70-100 miles offshore, 2 day bag limit, big fish and plenty of snapper!
Average running time:
7-9 hrs runtime during which you can troll then offering 26 or more hours of bottom fishing time with two day bag limit.
39hr. vs. 44 hr. –the 44hr trip is only on full moons so it offers full night of fishing instead of partial like the 39 hour trip.
$549 + tax per angler
$25+ tax rod rental
44 hr. Full Moon Trip Meal Package:
$49.50 + $8.91 gratuity + $4.09 tax = $62.50
Includes: 2 dinners, 4 sandwiches (breakfast & lunch), 4 bags of chips, 4 candy or granola bars, 8 sodas, unlimited water with $2.25 Happy Hour Beer prices with the package
Times for meals: Lite dinner at 5pm, lite sandwich at 12am, breakfast at 6am, and dinner at 6pm
Recommended tackle (3-4 rods):
For smaller snapper like mangrove snapper, vermillion, yellowtail and porgies, you want a 4ot reel with a super high gear ratio. You want 40lb mainline with a 4oz led and a 40lb fluorocarbon leader with double snelled 3-5ot hooks. Baits: small chunks if squid for grey snapper, vermillion, porgies… For mangroves or red snapper use cut sardines
For average sized grouper and large snapper: you want 6ot reel with a medium gear ratio with 60lb mainline a 6oz led and a 60-80lb leader with a single 6-8ot hook!
For the monster fish like big amberjack or monster grouper: you want a 9ot reel with a super low gear ratio, 80-100lb mainline and a 8-10oz led with 100-125lb test and a 10-14ot circle hook
Trolling gear if you have it, for info see the FAQ’s page
Cut bait (sardines & squid ) provided on board.
Live Pinfish may be purchased with 48 hours in advance from your trip. 3-4 dz recommended.
Private live bait wells included free in your ticket price and they are able to hold up to 4 dozen live bait.
Live Shrimp: May be purchased the day of your trip for $4 per dozen. Works well for mangroves, yellowtail, scamp and hogfish. Recommended 2-6 dozen for the most advanced anglers only because shrimp is easily stolen off your hooks.
Before you go fishing deeper than 70-90 foot of water you MUST know how to properly vent a fish you release!
here’s a great place to learn proper do’s and don’ts of venting a fish: https://www.saltstrong.com/articles/how-to-vent-fish/
All trips subject to availability. Minimum # of fares required on all trips.