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Turner River TerrorTurner River Terror Senior MemberReal close to the Fakahachee StrandPosts: 11,629 AG
What a crappy day.
Started halfway inside , Been studying the Charts for a new spot for a week or so, got a Plan.
**** around the Mangrove point and there sat a Guide boat exactly when I wanted to try on that Tide, Grandpaw and 2 young girls all settled in.
Hit plan B , swung into a little creek to a small cove, real shallow mud to 8 inches deep. I wanted to catch a mullet or 2 for chunk bait back in MY new spot the Guide was sittin in, figgred he'd leave soon.
While I was poling for the mullet I noticed several Redfish in tight.Water temps at 64 deg. figure their frozen and not gonna bite.
Down with the cast net and up with the rod. Caught 2 in mud.Finally got me a big mullet as well.
The boat was still sitting there as I went by..So I guess I was's a good spot. I'll be back.
NE winds were blowing hard . Water was junk stirred up and the bays were dried out with that wind.
So bad on one point I had to jump out and pull it around the point into Palm bay...made it 200 yards with the wind and found 4 inches of I had to pushpole back into the wind to get back inside that same point.
What a mess I fished for 2 hours and spent 2 hours looking at mud flats and oyster bars high and dry for yards.
2 reds weren't bad but I sure worked after that.
Next weekend the Tide is perfect for another new spot I want to try...I'll keep you posted.
Killin and Grillin :grin


  • BobberBobber Senior Member Posts: 943 Officer
    Good report - used to fish Palm years ago in a 12' jon,fishy area and bayboats ain't gettin back there much.
  • Turner River TerrorTurner River Terror Senior Member Real close to the Fakahachee StrandPosts: 11,629 AG
    I'm in a 15 Jon with a Machede and a Pushpole...I go places...:grin
    Killin and Grillin :grin
  • Mr.SnookMr.Snook Member NaplesPosts: 91 Deckhand
    I hate it when that happens you think you found a new great spot only to find someone else also discovered it. I found a great spot while out fishing one weekend then a week or two later I went back and there was a guide boat. So i guess I may have found his secrete spot.
  • lemaymiamilemaymiami Senior Member Posts: 4,804 Captain
    I think most of us pay a lot of attention to wherever we see someone working.... The trick is to figure out why they're there and what they're doing. Me -occasionally I know what I'm up to but most of the time I'm floundering around just like everyone else....
    Tight Lines
    Bob LeMay
    (954) 435-5666
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