Half day fishing has remained on the slow side throughout this past week. Anglers have managed a few decent seabass catches with some fluke here and there. Highlight of this morning’s trip was a fine 9.5 lb doormat which fell victim to a trusty old rental rod. Please note: Tomorrow’s sunset special is CANCELLED due to inclement weather. We are still planning on sailing for the morning half day trip.
Half day trips over the last few days has been relatively slow. A handful of seabass and fluke but overall the fishing has been very sub-par. This is normal for this time of year as we usually experience a lull in action in mid to late August on the half day grounds when the water is at its peak temperature. Fishing around the island on the other hand has been great, with loads of nice fluke and an all you can eat buffet of jumbo seabass. The sunset special on Sunday was very good, with a full limit of seabass and several fluke limits around the boat.
Fishing the last few days have been quite eventful. Sunday afternoon’s sunset special was good, with several limits of both fluke and seabass. Some didn’t fare as well as others but those who were able to dial in on the bite left with hefty bags of fillets. Bucktails and whole squid were the key to victory. Monday we had a full day charter and the bite was slightly more relaxed than the night before, but still quite good. The day started with a very slow drift and some anglers working Bucktails had their limits within the first couple hours. Later in the day the drift picked up and made for a great last few drifts. We would like to note that this upcoming weekend, the morning trips are booked for private charters both Saturday and Sunday. We will be sailing open boat for Saturday afternoon’s half day and Sunday afternoon for the sunset special.
Very good seabass bite on morning’s private charter with the guys from Los Andes restaurant. The fluke layed low for the most part, but the seabass made up for it, as we finished the trip dangerously close to a full limit. The afternoon was a bit on the slower side. More keeper fluke than the morning trip, but not nearly as many seabass. Tomorrow morning we have a private charter, but will be sailing open boat for the 1-8 sunset special.
Fishing today was very slow on the morning trip. Thick fog and no drift made for poor fishing. The afternoon on the other hand was excellent. A light crowd was treated to perfect drift conditions and nearly a boat limit of seabass to four pounds with a handful of quality fluke. This just goes to show that The fishing can change drastically in only a couple hours and you really never know what to expect from the morning to the afternoon. We would also like to note that tomorrow, 7/28 we have a private charter in the morning and the afternoon trip is SOLD OUT. Also, we have a charter Sunday morning but will be sailing the sunset special trip, 1pm-8pm Sunday.
Fishing this morning was on the slower side, with little to no drift for the majority of the trip. The afternoon saw much improved fishing after the wind picked up and had the boat covering some ground, with many seabass limits and a handful of porgies and fluke mixed in. We will be sailing only the morning half day tomorrow, Saturday 7/21. The afternoon trip as well as both trips Sunday are cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
Todays half day trips both saw some awesome fishing. It seems the fish are finally chewing the way they should be on the local grounds, and both trips had excellent numbers of quality seabass and fluke. Many seabass limits today and even a couple fluke limits on both trips, which is downright impressive to achieve on a half day. Lots of full coolers and smiling faces today aboard the Seven B’s. Also we would like to congratulate Shirley Bell, who celebrated her 95th birthday yesterday and fished on this morning’s trip. She’s been fishing with us for upwards of forty years, and she’s still got the touch, landing some fine fluke and seabass.