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Date posted July 23, 2004 5:05 PM
Posted by Makoman16
Report location New York > Debs/Jones > Blue Water Trollin'
Fishing method Boat
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Headed out in pristine conditions on Wednesday to find some blue water and toss the lures in. Seas were mild with a 2-5' lazy roll with a 1' wind chop on top. We headed S of Jones ~ 60+ miles to find nothing but porpoises and sunfish. From there ~ we turned 180 degrees, heading back towards the JI ~ and found nice 75.2 degree water ~ some 35 miles from home.



Within minutes ~ we had life ~ birds ~ turtles ~ sunfish ~ bait ~ etc. Twenty minutes later ~ our first football. As we were realing the rat in ~ a large unknown specie (wink ~ wink ~ a mako) went airborne 50 feet from the bow! All we saw was the splash ~ about the size of a Hyundai! Another 20 minutes ~ a nice 20 pound bull dolphin. 10 minutes later ~ our first keeper BFT ~ about 30 pounds. We ended the day with 6 BFT up to 30 pounds and that nice mahi for the grill.



The fish hit every lure in the spread ~ from tiny jetheads to big daisy chains.





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HappyCamper


Joined: 11/27/2002
Posts: 3545
 07/23/2004 07:15 PM  

Nice going Mako. Good report. I'm glad to hear about Mahi being caught on the troll around here.
 
Makomagic


Joined: 09/09/2000
Posts: 441
Location: Blue Point NY
 07/23/2004 08:08 PM  

Ian, great report, congrats.


A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work.
 
twinnedup

Joined: 06/13/2002
Posts: 10
Location: Sayville
 07/24/2004 07:39 AM  

Wondering when you are inviting me and Bondo out on the Rainbow.
 
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