Monday, Nov 25 2019

40 Degree Gags...

40 degrees running out the river this morning and it was a chilly ride. Chase, Rob and Bob were my team and we bundled up and headed offshore. Chase just opened a new Tavern in downtown Crystal River called St. John's Tavern and it's definitely a place you want to stop in and check out. Anyway, we set up in about 17ft of water and had a good morning grouper fishing. On three stops, we secured a six fish limit and called it a day. You all did terrific and awesome job... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Nov 23 2019

Pre-Front Grouper...

The Surber family was my team today and we stayed in close with the approaching cold front on the way. I loaded the live well with pinfish and we stayed in the 13ft range. The bite was great on the first spot, the next two were cold and the fourth - "wham" , we were done! The winds were picking up round noon and we headed to the hill. A great day and I thank you all... Capt. Dan

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Friday, Nov 22 2019

Crystal River Whoppers....

They gags got even bigger today and the Campese team turned some giants. I took the team on this beautiful day out to 30ft of water and the bite was fantastic. We dropped some live baits for a couple gags over 20lbs and several over 10lbs. It was absolutely non stop for an hour or so and you all did terrific. Awesome catch and congratulations... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Nov 21 2019

More Big Ones....

I've always said the Thanksgiving time frame produces some big grouper and it sure is standing true. Joe and Joanne were my team today and they delivered on some great gags. We jumped around trying a couple new spots I've found recently and they are there. Live pin fish were our baits and you both did a terrific job... Capt. Dan

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Wednesday, Nov 20 2019

Crystal River Quality Gags...

Some real big ones today with the Vega party and they did outstanding. I took them to a ledge I fished on Monday and the fish were still there. We sent down the pinfish and "wham" it was on. In really no time, we had a beautiful limit of grouper and most of the fish were double digits. Great job and I thank you... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Nov 19 2019

Casting Plugs...

A really fun but chilly day with Eddie and Chris as we went down South and found some gags. I took the guys mostly casting Rapala f18 plugs on the shallow rocks and we did pretty well. The water is still a bit churned up, but clear enough to see the rocks. The guys both turned some good ones and blue mackerel was the color of the day... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Nov 18 2019

Good Weather Gags...

Finally some decent weather, after four days of windy condition's!!! Mr. Emory was my guest today and it sure was a beautiful day. I had my great clients Mishel & Earl on board yesterday and we caught a couple keepers, but it was a slow bite compared to today. For Emory, we caught a really nice limit of gags up to 15lbs and a couple bonus trout to top off the catch. Live pinfish were our baits of the day and great job... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Nov 12 2019

Crystal River Gags & Trout...

Always a fun day with Dan, Lauren and Joe and they had a super day. Grouper were our first order of business and with great condition's, they turned some real nice ones. The guys secured a real nice limit and released a couple others too. We changed gears and jigged up a couple trout on the rock bars to fill out the afternoon and I thank you all. The upcoming weather forecast is not looking the best for the next couple of days, so I'll keep my fingers crossed in hopes of still being able to get out there... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Nov 11 2019

Good to be Back...

Hello everybody and thank you to all of you that checked in with me on my recent down time. I'm healed up good enough to fish and it sure was great to be back out there, after a week off to heal up. Jason and Frank were my guys today and was it ever a pretty day. We had absolute perfect conditions and we went South to some bottom I haven't been to in a while. The action was superb with a total of over 30 keeper sized gags caught and a few cobia too. A combination of Rapala x-rap plugs and live pin fish did the trick. Awesome job guys... Capt. Dan

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Thursday, Oct 31 2019

Crystal River Hot Grouper....

Pretty awesome out there today with Chris and Tony on board. I stayed in the shallow stuff and "wow" the bite was on. The water really cleared up today and made setting up so much easier. We hit a couple spots and had our limit by 10am. With a live well full of bait, we went looking and tried some other spots I haven't fished this year " and found a new one"..... The action was great and we honestly released close to a dozen keeper sized gags up to 14lbs and there out there waiting for us next time. Fantastic trip fellas and I thank you... Capt. Dan

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