Archive for June 2011

Fishing yesterday

Yesterday I fished with Captain Will Benson alongside David Weeks. We left at 8:30, and very soon after had a great shot at a large permit. David then took a crack at a single bonefish, and we moved along to find some schools of bonefish over white sand. Quite quickly, we boated a small bonefish…

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flats update

The tarpon are still around, though most of the reports I have been hearing center around the great bonefish and permit fishing that’s been going on lately. Many anglers and guides are heading in to the typical skinny spots, looking for tailing permit and schools of summer bonefish to play with instead of ocean side…

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A found push pole, some photographs

Lily Cardenas found a pushpole…unkown make/model, but if you lost one please contact me here at the shop and I’ll get you some information. In other news, the evening tarpon fishing has been great, as well as some good tailing permit and bonefish in the gloaming. You can see a picture here of David Miller,…

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Three days with Aaron

Day 1: Aaron and I, after a morning spent dealing with lower unit issues, got out on the water at 10 AM. We began by chasing the six, looking in vain for some fish in the shallow areas that would accomodate light line capture. After a few shots at fish that didn’t appear large enough,…

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Finally, a photo of an amberjack

Well, for those of you who have been following this report for a while, I finally got a few of the photos from Captain Chris Trosset of my trip West with Michael Hetzel, and as it turns out there were not as many great shots as I had imagined. Only one, in fact, that is…

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Fishing in the wind

It’s hard to fish in the wind. Coupled with a lot of cloud cover and a slower-than-average June push, fishing is straight up difficult. That said, the anglers (and, perhaps more importantly, the guides) that are putting in the time out there are drying a few off each day. Slow but sure wins the race.…

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Update on the six

So it’s 11:14 PM, and I am just about to get to bed for another day on the water tomorrow. Our fishing today was defined by tough wind (though not as bad as the last few weeks, and slated to drop even more tomorrow) as well as cloud cover; both, it seemed, conspired to prevent…

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