VLOG 01 – “It Only Takes One”

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VLOG Series – Intro

Here we go, a whole new adventure is starting right now. Let’s see how this goes…

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Only Takes One

Today we ran out on the Trade In looking to get into some meat fish with wahoo and mahi the target. The first 15 miles was fairly bumpy but after that the wind dropped out and we had a smooth ride. We started just inside the tip of the Baltimore on a small weedline and caught one bailer dolphin and worked to the canyon. After about two hours of no bites we decided to try pot hopping for mahi with light tackle.

The first couple pots had mahi but they were very finicky due to having already been messed with by other boats just before us. We were just a bit too late. They other balls had just been cleaned by the pot boat so no go.

We trolled a bit more into 40 fathoms on a few lumps then back out to the pots that had a few mahi. We were able to get them to eat somewhat and picked away at 10 or so. We got back on the troll back inshore to look for the weedline we found in the morning and we did find it. We worked around the line and finally the right flat 2 ounce Fish Downsea Tuna Flare color Rasta goes SCREAMING! Wahooooooooo! A nice one at that. Steve battles it out and we got the 60# wahoo in the boat.

Sometimes it only takes a fish to make the day. Beautiful sunny and flat calm day on the water, and some fish for dinner to top it off.

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New Jersey Offshore Fishing 2018

Check out my latest video. I am back to being up to date and plan to start doing more of a Video Log Style set of videos on my YouTube Channel which I will continue to post here in my reports as well. I hope you enjoy the action!

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Southern Bahamas Liveaboard Video

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Cat Island 2018 VIDEO

As usual, fishing out of Hawk’s Nest Marina in Cat Island, Bahamas did not disappoint this Spring on Exile 65!

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9/5 Lotsa Bites

We made the run up to the Hudson to get the crew a lot of action and it paid off. Plenty of bites. Ended up release 8 whites. Here are the notes from he day.

Lines in at 650. Started just before 100 square, 78.5 degree water and blue

655 hooked 2 out of a triple released 1

709 had one behind right long but picked up weed and fish faded

715 long rigger Bite, chafed leader didn’t see

810 pulled Hook on one switched from left teaser

829 missed white left long black blue party skirt

834 missed white left flat Naked

852 release white off left teaser naked

905 right flat naked released

1016 pulled Hook on 1 in turn hooked off left flat naked

1108 hooked White off left teaser party hat  released

1151 bridge rod blue white party skirt jumped off white

1236 miss one right long naked

111 non eater on left teaser

132 right flat party skirt released

343 white right long naked trail and fade. Tried dump and nada

408 bridge rod black red party skirt white released

429 left teaser blue switch to bridge rod chugger Head and lost fish

4:38 left flat party skirt white released

451 release white left long Downsea blue party hat

602 missed double. Bad sunglare due to going after a free jumper. SUCKS!

635 miss white off right teaser 

638 stayed in turn and pulled Hook on one hooked right long naked, probably same Fish from teaser bite we missed

650 one on teaser and bridge rod. Epic fail all tangled up. Hooked neither and a zing pow!

GAME OVER – FUN FISHING

 

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