Port Canaveral Offshore 8-22-2011
Capt. Henry Hauch
August 30, 2011
Port Canaveral - Saltwater Fishing Report
This was a trolling trip, and nice flat sea's allowed a 40mph ride out to get started. We ran South East towards Pelican Flats and deployed lines to make a few pass's over the reef. Using rigged Ballyhoo, we were able to cover the area faster than had we used live bait. With no bites in a pass up and down the lenth of the reef, we headed east towards deeper waters.
At 100' we crossed scattered weed, and instantly had a fish on. It was a Cuda, but the Biggest fish my gueat had ever caught so this was a good thing. In the boat, pictures taken and released, we continued on. With a couple pass's around the area, we went east again.
It was not long before another weed patch was crossed, and another fish on. Another Cuda, but considerably larger. Another pic, and released fish, and on we went. The next fish was a little better. Both larger, and more desirable for taking home to eat. We again crossed into a weed patch when the line
got hit. This fish proven to be a King, Mackerel that is! at 30-35 pounds, this had everyone pulling in a fish now having caught their biggest fish ever, so all were happy.
Another couple minutes, and another King, then another. With more than enough meat in the icebox I gave them a choice of working there area until we limited, or moving on to see if we could add some Variety. Since they were not looking
to fill their freezer, the choice was to head deeper.
A very nice looking weedline was found running North-South, so we decided to follow it north. There were a lot of Flying Fish, and other bait along the line, in addition to many turtles. The only game fish we kept finding however were Cuda. My guest were fishing more for the fight than the food, so this was not
a bad thing. Despite nothing but Cuda's, we decided to stay the coarse the rest of the day. Nearing the days end we visually saw some schoolies, though they were not in the eating mood, which is a real surprise. A last bite finally had a Mahi on
the line of better than schoolie size, but managed to come undone before getting it to the boat. In the end we found fish, caught fish, took fish home for dinner, and all had a great day.
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