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A mountain of snapper and grouper

A mountain of snapper and grouper
When a storm approaches the barometric pressure falls.
When the storm passes the pressure rises. When the pressure is changing it's like ringing a dinner bell for fish. Per Salt Strong
Before & after Alex as seen from the deck of the Florida Fisherman II, Madeira Beach Florida.
Before we get into the on the water before-after pictures/video report let's take a look at something very special... FAMILY!
1:00 P.M. the Florida returns from a 1/2 trip.
These young boys are having the time of their young lives:

Boys and girls alike will remember these best of times until the end of time.
They are 'hooked' on fishing; not drugs!

I speak from experience. Thelma, my wife of 39 years, and I raised our three lovely daughter to be responsible, loving, adults and grandparents.

Now! Let's go catch some fish, mountains of fish.

Absolutely no one is more serious about fishing than Estelle Wolfman.
Before the arrival of Alex, the first named storm of the season, Estelle took us to school:

"One day while on a ten hour fishing trip out of Hubbard’s Marina, a few of us lady anglers had a discussion about how we started fishing. Although our stories varied, we had one thing in common: we enjoyed fishing together and learning more about our passion! We talked about how nice it was to go out on the boat with other lady anglers and thought about how we could encourage more ladies to come out and fish. After speaking with Captain Dylan about our ideas “Lady Anglers of Hubbard’s Marina” Facebook page was created. Our mission was simple: to encourage other lady anglers to come out and fish in a nonthreatening, non-intimidating, fun environment!"
Live Pinfish & enough equipment to supply a small army.
This lady is serious!

Every angler on the Florida has his/her own personal live well:

John Martin is also a very serious fisherman as well as a video photographer. John is a fellow Florida naive who has been fishing the Sunshine State water's his entire life. John graduated from the University of Florida; he remains a dedicated Gator fan.
John, like Estelle, goes prepared:

John specializes in catching BIG, really BIG, fish. The bigger the pinfish the better. Before going on a 39/44 hour adventure John makes the long trip from his home in Hawthorne, Florida, to the Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier. The Pins at the Pier run huge.
Talk about an EXTRA effort:

Hands-on, owner operator, Captain Dylan Hubbard, takes 'EXTRA' effort to another level. If he is doing only 10 things at at a time. He is relaxing!

Sunday, 3:00 P.M., Captain Hubbard says good-by to a sold-out Florida Fisherman II. He will be there 6:00 A.M. Tuesday morning to welcome the Florida home; home hopefully with still another mountain of fish.
Captain Dylan watches the Florida leave.

OH! How he would like to be on it. That "If you are too busy to go fishing" thing does not always work.

We southern folks take our fishing seriously, but that not the only thin:

The Gag fishing is Hot, really HOT!

Enjoy Gag fishing while you can; BIG changes coming:
This lady, this anglerette, is taking us to school again:

Grouper, Snapper, video camera, this lady is non-stop:

Way to go John, way to go Sir:

Let's remember this one:

Thank you Captain Dave.
Thanks to Captain Dave Singletary virtually everyone on the Florida Fisherman ll has completely limited-out, two day limit, on American Red Snapper. When you are fishing 200+ feet of water the fish are plentiful and BIG:


When the pressure is changing it's like ringing a dinner bell for fish:






Bach at the dock:

That's one huge fish box of three:
In the money"
When a storm approaches the barometric pressure falls.
When the storm passes the pressure rises. When the pressure is changing it's like ringing a dinner bell for fish.
credits
Salt Strong
Captain Dylan Hubbard. 
Getty
 
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