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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-24-2008, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Bob Bergquist
I told you it was dangerous! Have a great time...

I told you it was dangerous! Have a great time and get some pictures.:)
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-23-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Is the first fish the same as a California...

Is the first fish the same as a California Yellowtail? the second some sort of overgrown grunt, or a snapper? Very nice.

Trev where are you headed for tarpon?

Bob
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-23-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,824
Posted By Bob Bergquist
The trouble we are having in the Bahamas is that...

The trouble we are having in the Bahamas is that currently US security will allow reels coming in but Bahamian security will not allow them going out. We are talking to them about it, but it is hard...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Bob Bergquist
New Members

Juro,

I guess this would be for you. We have been sugesting folks coming over here to Salina Point to fish with us look at this site. Most are very impressed and stoked by what they read before...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-20-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Hey Malcolm, David and Big Steve are sitting...

Hey Malcolm,

David and Big Steve are sitting here and say hi. About to go get some lobsters and conch for the week.

Tim and Terry made the run durring a brief flat spell on the gulf Stream in...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-19-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Here is a picture of it Tim. ...

Here is a picture of it Tim.


http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o287/Patricetastygoal/marlin_2.jpg
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-17-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Good speaking with you guys at the airport Vince....

Good speaking with you guys at the airport Vince. Looks like another great trip for you and the permit are still being permit!

The muttons are showing up on the flats in good numbers...Neena and I...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-16-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,464
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Actually breaking down and spending the night on...

Actually breaking down and spending the night on the flats can be a huge ordeal with bugs if you can't control where you have to spend the night! A couple guides from Crooked got stuck out with...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-15-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,464
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Most all of the lodges fish over there by going...

Most all of the lodges fish over there by going through the bights or creeks( a long ride each way shortens the day substantialy). Soft bottoms for the most part, muds up bad with any north or west...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-07-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We've been seeing a few that might go that big,...

We've been seeing a few that might go that big, but our bigger fish tend to be in the bight in the fall rather than the spring. The biggest fish we are getting now are on the deep grass flats on the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-07-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Bob Bergquist
It looks like you kicked it's ass! Very nice, did...

It looks like you kicked it's ass! Very nice, did you get a length?
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-01-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Hi Trev, We could use some GT's like the one...

Hi Trev,

We could use some GT's like the one you caught...:chuckle: The abundance and variety of fish is crazy, and every day out we learn a bit more. Nobody has beaten your amberjack record yet...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-28-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Hi JT, Yes, it was out about 200 yards from...

Hi JT,

Yes, it was out about 200 yards from where you got your big wahoo. We saw it trailing the lure, and could have teased it into a fly except we had gummies on for tuna. While we were fighting...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-27-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We got a nice Marlin today!

We trolled up a marlin estimated at 150 pounds that took Dave Goff of Sweetwater Travel 40 minutes to land. We also had some great bird/tuna activity throwing gummies into frothing water around the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-23-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Thats fine, I used to be a stickler about that...

Thats fine, I used to be a stickler about that sort of thing as well but it limited me.:D Its all about having fun down here. If someone does not want or have the ability to repeditivly throw 10...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-22-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We know what drop offs and points they frequent...

We know what drop offs and points they frequent and troll lures over them. When the seas are calm, we have brought some in chuming with mullet or cuda chunks, but that brings the sharks in a hurry....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-20-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We use stainless steel aircraft wire that is...

We use stainless steel aircraft wire that is about 900 pound test for wahoo trolling and 135 pound Surflon crimped to a Spro swivel above flies. For the cuda poppers and flies we use single strand...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-20-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Pics for this week.

Some Pics from this week. Still some nice Wahoo around. This one was about sixty and was the smaller of a double hook up. They tangled up and one got away. We also had a nice mahi jump off at the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-19-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We have been seeing a few as the spring tides are...

We have been seeing a few as the spring tides are enabling them to run into the bonefish creeks. Normally if we pole along certain bars and shorelines we see at least a few per day. We had tough shot...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-19-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Vince, Salina Point homecoming is going on...

Vince,

Salina Point homecoming is going on from Feb 29 -March 3 if you want a cool party with the locals.:)
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-19-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
I really like the clear intermidiate SA Tarpon...

I really like the clear intermidiate SA Tarpon tapers with a served loop end, and 50 pound spectra piled on for backing; the more the better. The Wahoo and smaller tuna don't go more than a couple...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-18-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
We had some tarpon around before Christmas, but...

We had some tarpon around before Christmas, but we have not seen any for a while...just too early for the migratory guys. They should start to show in March I suspect.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-18-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By Bob Bergquist
The epoxy/chopped yarn Casa Blanca style raghead...

The epoxy/chopped yarn Casa Blanca style raghead tied in light tan with a long hackle tail has been my best permit fly by far.:)
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-18-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Jim, A 12wt is about minimum for the bigger...

Jim,

A 12wt is about minimum for the bigger tuna, though yellowfins that size need about 800ft of spectra backing normally. As for flies, anything flashy but not overly large. Gummy minnows about...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-18-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bob Bergquist
Jim, A 12wt is about minimum for the bigger...

Jim,

A 12wt is about minimum for the bigger tuna, though yellowfins that size need about 800ft of spectra backing normally. As for flies, anything flashy but not overly large. Gummy minnows about...
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