Capt. Rich reported an awesome day of sea bass fishing today on the 7am full day boat with a good amount of fluke in the mix as well. A healthy group of anglers put over 250 nice sea bass into their bags and coolers with some of the biggest specimens easily pushing five pounds. A number of anglers were close to or at their limits on sea bass and most had at least four to six nice sea bass apiece to take home. For fluke they were a bit trickier to seduce due to the slow/no drift condtions but quite a few made their way on to the deck of the Gail Frances and into the customers bags and coolers. A number of anglers had four to six nice size fluke apiece to take home with Mr. Pak for example putting six fine flatties in his cooler. There were a number of jumbo fluke in the five to seven pound range but the day’s best summer flounder was taken by Noreast member Mickie Belle who brought a fine 8.5slab to the safety of the net and took the prize money for the day. Capt. Rich looks forward to some great weather tomorrow before the liquid sunshine expected to arrive Sunday Night and Monday. Drift conditions should be considerably better tomorrow with the light southerly wind forecasted as well. Capt. Rich will be set to sail aboard the Gail Frances at 7am tomorrow.
Capt. Mike reported a very good midday charter for the Mark Bouressa group who had a very impressive catch of good size fluke to 5.5lbs and sea bass to over 3lbs and the early report from Capt. Mike who is out on the 4pm half day as this is being written was that nice fluke and sea bass were once again pleasing patrons.