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03-14-2008 04:05 PM
sailingdog But do you help him floss??? Good dental health is important you know.
03-14-2008 03:24 PM
Valiente Took about 90 seconds. I'm no Alex, mind you...
03-14-2008 02:56 PM
TrueBlue Have you hugged your shark today?

That's funny Val.
03-14-2008 02:52 PM
Valiente Sharks need affection, too.

03-14-2008 08:49 AM
soul searcher I'm goin to cheat a little bit some of these are from work.



J caught this one on a hand line

As far as sharks go I really try to avoid them. Unless there are Makos around. They are one heck of pull but very dangerous around the boat.
remember a shark has no skeleton they can bite their own tail.
And in general I don't want to eat anything that urinates through its skin.
Makos are one of the exceptions they have a separate urinary track.
03-14-2008 12:33 AM
trecksail
Spanish Mackeral

Caught these sailing the gulf from Tampa to Ft. Meyers. I hadn't brought any gear with me, but a previous owner had left 4 or 5 lures at the bottom of a compartment. I tied em to some kinda line and threw em over. I got these two pretty quick but then I started pulling only remnants of hooked fish. Then 4 or 5 times in a row hard hits with only empty line coming back aboard. Never thought about jumping in to find out what was eating my catches and lures! It was fun and I look forward to much more of it in the future.



03-12-2008 03:45 AM
KeelHaulin
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Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
I just bought some of my fishing tackle....over $750 and its not enough.
By the time you buy the gear and poles you could have bought enough fish to make the voyage without the gear (J/K)
03-12-2008 03:23 AM
SimonV I just bought some of my fishing tackle....over $750 and its not enough.
03-11-2008 03:02 PM
sailingdog Don't wear shiny jewelry when diving with barracudas around.
03-11-2008 02:57 PM
TrueBlue Nice pics tj.

Those Cudas can get nasty, been up close and personal with many during dive charters - but fortunately no attacks yet. Here are some shots from our last trip to the Keys . . .







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