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Nearshore Reef Report Monday

Headed out with my son for a quick trip to find whatever would bite. FM Beach area.  I had heard Cobia have shown up as close as 4 miles so we started at a reef 4 miles out.  Picked away at small grunts, keeper grunts (thrown back) and saw the occasional cuda. Sent out a small grunt on a surface rod. Nothing!  Had a chum bag out and chunked ladyfish at a couple different spots. Nothing! .Put a huge chunk of ladyfish on the bottom and bang, fought a good one for about 5 minutes.  Ended up being a 26 inch gag!  Unfortunately I had to send it back. Overall pretty slow day.  Great to see a gag that close to shore.  Checked a bunch of traps for Tripletail on the way in.  No dice. Great hanging with my son and probably should have started deeper and worked our way back. 

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