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toowendy
08-07-2011, 06:08 PM
I am a new member and this is my first post. Let me know if you can view this link. If so this is a video I took about three miles east of Cocoa beach pier on July 10,2011 during a cold water upwelling. The video is of a small oceanic sunfish I found trying to warm up on top. The water was 72 degrees. We ran east until we found warmer water. In 65 feet there was a huge school of redfish,jacks and little tunny.For the next 2 hours the battle was on. Three Redfish, about 5 tunny and lost count of the jacks. Not a bad day. Looking forward to the next cold water upwelling.:Rockon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxiZnnbR4Xk

Docked Wages
08-07-2011, 09:31 PM
Nice video, those Sunfish are strange looking to say the least. Sometimes you cna find cobia hanging underneath them.

Mackokid
08-07-2011, 10:48 PM
Nice video, never seen one in the wild.... I'll have to look for them the next time we have some cold water.

toowendy
08-07-2011, 10:49 PM
That would have been nice. I found a big school of cobia last week on site 6 out of Ponce. Caught 4 and kept 2 around 25 pounds. Not bad from an 18 foot flats boat.

Sizuper
05-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Very cool. But next time could you put your hand in front of the lens a little more?

:wink

Sorry, somebody had to give you a hard time about that.

toowendy
05-29-2012, 11:00 PM
Sorry about that, I filmed it from my new Iphone and wasnt holding it in the right place.

FloridaFlatsMaster
05-30-2012, 12:20 PM
cool video

Tripleclean
05-30-2012, 12:57 PM
I get a kick out of those things. That was a little one. I think they eat jellyfish.

JesseJames
05-30-2012, 07:21 PM
We see a few every year out of Canaveral. I'm guessing they're just passing through. Those jokers can get pretty dang big and they can definitely hold some Cobes...

Garbo
05-31-2012, 07:55 PM
That was cool.


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