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Bonefish is PURE POWER! #14589399 01/07/23 11:54 PM
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Powerful Fighter! Took Out Over 1/2 Spool By The Time I Got To It!

This wasn't the spot i wanted to hit today. I wanted to shore jig my Mezashi Jigs that Mustad sent me to field test. But i had some anglers actually following me since early morning. Really? So i used my back-up rigs from the car after i got to this spot. Lost my "stragglers" thank goodness. Some people got to understand that everyone needs their space, especially when they ask for it.

I kinda shied away from surf casting, plugging, almost every form of fishing except one. Shore jigging. I used to love jigging off Florida over reefs & wrecks years ago. Now i'm re-learner using better types of jigs provided my Mustad & equipment from Okuma Fishing. A great one-two punch!

I had a few hours left in the morning. So i set my Okuma 10' Nesika Surf Rod & my 4K Blue Azores w/20lb Eminent Braid rig out with a live crab. Used a 3-1/2ft Seaguar Fluorocarbon leader as a ran out of Fluoro-Stretch w/a Mustad Ringed O'Shaunessy Hook. Then i left my rig to jig my Mezashi's 50yd away. But after 10min i was called back. Wow!! Almost 3/4 of the spool was emptied & was still emptying at a high rate of speed! I thought i hooked either a +10lb Bonefish or a small GT. Haven't heard that reel sing so loudly in a long time.

So i decided just to go home. Got my excitement for the day. Seems recently i can only hook large Bonefish from shore. Getting boring. I was looking for large Jacks for my jigs to tame. This past summer was the best time i had doing that!



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Traveled the World diving & fishing. Became a ranked billiard player in Asia. Won a few senior bowling tournaments. I travel to the US, Australia & Europe working with museums & doing educational lectures.
Re: Bonefish is PURE POWER! [Re: Scuba Chris] #14589403 01/08/23 12:00 AM
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Nice post. Enjoyed the video. thumb


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Re: Bonefish is PURE POWER! [Re: banker-always fishing] #14607954 01/25/23 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Nice post. Enjoyed the video. thumb


me too! love to bonefish


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Re: Bonefish is PURE POWER! [Re: Scuba Chris] #14612616 01/29/23 07:08 PM
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Cool video. Love the waters you are fishing. woot

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