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GarysmoGarysmo Ft. Pierce, FloridaPosts: 1,607 Captain
A friend called and said he was headed out so he talked me into going out this morning.  Got a late start and it was pretty bouncy only to get worse.  We are making an eastward run and around 190' I see at least one dolphin swimming in our spread but he isn't hitting anything.  I slow it down and chunk to him and he finally takes it.   It was crappy out there....3' at 3 seconds. So we hook into a fish and are getting bounced all over...get it by the boat, give the wife the fish so I can gaff....go to gaff and he goes nuts and makes a run and jumps. He's by the back of the boat as he jumps and lands on the boat right behind the transom door.....so I pull him in the door and he comes flying into the boat through the transom door...and the hook pulls....he's going crazy so I jump on him so he doesn't go back out the door....wrestle him into the fish box. Not pretty but a little luck goes a long way. Thank God he wasn't 25 lbs .....only about 10.  Called it a day a little while later....

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