On a recent adventure in Ozello, I hadn't planned my trip and wasn't exactly sure where I wanted to go. I'd been fishing the same areas over and over lately, and, although they'd been productive, I was looking for a change of scenery. I set off early, just catching the beginning of the outgoing tide. … Continue reading Surprise Visitor Intensifies an Already Insane Battle
Story Time It's been a while.... Tuesday, March 22, was quite the windy day. After spending most of it hiding from the wind while trying to get the fish to bite, and only managing a handful of underslot redfish, we ventured out across a bay to get to one of my favorite snook spots. It … Continue reading My New Personal Best Snook
This past Sunday, I took my friend Deran out to see if we could find any hungry fish that wanted to play. We launched from the Ozello Community Park boat/kayak launch around 8:30am...only because its hard to get him there any sooner and he takes forever to get loaded up to fish! (Don't tell him … Continue reading An Intense Battle, From Hook-Up to Release.
We had a good trip Sunday, despite the afternoon storm that temporarily ran us off the water! I finally had a chance to try out the new SaltStrong topwater lure, call the Moonwalker, for a few hours in the morning. That is, until my poor arm just couldn't take it anymore, as I rarely throw … Continue reading A Little Topwater, a Lot of Lightning, and a Few Fish
Saturday, May 1st, was quite a day! I'd been having a few rough trips where I'd lost several big reds, and my heart was just broken! I'm pretty hard on myself, so to lose a good fish always hurts, but to lose 7 in a weeks time, I was starting to question my abilities! I'd … Continue reading An Epic Day of Redemption