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I would like to thank Jason4606 and Freddy (ichiban) and his cousin Johnny for coming down to Destin and jig fishing with me yesterday. Had a fantastic day on the water, with tons of fish caught. Stayed bowed up pretty much all day. Freddy will post pics and details later. Thanks again, Spineyman
 

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I would like to thank Jason4606 and Freddy (ichiban) and his cousin Johnny for coming down to Destin and jig fishing with me yesterday. Had a fantastic day on the water, with tons of fish caught. Stayed bowed up pretty much all day. Freddy will post pics and details later. Thanks again, Spineyman

Spineyman,

Congratulations on a successful day of fishing and making new fishing buddies from the forums. I hope to have siimilar results this season.

Ty
 

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You hit it Ty... The fishing was great. But the real treat is meeting people that you never would have known if it weren't for forums like this.

George is a heck of a captain, a great fisherman and an awesome host! Freddy and Johnny were a blast to fish with and talk to about tackle/techniques and George's buddy Marty from PC was an absolute riot! (I wish Freddy had a chance to snap him jigging 2 rods at once!)

George definitely had the hot hand yesterday with any rod he touched. But there was one obvious favorite... Let's just say that I thought Freddy's Jigwrex S508 might not make it back to Atlanta!

You can't imagine how many throw back AJs we had from 25-29.5". We only had one short (20 mins?) lull at mid-day. But as soon as somebody said something about it slowing down, we had a 5-fish hookup! And it never slowed down again.

It was honestly one of, if not the most fun days I've had on the water! I felt bad for Jonny about the big cobia, but we still had an absolute blast! We were fishing hard all day and laughing our butts off like old friends! Freddy is probably still a little way from Hotlanta but should post some good pix!

I just hope we get a chance to do it again sometime!

Thanks Again!
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Its a thrill to read a post like this. Nice to know friendships are formed with other people that share your passion for sport fishing.

The last two years I have been having the hardest time getting my friends to share my passion for sport fishing.

"Then I realized that I should not try to get my friends to share my passions, but to make friends with people that already have those passions I share." (copyright, 2008 T.H.)
hahahaha

That was my epiphany for the weekend :)

I like that... I will use it as my tag line.

Ty
 
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ty - you should join a bunch of people and go jigging in wilmington, NC next month. my dad and one other guy live in the philly area (where i grew up) and the other guys are coming from the NE. PM me for more details
 

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There are huge AJ out of Destin, Fl. I caught a 105 lbs AJ with Capt. Kelly Windes on the Sunrise years ago. But you got to know where to go.
 

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I don't have the range that KW has. My boat is only 21'. He is the premier Charter boat Captain in Destin.
 

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ty - you should join a bunch of people and go jigging in wilmington, NC next month. my dad and one other guy live in the philly area (where i grew up) and the other guys are coming from the NE. PM me for more details

Thanks.
Just sent you a message.

Ty
 

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I try to get out every Wednesday and Saturday. Just let me know in advance and I would love to hook you up.
 

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George,
I'm really thank you for invited me and my cousin Johny fishing on your boat. We have a blast fishing with you, Marty, and Jason.
Is not just fishing we having fun, we're laughing all day long because all of Marty comment.
I can't wait to go back fishing with you guys again, hopefully this coming Saturday;)

The plan for this trip is to try different tackle before George decided to buy new tackle.
man....he got hot hand, every time he switched different tackle always got hit on the first drop and again and again.....:eek:
And in the middle of the day I'm start to worry, because George fall in love with my Shimano Jigwrex S508 paired with Stella 20000FA :p

For my self I'm trying my custom mudhole jigging blank cut to 4'6" paired with 8000FA, it has parabolic action but strong enough to pull AJ's from the wreck.
And my cousin Johny, he pop his jigging cherry on large size cobia but lost it before gaffing :mad:

About 12' hammered head shark was next to the boat, me and Marty toss the jig but Marty jig land on the shark head and scared the shark away.

We fish on the 140'-180' of water with 170-250grams hammered diamond jig, benthos, abyss, flatside and "most effective" cheap jigs from ebay.
Something hit on my long jig and bend it 90* angle with tooth mark in the middle of the jig, and nice size kings was around the boat all the time try to steal our jigs.

We released a ton of under size AJ's between 25"-29.5" and almacos, until game warden boat patrol show up and check all our catch.
By late afternoon wind start picking up and we heading back to land.

I did not get enough picture of the catch, as I'm holding my rod with the fish on and take a picture everybody at the same time.

Jason with Sea Magic rod and Stradic 8000FI


Marty with baby AJ


Marty jigging with 8' cobia rod


Johny (with my mudhole custom 4'6" rod) and Marty double hook up


Johny on big cobia with Barefoot 4'10" rod and 870 Accurate


Johny cobia before break loose


Jason casting bonito with 200 grams jig, bonito's was busting 5 yards from the boat


George with my Jigwrex S508 and 20000FA


Oh....no....... almost high sticking:p , background is Jason with BarBar custom 4'8" rod and Saragosa 18000


Jason with Sea Magic rod and Stradic 8000FI


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Happy George with my Barefoot 4'10" rod and little Avet SX 2 speed
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George background is Marty with tackle combo (Trevala rod and shimano 2 speed reel) he found it from the deep ocean while he jigging
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Marty playing with baby white tip shark
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Another double hook up
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Heading back to boat launch
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Happy Marty
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Catch of the day with a ton of released fish
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Freddy I sure am glad you and your cousin came fishing and yes I did fall in love with your jigwrex, but that is as close as I will come to one because of price for combo. All I can do is dream about it. What a sweet combo. Thanks again and I am looking forward to the next trip.
 
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