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Awesome Sunday down in the Everglades! Left outdoor resorts at 6AM. Tarpon on by 7AM. Landed fished around 7:30 on the 12wt. Completed the slam by 9AM. Water is very clean right now. Tons of bait around! Which means lots of fish around. Definitely a busy weekend on the water with lots of other boats running around! But nobody where we wanted to fish. IMG_9020.thumb.JPG.09421e09ce7f194e16bcd10a45b80f3b.JPG

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Great Job.....and pics Jnaam.....

 

Our day had much small species....but, fun all the same......

Alex hit the snooklets hard on DOA shrimp and I pounded the reds on Gulp's....it gave me no pleasure catching them; however, i just had to do so.

And what no popping corks you say - yes, it's true, I have gone to the darkside of artificals....Bass Pro Beware....I'll be there soon....

And yes, a random cast from a recommendation of DonH of the "Nuclear Chicken" produced a Triple tail......yummmm....he had dinner with me last night.

Overall maybe 12-15 reds...two slots we sight casted to....I had a few "shrimp" in the cooler bag and Alex sent a DOA into the pod of schoolies, it was great as there was a large mud, then we were both on.....

Later Alex put on a show of snooklets on a point, where nearly every cast produced a 15-18" snook.....no big girls.....a few trout, one to the bag of death....and we were home late.

Great day on the water with COTO - 62 miles in the skiff....West Wind Chop on the way home....and the MA - cut it like "buddddder" (said in NY accent).  :)

And, yes, I was tethered into the skiff....I did not fall off :)

 

dc

 

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