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Fishing today was like sex, we started off hard and doing well, petered out, then strong finish!

Aquaholic IVAquaholic IV Senior MemberJensen Beach / Previously Pembroke PinesPosts: 1,049 Officer

Fishing today was like sex, we started off hard and doing well, then petered out, followed by a very strong finish!

It was off at 7 with Joe, a good friend from Atlanta to meet the bait boat.  First stop and Joe’s first cast and he lands a Snooklet, about four casts later he lands another Snooklet.  We fished from the Manatee Pocket to the Beach and then all the way up to the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.  Joe is a very experienced Offshore Fisherman but I think I changed his mind about inshore fishing as he landed 11 Snook, including a slot at 31 inches that became dinner.  He has never eaten Snook before and it might be one of his favorite fish now which was grilled with creole seasoning.  He also landed a big Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda and a few Jacks.  I didn’t contribute much today, only landing 5 Snooklets and a few Jacks. 

Had a great day with Joe and the plan is to fish together again on Friday.


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  • MissedMissed O-townPosts: 659 Officer
    Hmmm.  For some reason, with the sex title, I was expecting a mahi report.

    You guys had a great day and sore arms after catching all those snook!
  • Aquaholic IVAquaholic IV Senior Member Jensen Beach / Previously Pembroke PinesPosts: 1,049 Officer
    Missed said:
    Hmmm.  For some reason, with the sex title, I was expecting a mahi report.

    You guys had a great day and sore arms after catching all those snook!
    Thank you!  I always write my blogs with a catchy (no pun intended) title.
  • oldtimeroldtimer Senior Member Posts: 529 Officer
  • John McKroidJohn McKroid Senior Member Fort LauderdalePosts: 4,139 Captain
    Nice Haul!   Congrats!
  • GarysmoGarysmo Member Ft. Pierce, FloridaPosts: 1,607 Captain
    With a title like that I had to read the report.  Congrats on a great day with a buddy....doesn't get much better especially when you catch fish as well.  Thanks for the post
  • Aquaholic IVAquaholic IV Senior Member Jensen Beach / Previously Pembroke PinesPosts: 1,049 Officer
    Garysmo said:
    With a title like that I had to read the report.  Congrats on a great day with a buddy....doesn't get much better especially when you catch fish as well.  Thanks for the post
    I'm missing your reports, your reports encouraged me to start posting mine!  I'm trying to catch up to you with days on the water.
  • GarysmoGarysmo Member Ft. Pierce, FloridaPosts: 1,607 Captain
    Lol....I had to go north for a bit to deal with some stuff so I'll be off the water.  I did get a chance to run to the Bahamas last week so hopefully that will hold me over for awhile.  Now I'll be looking for your reports to keep me updated.   Look forward to reading some.
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