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Fishing Assortment on the Edge

Today Mike and Brian wanted to improve their bottom fishing skills. We fished a variety of wrecks and methods. The fish were mostly small today. We caught gag and snow grouper, amberjack, mutton and vermillion snapper. Trolling small lures we caught a bunch of small bonito, Live bait chumming produced a small sailfish and small…

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Another Stepping Stone

Scott Nichols is trying to catch all 9 billfish species in a year. Yesterday we helped him cross off his swordfish. Learn how we caught it at IGFA fishing tips on Utube in a few weeks.   To book a charter with Capt. Bouncer of Bouncer’s Dusky 33, please visit http://www.captbouncer.com/

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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/

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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…