The extremely high water on the flats this past week caused by the blood moon, super moon, eclipse event allowed us to get to some places that we aren't usually privy to in the Bay Boat and it paid off in Spades. (please excuse me while I pat myself on the back!) I went exploring some new areas with my good friend Capt. Mike and boy did we have a heck of a day. We started the day off on a flat we had never been and within less than 10 minutes POW, a double hook up on bonefish, on that flat alone we ended up with 4 bones, an amazing feet in 8 hours much less one. So on to the next spot, in this area we saw 4 or 5 bigger bones but they were a little wary of our presence. We decided to make a run and look at another spot we hadn't fished before. We start moving down the edge with the Motor Guide and boom 3 Permit. I made my cast and to my disbelief he chased it down and devoured it. That only left the Tarpon to complete the slam. We decided to keep working the same flat rather than go to where we knew they would be, and the decision payed off big time. Twenty Minutes or so later we had 2 juvenile Tarpon with the fly rod. If you fish regularly in South Florida or even watch the many TV shows or read the magazines you know what a momentous moment this was in my career. It is so so so good to see Bonefish in the kinds of numbers we are seeing them. Sorry about the post that was all about me. Hope to see you soon!
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