12.1.17 Inshore

Name of Captain Jim Thurkill
Where were you fishing? Inshore
Is this a tournament entry Fishing Report No
Date you went fishing 12-01-2017
Your Name Mike Brumley
Your Fishing Report: If this is a tournament report do not state the fish’s length in this box. State the length and species in the box below We headed out around 7:30 a little after low tide. We headed out about 16 miles north west to St Martins Reef. We checked out the bottom and the marker nearby. Caught a few fish including some mackerel. We tried several other spots on the way back including Anclote marker 2 and 4. We ended up in 7-8 ft of water in front of Anclote Island. We pulled in and it was two casts two fish. We chummed and pretty soon Jim was catching a spanish mackerel on shrimp and a long shank hook about 15 to 30 seconds after it hitting the water. Got a few big strikes and bite offs on live pins. I lost several jigs and lures to bite offs. Such violent strikes it was incredible. The fish weren’t huge but we caught at least 40 mackerel and kept 5 or 6 for the smoker. Our biggest was 20 inches

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