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The early bird doesn’t always catch the worm!

The early bird doesn’t always catch the worm!

Jorge and I were on the water by 7:15 a.m. I had a Snook boil on a bait and Jorge had a Tarpon boil on a bait, although our first fish in the boat wasn’t until 10:30(I could have slept 3 extra hours).  If you are not on the water daily, you won’t know where and when the fish will bite.  After four spots and three hours, it was finally game on for two hours of non-stop action, putting 8 Snook in the boat, most were over 30 inches.  I had to put my rod in a rod holder with a 4 foot Nurse Shark on while I netted Jorges big Snook.  My biggest was 36 and then 35, Jorge landed a 33.5.  The bite stopped and the heat turned on, we took a lunch break boat ride at 12:30 to cool off, eat, and take in the sights(no pictures) at the sand bar.  Fishing resumed on some docks, which started out slow but the bite turned on again putting more Snook in the boat but not as big.  Jorge hooked a 40 plus Snook and fought it perfectly although after a long fight, it spit the hook.  We put about 3 more Snook in the boat before we ran out of bait and energy at 3:00 after 8 hours of fishing.  Had a great day with Jorge putting 11 Snook in the boat, Jorge (6) and Keith (5).




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