8 hour bottom fishing

May 09, 2016 by Harris Scruggs

Trip Info

The Catch
Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Scup (Porgy)
Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)

We left the dock at 6 am with two gentlemen from Kentucky that wanted to do some bottom fishing for big fish. We decided on a 8 hour bottom trip to allow enough time to catch multiple species from the reef family. The first stop was bait around the buoys to catch the live bait for the day which took only 40 minutes. After a short one hour ride the first stop was amberjack heaven with fish being caught directly behind the transom. After fighting a few for fun we hooked a bonus conia. They following stops for the rest of the day resulted in big red snapper being caught and released while looking for grouper,triggerfish, and vermillion snapper. The 30kt cruise of the contender was nice and cool after a long day of fishing with great people.

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Team Aquatic Fishing, who are part of the Aquatic Adventures family, is operated by Captain Harris Scruggs, a Panama City native who for the last 15 years has been fishing the beautiful Gulf Coast waters. Whether you are a novice, or an experienced…

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