First mate Capt. Cory reported the 7am full day boat had another very strong day of fluke and sea bass fishing. There were roughly 40 fish over 4lbs today with 7 fish between 7 and the 9lb pool winner taken by longtime regular Wayne from CT. There were numerous limit catches around the boat however the fish were not tremendously spread out so there were some lower scores amongst the limits and near limits. Capt. Cory felt that all terminal gear was effective although whole squid did not set the world on fire today as it has in days prior. This fishery just always keeps one guessing! A nice mess of sea bass, some big porgies, some small blue fish and one cod fish like creature (also affectionately known as a red hake) to compliment a really great haul of mostly big fluke and sea bass. Some pictures are provided courtesy Capt. Cory and yes those are all different coolers reflecting the angler hi lights today. Tomorrow should feature favorable drift conditions once again and we will be set to sail at 7am, Roger will have the office open by 5am.
Capt. Mike reported an awesome 1pm half day with the anglers aboard crushing the fluke along with a few super size sea bass specimens. Two of the sea bass were over 5lbs!! Most of the fluke were all nice fat 2.5 to 4lbrs. There were a good number of half day customers who had three, four or even five nice keepers apiece!! Lots of shorts too kept the action rolling right along as well. Rental rods and bait rigs with spinners were found to be very effective on the 1pm half day. Capt. Mike reported the morning trip started with a bang with a bunch of sea bass and some fluke and then the action waned from there. Still all in all not a bad trip but paled in comparison to what would unfold in the afternoon. Three half days on tap for tomorrow with trips set to sail at 8am, 1pm and 4pm.