SGI 5/21-26 fishing report

Quick report on a week @SGI with family- and collage kids - who think 6:00 am is time to go to bed- not fish.
Monday's keepers: 1 gag, 1 red grouper, 1 cobia @ 36", 5 mangos @ average 22".
Tuesdays keepers: 5 mangos and one throw back mention-ARS @ near 28"
Wednesday keepers: 1 cobia @ 3' , 3 mangos @ 20" average, 3 flounder and a 34" AJ
Thursday's keepers: first day out with kids- 2 lane snapper, 2 nice triggers, some black bass-one of my favorites- 1 king at 30" and 2 lost at boat at 40" plus (thanks goodness- we are not eating those)
Friday: Gags- 2 in the box, 6 more legal released- moved just to stop the pain of releasing them, add 5 more 22" plus mangos
Saturday: real short trip- 8 mangos, daughter hooked up with a 6' hammerhead, brought it to the boat- not in. Back inside the cut by 10:00 am

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  • wishfishinwishfishin Posts: 4,080 Officer
    A great week of fishing for sure. Those mangos eat as good as reds IMO. Thanks for sharing. :thumbsup
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  • Circle-HookCircle-Hook Posts: 448 Deckhand
    Wishin- How you like your snapper perpared? what's your receipe? Thanks
  • CranfieldCranfield Posts: 1,273 Officer
    You certainly had an active week, with some good sport.
    Any picture showing the sun over the Gulf is a good picture. :)
  • FamilyfisherFamilyfisher Posts: 2,534 Captain
    Nice report of a great week. Glad you had success.
    Proverbs 13:3
  • plumbbobplumbbob Posts: 774 Officer
    I think Mangos are as good if not better. What type bait were you using? Nice mess of fish.
  • LostFLAboyLostFLAboy Posts: 29 Greenhorn
    Congrats, very nice!
  • Circle-HookCircle-Hook Posts: 448 Deckhand
    plumbbob wrote: »
    I think Mangos are as good if not better. What type bait were you using? Nice mess of fish.
    Pilchers- Saturday they got all fired up and came up to boat. Boat was surrounded by mangos and little AJs, watching them grab the bait is too much fun.
  • SloughSlough S.w. Ga./ St. JamesPosts: 3,179 Captain
    :beer
  • grouperfevergrouperfever Posts: 2 Greenhorn
    Nice! How deep did you have to go to find the Mango's?
  • Circle-HookCircle-Hook Posts: 448 Deckhand
    Mangos were anywhere from 45' to 80'. I think they are (were) feeding heavy just before breeding on June's full moon.

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