Archive for March 2013

Current stuff

I apologize for the lack f reports. I was scheduled to fish on Monday and Tuesday with Aaron Snell, but we cancelled due to weather. It’s been cold, and I’ve been catching up on some much needed shop work and getting ready for three days next week-one with John O’Hearn and two with Aaron. Reports…

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Shark Fly results, our fishing

The last two days I fished in the Islamorada Sharkfly tournament with Joe Rodriguez. The Angling Company would like to congratulate Captain Rob Fordyce and his angler CJ Nelson for their victory, and Captain Steve Friedman and his angler Greg Friedman for their placement as runners up. As for my own fishing in the tournament…

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MERKIN 2013 REPORT

I actually posted this in error in the 2012 folder, so I’m fixing things now and posting it here: The last four days will (hopefully) be some of the hardest I’ve seen. I could go on about how tough it was (which would be a long and sad report) or talk about how the fishing…

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Fishing yesterday and the day before

Yesterday I fished with Captain Chris McCreedy, and the day before with Fitz Coker. Day one: Fitz and I intended to go out and catch some snapper for dinner and then try our hand at some fly poling, and we did both with great success. We limited out on grey snapper, and I caught a…

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I almost forgot…

…to post this report last week. Aaron and I went to the Marquesas on his new boat (a reworked Maverick 1) and caught a jack We couldn’t find any permit, so we instead caught a nice tarpon in the nighttime light on the way home: Always good to break in the skiff that I’ll be…

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Report from Tuesday, Merkin upcoming

While I was scheduled to fish Monday with Bruce Chard, we opted to reschedule and instead make up the day with a few in the fall. Tuesday I had booked Aaron Snell, and we decided that to go despite the colder weather. As an added bonus, we were able to break in his new skiff,…

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