Another successful trip with happy customers. Matt and his son had a blast for 2 days. The father is currently leading, catching the biggest blackfin tuna between them. But I don’t think the battle is over. I would bet it is going to last a long time with all the categories of fish they will catch together.
On June 15th and 16th we had the pleasure of taking out the father (Matt) and son (young Matt) fishing duo for a couple of great trips. The two wanted to do a mixture of bottom fishing and trolling. The first day we focused on red snapper and king mackerel. While the second day we targeted red snapper, with the initial plan of adding amberjack in the mix. However, mother nature sometimes changes the plans for the second trip and we shifted our focus on triggerfish, instead of amberjack.
Youth kicks in?
Young Matt caught his very first king mackerel on Friday and had a blast catching it. He easily caught his share of red snapper as well that day. On Saturday, he started us out with a bonus and his first 20 pound Blackfin Tuna. This fish gave him a fight, but was no match for Matt. Matt later earned the nickname of Trigger-Matt for catching over 10 keeper triggerfish.
Matt was just as energetic as his son and caught his share of red snappers and king mackerel. His claim to fame moment came on Saturday while his son was winding in the tuna. We quickly threw out a second bait and Doc was hooked up. The fish fought hard and seemed to be bigger than the one his son was winding in. After, what seemed to be a long battle for Doc, we boated a 25.4 pound Blackfin Tuna. This fish was weighed back at the marina and is currently leading for the local Charter Boat pot for Blackfin Tuna division. He later caught a number of nice red snapper and a red grouper.
We can’t wait to take these two fishing fanatics out again. They never slowed down on their fishing, even when the sea conditions were rough Saturday morning. These two definitely caught enough fish to eat a few meals with plenty of family members.
Thank you again for being should great customers.