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4/22 Action!!!

Today was about as EPIC as fishing gets.  Due to the Transmission problem on the OverUnder, we were able to use a friend’s boat for the final day, a 52′ Viking called “So What”  We had a stiff 15 knot SE wind and is was obvious a new, better piece of water moved into the area.  We had a lot of scattered weed again.  As I was letting out the first line a white marlin piled onto the bait and he was hooked up well for a while then popped off.  Everything was super aggressive today, and dolphin were crushing our teasers!  Early in the day Mark got to tangle with a nice Bull that turned out to weigh 54.5 pounds.  It put on an awesome aerial display after it was hooked and after a solid 15 minute battle the fish was in the boat.

We fished around the Caves most of the day and had a lot of bilfish bites.  We managed to pick up a sailfish and a shortbill spearfish was a really wild catch since you rarely ever see them.  We had 4 sailfish bites, a blue marlin, 3 white marlin, and the spearfish come into our spread today.  It was one of those days where things just didn’t quite pan out right with the marlin.  Some would get hooked and jump off, and some were just flat out blind bites and missed.  Needless to say it was frustrating since we missed a solid shot at a Super Slam, but it was an action packed day of fishing and everyone was amped.  Thanks to Gary, Rich, Mark, and Drew for fishing with us!  We definitely had an awesome time!

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