The jack crevelle and kingfish were biting a little on this half day trip. We decided to leave the action and try a bit of trolling for mahi and sailfish. Had a couple opportunities, but they would have to wait for another day to be caught.
The ocean was beautiful today and the fishing was ok. Managed to catch five pretty nice mahi, a triggerfish and a banded rudder fish.
Trip Report 4/23/16. It was another fairly rough ocean, but the mahi cooperated pretty well. Ended up with 11 dolphin and a sailfish release.
Trip report 4/21/16. It was quite sporty offshore, but the Illinois crew wanted to try getting offshore before they headed back. We braved the 4′ to 6′ seas and were handsomely rewarded with thirteen Mahi Mahi and a barracuda!
As I sit down to write this report, I’m brimming with excitement and optimism. As should anybody that had a chance to experience the dolphin bite in the middle of April. There were a couple of days when the moon and stars aligned and heaven on earth was experienced by some lucky fisherman. I happened…