Fourth of July Firetrucks!
7/4 we headed out a little over 50 miles to look for some grouper. Bite was solid until about 11ish when it just shut down. Yvette picked up a gorgeous lane snapper that hit 19 inches along with a solid red grouper. Her husband Chris also had a hot hand picking up 2 more stud grouper along with some nice lane snapper up to 16 inches for the box . Patrick had some lane snapper also to 16”, and the biggest grouper of the day which was right before the bite shut down. While everyone was bottom bumping, a school of peanut mahi came around. I tried throwing squid, pilchards, threadfin, pinfish, and shrimp at them to no avail. a naked 1/16 ounce chartreuse jighead was more than they could resist and i put 3 in the box. We lost a couple other big grouper that just weren’t ready to become dinner. With some severe weather on the horizon, and some gnarly lightning strikes, I made the call to head on in to celebrate the 4th!
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