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Mahi at 18-mile - on a grunt! (vid)

dontezumadontezuma Posts: 342 Deckhand
Took my buddy and my daughter out on May 1 for grouper season.  My daughter and I dive, so I wanted to do a mixed bag of fishing and spearing, drop on some spots and see if there were any grouper around.  

Between our first quickly aborted dive at Anna's ( and our second stop, Moody Culverts, we were treated to a mahi crushing a flatlined grunt.  I was holding the rod, feeding out line when it took off, and when it came tight, she came rocketing out of the water a few times, confirming the good news.  

I don't have any video of the jumps and the grab, but you can see her - 47" TL, nice fish.  

I did see some gags on the bottom at a ledge near Moody's and the culverts, but failed to convert.  We loaded up on small-end pogies on one cast early on, so that was nice.  Really need to get these livewells fixed, though.  


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