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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-13-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By MartyG
Just looks up posts from Vince and his DIY...

Just looks up posts from Vince and his DIY groups. Lots of pictures and trips reports.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-15-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Governor's Harbour area guide

Back to Eleuthera again this Saturday. If the wind isn't howling I thought I might try a guide. Paul Petty is in the area I believe. Does anyone have any first hand experience fishing with a guide...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-05-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Back to Eleuthera 4/8-4/14

If anyone is going to be in Eleuthera and might want to fish between 4/9 and 4/13 let me know. I'd like to take out Ocean Fox or Paul Petty to try for some mahi. I think it's a good time of the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-14-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Trip Report Eleuthera 3/7-3/13

Great weather. Hot, light to medium breeze.

This was a unique trip because I forgot my gear sling with both of my best fly boxes with all of my Charlies, Gotcha's, and Clousers, etc... Basically...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-27-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Trip Report - Eleuthera 1/12-1/22

Overall nice weather starting in the low 80's for daily highs with wind from N-NE changing to SW with cold front passing through on day 5. Some rain followed but soon turned to sunny days in the low...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,180
Posted By MartyG
Thanks for the report. It's good have great...

Thanks for the report. It's good have great details about the species, best fishing season and some locations for futuer reference.

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-23-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Thanks Dave. I'll rig both rods. Is there a...

Thanks Dave. I'll rig both rods. Is there a minimum tippet strength you'd recommend for chickens? 12lb? 20lb?

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-19-2013, 08:28 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Flies for Mahi Mahi?

Heading to Eleuthera and have gotten to know a guy with a charter boat who always says he can get me into Mahi Mahi. I might just do it this next trip in 9 days.

Can anyone advise on the types of...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-19-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By MartyG
John - I sent a PM. Thanks, Marty

John - I sent a PM.

Thanks,

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-14-2013, 10:25 AM
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Posted By MartyG
Martin - I'd recommend anywhere on the Atlantic...

Martin - I'd recommend anywhere on the Atlantic side from Governor's Harbour and south through Tarpum Bay. When the winds are down the ocean side is calm and makes for great fishing from the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-12-2013, 03:50 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Another trip to Eleuthera 10/28-11/6

if anyone will be traveling to Central/Southern Eleuthera and would like to fish just drop me a PM.

I'm thinking about renting a kayak and trying the creeks in Weymss Bight.

Also Whiteland...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-09-2013, 08:25 AM
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Posted By MartyG
South Eleuthera creeks

Last April I had a chance to drive past many creeks in South Eleuthera in the areas of Green Castle and Wyemss Bight. Have any of you kayaked through those creeks? I know I can get a kayak through...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-09-2013, 11:02 AM
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Posted By MartyG
Maybe I got it wrong in my rush to read the...

Maybe I got it wrong in my rush to read the article. If that's all it is then I don't get why the airlines are in a panic.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-08-2013, 11:41 AM
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Views: 1,452
Posted By MartyG
Bahamas airfair surcharge

Have you guys read this yet?

The Bahamas gov't is going to add $75 to each one way ticket ($150 roundtrip). Basically a 2-3 rum punch per day hit to our wallets for a week long trip.
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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-06-2013, 07:02 PM
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Views: 10,372
Posted By MartyG
I love the Orvis Sling. Could be any makers...

I love the Orvis Sling. Could be any makers sling. Weight is carried on your back and you can cast with no issues and they hold a surprising amount in a compact area.

Also I like that you can...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-06-2013, 11:26 AM
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Posted By MartyG
Three salt water setups. All are 9.5 tip flex. ...

Three salt water setups. All are 9.5 tip flex.

Orvis TLS 8 weight w/Orvis Large Arbor IV & Orvis Striper Intermediate plus a spare spool with same line. Old setup but casts great. Reels should...
Forum: Our Environment 06-25-2013, 09:25 AM
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Views: 10,408
Posted By MartyG
Wow. I watched the video and was shocked. I'd...

Wow. I watched the video and was shocked. I'd read several years ago about the farms in the North Atlantic in Norway and Sweden. All I remembered was that the fish ended up living in water with a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By MartyG
Okiplug, I'm far from an expert but I have...

Okiplug,

I'm far from an expert but I have stayed in N. Palmetto point around 8 times and the tides are obviously important. However, with that said, I've always run into wind so being able to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By MartyG
After my experience at Savannah Sound I admit...

After my experience at Savannah Sound I admit that I look around often when I'm on the edge of the flat when I get up to my waist.

And I've seen a dorsal move slowly through the water on more than...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By MartyG
I've talked with some locals about big sharks in...

I've talked with some locals about big sharks in Savannah Sound and they told me that if a bull is known to frequent it they will stake a dead goat out at the low tide point and wait for the shark to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-23-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By MartyG
Shark attack - Savannah Sound

March 21, 2013
(Eleuthera, Bahamas) - The Eleutheran can confirm the sighting of a shark this week, near the tranquil shore of Alabaster Bay/Receiver's Beach. Police tonight are also confirming a 50...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By MartyG
Thanks Vince. I've tried Deep Creek a couple of...

Thanks Vince. I've tried Deep Creek a couple of time unsuccessfully. I need to get there extra early to get staged at the right places I guess.

Where do you access Half Sound? I've fished the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By MartyG
Eleuthera trip 4/3-4/9

If anyone has any tips for unique fishing spots, mid or southern Eleuthera, please drop me a note. I'm back to Palmetto Point for a week soon. I'd like to try to find some creeks to wade toward...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By MartyG
John, Good luck to you. I hope the temps go...

John,

Good luck to you. I hope the temps go up and the wind settles down.

FYI - the flies that I caught the big bones on were tan and white #4 clousers that I tied. I experimented with some...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-22-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By MartyG
Eleuthera Report 1/13-1/20/2013

Good afternoon everyone.

Here's a short report regarding Eleuthera last week.

Temps were low 70's to 81 with strong (12-17 mph) easterlies finishing up with a northerly which brought in a...
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