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2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: First Day out new kayak, skunked...  (Read 598 times)

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Creatura

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Bit the bullet and made the trip down to the bay pick up a T13 yesterday and had to take it out today.  Now normally I'm a spearfisher, but I'm letting some barotrauma heal up right before I get back in the water.  Buddy and I launched out of Russian Gulch and dropped down to Jack Peters.  The current was not in my favor and I came back empty handed.  Buddy pulled in a decent haul (spearfishing), 25-26" ling and some decent blues.  He said the fish were out enjoying the good weather but not a whole lot on the large size.

Cheers!


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Congrats on your T13.  At least you got to enjoy mother nature.  Maybe your buddy could have put your swimbait in front of some lings...

Tight lines
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Creatura

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At least you got to enjoy mother nature.

I will never complain about a day out of the office ;)


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At least you got to enjoy mother nature.

I will never complain about a day out of the office ;)
Here! here! It goes without saying "worse day of fishing, still better than the best day at work" 😉 Congrats on the T13!
Live today for tomorrow's sake.
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Barotrauma?  Is there an interesting story behind that?


Creatura

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Barotrauma?  Is there an interesting story behind that?

Nope, just diving when I shouldn't have been. 


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BBQ to celebrate the kayak food porn:

-Lingcod w/ a funky thai style marinade, tamarind, soy, sesame, sriracha, olive oil, rice vinegar, lemon

-Abalone wrapped in pineapple and bacon with a shot of bbq sauce and bacon grease

-Seared Skipjack

-Figs stuffed with goat cheese, honey, hot sauce, bacon

We live good, brew  :smt004


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I would drive for that food porn yum!!
Live today for tomorrow's sake.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


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You might need a guide with a "no skunk guarantee".  :smt003
I am a licensed guide.  DFW Guide ID:  1000124.   Let's do a trip together.

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You might need a guide with a "no skunk guarantee".  :smt003
I can concur on this! ;)
Live today for tomorrow's sake.
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You might need a guide with a "no skunk guarantee".  :smt003

Agreed. I have no idea what I'm doing when angling on "above water days." I could use plenty of guidance diving as well. Since I went to the trouble of stitching some GoPro clips together, here's some footage of all the fishies that weren't biting:





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BBQ to celebrate the kayak food porn:

-Lingcod w/ a funky thai style marinade, tamarind, soy, sesame, sriracha, olive oil, rice vinegar, lemon

-Abalone wrapped in pineapple and bacon with a shot of bbq sauce and bacon grease

-Seared Skipjack

-Figs stuffed with goat cheese, honey, hot sauce, bacon

We live good, brew  :smt004

Oh yeah!!  :smt007 :smt007

 :smt006

Sincerely,

Jim

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