View Full Version : SI 7/8: GF's first snook.

screamin seaman
07-11-2011, 11:06 PM
Decided to take off work early last friday (like every friday :Rockon ) and take my girfriend and a buddy to drift the inlet. A lack of hooks, proper leader line and the innability to find bait in the hoards of brown muck flowing through the inlet left her with a rather large pin fish, small hook and 20lbs leader. The weather was less than desirable the whole ride down there and I was contemplating turning around... but it cleared up once the boat was in the water other than the 15kt winds.
We ancored and fished just inside the inlet while waiting for the incoming tide and had no luck. At the very end of the out going tide we started drifting through the inlet and continued through slack and about 20 minutes after the tide started running in she hooked up with what she though was a rock. When the drag started screaming way faster than we were drifting I told her to keep fighting and that it was definitely a fish! Aside from the cobia we caught a few months ago this was the biggest fight she has had. On her light rod it was a good battle!
This was the hook up we had that night. She was stoked!

07-12-2011, 01:26 PM
Pretty Work

07-12-2011, 02:10 PM
Good job putting her on a Snook! And yeah, there is some real filth coming out of the inlet now.

07-12-2011, 02:33 PM

07-15-2011, 09:12 PM
She's a beauty and so is her fish. Congrats.

07-18-2011, 11:37 PM
Very nice fish. What were you using?

screamin seaman
07-19-2011, 11:18 PM

07-20-2011, 12:04 AM
Nicely done. If she wasn't hooked on fishing, I am sure she is now.

07-20-2011, 01:45 AM
Great job hanging in there and getting her on fish !

Big Dago
07-22-2011, 01:45 PM
Great job, a memory she won't forget.

screamin seaman
07-24-2011, 03:53 AM
Tonight we went out with her father to try and put him on a big'n but AGAIN, My girl was the only one that caught anything. After her fish I had her captain the boat while I fished but had no luck... Not sure if anyone on catwalks were catching anything or not, but it didn't look like much action up there.

At 34" she beat her last fish by an inch and a few more pounds I'm sure.