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by EddieJoe
Yesterday, 3:40 pm
Forum: Offshore Fishing Reports
Topic: Fall snapper season?
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Fall snapper season?

Updated

No fall season for regular Florida anglers. Unless you have $ for a commercial guide or buy a snapper meal at a restaurant.
by EddieJoe
October 13th, 2021, 9:01 am
Forum: Offshore Fishing Reports
Topic: Fall snapper season?
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Fall snapper season?

Yeah, the FWC is too busy weighing in on the state bird and Desantis is busy fining Leon County.

Come back later, after the commercial guide boats catch the fish. Maybe.
by EddieJoe
October 7th, 2021, 8:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Who’s ready to go Goliath grouper diggin?
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Re: Who’s ready to go Goliath grouper diggin?

Isn’t the slot 14-30”? Never seen one that small up here. That’s a mangrove fish. Why bother.
by EddieJoe
July 29th, 2021, 8:11 pm
Forum: Offshore Fishing Reports
Topic: Last snapper trip for the season
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: Last snapper trip for the season

Regarding which anglers are “worse” characters concerning fishing behavior on boats it’s probably still a Georgia win, at least around here. But plenty of Florida clowns, too. As much as anything I do harbor about 50 years of past Georgia boating fisherman events while I was on the water that colors...
by EddieJoe
July 29th, 2021, 3:25 pm
Forum: Offshore Fishing Reports
Topic: Last snapper trip for the season
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Last snapper trip for the season

Went Monday the 26th out of Carrabelle. Seas calm enough to drive my 20’ cc @ 35 mph out and 30 back in. Water temp 84 at the surface. Stopped at my deepest offshore number 22 miles south of Dog Island, but it was dead. Decided to go a couple of miles further south and look around. Spotted a bottom ...
by EddieJoe
June 29th, 2021, 5:07 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Gag Grouper Trolling Setup
Replies: 12
Views: 1462

Re: Gag Grouper Trolling Setup

I also recommend using a soft tip rod and a lever drag reel. Adjust the drag to just hold while trolling. Then you can tighten when you pick up the rod to the strike position when hit. I never use more than two lines at once.
by EddieJoe
May 30th, 2021, 11:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Smell on Hwy. 98 east of Lanark
Replies: 4
Views: 1155

Re: Smell on Hwy. 98 east of Lanark

Exactly right. That spot gets a lot of dead sea grass, especially with an east wind. Rots and smells. Has been so for many years.
by EddieJoe
March 30th, 2021, 9:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Perfect timing
Replies: 2
Views: 843

Perfect timing

Can ya believe it? Opening day of grouper season = 25 kt winds. Need a bigger boat.
by EddieJoe
February 3rd, 2021, 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 1/30 Ochlocknee River and Bay
Replies: 9
Views: 1578

Re: 1/30 Ochlocknee River and Bay

Nope, that isn’t a silver or sand trout. It’s commonly called silver perch, or Bairdiella chrysoura, the scientific name.
Pesky little buggers that love a shrimp under cork in winter creeks where larger trout also feed.

EJ
by EddieJoe
October 18th, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Snapper
Replies: 3
Views: 2101

Re: Snapper

Weekend 2 looks the same. Windy and rough.
by EddieJoe
August 17th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: EPRIB or PLB?
Replies: 24
Views: 6216

Re: EPRIB or PLB?

I bought both. One mounted on the boat. One on my body. Correct me if I'm wrong but if an Eprib is registered and attached to a boat, don't you have to stay with the boat to be found should something happen? ) Its attached to the boats console on a quick release mount. If given time, I can manually...
by EddieJoe
June 26th, 2020, 8:31 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Monster at S tower
Replies: 17
Views: 4672

Re: Monster at S tower

FWIW, my opinion is not a cuda. I’ve easily caught log sized versions at the towers and using a big spinner they make one big run, maybe two, then give up. Really fairly wimpy. Again, bull shark. If dolphins are seen actually taking hooked fish than maybe. Goliaths go down to structure. AJ go down,...
by EddieJoe
June 24th, 2020, 9:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Monster at S tower
Replies: 17
Views: 4672

Re: Monster at S tower

FWIW, my opinion is not a cuda. I’ve easily caught log sized versions at the towers and using a big spinner they make one big run, maybe two, then give up. Really fairly wimpy. Again, bull shark. If dolphins are seen actually taking hooked fish than maybe. Goliaths go down to structure. AJ go down, ...
by EddieJoe
June 23rd, 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Monster at S tower
Replies: 17
Views: 4672

Re: Monster at S tower

Big bull shark. They love the towers.
by EddieJoe
March 24th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Can't find the triggers
Replies: 8
Views: 2166

Re: Can't find the triggers

Good posts. Wouldn’t take an offshore trip for one trigger, even assuming you could catch one >15”. Kind of like a 36” AJ.