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Old 12-11-2016, 06:50 AM
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Really nice window coming up Tues, Wed. Might give it a shot Tues if I can get off work. Thinking of staying somewhat near shore and trying to get the last of the cobia bite, then maybe hit the cans for ttail. Anyone hear anything more about the cobes/ttail bite?
Old 12-12-2016, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by southtx View Post
Really nice window coming up Tues, Wed. Might give it a shot Tues if I can get off work. Thinking of staying somewhat near shore and trying to get the last of the cobia bite, then maybe hit the cans for ttail. Anyone hear anything more about the cobes/ttail bite?
Cobia bite is on fire. Been hearing / seeing reports of limiting out (Some people even over limiting and still dumb enough to post on facebook... ). Front coming thru should school them up and push them to the wrecks.

Triple Tail reports have been so-so.
Old 12-13-2016, 07:32 AM
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Good luck guys! Please report back! I'm planning on next week or the week of the 26th, hoping for a window to open then. Work sucks!
Old 12-13-2016, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by celly View Post
Cobia bite is on fire. Been hearing / seeing reports of limiting out (Some people even over limiting and still dumb enough to post on facebook... ). Front coming thru should school them up and push them to the wrecks.

Triple Tail reports have been so-so.
FYI that outside of 3 miles there is no boat limit on cobia, just 2 per person, Inside 3 miles(state waters) it is 1 per person 6 boat max.
Old 12-13-2016, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by lyman24 View Post
Farside, where do you go out from?
Stuart mostly. Sarasota some or West Palm on occasion.
Old 12-13-2016, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by 321floridafisher View Post
FYI that outside of 3 miles there is no boat limit on cobia, just 2 per person, Inside 3 miles(state waters) it is 1 per person 6 boat max.
Yeah. It's all a bit confusing.

In situations where federal regulations differ from state regulations, as long as you do not stop anywhere in state waters upon your return from federal waters, you may land the federal bag limit in Florida. You MUST return to land directly and expeditiously (without stopping) once you re-enter state waters after you have harvested your federal limit. If you stop in state waters for any reason, it may be difficult to prove that your catch was harvested outside of Florida's waters. Traveling directly through state waters on your return to land will help to eliminate doubt that you have caught the federal limit within Florida's waters.
Old 12-13-2016, 01:26 PM
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Its actually pretty cut and dry as far as limits,

There is rarely anything worth stopping to catch out of PC inside 3 miles especially if you already have a boat load of cobia from offshore already. of Course TT is the exception

That being said....If you are really worried about being stopped and FWC challenging you- you simply show them the track on your GPS and you will be able to see the area you drifted/ circled around for couple hours to catch them. I have never had to do this though, every time i have been stopped with more than 6 browns they just ask where i caught them- i say 60 ft or whatever it may be and no more questions.
Old 12-14-2016, 05:52 AM
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Any of you other Canaveral boys know a good mobile steering guy out that way. I am having trouble finding and stopping an incessant leak.

It would be nice if we could gather local service and supply know how in one place. I know there are many types of services and suppliers within minutes of the port...i've just never had the chance to deal with most of them.
Old 12-14-2016, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by 321floridafisher View Post
Its actually pretty cut and dry as far as limits,

There is rarely anything worth stopping to catch out of PC inside 3 miles especially if you already have a boat load of cobia from offshore already. of Course TT is the exception

That being said....If you are really worried about being stopped and FWC challenging you- you simply show them the track on your GPS and you will be able to see the area you drifted/ circled around for couple hours to catch them. I have never had to do this though, every time i have been stopped with more than 6 browns they just ask where i caught them- i say 60 ft or whatever it may be and no more questions.
That's good to know. I don't have a big enough freezer for 6... So guess it is not something I need to worry about.
Old 12-14-2016, 07:16 AM
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Had a decent day Tuesday. First stop was 8a, water color was pea soup, nothing chewing there. Push further east until we hit a good wide rip at 125'. Caught a bunch of legal chicken dolphin, mostly 22" or so, saw a nice cow but couldn't get her to hit. Caught about 5 ttail under sorgum piles, all short though. Skipped ballyhoo after that, and got a personal best wahoo, didn't weigh her but she had to be north of 60lbs. Ran back in to hit a few reefs, dutch and sub, nothing at Dutch at all, sub showed fish over the wreck, but we never even got a bite, so who knows about the COBE's. Also, how do you do photos off an I phone, can't figure it out. I'll try and post if I can. Good luck out there.

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Old 12-14-2016, 11:40 AM
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Awesome report and hell of a fish. Glad you had a great day!
Old 12-14-2016, 05:24 PM
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Nice work SouthTX! I'm getting it at the next window!
Old 12-15-2016, 04:43 AM
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Originally Posted by lyman24 View Post
Nice work SouthTX! I'm getting it at the next window!
Looks like it's gunna be a few days...

AMZ552-152215-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
416 AM EST THU DEC 15 2016

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET,
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. A DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON
THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Old 12-15-2016, 06:16 AM
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We're hitting that time of the year where the only breaks in the weather seem to come right in the middle of the work week.
Old 12-15-2016, 08:16 AM
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We went out yesterday. Got into hundreds of schoolies in 220'...only problem was they were all 19 7/8"

Still a good time the weather couldn't have been any nicer.
Old 12-20-2016, 09:52 AM
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I think I'm gunna need a bigger boat ...

http://www.wftv.com/news/local/14-fo...eral/477504184
Old 12-20-2016, 05:22 PM
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Jaws
Old 12-21-2016, 09:53 AM
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Its not looking promising. I got the next two weeks off... hoping for the window!
Old 12-21-2016, 10:07 AM
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Off from Christmas to New Years. Hopefully we get some decent weather! If not, I'm still going for some nearshore, river, or fishing the port for whatever bites.
Old 12-21-2016, 01:54 PM
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Hopefully going to fish the Mosquito on Friday w/ my older daughter and maybe a 1/2 day on Saturday on the ML.

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