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Offshore Trip

Made my first trip offshore in awhile. I don't think I have been more than a handful of times in the last 8 years. I think that is going to change.

First my brother stopped going, then my dad stopped going then lost all my gear in a house fire so I stopped going almost completely after that.

But after this last trip which was far from awesome, I think the fire has been rekindled.

Funny how things work. I though we were going for specks and maybe some close in mangroves. But the calm seas and the lack of an immediate response from the specks had us hitting the rigs right off early.

Boxed a number of snapper. But man we should have done much much better. I was the only one not using braid. Those mangroves wouldn't look at their baits.

Also we ran out of sinkers and tackle due to sharks. We also got cut off in the rig numerous times due to inadequate tackle.

I promise next time we will be better prepared. But it was so fun and we did manage to put some fish in the freezer. Can't wait for the next trip!