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Capt. Jim Hobales
August 17, 2017
Flamingo - Saltwater Fishing Report

This past week I fished several days from Miami Beach to Flamingo. The Snook bite in Government cut had been good this week.  I got out with Doug and his daughter Molly from Washington D.C. only to have the winds kick up and have waves breaking into the boat. I could see Molly wasn't exactly thrilled with it. There was a rain squall sitting right out in front of G-Cut and it was blowing. We did manage a big Barracuda before running into the bay. We found some fish but not the Tarpon/Snook I wanted. We caught some big Jacks and had 3 big fish break off under the Venetian Causeway that we just couldn't stop.  It wasn't the night I had planned but we put a few in the boat and of course there's the one that got away!

 I am with the Riordan family again today, John brought his wife Christina and kids along this week. I guess they had enough fun last week the wanted to do it all over again. We started out on some Tarpon getting a few bites and then they are gone. Little Jack caught his first Snook and we had the Jacks, Ladyfish, Mackerel and Snappers going pretty good.  Next stop is for Trout we caught 30 or 40 and then we went Shark fishing in a giant mullet mud. I stripped up that Mackerel and the Black Tip Sharks we all over it after 3 sharks they were on their way to Key West.

I am with my Nephew Mark today he manages my Instagram page and it was his birthday last week so I took him fishing. We netted some finger mullet and put them to work we caught a few Tarpon and jumped even more. He jumped a few Tarpon on the Twitch n Rap and caught a nice Snook on same lure. We bounced around and caught Trout, a small Goliath Grouper in the mangroves and cast at some Triple Tails with no luck. It was a hot short day with a good result even I got a Tarpon and Snook.

I have always done family charters but this new Skeeter SX23 has so much room it really makes it more comfortable.  Fishing is good if you want to have a fun day on the water bend some rods and teach your kids give me a call at 305 333 8149.
Captain Jim Hobales
Instagram @ caught lookin charters

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Captain Jim Hobales was born and raised in South Florida. In the early years he learned to fish his home waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay and the Florida Keys. In the early 1980's he was introduced to Flamingo, at Everglades National Park, it was a life changing experience. Captain Jim became obsessed with the fishing in both Florida Bay as well as Whitewater Bay in the backcountry. Captain Jim is an Everglades National Park permitted guide and a Met registered guide.

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Caught Lookin Charters
7900 NW 174 Terr.
Miami, FL 33015
Phone: 305-333-8149
Alt. Phone: 305-362-6460
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