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Forum: Northeast
06-22-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By jillybird

Skip Moriches, and use Shinnecock. Plain and...

Skip Moriches, and use Shinnecock. Plain and simple. Moriches requires local knowledge. Shinnecock is a straight and easy shot under most sea conditions. Moriches Bay is a trap for the unwary.
06-21-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,443
Posted By jillybird

This post is just so ridiculous. The rule is...

This post is just so ridiculous. The rule is clear. You are chartering if you charge passengers to go out on your boat to fish in a business enterprise intended to make money. If you are splitting...
06-21-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By jillybird

Mahi in the blue. Good bottom fishing.

Mahi in the blue. Good bottom fishing.
06-17-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By jillybird

We've never had a problem leaving anything on our...

We've never had a problem leaving anything on our boat while at Big Game. Most people seem to leave their fishing gear aboard, especially if they are staying aboard. Obviously, there's a risk of...
06-12-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By jillybird

Bones and permit are a Biscayne Bay only trip on...

Bones and permit are a Biscayne Bay only trip on the flats. Contact Joe Gonzales. Joe is the best. You’ve basically missed the sailfish season. Right now the mahi have finally begun to bite solid....
Forum: Northeast
06-09-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 106,170
Posted By jillybird

Diepoldi - you say the bass swallowed your shad...

Diepoldi - you say the bass swallowed your shad deep. That was probably the problem. De-hooking a deep hooked fish can be problematic. Usually when bass are caught on the troll, they are lip...
06-09-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By jillybird

The Stuart/Port St. Lucie area once was paradise....

The Stuart/Port St. Lucie area once was paradise. And that was not too long ago. It was a respite from the craziness of Dade County, and the boating and fishing were spectacular. But Big Sugar's...
06-09-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,719
Posted By jillybird

My son did two charters this weekend out of Key...

My son did two charters this weekend out of Key Biscayne. Yesterday's got a 25 pound mahi, along with a couple of gaffers and some keepers and shorts. Today's charter got nine nice mahi, including...
06-04-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By jillybird

Just go at high tide, lol.

Just go at high tide, lol.
06-03-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Posted By jillybird

Jupiter. Although I love Stuart, those Lake O...

Jupiter. Although I love Stuart, those Lake O discharges are still are a real threat.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,563
Posted By jillybird

Beautiful fish. Congratulations.

Beautiful fish. Congratulations.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By jillybird

The fishing right now is primarily for bluefin...

The fishing right now is primarily for bluefin tuna though the yellowfins started biting in the canyons this past weekend. This is a trolling bite. Look for whales, porpoises, birds.
Forum: Northeast
06-02-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By jillybird

Kudos to you and your son for saving that man's...

Kudos to you and your son for saving that man's life! A wonderful story, and you should be very proud of your son. You raised him well. I'm glad we have responsible and thoughtful boaters like you...
06-02-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,956
Posted By jillybird

One of the world's best spots for grander blue...

One of the world's best spots for grander blue marlin is off of Isabela Island in the Galapagos. I went there with my son and friend on an exploratory trip at the end of March 2019. We were the...
Forum: Northeast
05-29-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,440
Posted By jillybird

I think Tunee's got the right answer here.

I think Tunee's got the right answer here.
Forum: Northeast
05-27-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 106,170
Posted By jillybird

Went out of Mamaroneck for a short trip over to...

Went out of Mamaroneck for a short trip over to Bayville this afternoon. No bait store was open so we just had a few Gulps which we bucktailed for a bunch of the feared orange sea robins.
Forum: Northeast
05-27-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 27,884
Posted By jillybird

Fished the afternoon trip on the Starstream...

Fished the afternoon trip on the Starstream yesterday for fluke. The boat was crowded with maybe 80 anglers. Extremely slow fishing. I caught a 17 inch short. Saw a couple of other shorts come...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By jillybird

That's one nice mahi, congrats.

That's one nice mahi, congrats.
Forum: Northeast
05-26-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,440
Posted By jillybird

Gregb, that looks like a big bluefish bite, not a...

Gregb, that looks like a big bluefish bite, not a shark bite. While there are definitely shark in LI Sound, especially brown sharks by the mouth of the Connecticut River, some sand tigers, and...
05-23-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 103,456
Posted By jillybird

Most of you commentators don't know this inlet,...

Most of you commentators don't know this inlet, don't run this inlet, have never run this inlet at night, don't understand what a sh*tshow boating in Miami is, and don't know how rough and heavily...
05-22-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,225
Posted By jillybird

The first is just your normal "always completely...

The first is just your normal "always completely inaccurate" National Weather Service marine coastal waters forecast for the Miami area. To me, the only thing that is really meaningful is the real...
05-22-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 103,456
Posted By jillybird

A number of charter captains, including Bouncer...

A number of charter captains, including Bouncer Smith and Ray Rosher, have written to the Coast Guard Miami Sector recommending the installation of lighted yellow buoys at Government Cut in light of...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By jillybird

Fish now. This was a bluefin hotspot early last...

Fish now. This was a bluefin hotspot early last season. We were out there mid-June last year and had the absolute best whale show in history We had dozens of whales feeding and swimming under our...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,513
Posted By jillybird

Coimbra has been the hot spot for bluefin tuna...

Coimbra has been the hot spot for bluefin tuna for years now. Loads of sand eels gather there in the summer which holds the tuna. Also a shark hot spot. Only downside, every offshore fisherman...
05-21-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,474
Posted By jillybird

Looks pretty unpleasant for crossings to Bimini...

Looks pretty unpleasant for crossings to Bimini from South Florida starting Wednesday evening into Saturday, with easterly winds from 15-20 mph, with periods going as high as 30 mph. You can expect...
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