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Deep-dropping Florida style

:USA Every Florida Fisherman ll deep-drop-pelagic trip to date has been absolutely outstanding. 11/19/15 marks the last three day overnight trip of the 2015 season. Come along as we take a good look at the pictures from yet another trip 'Never to be forgotten.' This is our Florida.
Before heading for really deep waters let's catch some huge mangrove snapper. In all over 100 were caught; many were in the 7-8 pound range. This trip is already a winner:
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Bo, that's a nice king:
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Now there is something we do not see every day, a beautiful African pompano:
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Nice gag:
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Ok! That was some kind of fun. Let's go deep; really deep.
Guys, here is what deep-dropping is all about. This is what we look forward to with great anticipation each and every year. Deep water grouper and pelagics:
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Wow! Talk about trophy yellowedge:
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This is really getting interesting. The grouper are not coming fast, but steady:
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Now that's different. You never know what you are going to come up with in deep water:
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Talk about different. Omar, that's an African pompano to really be proud of:
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Talk about pelagic trophies, Mr. Sumrall has reason to be proud. With a 32, and, get this, a 52 pound wahoo who wouldn't be proud?
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Let's not forget the tuna. Five real trophy black fins, up to 25 pounds, graced the deck of the Florida Fisherman ll:
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We ended up with over 100 mangrove snapper, numerous kings, 5 beautiful blackfin tuna, 70 scamp, 20 yellowedge, and 10 really nice snowy grouper.
This was indeed another 'Trip never to be forgotten' by those who visit the very deep; those who really appreciate the wonders of the Sunshine state, those who, with very good reason, eagerly anticipate the 2016 season. With up to eight deep-drop trips in then planning stages for the new year, and many 39 & 44 hour trips, 2016 is going to be the best year yet. That, along with 1/2 and all day trips, is what fishing, Florida stile, is all about. This is our Florida.
Bob Harbison Florida Outdoor Writers Association

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