Chris Hamilton, Chi Zhang and Becky Weissman from Ithaca, NY fished with Andrew and I this morning on the Lethal Weapon. We saw numerous turtles and Bottle-nosed Dolphin and caught these two beautiful Mahi-Mahi. We lost a giant Wahoo right behind the boat and had three shots at Sailfish. It was a gorgeous day and a great time was had by all. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Andrew and I took repeat customers, Dave and Roseann Ketchmark and Mike and Janet Turner, from Kansas City to the Dry Tortugas National Park on a three day trip. The weather was spectacular and the fishing was even better. It was flat calm, sunny and cool and the fish were insane. We caught #8 Yellowtails, huge Red Groupers, giant Mutton Snappers, one Shark, three types of Jack, Mackeral, Bonito, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi-Mahi, giant Barracuda and 4 Goliath Grouper between #400 and #500. The Bull Sharks behind the shrimp boats drove us crazy, eating every fish we hooked. Everyone, crew included, had a fabulous time. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
The Gonzalez family from Texas, fished with us today. We had a short trip but managed to catch lots of bonito, a huge cero mackerel, and a barracuda. Everybody had a great time! Tight Lines and Screaming Reels.
We took out a great group of guys from Raleigh, North Carolina, today. We started out snapper fishing on the bar, catching a few cero mackerel and lots of yellowtail snapper. We then headed offshore in search of some wahoo. No luck offshore, but everyone had a great time. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels.
The Becofta’s fished with us today on the Lethal Weapon. We had a great day fishing the reef all the way to American Shoal light and back. We caught mackerel, barracudas, some snapper and lost a African Pompano, boat side. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels.
The Federinko’s fished with Tommy and I today on Lethal Weapon. Conditions were a little rough, but we managed to fight through them catching these 3 beautiful cows, a couple barracudas and a silky shark. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels.
Bill, Will, and Nick Phillips from Philadelphia, PA, fished with Shane and I. We had a great day with beautiful weather. Fishing was slow due to very clear still water, be we managed to catch a few nice barracudas and a rainbow jack. We all had a great time and saw lots of small turtles and some coral reefs. Tight lines and Screaming Reels.
Our three favorite Austin girls, Brandi Wilson, Annah Bennie, and Elizabeth Weisman, fished with Andrew and I, again, in the Dry Tortugas. We spent the morning at the K buoy catching huge Red and Black Grouper, Yellowtail Snapper, Blue-Runner and 3 Nurse Sharks all caught on #20 test stand-up spinning gear. We then trolled to the Garden Key Anchorage catching Barracuda, Cero Mackeral and a big Mutton Snapper. The Lemon Sharks, Goliath Groupers and Tarpon were in a feeding frenzy from 2:00 in the afternoon to 11:00 at night. We trolled home today along the edge of the Continental Shelf in the blue water. It was alittle slow, but we did have a shot at a Blue Marlin, but pulled the hook. Afabulous time was had by all and we hope to see the girls again soon. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Sunset Key Guests Rocky and Carol Reese from Rockport, Texas fished with Andrew and I this morning on the Lethal Weapon. We caught a half dozen Barracuda for bait and headed for my favorite wreck. We released three out of four Goliath Grouper, losing the biggest one as he got back into the wreck. Carol won the day with a 56 ” # 200 fish that she whipped in about fifteen minutes. Rocky got two others. All the fish were released at boatside. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Kai Hereford and Audri Whiting from Los Gatos, Ca. fished with Andrew and I again today. We had a little bit of a slow trip on Saturday but made up for it today. The kids caught 15 Yellowtail Snapper, a huge Barracuda, two Blue Runners, a # 250 Nurse Shark and this # 425 Bull Shark that they are putting on their wall behind the bar in California. What a battle it was! Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Andrew and I had a very slow morning with a nice family from Russia, capturing only 2 Barracudas. We brought them back to the dock and crossed the harbor to Sunset Key where we picked up Scott, Kim, Jon, and Chris Thompson and Christian Kennicott and Grace Gemberling – all from North Carolina. After the slow morning in the Atlantic, we headed out to the Gulf of Mexico. We caught 5 quick Barracudas for bait and went to one of my favorite Gulf Wrecks. We only had a little time, but it was enough for Jon to hook, fight, land and release a 5′, 260# Goliath Grouper. Jon made our day!! Tight Lines and Screaming Reels. Capt Ted
Don and Tammy Jones from Baton Rouge, Deb Vinson from Missisippi, and Shane and Teresa May from Pennsicola, Fl, fished a mid-day trip on the Lethal Weapon today. We caught three Barracuda at the Vandenberg and trolled offshore where nothing happened. We then took the ‘Cudas to the Curb Wreck and had two bites, missing both fish. It was supposed to be rough, but was beautiful. A great time was had by all. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Kai Hereford and Audri Whiting from Los Gatos, Ca. fished with Andrew and I today on the Lethal Weapon. It was slow again, one Jack, one Rosefish and this monster Barracuda. We are going to go Sharking on Wed and hope to catch another trophy! Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Jim, Holly and Wells Scott and Lloyd and Mary Ann Ewing from Georgia fished with Andrew and I today on the Lethal Weapon. We were one for two on Mahi-Mahi out on the drop off. The fish were widely spaced and apathetic but we all had a great day. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Jerry and I picked up Arminio, Maria, Andres and Rodrigo Borjas from Sunset Key and fished the Vandenberg Wreck for bait. We captured three Barracuda and took them to the Curb, a sunken Coast Guard Buoy Tender. We had six bites and released two Blacktip Sharks just under # 100 each. We all ahd fun and will fish again soon. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Gus, Peggy, Loinneke and Tim Long from Holland fished with Jery and I today on the Lethal Weapon. Lonneke wanted to catch a Shark so we went to the Vandenberg Wreck and caught a few Barracuda and a Bonito. We took our catch to the Curb Wreck and trolled one of the big ‘Cudas halfway around the wreck and the fight was on! Lonneke did a fine job and finally captured this big Blacktip. A huge Shark tore him up during the fight as he was cut to ribbons when we finally got him boatside! A great time was had by all. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Negotiator-Pro head honchos Todd and Brian Camp fished with Tim Copeland, Ted Eluhage, Mark Glenwinkle and Stuart Van Rij today on the Lethal Weapon. Jerry and I took the guys out deep and caught 7 nice Dolphin. We also deep-dropped with my big electric rig. Four Rosefish were captured on the bottom in 1652′. The next drop a big Shark ate the fish we were fighting, ate the entire leader and bit through the line. A great time was had by all. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted
Dieter and Vincent Baumann from Baden Baden, Germany and Charlie and Ryan Ravalli from New Jersey fished a full day with Jerry and I today on the Lethal Weapon. One Bonito and two Mahi-Mahi were caught. Vincent got the monster, this # 32 fish is a real trophy! A great time was had by all. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels, Capt Ted