Jeremy had a 3 person 6 hour trip today with Jason and his brother and
sister. The bite slowed up today and actually carried over into tomorrow.
We had a cold front stall out over our area, that didn't really drop the
temps much, but did change the barometer significantly and that will affect
the fishing bite as well as we are on a Blue Moon, which is the 2nd full
moon in the same month. This accounts for faster currents, springing tides
and higher high tides than normal. All this creates muddy water and does
have an effect on fishing. They caught a few fish and kept some specks
for a meal. Also released a nice bonnethead shark.
Jeremy had a 2 person 4 hour trip This morning departing at 7am with Trey
and Roxie from Colorado, we have taken them a few times . They did well
on speckled seatrout and reds today. They did well with the high tides
from the approaching BLUE MOON .
Jeremy had a 2nd trip departing from bull river at 1 pm and again they
caught a few speckled seatrout. They avoided the rain and made a day of
Jeremy had a 4 person 4 hour trip today with Eric and his wife and 2 children.
The target was speckled seatrout and Capt. Jeremy reported that they caught
a few trout and a flounder. Water temp was 85.6, but the tides are running
extra high and low due to the full moon. All in all a nice trip.
Jeremy had a 2 person 4 hour trip departing from Bull River Marina at
7am. They had a great trip with a nice catch of speckled seatrout and
a flounder as well. Water temp was in the upper 80s, but was very foggy.
Rick had a 6 hour trout and shark trip with Doo's, Chris, Chris's sons
Jamie and Brent, Olivia also came along as a helper. We caught some smaller
sharks, but not a big sandbar, but Doo's was happy to catch and release
his bonnethead. Wind was a little stiff out of the northeast, but fishable.
We kept 7 speckled seatrout and 16 whiting for a meal. Trout bite was
pretty good, and we caught some shorts as well as missed some. A good
day on the water.
Rick had a 4 hour whiting trip with John and his 2 friends Charles and
Brian. Everyone caught fish. We kept about 40 whiting and croakers and
2 bonnethead sharks and released another 3 smaller bonnetheads. These
guys were all good anglers and a pleasure to fish with. Winds was 15 -
20 out of the Northeast, so the fall pattern is starting or going to start
Jeremy had a 5 hour trip today with Jack and his 2 sons. This was a shark
trip, however they only got 1 decent shark today. A cold front has pushed
through the area and had the tides and wind opposite, which made for rough
Jeremy had a 5 hour trip today with Alan and his grandson that departed
at 8am. The target species was Speckled seatrout. They caught quite a
few, but many were short. They kept 7 fish for a meal. Water temp is in
the high 80's and was clear to stained with winds out of the southwest.
Jeremy had a 4 hour trip today for another captain who is ill. He had
2 people for 5 hours and they departed at 7:30 am. Caught and released
several speckled seatrout and kept 7 trout and 1 flounder. also caught
and released some decent black tip sharks.
Rick had a 5 hour trip with Ryan and his wife Brooke from Utah. They were
very experienced anglers and wanted to go for speckled seatrout and redfish.
Ryan had a decent size Redfish nail a finger mullet, but didn't get the
hookset and the fish got off. His wife caught the 1st of 5 nice 18 inch
speckled seatrout that were about to release their egg row. She caught
4 and ryan caught 1, all released unharmed. They expressed interest in
trying for a bigger shark and I had the gear, just needed A good fresh
bait which Ryan supplied by catching an landing a big ladyfish. So we
tried for those and caught 2 medium sized sandbar sharks in about 45 minutes.
Those were also released unharmed. We caught a few more trout on the way
back in, but as the tide changed, the outside heat got up to 91 degrees
with a heat index of 106, so we headed in on time. All in all another
great trip with some more new friends.
had a full day today with Capt. Jeremy leaving with a 4 person 5 hour
trip at 6:30 am and Capt. Rick with a 2 person 4 hour trip departing at
1 pm. Capt. Jeremy had Carey and his father - in -law and Careys 2 sons.
They went after trout today and caught a few , most on the smaller side.
However Capt. Jeremy reported that they had alot of action.
