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The last two days

The last two day I fished with Aaron Snell. We fished alone the first day, and Dave Dalu joined us yesterday. Dave and I were supposed to fish again today with Captain Ray Vasquez, but we had to reschedule the day due to family commitments. Day one: Aaron and I began at a reasonable 9:30…

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Fishing Last Night

Last night I had dinner with Ray Vasquez, and it didn’t take very long before we decided we should give this whole “fly fishing for tarpons” thing a try. We grabbed a few rods, hopped in the skiff, and after a 20 minute ride we stopped to look for fish. We didn’t see any at…

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Fishing at the moment

It’s great out there. Lots of fish are everywhere (though, to be fair, they’re not always easy to feed) and we are all happy about it. I’m looking forward to fishing with Dave Dalu again on Tuesday and Wednesday, as well as the day I have solo with Aaron to get into ‘fish-with-Dalu’ shape. Here’s…

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yes….so much worms. Photos here: Fishing is good, and the worms may be over. I’ll be out Monday through Wednesday. regards, ncl

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Fishing last night

Last night I fished with Captain Bryan Holeman and Jesse from Sage. I cut out early from work, and we drove to Sugarloaf, launched the boat, and proceeded to reel many of them in. I would write where we went and for what reason, but I’m sure you already know. By the end of the…

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back from NY, update on the flats

While I was in New York, the fishing went on without me (I know….so sad). I talked with Fitz, and his experience on Friday seems like a lot of people’s: many shots at lots of fish, but very tough to feed. Lenny reports that his angler John Buxton hooked a few, and other than that…

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Fishing this morning with Raymond

This morning I fished with Captain Ray Vasquez. We left early and arrived early at the spot; by 6:30 we were fishing. Ray was up first, and we were in fish from the beginning. He had a few shots before one appeared to eat the fly; through no fault of his own (the fish may…

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Fishing yesterday, a great battle

Yesterday I fished with Aaron Snell, and we were in full pursuit of the 6. The problem, this time of year, is that most of the fish come in sizes too small and places too deep for success. As such, we made a major concession when we decided to look for a large fish in…

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So much pons

It’s good out there. Also good to be at work, but I mean really. Come on, you’d rather be out there too. Aaron Snell emailed me these photos to prove it: Enjoy; I hope you’re out there. Regards, ncl

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