Islamorada Sailfish report

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My brother moved back to Pompano Bch. Bought a 23CC. He's been anchoring at night and catching snapper (yellowtail & mangrove). Dolphin is nada... They tried speed trolling for wahoo...nada...

Sails are usually a cold north wind in Feb thing. He doesn't target them cause you can't eat them.
South FL dolphin will pickup in April/May/June. We have wind next few days. Fixing boat and tackle. Maybe Thursday back at it.
 
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Fishing the Poor Girl's tournament with my wife as the registered angler and my friend Dave as Captain. As always I run the cockpit and mate. Small local tournament 25-30 boats. Inexpensive social. Two dozen goggs on hold for the morning. Windy but good kite weather. Should be fun.

 

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Fishing has been terrible. Could have caught just as many sailfish in Wildwood!. Only had 2 in 9 weeks. Week and a half to go. We keep trying. Ocean has been dead. But YES 80 degree weather and blue water soothes the pain

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Sailfish exploded in the Key Largo to Miami area. Crazy number of releases. Tuesday and Wednesday - Thursday not in yet. Dozen boats reported in.



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Ha. They slayed sailfish outside Hillsboro Inlet so my brother went Thursday with live mullet and kite. They all got bit in half. Landed one kingfish Friday trolled two dolphin. He has the skunk stink