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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-19-2010, 07:59 PM
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Posted By risingtide
Hey Tony, I've followed this forum for about a...

Hey Tony,
I've followed this forum for about a year now and am glad to have someone else from FL following along. I live in Burnt Store Marina and plan on getting out Wed and Thursday. I plan on...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-15-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By risingtide
I did a day trip to Ascencion Bay several years...

I did a day trip to Ascencion Bay several years ago and of the 6 people in our group only a few of caught bonefish and it was not many and they were small. Saw1 permit but could not get a cast off....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-08-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By risingtide
I'll be heading out to Grand Bahama for Christmas...

I'll be heading out to Grand Bahama for Christmas and will be staying near Freetown, along the south central coast. I heard Mclean's Town is an excellent place for bones. Has anyone fished there?
Dan
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-17-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By risingtide
I'm also a member. I have the DNA sample kit for...

I'm also a member. I have the DNA sample kit for tarpon and hope to use it this weekend.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-16-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By risingtide
Aaron Adams would be a great interview. He is...

Aaron Adams would be a great interview. He is director of operatiions of Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. I've e-maled him several timesand have received excellent feedback. He also heads one of the depts....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-05-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By risingtide
There are still plenty of redfish around. A...

There are still plenty of redfish around. A friend of mine at my school caught a 27" last week. Usually, this time of the year is incredible, its just that weather has been horific. I was actually ...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-04-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By risingtide
I was on the middle cay, Mangrove Cay, about 3...

I was on the middle cay, Mangrove Cay, about 3 weeks ago and caught some nice bones. I used a #2 tan and white clouser, sparsely ties, with pink thread and also used a #2 super gotcha and had great...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-04-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By risingtide
Eric, It was a terrible week for fly fishing,...

Eric,
It was a terrible week for fly fishing, the wind just did not let up. I plan on parking my boat outside Blind Pass on an outgoing tide for tarpon this weekend, if the wind lets up. I also...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-27-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By risingtide
Went there last year and spent 2 days with Jody...

Went there last year and spent 2 days with Jody Albury and he was excellent. He has a brand new flats boat and put me into a lot of bones and a big cuda. He was on the Pirates of the Flats (Brokaw,...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-27-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By risingtide
Its Blind Pass and yes it's re-opened. I have...

Its Blind Pass and yes it's re-opened. I have actually been thinking about going there for some night tarpon. Talked to some people fishing (spin reel) and they have pulled out some sharks, catfish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-24-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By risingtide
Eric, I belong to the Sanibel Fly Fishing club...

Eric,
I belong to the Sanibel Fly Fishing club and just received a report. They are catching trout and spanish mackeral off the causeway. Try and rent a kayak and look for birds diving bait or fish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-24-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By risingtide
Hey Eric, I live near Captiva and fished...

Hey Eric,

I live near Captiva and fished South Matlacha today. I saw one 30+ inch snook sunning herself along the mangraoves. The wind was 20-30 out of the south and wouldn't you know it when I...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-11-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By risingtide
I too have the Fuji and find that it is an...

I too have the Fuji and find that it is an excellent camera!!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-25-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By risingtide
I'll be fishing the middle bight of Andros in a...

I'll be fishing the middle bight of Andros in a week. We are staying at the Seascape Inn. I plan on DIY most of the time and getting a guide on one of the days. I'll let you know.
Dan
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-25-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By risingtide
For now, I would not try southwest FL like...

For now, I would not try southwest FL like Sanibel. I live down here and the fishing is just not there yet. It would be better if you come down in May. By then the tarpon and snook will be back. The...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-21-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,741
Posted By risingtide
Sorry to hear about the weather. I was in New...

Sorry to hear about the weather. I was in New Providence a month ago and it was the same then. I'm heading to Andros in 2 weeks (Mangrove Cay), hope the water warms up by then. Was there any one fly...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-05-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By risingtide
New Providence Bahamas

My girlfriend surprised me with a short cruise to the Bahamas for Christmas, knowing that I would be bonefishing every time we docked. Anyway, we are stopping at Coco Cay and NP. I was told the best...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-05-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By risingtide
From what I understand, in FL, you cannot take a...

From what I understand, in FL, you cannot take a tarpon out of the water unless it is tagged. The other problem, from what I have read, is that rermoving a large tarpon and holding it vertically is...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-26-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By risingtide
Lightbulb Winter Tarpon

http://www.flyfishingforum.com/chronicles/tarponpic.jpg

Caught this tarpon off Summerland Key a few weeks ago before the 3 coldfront came in and killed too many fish. I caught it on a chartruese...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-24-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By risingtide
I will definately book him for a day or two....

I will definately book him for a day or two. Thanks again.

Another question for anyone. I am new to this forum and was wondering how one posts a picture. I caught a tarpon 2 weeks ago in the Keys...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-24-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By risingtide
Great report Bjorn!! I am taking 3 trips to the...

Great report Bjorn!!
I am taking 3 trips to the Bahamas this year, a Bahamas cruise (3 days) in Feb., Andros in April and Grand Bahama for Christmas. We are renting a house on the beach near...
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