Ben Got His Swordfish

Ben Eskanazi has tried for swordfish several times. He has hooked a swordfish almost every trip and lost every swordfish. On the first drop today Ben was tight to a good swordfish. Half an hour latter the fish was 30 feet straight down. Then after another 10 minutes of fighting we pulled the hook. Several…


Electric Reel or Not

Yesterday Dan set out to catch a swordfish deep dropping during the day. He is a hard working businessman and father who doesn’t have time to train for a 2 hour big game fish battle. With this in mind we set out to help him catch a swordfish. We used a Penn 80 International with…


Dr Russell Nelson

This weekend the fishing world lost a great friend. TBF scientist Dr Russell Nelson passed away. Dr Nelson was very active in Florida and United States fishery managment over the last 30 years and will be missed by all who knew him   To book a charter with Capt. Bouncer of Bouncer’s Dusky 33, please…


Swordfish Action

We fished Saturday with Martin and Pasi from Sweden. They caught and harvested a 120 lb swordfish and released a 200 swordfish. They will use this expierence for magazine articles at home. Today we fished with Nate and Vito and Vito caught a 300 lb swordfish. We used the Hooker Electric reel to work the…


Good Snook

Tonight we fished with 4 business men. After a slow first hour we caught a barracuda, a jack, a snapper and 8 snook up to 38 inches. It was good fun.   To book a charter with Capt. Bouncer of Bouncer’s Dusky 33, please visit http://www.captbouncer.com/


Great finish to the Day

This morning started slow. Around 10 action picked up a little with a 86 inch sailfish and then a 30 pound amberjack. Then it was very slow with a small shark our only catch till after 3:20. Then we hooked a double header. We had a good fish on a flat line and another on…


Monster Hunt

We are in Oregon, fishing below Dalles Dam on the Columbia River. Today my nephew Keith caught 2 sturgeon over 400 lbs each, 2 over 200 lbs and 3 about 20 lbs each. My sister Sue caught 5 sturgeon from 80 to 150 lbs. i was lucky enough to catch 2 over 200, a 140…


Pacific Northwest

We are out in Oregon. My sister, nephew and I are fishing for white sturgeon. In 7 hours we caught about 50 sturgeon from 6 to 20 pounds. The weather is 60 to 75 degrees and partly cloudy. We are fishing with Charlie Foster 503/820/1189. We are surrounded by mountain. What a great day!  …



After days and nights if great fishing luck, our luck crashed last night. It was rough, it rained, we pulled hooks, hung bottom and had shark trouble. All this would be bad, but it is much worse when your guest of honor is a fishaholic 12 year old. His dad caught a cubera snapper and…