Saturday, 10-13-07 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

October 15, 2007
Capt. Eric

Gary and Diane

Gary & Diane Big Snook 10-13-07 Gary and Diane are from Orlando. It was Diane’s 40th B-day and Gary treated her to a fishing trip. We met up at Capt. Hiram’s at 6 p.m. The weather is a little windy about 10 – 15 mph. out of the S.E. We had no problems catching bait, pins and pigs. The tide was still slowly moving out at dark. We set up a drift and Gary hooked up, he lost it half way through the fight. I told him not to worry because we don’t want to catch a fish on the first drift it’s usually bad luck.

The tide was beginning to come in. Diane hooked up next and landed a nice Redfish. We kept fishing and the tide was getting faster, I had to use a 1/2 oz. split to get the bait down. Diane caught another couple of Reds and Gary caught the first Snook. It was just a little short of a keeper. Gary soon after that hooked into a nice Snook that was 31 inches, the first keeper. Diane was red hot, she was hooking up on every drift. Diane’s first Snook was just Short 27″ and her second Snook was a fatty 34″. Diane did finally get that nice 32″ Snook.  After a few more drifts and catching a couple more Reds and short Snook we ran out of bait. It was a very good night, lots of action. Thanks Gary and Diane for the trip and I hope to fish with you two again.


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