Saturday, September 24, 2016

If You Have Any Questions...

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday Fishing Frenzy

This fishing trip was incredible. I went to my friend, Austen's house to fish with him and Davis. We went fishing in the canal. It was a Friday after school, and we had just made the plan. It was a clear, breezy day, which was surprising considering that the whole week had been gloomy and rainy. When we got to the dock, we saw that it was really low tide. We were discouraged, but we didn't know what was coming. I brought chicken and garlic to use as bait. Fish started coming as soon as I dropped the bait in the water. First, Austen and I started to catch puffers and in 8 minutes, we had already caught 6 fish! Davis caught a pin fish, the first pin of the day!  We kept on catching fish. Every time one of us dropped the bait, a big school of mangrove snapper, pinfish, and grunts would fight over the bait! We found some pots or holes in the ground where the fish would pile up. We would cast there and catch fish. It was amazing! We were running out of bait when we had already caught 20 fish! This had been a successful day, but it was not over yet, we dropped some bait, and we got a toadfish, a type of sandfish! It came out of nowhere. We saw how it blended in with rock and plants on the bottom. We had caught what I call the super slam of the saltwater canals here near Miami, Fl. Grand slams are when you catch a group of three fish in one day specific to that area. It is a super slam if you catch another species of fish along with the three. I have a few in my fishing goal list. I would say that the three fish in the grand slam would be the puffer, Toadfish, and pinfish/or grunt/or sailors choice-and add a mangrove snapper for the super slam. We had caught the super slam! We ended the day with a total of 23 fish caught, 15 caught by me, 7 caught by Austen, and 1 caught by Davis. The most fish I had caught personally in a day were 22 on Pier 60 in Clearwater. All of us together had beaten that record by one! I on the other hand had caught 15. A lot of fish! Stay tuned! More posts coming soon!