Tuesday, 25 October 2016

FL. LT1553552100


Florida, and after an early start we set the kit up listening to singing coyotes - real wild coyotes, wish we could have seen them. Soon me and Paulos were into a variety of species...


First up were pompanos...


Then a finetooth shark, you can see the scars where it had been in the mouth of a bigger shark...


Then a couple of bluefish...


After a couple of catfish (unphotographed) Paulos landed a small black drum...


Next up was another finetooth shark...


I landed a new shark species, a 4" 1' blacknose shark...


And the best shark of the day, a 5" 8' blacktip shark - and to make it even better as we left the beach we saw the coyotes - a first for me (obviously) and for Paulos - a great day all round!

6 comments:

  1. Hi mate Those Bluefish look cool, how big do they get?

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    1. To about 4 or 5lb, fun on light spinning gear, the red drum gear is too heavy for them - just winch them in. Great bait for sharks!

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    2. Been informed by someone who knows (Paulos) that they grow to 4-5lb here, they can get to 25lb further north.

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  2. How big is the pompanos? Beautiful looking creature. The rest ain't too shabby either :o)

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    1. The record here is 9lb (Paulos' answer), but that was just a little one - should have brought my 50 pence piece!

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