Capt. Rick departed the dock at 1 pm for sharks. He had some live bluefish
and a ladyfish that Capt. Jeremys group had caught as well as a few live
croakers. We caught and released 5 sharks of which 4 were sandbar sharks
and 1 bull. All of these were in the 4 foot range. Also kept about 15
whiting, that we fished for in between the shark action. Released several
small sharks as well. This was an action filled afternoon and my anglers
Sandra and Sam were excellent as well.
Jeremy had a 4 hour 2 person Charter that he ran for another charter captain
that is under the weather. They wanted to target trout and flounder, but
were not keeping any. Capt. Jeremy reported that the bite was quite good
and they released several specks, flounder and a redfish.
Jeremy had a 5 hour 2 person Charter with Chad and his son. They caught
several speckled seatrout, many shorts, but they did keep 6 and a flounder
as well. Also caught redfish and a nice Sandbar shark. These sharks put
up a tremendous fight on light tackle, but you cannot harverst Sandbars.
Not a bad day of fishing considering the day before we had storms roll
in and really rained alot.
Rick had a 6 hour 5 person Charter with Chuck and his brother in law Jay,
Aiden, Ryan and one other young man. This was a bottom fishing trip because
of the amount of people in the boat. We kept approximatly 15 whiting and
2 speckled seatrout and 1 bonnethead shark. We caught and released sandbar
sharks and blacktip sharks , one of which was over 54 inches. These larger
sharks are very aggressive. I have a very good hold on the large sandbar
sharkwith most of his length between my legs. Again the sharks were released
unharmed. On another note, all these anglers were very good and again,
I was blessed with a trip with younger childen and teenagers that were
very polite and a pleasure to fish with.
Jeremy had 2 trips today , the first one was a 4 person 4 hour trip with
Eric and his girl friend and another couple. They indicated that they
wanted to fish for whatever was biting best and in the last week, more
action has been had with bottom fishing. Note that when bottom fishing,
we are fishing for multiple species. To eat we are targeting whiting and
for a hard pull, we are after sandbar sharks, Jack Crevelle, and the possibility
exits for a tarpon to pick up the bait.
second trip was a last minute trip for another captain that is ill and
needed some help. That was a 3 person 4 hour trip that bottomed fished
as well. The first trip kept 9 whiting and had multiple hookups with sharks
, but no crevelles. The second trip caught and released some whiting,
as well as a couple huge stingrays. They did have a school of Jack Crevelles
move through the area, but only had 1 pickup the bait and it spooled the
reel before they could chase it , so drags were tightened and it broke
of the pictures is an oil slick with fins sticking up. This was a school
of Jacks passing through that were feeding heavy on menhaden.
Jeremy had 2 trips today , the first one was a 5 person 5 hour trip with
Tim, his son Drew and his other sons and a friend. The 2nd trip was a
trip for Gary and it was a 3 person 4 hour trip. Both trips wanted to
bottom fish for whatever was biting. This was Tims 3rd trip this Spring
and Summer with Jeremy. Both trips caught an assortment of sharks, rays
and whiting which is expected species bottom fishing. The Trip for Gary,
the client was going to take a picture of the fish in the water and did
Trip number 1 with Tim and his Group
2 with Garys group, Client with a selfie a little ways down.
Rick had a 4 person 5 hour charter with Robert and his family and soon
to be son in law. We caught several speckled seatrout, but these schools
were all an inch too short to keep. So we moved around a good bit trying
to find some keeper trout, but we did not. We did catch a redfish, that
was also too short. The group knew how to fish, but did miss quite a few
hard trout bites. Thats fishing, you can't catch them all and it is different
than fishing for large mouth bass. They each caught a bonnethead shark
and kept 2 for a meal. I noticed the barometer continued to rise all morning
and that might have been a contributing factor on the bite slowdown near
the end of the trip.
Jeremy had a 6 hour charter with Andrew with his charter party for a group
of 3 total. Capt. Jeremy reported that the water temp had dropped some
and they did catch a few speckled seatrout, but the suprise catch was
a huge eagle ray that caused them to pull anchor and follow around. This
fish was too big to boat, so it was released unharmed boatside.
Jeremy had a 5 hour charter with Vladimir and his wife and sister today.
The bite was good today, and the water was clear, but windy. They caught
quite a few fish, but kept 6 for a meal and released the rest. All in
all a good summer ( hot ) day on the water!
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