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Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by ptaco88, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Dec 23, 2010 at 11:12 PM
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    ptaco88

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    Heres some pics of a trip we took about a year ago. 40 miles out from Ponce Inlet, Florida. We trolled all day caught 12 Mahi and a King fish. They called for 2-3 ft. seas...they ended up being 4-5 the damn outriggers were touching the water the boat was rockin so bad!! Nevertheless i may have puked a few times lol...It was well worth it though!

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  2. Dec 23, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    from the waves in the background those are not 5 foot wave......
     
  3. Dec 23, 2010 at 11:44 PM
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    Good job
     
  4. Dec 23, 2010 at 11:48 PM
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    but i will say those are some good fish
     
  5. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    urright that was early morning!!! towards the afternoon it got rough! :eek:
     
  6. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    nice! BTW, you would not find me taking pictures in 4-5 ft seas. lol I would be strapped in a chair with a bucket between my legs filled with barf. Good lookin fish!
     
  7. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:41 AM
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    ok damnit i didnt measure the waves!!!! LOL but they were big and it sucked balls..well worth catching some monster mahi :)
     
  8. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:50 AM
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    Give 20 footers a try and then tell me about what sucks....
    Awesome fishing day tho. I need to get back down that way and hook some more...
     
  9. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM
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    F that! Even on a big ass cutter or anything that would still suck big time!
     
  10. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    You get used to it. I only ever puked once and I had a sinus infection at the time...so I don't feel bad about it.
     
  11. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    thats why im in the Army i dont think i could stand being at sea for more than one day.... even though the CG does look like a bad ass job
     
  12. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    It is...I think we all have days that we envy someone elses job tho...=)
     
  13. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    haha I would get used to it no doubt. It takes me a while to get my "sea legs" Every time I go scuba diving it takes me a while to get acclimated to being on a boat.
     
  14. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    We free dive in 10-15 foot surf, if that counts for anything?
     
  15. Dec 24, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    haha i surf 10-15 foot surf.... does that count haha i have taken boats out to 400 miles with a mother ship for fuel i was in a 46' custom that did 22 knots in reverse made for chasing monster marlin.. to bad i was dumb and never really got any good pics on that trip
     
  16. Dec 24, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    22 knots in reverse damn that's impressive, I've been spooled by marlin while in full reverse, that kind of speed would've been nice.
     
  17. Dec 24, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    the boat was made to pretty much never lose a fish ... 130w were all we used had like 15 of them 5 with 150 pound test 5 with 80 pound and 5 with 35pound it was like cheating
     
  18. Dec 24, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    The question: Why the Mahi on the hot Florida concrete driveway?
    You guys do not eat sushi?
    Nice fish, it take us here in San Francisco 50-60 miles one way to find waters over 65 degrees and have a chance to mahi or albacore tuna.
    Take care
    vbibi:(
     
  19. Dec 24, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    lol they were only laid out for about 10 minutes while we were getting more ice for the cooler...
     
  20. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:38 PM
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    looking @ these pics is making me hungry i cant wait until Christmas dinner with the family
     
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