Capt. Rick had Eden and Colby and their 4 year old daughter Addie. This
was a surprise birthday gift from Eden to Colby. This was a 5 hour trip
and Addie was a very good girl and was very polite. I did make her scream
when I dropped a flounder on the floor. Water temp was almost 80 today
but the wind was still out of the west. We departed at 7am today and yesterday
and fished the last few hours of the incoming and the first of the outgoing.
We are a couple days off a new moon and the currents are faster and the
tides higher which makes fishing more of a challenge. Colby was an excellent
caster as well as Eden. Both of them caught some nice seatrout, but Edens
was the largerst. I think Colbys flounder was better. It was a good day
on the water and I hope Colby had a nice time.
Capt. Rick had John and his son in law Michael for a 4 hour trip, but
we stayed 6 hrs. fishing was slow due to a change in the weather pressure
and the huge amount of fresh water in the rivers and sound. It rained
hard for 3 days this week with Tornados. Water temp was 75 and the conditions
was dirty to stained. When we did find clear water we caught trout and
a few ladyfish. Also caught a flounder that we threw back.
guys were excellent fisherman and didn't complain that we moved alot trying
to get a good bite going. We also caught and landed 2 decent bonnethead
sharks and got broke off by another shark that I expect was an atlantic
sharpnose. Wind played a factor today as well. 10 - 15 out of the west.
A good day on the water and we definatly covered alot of it. Hope to have
a repeat with these 2 guys.
Capt. Rick had June, her husband Carl and their son, TJ and Brittany.
I have fished with June and Carl a couple of years ago and had a great
time. They came from Oklahoma, so we had today to get the trip in. Weather
was predicted to be messy and it was. Hour by hour looked ok , but we
had much more rain than not. I had a great time today, but wished the
weather was better for them. One positive thing was even though it was
raining, the wind was light. We fished the last 4hrs. of the incoming
and 1 hour of the outgoing.
wanted to catch some sharks, bonnetheads, but the ones we caught were
too small so we caught some trout, bluefish,and ladyfish and whiting.
Then we moved to the sound and used fresh cut whiting for bait. We had
several knockdowns and lost 2, five foot steel rigs, but did catch 5 or
6 dogfish. We kept 4 of those. I don't have many pictures, because of
the rain. we saw a couple funnel clouds trying to touch down about the
time we ran back in. It was a good day in adverse conditions.
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