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Captain Shawn's
Fishing Report for November 2007

Hey guy's,

I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving, I know I did. I went to Tenn. for my once a year deer hunting trip with my Dad and my brothers and I have to tell you, I am not cut out to live up there. I froze to death the first day it was 31 deg. and raining that is enough to send you running back to Fl. so here I am. The good news is the fishing is incredible right now. It doesn't matter if you go off the beaches or stay inside there is something for everyone. The Kings are still around and some nice ones too. Just earlier this week we had several fish that were in the 25-40lb. class with a bunch of smaller ones mixed in. The mackerel are still out there as well and they are still in the bay as well. Little Tunny are out there and the Goliath Grouper are right there with them so your Little Tunny usually turns into a top water plug for one of these Goliath grouper as you reel them in. Inshore has been just as hot with the red fish. We have been catching them so fast it is hard for me to keep up with the count but the Mon. before Thanksgiving I had Arnie Kaplin on board with his son-in-law and they kept count and when the day was over the two of them had boated 82 red fish all between 24-34" and that isn't counting the break off's and misses. The snook action is good if you want to sit on smaller fish but the bigger ones are being very finicy and it is hard to get them to eat but the ones that do eat have been nice size fish. So far this week the biggest has been 32" but I would much rather go sit on a bunch of reds and have non stop action until we are out of bait than to chase the bigger snook around all day with only a chance of catching that big fish but as always it is up to whoever is on the boat. We have a cold front coming in this coming weekend and they are saying it is going to be a cold one but I don't know what it will do to the fishing it really all depends on how long it sticks around but I don't think it will affect the reds to much but we will have to wait and see. It could warm up after this front and the inshore action could go off the charts for a while. Who knows but I will let you know. I am getting booked up for around Christmas so if you have family coming in and want to get out there don't wait to long to let me know so I can get you booked. Also I am already booking for the spring season so let me know when you are wanting to go. I believe this coming spring is going to be crazy with no red tide around and as much bait is around, well I could go on and on about all the different signs of why it should be good but the signs are definitely there. I am looking forward to seeing you out there soon. Sincerely,


Capt. Shawn Crawford
941-747-3856


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