happy birthday to great long time friend and client Joe and for his birthday, he and his wife Joanne had quite the day. A little cold front was approaching us for the weather forecast and it had the grouper fired up. We kept a nice easy pace and moved around spot to spot catching some real nice quality grouper. Live baits were the ticket and plenty of grouper sandwiches are on the upcoming menu I'm sure. I thank you both and an outstanding season with you... Capt. Dan

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