George, Thom, and Joe
It was a windy morning. I picked George, Thom, and Joe up at Capt. Hiram’s at 8 a.m. The tide was incoming in the inlet. It was a little cloudy with scattered showers. I was pretty skeptical about catching fish., especially when we went out the inlet and couldn’t find any bait. Luckily, I had 10 Croakers and some shrimp from yesterday in the live well. We fished the tip for a bit and nothing. Tide was supposed to switch around 10:30. I figured if we were going to go out then we better get going. It was choppy. George was a trooper! I worked my way out to 80ft. and started searching for activity. Eventually we came across some turtles with some Cobia on them. Thom caught the first fish which was a little short. He even caught the first keeper 20lbs. I caught the next one which was 25lb. approx. Joe caught a couple of shorts. It was Thoms day though. He put the next keeper in the box approx. 28lb. he was on fire. George got a smaller King and even Barracuda. He did get spooled though. funny! We put one more in the box that was approx. 28lb. We ran out of bait and it was getting really rough and someone a little green! Great Cobia trip, lots of fun and 9 fish, 4 keepers. George and Joe it was great fishing with you guys again. Thom it was a pleasure getting to fish and meet you as well. Good luck in Key west. Enjoy all that fresh fish guys! Talk to you soon.