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Wrecking big time

Here at Fish the Dream fishing holidays I pride myself in being able to adapt and change at short notice to give the complete Florida Keys fishing adventure. The boat helps fantastically being  just as happy 30 miles offshore in big seas to drifting the flats in less than 2ft. The other day proved the point again, we started off at 7 mile bridge and Dave had a nice near 20lb permit but the tide slowed so it was decided to go offshore trolling for dorado. On the way out about 8 miles offshore we were near on of my 200ft wreck so a brief stop was planed. This wreck has produced some good amberjack this season so down went to live baits and two rods were sett up for jigging. Dave was on the live bait and the second his bait touched bottom bang fish on. These ambejack are localy known as wreck donkeys and are very hard to move and just like doing long runs back to the bottom. It took Dave some time but a stunning near 50lb ambejack was boated and after a few photos was put back. Its nice to see these fish return despite coming up 200ft they go back just fine and there weight means to much food to keep so they all go back.

Next it was Johns turn and using Snowbees travel combo rod and a butterfly jig and other amberjack was soon in the boat for its photo session. The rod was amazing its so light but so much power I don’t know how they do it but Snowbee has a winner here.

Its nice to be on a mark when every one hooks up sometimes an angler can miss out but on this day everyone had fish. Graham and Steven soon had fish in for that photo that proves you can fish the dream, so I have said before don’t just dream come and fish. The trolling offshore well the amberjack put pay to that some very tired but happy anglers headed back with smiles and grins.