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Old 05-31-2002, 08:34 PM
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Oh lighten up Alex, you're gonna give yourself the drizzles. If all you know-it-all's left how would us poor dumb country hayseeds learn how to fish!
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Old 06-01-2002, 01:19 AM
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Lighten up Alex...you are the one who said the south had discrimination and the North didnt..We are ALL AMERICANS!

And nobody needs to go anywhere.. except FISHIN..
So keep posting Alex...

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Old 06-01-2002, 05:29 AM
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Nowadays with " the war on terrorism " going on and the condition of the world being not the greatest, the last thing we need to do is squabble about North vs South from the Civil War days.
Heck lets just squabble about things like - Yamahas are the best engines made,
Boston Whalers being the best boat made.
and even though the fishing is excellent in Fla. its too hot, too many hurricanes & not enough BFT's. I bet you cant even get a decent BLT down there meaning the foods better up here too!
Ahhh just kidding, one thing thats attractive about the south is it's cheaper to live down there
& another thing unattractive about the north is the winters can be rough { allthough last winter was mild here on Long Island}. But I'm getting off topic here & I sure would like to try for some tarpon, bonefish, redfish, barracuda, pompano, wahoo, swords, dolphin, wow the list just goes on and on !
Enjoy the great fishing for me save some fish for me for when I retire and head " southbound".

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Old 06-03-2002, 07:00 PM
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Peace Alex,
Just poking at you a little...the tie that binds all of us are God, Love of Country, and Love of Fishing!!!
I'll personally take you fishing if your ever in NC.
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Old 06-03-2002, 08:37 PM
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Hey Alan
Cant say much on the "where people are from " stuff. I will tell you to come down here and catch a few fine snapper, or cobia, or amberjack, or just relax in the cold months. After eating a few of these dudes, you`ll know what else we fish for besides tuna. I`m also into shrimping during the season, and those little buggers are also good eating! No, I dont know what your missing, but if I had to leave it would kill me!!! C`mon down and see!
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Old 06-04-2002, 03:36 AM
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Alex,
Fishing in NC is much better than up north. Longer seasons, more variety and everyone commenting on catching wahoo, dolphin, sailfish, king macks, is right on.... Once you get out trolling and a large wahoo comes calling, you will see the difference. Plus, you dont get the fog very often which is nice. Having fished long island sound myself, i'll take the gulfstream off nc anyday of the week. The weather does seem to shift quicker in the carolinas, especially up near hatteras.
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Old 06-04-2002, 06:23 PM
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[img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] Flatboy, put a shrimp on the barbie I'm a comin down.
I want to try Pampano, I heard thier great.
its the long season thats attractive too.
Thanks for the replys,

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Old 06-04-2002, 06:37 PM
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C`mon down, Alan!
The shrimp season runs thru Dec. I`m gonna work at filling my freezer till then. We get a few pompanos down here in MS. My brother and I caught a half dozen or so last fall fishing the rigs for snapper! Those Fla. boys can probably wright books on those boogers, but I`ll tell you they are excellent eating. The only thing is, you might spend a week or two in the sauna before coming down--- the humidity is killer and its hot as a pistol in the summer! I`ve lived in MS my whole life, but I`ve been thinking of heading to Key West for a week or two to sample their fishing! I know it`s gotta be good!
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Drill ship tuna from the northern gulf... Capt Peace is the man.....



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Update... just how good is it....lets see...

New Gulf record Marlin hit the scales a few hours ago at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic..... 1054# Blue Marlin ... crew out of Destin Florida bagged the fish....

Yep...the fishing down here is just crappy!!!!

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Old 06-08-2002, 06:29 PM
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Here it is boys.... 1054#s.....

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Old 06-11-2002, 02:00 PM
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One heck of a marlin [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

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Old 06-11-2002, 07:59 PM
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Capt Alex

Take a chill pill dude. Some good ole southern boys just yankin your chain. Come to Florida and I will personally take you fishing.

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Old 06-14-2002, 06:28 AM
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I agree with packfan.It's hot as hell. All the time.The fishing sucks.All the time.Hurricanes,tornadoes,and waterspouts galore.Not to mention the fact if you ain't accustom to the heat and sun down here it will be one day of fishing and the rest inside or the hospital.That's after the grease fire is put out.

No, really we love for ya'll to come down.We show ya'll a good time,ya'll drop a bundle of cash and go home.I think it is great. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 06-14-2002, 12:23 PM
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I've fished the North (RI) and the South (Outer Banks, NC). I would say if you have a large offshore boat 30'+ you are better off down south, as they can get into the warm water currents 30+ miles out, to hammer some large sportfish.

However fishing from a smaller boat, you can't beat New Englands shoreline, there is just so much structure, bays, coves, ponds, breachways, islands, etc. etc. It's Striper, Bluefish, and albie heaven. The Giant Tuna's are off of Mass fairly close in also. The thing about the northeast is you can leave your slip and be in prime fishing grounds in 10mins or less. The downside is our season is from Apr-Nov only...

I bucked the trend and lived in the South and moved North, I actually enjoy the seasons...!! Nothing compares to Fall in New England...

202 Scout Sportfisher, mainly fish Point Judith, Block Island, and Charlestown.
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