6 Week Hiatus is Over!

Launched Weds Feb 7 for the 1st time since Dec 27th.
Water was 68.8f and a falling tide.
Started at a favorite island throwing bucktails and jerk baits.
Fishing partner catches a 14" trout on 3rd cast.
A few more short trout and small jacks.
Went to the far end of the island and caught 6 small silver trout.
Out to near Cape Romano and again, short trout/jacks.
Into the Morgan River and jacks/trout/mangrove snapper.
Back to the outside and caught a ladyfish.
Chunked it out and caught a 10-pound jack, 4-foot spinner shark and a large sailcat.
Partner did manage another large jack on a blue jerk bait.
Hurried back inside to catch the last of the falling tide on the cut by Kice Island.
Caught this pretty (small and looks) mangrove snapper.
Threw my last chunk of ladyfish out.
Rod bends and reel screams. Turned the fish around and 30-leader breaks at the boat.
Clean cut and no tell-tale chafing from a sharks skin.

It was great to be back on water!

Polar 1900 Yamaha 115


  • snookaffinitysnookaffinity Naples, FLPosts: 980 Officer

    Glad you are back on the water. I miss seeing your reports.

    "It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt." - Mark Twain
  • 1outlaw1outlaw Naples FLPosts: 685 Officer

    Glad ya got some action in!!! Trout was on fire down south of Goodland 2 weeks ago....Caught nearly 50 of them. Hope this sunday is another productive day!!

    Jason :USA
  • BobberBobber Posts: 878 Officer

    ****,took that long for the penicillin to kick in??? :)

    Glad you're back, suffering thru a month long corporate relocation myself, at least 2 more weekends before I can get over.

  • Golfn1Golfn1 Posts: 23 Greenhorn

    Nice Work !!

  • mweimermweimer Marco IslandPosts: 5 Greenhorn
    Caxambas kid,  Some of the best reports out there.  Always great to read.  Thank you...

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