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Great day in the Park yesterday. 9:33 a.m. low tide at Shark River meant we would have incoming water most of the day. Weather forecast was favorable, though the winds were expected to be rather brisk, but from the east. Launched in the back at first light and ran through Whitewater Bay, stopping at a few spots to scout for tarpon. Seeing none, we ran through the Shark River and creeks in that area, out into Ponce De Leon Bay, and up the coast. Dodging the exposed areas and barely covered snags, we worked the areas sight fishing as the tide starting flooding. Most of the day was spent in that area, throwing a Red Belly Rapala X-Rap Twitchin' Mullet, Slayer Swim Tails, Zman Trout Tricks, GULP! Jerk Shads and Shrimp, and live shrimp on jig heads. As is usually the case, we had the best luck when the water was moving or when we could find pinch points that channeled water and fishing the points and underwater structure. We started back as the tide turned slack, stopping at a couple of places inside of the Shark River. For the day, we brought over 50 fish to the boat, including a few nice trout and several smaller ones; 3 slot-size snook and dozens of smaller snook; many rat reds; assorted mangrove snapper, jacks and catfish. Overall a wonderful day with a good old friend, Captain Tom Ross. Enjoyed showing him some more of the Park. Here are a few pictures from our day.
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NICE. Think I saw you pulling out of the parking lot in the afternoon. I ran south out of little shark and looped around to the front by about 3. Got a slot and over slot Snook (34") and couldn't tell you how many 10"-24" others we released. Black drum, trout, tarpon, snapper and 1 red came over the gunnel, all on artis. Was a gorgeous day!!
 

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NICE. Think I saw you pulling out of the parking lot in the afternoon. I ran south out of little shark and looped around to the front by about 3. Got a slot and over slot Snook (34") and couldn't tell you how many 10"-24" others we released. Black drum, trout, tarpon, snapper and 1 red came over the gunnel, all on artis. Was a gorgeous day!!
Nice day for you too! Yep, gray over black Hells Bay Professional.
 

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Nice day for you too! Yep, gray over black Hells Bay Professional.
Hey DB....if you don’t me asking....what color jerk shad seemed most effective?
 

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Hey DB....if you don’t me asking....what color jerk shad seemed most effective?
Because the water was murky, generally we were throwing darker colors, but with some glitter. Or, the GULP! jerk shad in new penny.
 
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