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Bob’s on fire

Well what a few days we are having I cant think back to when a guy on a fishing holiday in the Florida Keys has been ticking so many boxes and so fast hardly leaving and to come back for but I think Bob will be back.  Two days ago after hearing reports of good king mackerel on the ocean we headed south and were having fun on the reef edge when Martin had a good cuda but we were only there  for bait but I always leave a long rod out always a good idea.  So bait done and into some near 200 ft and in no time fish on and there is only one fish that has to start with a power 100 yd run yes Bob had his first king and in no time with his increasing skills boat side well done again.  Last day Bob was asking about a nice medium shark and he still had to do cobia so off to a gulf wreck and skip ticked both boxes some guys are amazed at how I can do this but this is when the over 15 years experience pays off.

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At last we have a video of a classic Whippy walk on goliath grouper thanks to Rodney Rigby and his Go Pro showing all the maddness of getting grouper right back to the boat when chumming a wreck. In all fairness when we get them this close very hard as you start the fight under the boat and as you can see in the video it takes more than one man you have to keep pressure on no pump and wind just drag and walk.  But boy do those big 22/0 circle hooks work, the trick we have also found is also to use the size of bait to get the fish you want about a 1lb of bait to 100 lb of fish mad or what !