Kevin Reed and the boys stayed inshore with Captain Alex on June 8, reporting this excellent Rooster Fish early in the morning.
After the live release, they scored a second nice Rooster Fish.
They stayed on the reef and scored a GIGANTIC Cubera Snapper:
Craig swears that he lost an 80+lbs. just one day before this catch, and it looks like the Moss group might have snagged the one that got away!
Craig and Captain Alex deployed the classic live-bait Cubera Snapper Tactic to perfection, yielding this 41lbs. monster late in the day on June 5.
On the afternoon of the 19th Captain Fico welcomed Kevin Mumphrey and his family for an morning half-day filled with fun action.
Their efforts yielded lots of good filets with a big Cubera Snapper and a nice-sized Yellowfin Tuna on ice.
Great work for just a five hour outing!
Bobby Wilkeson nabbed a gargantuan Cubera Snapper on the 13th on board the mighty flagship Wanderer.
Recent onshore rains have swelled the inshore reefs with cool water washing down the mountains, and it seems to have significantly improved the inshore bite.
Good day of action for Bart Stephens and his family on the 30th.
The early scores were small Dorado and Red Groupers.
The late afternoon bite yielded a true whopper…check out this giant Cubera Snapper.
Lynda Koehn filled the refrigerator with tasty Snapper filets, thanks to the effort of Captain Alex on the Harvester.
The mega panga had been hunting Cubera Snapper all week with Craig with lots of near-misses…looks like persistence pays!
Great work by the ‘Never Surrender’ Harvester!
Our new friend Ben Smith brought his two sons along for a freewheeling afternoon of fun on the 23rd, punctuated by a big stack of filets.
This Yellowfin Tuna and Cubera Snapper yield two of the most desirable meats in all of fishing.
Great work by Captain Fico to put theses fellas on the fish.
Our new friend Steve Janson posted excellent results trip with the Wanderer.
Captain William took it inshore where they iced a pair of pretty Cubera Snappers.
Captain David welcomed some new friends from the nation of France for an action-packed five day campaign on the Adventurer.
It’s definitely a good sign to see these Yellowfin Tuna this close to shore.
Stephane Venant, Tim Capsek, and Camille Chombart we prepared for inshore battle; take a look at Stephane’s traveling arsenal:
Clearly the fish weren’t prepared for these hard-fighting Frenchmen!
Big Snappers were also lurking on the reefs, and they were no match for Stephane:
The week ended on a high note with this excellent Rooster Fish release…they had been looking for an elusive pez gallo all week and finally scored on the last day of fishing:
The Explorer plumbed the inshore reefs for a pair of tasty dinner-time scores…the first was this excellent Cubera Snapper:
Then they followed up with a beefy Broomtail Grouper. Great work by Captain Fico and teh barroom brawler Explorer.