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PC 11/27 - Their back ---

Kingfish that is -- at 8a . I didn't have a solid plan today - other than to knock the cobwebs of the Sea Hunt - splash it and charge up the batteries. I did take along some ice and freezer burnt Ballyhoos that were heading to the garbage if I didn't use them today. I got to Bluepoints around 9 am and met Capt. Bill and first mate Doris , of the Catch Me One -- and we spontaneously decided to " boat pool " out to 8 a and see if anything was happening. Leaving the inlet - the water was a dirty green and only 67o - the farther out we went - the water became cleaner and warmer. We were bouncing and plowing into a bit of head wind and rolling - whip lashing sea on the way out. With only a couple cars in the Bluepoints parking lot when we left - I thought we might be nearly the only boat going out to 8a today - wrong ! --- The commercial Kingfishing fleet was out in full force ! We put out the hoos with sea witches in front --it wasn't too long before Penn clicker started singing that sound you like hearing - and the first King was in the box soon thereafter. The second King took a bit longer to find our bait and make it into our fishbox. It was probably over an hour before a third King bit - and got unhooked before making to the boat. It seemed as though the action had slowed down a bit - - earlier - you could see an occasional King do the sky rocket thing out of the water . Around 1 pm - we hadn't had another bite in over an hour - so headed in. The water was clean and blue out there - 75o when we left. The majority of the commercial guys were still out there - but seemed to be scattering a out to a larger spread out area than earlier in the day -- maybe the Kingfish went out to lunch somewhere else for awhile !
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