Fishing With Capt Rick and Jeremy (2011)
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By: Capt Rick Reynolds
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Capt. Rick had a 2 person 6 hour charter today. We left the dock at 7:30 am . Muggy today, not much wind, which was good. Water clarity was stained and we had faster tides due to coming off a recent full moon. I had a father and son charter today. Roger and his son Cody. Cody wanted to catch a shark, so we were able to do that early in the trip. Between the both of them we caught 1 Bonnethead shark, Cody also caught 2 redfish, one 18 inch and another 25 inch, that we tagged and released. Cody also caught an 18 inch speckled sea trout. His Dad caught 3 bluefish. We missed a few bites, but they were very good anglers and hooked and landed most bites. Water temp eased up to 74.2° .We Didn't take a picture of the 18 inch red or the Blue fish . The 25 inch redfish was taken in the rain and was too blurred to post.

Capt. Rick had a 2 person 6 hour charter today. We left the dock at 7:30 am . Actually had to fish harder today than yesterday. Conditions were much the same except we were greated with a very thick fog bank this morning.Water temp eased up to 70.2° around 1pm. About 12:30 pm we got hit with the front that was passing thru the area. We were unable to connect on a bull red or any flounder, due to the passing of the front. Winds picked up to + 20 Knots out of the west for about an hour. I was told by some other fisherman that were in the sound when this passed thru, that it really kicked up.

The day started excellent with a miss of a good shark bite, followed by a hookup several minutes later. This was Charlies first Bonnethead shark on the Georgia Coast. We also caught and released some blue fish as well. I thought we released three, but Charlie thought he only caught 2.It was a pleasure fishing with Charlie and Zack, and I hope to take them again when the summer pattern gets established. Water was clear until the Winds picked up.

Capt. Rick had a 2 person 6 hour charter today. We left the dock at 7:30 am . Had to fish hard all day, nothing came easy. Water temp moved from 62 to 66 by the time we quit fishing. We fished the incoming and it was difficult finding clear water, due to a west wind and tide coming in from the east. Final count was 4 flounder kept, 3 speckled trout released and 1 24 inch redfish, tagged and released. All in all a good day on the water. See if you can see the alligator in the 2nd picture he is on the rocks under the dead limbs.


Capt. Rick had a 3 person 6 hour charter today. We left the dock at 7am , but did stay out an extra hour. Water temp ranged from 61.5° to 64°. Water was stained to dingy and the air temp started this morning at 46°. We all had plenty of clothes on, but it still started out like winter fishing.

We missed a couple bites and did manage to land 3 decent Redfish that ranged from almost 16.5 to 23.5. All fish were released unharmed. We fished all the outgoing and the first hour of the incoming. It was a hard day on the water. The fronts that pushed thru starting Sunday Night had a lot to do with the bite change. Air temp went from a week of 85° Balmy summer like days to a cold spring bite. Fishing is fishing and we all did the best we could.

Capt. Rick had a chance to take a good friend fishing today with his two sons, Baily and Adam. Rick had not seen Mike in 35 years and Mike was in town today for 1 day so today was it. We were only out about 3 hours due to the fact that the weather was awful. Airtemp yesterday was 86 degrees and today at 8 am it was almost 50 and wet. Yestereday we had a terrible storm that dumped hail in the boat and at the marina. Well we fished but didn't catch. We fished the bottom 3 hours of the tide and stayed in close. I enjoyed catching up with Mike and meeting his Fine Family. Hopefully we will get to go later in the year.

Capt. Jeremy had a good 6 hour scouting trip today with his good friend Whit. They caught and released 8 Redfish from 24 - 31 inches. Water temp was in the low 60's. Air temp reached mid 80's and the wind was light and variable. Pictured below is Capt. Jeremy with a 30 inch redfish. Picture was taken with a cell phone.

Capt. Jeremy had a good 6 hour charter today with Michael and his father in law. They started by catching a nice flounder then got on some quality redfish. The fish in the picture were all released except the flounder. They wound up keeping 3 Redfish, and 1 flounder and released the oversized redfish. All the oversized Reds were between 24 and 30 inches.

Water Temp has snuck up to 63° at most spots. Wind was nice at 5 knots out of the south. Water clarity varied as the tides started moving faster. We are on the cusp of a full moon, that hasn't had a perigee this close in 20 years.

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