Captain Matt reported a tough day on the fluke boat. No drift yet again made for very tough fluke fishing. We did mange a few dozen keepers to 8 pounds. We had a boat limit of sea bass but the fluke had a low profile. Bucktails and jigs did work the best. We will give it another try tomorrow at 7am.
Captain Mike reported a very good day on the full day fluke boat. We went back to where we had the fish on Sunday and they were still stacked up. The light crowd saw many limit catches of fluke and an easy limit of sea bass. # fish around 9 pounds battled for pool honors. Most anglers left with 3 fluke and 3 sea bass. We will be sailing tomorrow morning at 7am.
Captain Matt reported a tough day on the Marathon fluke trip. We had terrible conditions to work with but we did the best we could. The fish we did have were very good quality fish for what we did have. Few fish around 9 pounds with a few handfuls of fish 5-7 pounds. We had plenty of sea bass to go around as well with everyone leaving with a full limit. We will continue to have these trips on Monday’s through August.
Captain Mike reported decent fishing on thehalf day trips. We has a good showing of sea bass to 5 pounds and a handful of fluke to 6 pounds. Some anglers managed sea bass limits on the mornings trip. The afternoon did see slower action with the stronger drift. We will have both half day trips tomorrow at 8am and 1pm
We will have some room left on tomorrow mornings Marathon trip. It looks like some wind throughout the day and we should have a great drift. Captain rich reported a solid say on the full day fluke boat. We went down to the east and picking thru the sea bass for some quality “JO”fluke. Biggest fluke on the day was 11.35 pounds. Many fish in the 6-8 pound range as well. Full boat limit of sea bass to 5 pounds as well. Sailing tomorrow morning at 5am
Captain Matt reported a steady pick of codfish all day long on the Marathon trip. We took the ride to Coxes and worked the area. Even with a stiff breeze all day we could not get the boat to move over .3. Anglers boxes around 50 keeper cod to 22 pounds. A half dozen fish in the teens. We also had a good showing of blackback flounders, and pollock. Our next trip will be on Aug 11th at 5am.
Captain Greg reported a slower night on the bass boat. We never had a drift over 2kts. We had fish to 15 pounds. More shorts in the mix as well. Fish ranged from 24″ to 15 pounds. We will be trying next week Wed, Fri, and Saturday.
We still have a few spots left on tomorrows cod marathon. The weather is great for tomorrow and we should have a great drift. The office opens at 4am for ticket and tackle sales.
Captain Rich reported a up and down day on the full day fluke boat. The morning started out with some nice fluke coming over the rail but then the sea bass took over. We had a just a few fish shy of a limit of sea bass. We are stating to sound like a broken record but again another no drift day. Great day to be on a boat but not covering any ground makes for a long day. We will be sailing tomorrow at 7am
Captain Frank was out doing some scouting for the cod trip on Sunday. He found fish every where he went but no drift was the name of the game We have some spots left on sundays trip and looks like we will have a breeze.
Captain Mike reported ok fishing on the morning half day trip. We had a good showing of sea bass and a handful of fluke. We will only have one half day trip tomorrow at 8am. Reservations are recommended on tomorrows trip with the Blessing of the Fleet.
Captain Greg reported a much better day on the full day fluke boat. We went a different direction from yesterday and it paid off. Many limits of fluke to 8 pounds. It seemed like the grey ones moved out and the fluke were taking over.We also manged a very good showing of bomber sea bass as well. Anglers left with sea bass and fluke limits easy. Glups and bucktails were the ticket. We will be sailing tomorrow am at 7am.
Captain Keith also reported a good showing of fluke on the morning half day. We had about 20 keeper fluke in the first 3 drifts. After that it seemed to slow down and the sea bass took over. There will only be 1 trip tomorrow at 8am to noon on the Lady Frances.
We still have a few spots left on Sundays cod trip leaving at 5am. Reports have been of lots more fish moving to the area as long as we can get away from the grey ones.
Captain Greg reported a decent day on the sea bass today. We had an easy limit of sea bass to 5 pounds. We had many keepers go back as well. It seemed like the sea bass were attacking the baits before the fluke could get a chance. High hook on the fluke caught 5 keepers to 7 pounds. Gulps and bucktails did the job today.
Captain Mike reported good action on the morning half day trip. We sailed with a great crowd after the super hard rain of yesterday. We had many sea bass limits around the boats and lots of small ones to keep rods bent. We even had one 24″ cod fish make its way in to the coolers today.
There will only be a morning trip tomorrow, friday and saturday. No 1-5 Thurs-Saturday
Captain Mike reported good fishing on the Marathon trip. It had its highs and its grey times but over all it was a good day on the water. High hook left with a limit of nice keeper fluke to 8 pounds. We had just a few fish shy of a full limit of nice knobhead sea bass. We did have to deal with some dog at times. Gulp and Bucktails were the way to go. We still have plenty of room on next weeks trip leaving at 5am
Captain Greg reported a decent morning on the half day trip. We had no drift to deal with but we did the best that we could. We had about 35 keepers for the light crowd of people and a decent showing of shorts. The afternoon saw the same no drift and a small pile of sea bass. We will trying both half day trips tomorrow at 8am and 1pm
Captain Rich reported a decent chip on the full day boat. It was another super hot day on the water but the fish were chewing. High hook left with a limit of fine keeper fluke. Some sea bass in the mix but not as many as earlier in the week. Pool fish was just over 9 pounds. There is not a normal full day tomorrow but a marathon. The marathon will be leaving at 5am on the Gail Frances.