Floaters- 8/15/15 - Pensacola Fishing Forum

Go Back   Pensacola Fishing Forum > Blue Water Fishing > Blue Water Reports

Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By _kyle_
  • 1 Post By _kyle_
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-16-2015, 09:41 PM   #1
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
_kyle_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Mobile
Posts: 34
Default Floaters- 8/15/15

Put the boat in the water on Friday at Dauphin Island at about 3 and left to get bait..

Hit the 2nd rig to the East of the lighthouse and got a 100+ thread fin herring, hard tail, and greenback herring..

Them came in threw the net for pogies and in one throw got 50lbs of them for chunking..
Then we went in to fill the boat with ice and fuel. Rigged baits till about 9 PM.

After getting a short nap we left the Island at 2:30 AM Saturday morning. Right as we were leaving a small Pop up shower drenched us right at the start of the trip.....

It was a slightly bumpy run to horn mtn area at 2-3' footers.

Hit Horn mtn and the drillship to the east at daylight looking for tuna. Blackfin were jumping everywhere and he occasional Yellowfin jumped..
We started out chunking and had no fish take the bait.. The current was a little fast but nothing like it was a Nakika.
After 20 min chunking at Horn and the drillship we threw some poppers and picked up a couple small Blackfin and had a yellowfin come off.

As to catching no yellowfin we headed further south to the Nakika rig. On the way we hit a nice weed line and some scattered grass. We looked for some dolphin but it only held chicken dolphin and a ton of small to big triggerfish..

The water went from a nice blue green to a cobalt blue just south of the weed line.

At Nakika a storm was brewing to the south and hit us almost immediately. It wasn't bad just rained for a bit. As it rained we got our trolling spread out and trolled around the rig.

After 10-15min of trolling our left flatline got smacked by a big wahoo. He jumped twice and on the 2nd jump spit the lure out... It was disappointing to say the least but while he was on his run the left rigger went off and had a big mahi boat side shortly..

Put the spread back out and got a couple more mahi in the box..

All of us were tired from the trip so we trolled north back to horn mtn. Nothing but any of the baits so we decided to call it..

As we pointed the boat north a huge storm blew over us as soon as we got the baits out of the water..
When it hit it was about a 4-5' foot sea but we were wishing for it to be that again. 40mph winds hit the boat and as soon as we new what happened there were 10-12' waves rolling around us. It lasted about 1 hour and calmed back down to a respectable 4-5' sea.

We came back in at 35 mph and getting still getting beat up. At 4:30 we finally made the island and ended the long trip...




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
MaxxT likes this.
_kyle_ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-16-2015, 09:42 PM   #2
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
_kyle_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Mobile
Posts: 34
Default Floaters- 8/15/15




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
MaxxT likes this.

Last edited by _kyle_; 09-08-2015 at 10:21 PM.
_kyle_ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-16-2015, 09:45 PM   #3
Wahoo
Ruby Red Lip
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 46
Default

Rough trip
KBGAub is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-16-2015, 10:07 PM   #4
Master of Disaster
White Marlin
 
badonskybuccaneers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Coastal Alabama
Posts: 3,042
Default

We were suppose to get on the boat Sat, but saw the weather forecast (VIA a couple different sites and apps) and decided not to go- just that feeling.
Glad yall got to put a few fish in the box and made it back in one piece. Thanks for the report.
__________________

This is not a charter service or professional fishing group, we're just trying to have some fun!
Email- [email protected]
Website- www.badonskybuccaneers.com
FaceBook- www.facebook.com/badonskybuccaneers
Videos- www.youtube.com/aboutscubasteve
badonskybuccaneers is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-16-2015, 10:43 PM   #5
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
_kyle_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Mobile
Posts: 34
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by badonskybuccaneers View Post
We were suppose to get on the boat Sat, but saw the weather forecast (VIA a couple different sites and apps) and decided not to go- just that feeling.
Glad yall got to put a few fish in the box and made it back in one piece. Thanks for the report.

Glad someone is smarter then us


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
_kyle_ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-17-2015, 02:39 AM   #6
Senior Member
Grouper
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 656
Default

Great report, thank you !!! A few fish, some storng winds , priceless...keeps us alive (some of us !!) , glad you made it back safely, quite a ride you have.
__________________
RYA coastal yachtmaster
US Coast Guard OUPV license
2015/01 transatlantic sail aboard Globe Challenger one from West to East.
ARC 2017 Las Palmas to St Lucia, 45ft Lagoon.

The true peace of god begins at any point a 1000 miles from the nearest land. Joseph Conrad
Frenchy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-17-2015, 11:22 AM   #7
Senior Member
Sailfish
 
MSViking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Jackson, MS & Orange Beach, AL
Posts: 1,393
Default

Thanks for posting a detailed report of your trip. We all have trips that make you appreciate the easy trips. Makes us all hardened blue water veterans! The weather on Saturday certainly messed up a lot of peoples plans.

Thanks again

Robert
__________________
MSyellowfin
2008 54C Viking "Jacquelyn"
2010 36 Yellowfin "Forgiven" (sold)
2010 24 Hurricane Deck Boat
2001 Contender 25 (sold)
MSViking is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pensacola Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
How Did You Find Us?
Tell us how you heard about Pensacola Fishing Forum.

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.