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Lure only day

What a cracking day yesterday only one angler the others had wife things to do so Joe asked could we just work lures near the banks for barracuda and anything else. This I think is why we at Fish the Dream have been so successfull with are fishing holidays in the Florida Keys it is the customer who calls the shots. You can fish for what you want, when you want and for as long as you want not some guide who has to be back at 4 pm.  Back to yesterday despite blowing 20 mph + we found tons of shelter behind the banks most are 4 to five miles out in the bay but all take the waves right of the sea. We kept on the move on the lee side and found fish on every bank. The jacks were insane not very big up to 5 lb but the sight of a shoal surfing to kill the poppers mind blowing. The cuda were there as well in big numbers we lost count but it must have been over 5o for the day best 15 lb so much fun on light spinning rods.

A huge 4 to 5 ft fish nailed one of Joe’s small cuda on the way in a small fish very quickly became a big fish shame it did not stay on maybe a thirty. Along with the cuda and jacks we also had blue runners, houndfish, lizard fish, and spanish mackerel. The hound fish are a very big gar and can top 5 ft but still have the green bones but eat well. At lunch we put out a small live cuda to see if the big one was still around but this was taken by a 100 lb + nurse shark shame. Back to the dock with a very tired Joe but a day he will rember.