Monday, Mar 07 2016

Crystal River Hot Sheep's...

What a great day on the sheepshead with Buck and Norm and they really enjoyed their day. I have fished these gentlemen a couple times over the years and this trip was their first experience targeting sheepshead. We anchored on a couple different structures and did very well. The guys boated their fifteen keepers and we also added some trout and a red fish to the mix throughout the day. I thank you both for the fun time and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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The wind swapped out of the East today and allowed us to go offshore again, in search of sheepshead. John, Wayne and Bill were my guest today and in just two drops, the guys had an excellent catch of sheepshead. We kept five fish person then moved on to jigging some trout. I loaded the rods with MirrOlure Lil' Johns and in a couple drifts, the team had some good trout action. A beautiful day and I thank you all for the great time... 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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Two great days of beautiful weather and Bart and Murray had a blast on today's Crystal River charter. I always enjoy fishing with this father and son team and the sheepshead kicked of the day. One drop produced our 10 keeper sheepshead and the sheepshead were following each other to the surface. It was a cool sight and you only see this during the spawning season. Next up, we jigged up some trout and did well on the first drift picking up five keepers. It took a little bit to find five more keepers, but we eventuality got'em and the guys did great. Thank you both for the fun time and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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Tuesday, Feb 23 2016

Crystal River Mix...

A very beautiful day on the big pond before the approaching front tomorrow and Dan and Daryl had a ball. I just about did a mirror image to yesterdays charter and my plan worked out great. We made our sheepshead run in the morning, before the tide started running in hard. The guys boated some fine sheepshead for the morning hours and then we ran back in to the keys, to find some shallow water trout. The tide was getting right just before noon and we drifted the flats with DOA glow jerk baits and the trout cooperated nicely. To end the day, a couple red fish came on board with one making it in the slot and another good day out of Crystal River is in the books. Thank you both for the great day and congratulations on a fine catch... Capt. Dan

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The gulf has finally warmed up enough to turn the trout on in the skinny water and today was awesome. I had the pleasure of fishing Ron, Gary and Milford and we made our sheepshead run first this morning. The seas were perfect and once we reached our destination, the tide was turning in. The bite was great and the team brought in fifteen beautiful sheepshead. Next up, was the trout and with the gulf water temperature in the low 60's now; we hit the shallow yellow hard bottom area's and DOA jerk baited some trout. My team did fantastic and in two drifts, they had their limit of fine trout. We added a nice red fish to top off the day and I thank you all for the fun time... Capt. Dan

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Saturday, Feb 20 2016

Hot Trout & Sheepshead...

What a fantastic trip today with the Yoho family and the bite was on. Kaye, Dan and Tommy were my guests and they had a really good day. We ran to some hard bottom breaks and dropped down our knocker rigs for the sheepshead. The sheepshead action was superb and we kept our 5 fish per person limit that I encourage and we then made our way to target trout. We targeted some submerged rock bars and found several nice trout - jigging MirrOlure Lil Johns. The team had an excellent day and a catch to be proud of. I look forward to our future charters and thank you all for the fun day... Capt. Dan

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A little breezy today out of the NE, but we eventually made our way out to sheepshead land. Dan, Ringo and Bob were on board with me for the day and we did a little mix of trout and sheepshead fishing. The trout bite was a little slow for us, but it was due to the stiff NE wind and made maneuvering around the rock bars challenging. Eventually though, the wind calmed enough to make it offshore and the sheespshead bite was fantastic. The guys caught their 15 sheepshead on one stop and had a fantastic day. I thank you all for the fun time and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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An incredible day out of Crystal River with Bill, Jerry and Roland and the team had quite the day. I made a run out to 20ft and the sheepshead bite was on. I anchored on one of my favorite sheepshead breaks and we caught some whoppers. Bill had big fish honors with one at 11lbs and it was a true trophy. The guys caught their 15 sheepshead, and we began targeting some trout for the afternoon. Jigging MirrOlure Lil Johns in the bourbon color was the trout ticket and we caught a couple keepers each drift. A beautiful day and I thank you all for the fun time... Capt. Dan

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Monday, Feb 15 2016

Big Crystal River Sheeps...

A great weather day finally, and Bob and Nancy caught some fine Crystal River heavy weight sheepshead. We left the Plantation on Crystal River at 8:30 am and began the day red fishing. We caught one under slot fish and saw some good ones; but that was all we could come up with for the red fish. Next up though, we hammered down and made our way West. I anchored on some good sheepshead bottom and the bite was on. The team brought in some of the largest ones of the year and they did a great job. I thank you both as always and I look forward to next time... Capt. Dan

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