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Lois Ann Fishing Report

Capt. Steve Souther
October 19, 2017
Fort Lauderdale - Saltwater Fishing Report

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While the Fanntastic Fishing website is primarily about sport fishing we also have a drift boat. Today we will talk about the Lois Ann, our drift fishing boat.

The Lois Ann, a 65' aluminum craft, is designed as a head/ party/ drift boat that carry up to 60 passengers. While we don't have a full kitchen aboard Frank manages to put out hamburgers, hotdogs and a variety of breakfast and regular sandwiches 5 days a week. Assorted snack and drinks are also available.

But the Lois Ann is more than just a drift fishing boat. Many corporate groups of over 6 passengers use the boat for sport fishing. The outriggers are put out, the kites fly and pretty much anything a conventional sport fish can do the Lois Ann can.

But the main thing is the fishing! And fishing is great right now. When conditions are right for drifting, Kingfish are biting well. We've also been catching Mahi-mahi in fairly close to shore as you can see in the top picture.

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Bottom fishing has also been great. You've seen what the charter boat has had recently but the drift boat fishing the same areas and have some good success. One very large Black grouper and another legal Red Grouper top the list this week.

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Now, the evening anchor trip focuses on snappers. Yellowtail, Vermillion and Mangrove are the targets after the sun goes down and the 5 hour trip has been doing well. They have even been known to come in early because the limit of fish has been made.

Captain Jimmy, along with captains Adam and Patrick are the boys that run the trips. Anthony and Dom are the deck techs and helping people with instructions, baiting up and landing their fish.

So check out the Fanntastic Facebook page from time to time. www.facebook.com/Fanntastic-Fishing-1476203306014764/" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/Fanntastic-Fishing-1476203306014764/ The Lois Ann along with our sport fishing charter boat are both featured.

Captain Steve

Target Species:

Sailfish, Shark, Dolphin, Tuna, Swordfish, Kingfish, Barracuda and more...

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Deep sea fishing is fun and exciting, and here in Fort Lauderdale, it begins less than 1 mile from shore. Relax and enjoy a fishing charter trip with your family, friends or clients on our immaculately clean and air conditioned boat. Is it the thrill of something big you're after? Maybe fresh fish for dinner or just the experience of it all. Our professional, experienced and courteous crew will do everything in their power to make your day memorable and enjoyable. Fishing locally since 1976.

Contact Info:

Fanntastic Fishing
801 Seabreeze Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 954-728-9880
Alt. Phone: 954-328-7724
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