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Fishing With Steve, Part 1

On Sunday night, Aaron and I drove to Everglades City to fish with Captain Steve Huff. After hitting a wayward alligator on 41, we arrived safely at our hotel and inspected the Goose (astro van) for damage. There wasn’t much, and we retired by 11:30 for a 6:30 breakfast meeting. After a great breakfast and…

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Fishing with Steve, Part 2

Day 2 began with clear skies and warm water, and our fishing showed improvement. We fed a large fish at around 10 AM, and pulled the hook out of it’s mouth on the hook set. Immediately thereafter, we hooked a large fish that stayed connected. We survived the first set of jumps and we fired…

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Fishing With Steve, Part 3

Day two ended with some fish that were dipping their tails into the sunlight, and we saw a fish that was very close to the boat that provided a good shot, but I broke the tippet on the hook set. This was the end of day 2, and we returned home for a lovely dinner…

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fishing on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

Tomorrow evening we’re making the drive to Everglades City to fish with Captain Steve Huff. I probably don’t need to mention how excited I am (or how difficult it is to sleep), how great the weather looks, or how incredible it is to have the opportunity to fish with Steve. A report, of course, will…

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Fishing yesterday with Fitz

Fitz and I left yesterday at around 2:30 for an afternoon of fishing. When we left the dock clouds covered the sun in every direction; by the time we passed through the channel it was clearing. And in 30 minutes, when we arrived at our destination, there was not a single cloud in the sky.…

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fishing yesterday

Yesterday I fished with Fitz Coker and Chris Trosset. We intended to look for large cobia and some permit on shallow wrecks west of the Marquesas. As we rounded the southwest corner of the Marquesas, we decided not to run the remaining 25 miles to our destination as the water appeared still quite murky from…

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fishing tomorrow

Tomorrow Fitz Coker, Chris Trosset, and myself are going to look for large cobia. The 2, the 4, and the 6 lb records are all beatable with the right fish, and we intend to give any one of them a shot if the opportunity presents itself. Winds are supposed to be nearly nonexistent and Chris…

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It certainly is cold in Key West (for Key West) though it will end, according to the reports, this weekend. The front rolled through heavy, and Aaron was on hand to capture its arrival: He also captured many little tunny in Key West harbor and provided these photos: That’s it for now, the weather won’t…

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