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  1. Shark fishing?

    There are plenty of compact reels, both spinning and conventional, made these days that will be more than adequate to handle a large shark from the beach. You don't need a 12/0 Senator. It's not a Bluefin tuna for God's sake.
  2. Shark fishing?

    illegal? If you toss a piece of cut bait out how would you know if it's going to be eaten by a shark, drum, cobia, ray, rockfish, trout or for that matter any fish. I have caught plenty of large sharks while drum fishing from the surf. False Cape is a good place for the above mentioned. Check out Andrew K and Zambezi's posts.
  3. well Todd at least you are honest. You struck out with the strippers AND the rockfish. Hard winter bro. You'll have 'em in the inlet pullin on bluefish before you know it. Hang in there skipper.
  4. Absolutely. It will open a lot of doors down the road. Good luck to you.
  5. Yes Bobby, I mooched off my parents for 2 summers. There...I said it.
  6. That is what I was gonna tell you if you would have called me. Like the post above says......you are gonna work for free for a long time before you get paid for it. I know this to be true because I did it in the 80's.
  7. It's way too much to type. Feel free to call me and I can get you pointed in the right direction. 472-8023 Dave One thing you have to understand is the fact that these jobs are hard to come by even for an experienced mate. Managing a cockpit on a charter boat is a lot harder than it looks and takes years to become truly proficient. When people pay 1800 or 2000 dollars to go fish for a day they are expecting the crew to be professionals. It's really not a learn as you go kind of job.
  8. That is really not the best way to go about this if he is really serious about it.
  9. Dump site bouy

    I always thought it was where the dredge spoil was dumped.
  10. Dump site bouy

    Just south and east of Rudee Inlet about 3 miles off the beach.
  11. Great photos Ken. We had six whites and one roundscale. It sure was a pretty day.
  12. The circle hooks used today are designed to disintegrate quickly. Anyone that uses them knows they have to be changed out frequently during the day because the barb wears off just by trolling for an extended period. If you do gut hook one kill it and eat it, kill it and donate it to a food bank or release it and if it dies it will be recycled. I have caught hundreds an can count on one hand with fingers left over how many I did not think would survive. They are very spirited animals. I'm quite certain they will be fine. And yes, breaking them off after chasing them down is far better than beating them on the side of the boat, dragging them over the transom and getting your picture taken. My 2 cents.
  13. Why do you say that it is brackish. There is no fresh water other than rain. If you are saying you caught them past the narrows I think you were in Linkhorn Bay. It is not uncommon to catch bluefish in there all summer. Albeit they are normally smaller than the ones that found you. Also plenty of Drum , Trout, and small Rockfish.
  14. All the crabs I saw were small females. Never many males in Rudee.
  15. Last years ballyhoo cut in chunks.
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