Snowbird Art is back and managed a nice red out of Ozello for dinner tonight. It was his first red since he had gone north for the summer, and he was so excited that his rod fell into the water – no worries as he managed to salvage both the rod and the red.
I woke up at 4:30 AM, before dawn, to be ready on time for this fishing trip in the ocean.
Launched at 6:00 AM from the harbor.
Going on the water with my motorized kayak was as I had planned.
Fishing wasn’t very good. Caught some squid, cuttlefish and seahorses.
Sunday night the high tide was after dark but we had a nice east wind that brought the water in early so I launched for a sunset cruise to the flats. I found a couple of nice reds that came home with me for dinner. I got the last one just as the lights went out and had a nice paddle home in the moon light.
I got out again this morning for few more hours and the fish were on the flats. The water was calm as glass and no wind to speak of so conditions were perfect. It’s not too often it’s that nice for the floods this time of year. I missed number of them but did manage to get a couple of more before the water receded.
I finally got around to make a better standing platform for my seat. It’s a bit longer so I can move a bit better than with my shorter one.
I rigged up my own concoction that’s supposed to function like a go-pro camera. Still working the bugs out. Of course when I got the biggest fish yet out of the W I left the camera at home. Still looks rather nice cradled in my W kayak though.