Rick had a 5 hour 3 person trip for Miss Judy today. Water Temp was 87.5
at most locations. Heat index for today and yesterday was around 107 degrees.
Started in wassaw sound at 6:30 am today. We had 2 more hours of incoming
and 3 of outgoing. The action was fast in and around salt ponds, but we
were catching small, and large bonnet head sharks. Also a couple ladyfish
and blue fish.
caught several small redfish and 1 keeper flounder. Expect that we could
have caught a few more flounder, but one of the anglers was getting too
hot. They had water, but I gave him a gatoraid to help. Decided to move
around and get some air in the boat. The angler recovered fine, but we
had already left a good flounder drop.
Rick had a 6 hour 4 person trip for Miss Judy today. Water Temp was 86.5
at 7:30 am. Started out catching a couple nice bonnethead sharks. Moved
over to a trout drop and kept 4 trout . Then tried for some reds, but
got to the drop late and kept 6 flounder, the largest being almost 3 lbs.
However we did lose a couple nice ones at the boat. All fish were caught
on either live shrimp, or live pogies. Also caught a huge alligator gar
on a dead pogie.
Jeremy had a 4 hour 4 person trip for Miss Judy today. Winds were light
out of the southwest and the water clarity was good. These kids wanted
to catch some sharks, so thatw what Capt. Jeremy targeted. They kept 4
and released another 7. A fun day on the water for all. All fish kept
were caught on live shrimp during a falling tide.
Rick had a 4 hour 2 person trip for Miss Judy today. I had 2 fisherman
from Florida. We fished the first 4 hours of the incoming tide. Started
out in Wassaw sound and caught quite a few undersized trout. Moved inshore
and caught and released 15 redfish, all too small to keep. Water was dirty
at most spots. Only got a picture of the sunrise this morning as the camera
malfunctioned the rest of the day. Had a large fish almost spool a reel,
got to the backing before the leader broke. This was in the sound.
Rick had a 5 hour 4 person trip for Miss Judy today. I had 4 good fisherman
from Savannah . We fished from 7:30 am until 12:30 pm. The plan was to
catch sharks, so I had rigged up some heavy stuff. However the 3 of the
4 people were children ages 5,8,11. We tried for some smaller sharks out
in Wassaw sound, and caught a few, but the Dad did want to try for the
the wind picked up to about 15 knots out of the Southwest and made beachfront
fishing difficult at best. We ran back in and caught a few redfish, then
went to the bull river and caught a very nice sized bonnet head shark
on light tackle. Again we were shallow enough to see the shark coming
up the river bank. When it got close to our bait, it circled it a few
times then fish on. The boy with his finger pointing up is the one who
caught it. All fish were released today.
Rick had a 4 hour 4 person trip for Miss Judy today. I had 4 good fisherman
from Savannah . We fished from 7:30 am until 11:30 am and that was last
of the incoming and 2 hours outgoing tide. Started by catching a few small
redfish ( rat reds, or puppy drum) and a couple small sharks. Due to the
New Moon we just experienced the tides where in the 8.6 foot range and
the current was strong. Water temp was in the lower 80's and clear in
most locations. One of the young men saw a shark and site casted to him
and hooked up. That was the only fish kept today. Also got a picture of
another sunrise on the Wilmington river.
Rick had a 6 hour 4 person trip for Miss Judy today. I had 4 good fisherman
from all over that are in Savannah on business. We fished from 7:30 am
until 1:30 pm and that was all falling tide. Started by catching a lot
of Bonnet head sharks, with an assortment of rat reds, bluefish and flounder
and some alligator gar. Started the day at 4:30 am by getting bait, then
picked up at 7:30. Rode a good bit in the water today.
fish were released healthy after being revived by me. Air temp rose into
the low 90's and the water temp was still in the lower 80's. Water clarity
was good considering the tidal stage and tody is a new moon.
Jeremy had a 4 hour 2 person trip for Miss Judy today. They had a good
time catching redfish and bonnet head sharks. Winds were light today out
of the south and the water temp was in the low 80's and clear. Below is
a picture of the sunrise as Capt. Jeremy was leaving the dock, followed
by another picture of the abundant bait balls of schooling mullet and
Rick had a 6 hour 3 person trip for Miss Judy today. I had a very nice
family that was able to fish quite well. Water temp was 82.8°. Started
out in Wassaw Sound but the wind was a constant 15 + knot out of the east/southeast.
Move inshore and over to the Bull River. Bill Caught a nice flounder.
Hunter followed by catching a very nice slot sized redfish. Yvette also
caught a nice redfish as well. Then Hunter caught another keeper. During
the trip we caught and released numerous small redfish as well as some
blue fish. Ended the trip with Yvette catching a nice 17 Inch trout and
a bonnet head shark. Hunter caught and released a medium sized bonnet
head shark. All in all a good day on the water. I started out at 5 am
being at Adams Baitshop who had some quality shrimp. All fish caught on
live shrimp or live pogies.
for Julys report. Booked July 4th weekend.Picture 1 full moon rising on
about (8 pm)and picture 2 is my boat leaving marina in no wake zone on
06/26/2010. You will notice that we have turned the corner on Summer.
Unfortunatly we will start losing sunshine as the sun will start coming
up 1 or 2 minutes later and setting a couple minutes earlier, starting
Make sure if you are riding around this weekend or any other time, Do
not have anyone sitting on the gunnels or the bow of the boat. You will
get a ticket . Especially if your kids are hanging on the bow. I have
talked to the DNR and they are going to be patrolling for that and writing
tickets. I promise you they will do very well as I see a lot of boats
with children sitting on the bow with their legs hanging over the side
leaving Turners Creek. Not only is this dangerous, its not smart. If perhaps
you lose power while approaching a dock or another boat, you will hurt
and possibly kill someone.
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