Monthly Archives: May 2008

Slow trolled live bait

By |2008-05-24T03:02:21+00:00May 24th, 2008|Fishing Reports|

We had two half days today, which is usually a situation that doesn't work well this time of year with the fishing being generally further offshore. We Dolphin fished in the morning along a current line between 200 and 300 feet of water. we caught 8 or 10 schoolies and finished up with a pair

Isla Mujeres, Mexico

By |2008-05-19T03:01:28+00:00May 19th, 2008|Fishing Reports|

I have just returned from 9 days on Isla Mujeres Mexico. In addition to several charters, I Captained a boat participating in the annual 'Masters' Sailfish tournament. Tournament rules stipulate the use of circle hooks and dead bait. Sails must be fought from a stationary boat, (no backing down) on 20lb test. Stop watches are

Tarpon fishing

By |2008-05-08T03:00:43+00:00May 8th, 2008|Fishing Reports|

I spent the last 3 days skiff fishing for Tarpon. Overall the Tarpon fishing is slow given that this should be the peak of the season. We caught 3 Tarpon all over 100lbs and jumped off 3 or 4 others. The 3 day trip also included Blacktip Sharks, Jack Cravelles and Grey Snapper.

Jim Toabe

By |2008-05-05T02:59:58+00:00May 5th, 2008|Fishing Reports|

Today we concluded a 4 day charter with Jim Toabe, his adult sons and a son in law. Jim is perhaps my longest serving charter client. We've been fishing together for 30 years, and Jim is still going strong at age 83. We did a whole variety of different types of fishing during the 4