In Search of Spanish Mackerel

2006-10-20 14:30:29
Florida Keys, Florida - Saltwater Fishing Report
Upper Keys

I took a party out into the gulf looking for some Spanish mackerel last week. We found some fish but not the numbers I was looking for. We did catch a number of blacktip sharks. Fishing will only get better. I made a tarpon trip one morning. I was using dead baits. We had two tarpon on, but lost them when they warped around a bridge.

I poked offshore one day. looking for some dolphin, tuna or a sail. We found nothing. We came in and fished for some snappers on the reef. We caught some yellowtails, mangos and had a nice cobia follow a fish in. He eat a grunt, and we eat him.

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Fish Species: Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon, Cobia, Dolphin, Tuna
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About The Author: Captain Izzy Donatiello

Company: Reel Style Sportfishing

Area Reporting: Miami, Key Largo, Islamorada

Bio: Captain Izzy has been fishing Miami, Key Largo & Islamorada all his life, and has operated his own full-time sportfishing charter operation for over fifteen years. Whether its trying to catch dinner, a trophy of a lifetime, or taking the family out for a day on the water. You would have made the correct decision, choosing him. He knows what people expect and tries to provide it. In fact, he makes a very special effort to insure that the novice or young anglers are having fun.

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