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Boat Fishing => Saltwater Boat Fishing Reports => Topic started by: Latimeria on July 22, 2020, 06:20:27 AM

Title: Farming Threshers
Post by: Latimeria on July 22, 2020, 06:20:27 AM
Long story short.  Went on a run looking for yellows a while back that I forgot to post.  Conditions were about the same, only a lot less bait in the water and more floating crap.

We did manage some bait and I even caught some good shark bait.

(https://i.imgur.com/sGoz46S.jpg)

Made multiple moves and cast the small iron looking to critter fish while we soaked our lively macks.  Found a different area with some great structure and did pretty good all things considered.
All metal fish, not cut baits or scents used.

I watched a triggerfish follow the sargo up as I was fighting him.  It was so cool and I'm not sure what it was trying to do as it just swam really close and follwed him the whole way.

(https://i.imgur.com/AqZ90fS.jpg)

Squatch got a goody of a WSB on a small iron.

(https://i.imgur.com/nZpP3Zn.jpg)

I also caught a handful of calico on the hard baits and mackerel.

(https://i.imgur.com/RijcJtp.jpg)

We started trolling back and Squatch got a screamer! It jumped and snapped his line, but it was a 100+ pound Thresher!

Not long after and my mackerel gets thumped super hard!  Then the line starts screaming out sideways and the circle hook never sets, but another thresher apparently.

Oh well, it was still fun and now the water just about turned into winter temps, I'm not sure what is going on out there.
Title: Re: Farming Threshers
Post by: BenCantrell on July 22, 2020, 08:36:56 AM
Nice session! That bonito looks delicious, can't believe you guys use them for shark bait.  ;D :'(

And damn on the threshers!
Title: Re: Farming Threshers
Post by: sasquatch on July 22, 2020, 10:03:46 AM
 Really glad to have gotten out. It was fun.

 Stoked on the WSB.

 Bummed on the Threshers.

 Mystified by the yellows.

 Awed by the scenery.
Title: Re: Farming Threshers
Post by: skrilla on July 22, 2020, 11:22:15 PM
Love the tug on the metal.
Title: Re: Farming Threshers
Post by: vdisney on August 02, 2020, 03:59:55 AM
Oh well, it was still fun and now the water just about turned into winter temps, I'm not sure what is going on out there.

Although it looks like it's starting to warm up a little bit, a couple of weeks ago the water dropped 10 degrees in a couple days.  It went from wide open to scratching out one or two a session   :(
Title: Re: Farming Threshers
Post by: Tim524 on August 06, 2020, 07:57:56 AM
The best way to social distance is being on the water 8) Sounds like a fun trip ;)