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Mutton Snapper & 20 lb Cobia on the Reef

 



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Apr 19, 2009, 4:37 PM

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Thereís been a lot of activity offshore this week in Fort Lauderdale. This afternoon, Joe and his girlfriend got in on some action aboard the Frequent Flyer II. Around 4 PM we headed out the Intracoastal Waterway, not like the usual 8-12 or 1-5 trips we run daily. We rigged up some fresh bonito strips and started off trolling. The King Mackerel and Bonito were showing themselves in good numbers. When we reached the reef, the sun started to set and man was it pretty. We crossed our fingers for a grouper or snapper to bite. Within 10 minutes of trolling the reef, we were hooked. We saw color as the fish hovered below. The 7 lb Mutton Snapper was bright and beautiful. We knew we were in a good spot now, so trolling gear went right back in the water and we sat back for another instant bite. After 15 minutes in the fighting chair, Joe reeled in a beefy, 20 lb Cobia.

Nice catch guys!








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