Underway just before sunup. Found an incredibly calm sea and cloudless sky. Dropped 24 blocks plus a 180lb reef pyramid and headed for structure in 20+ fathoms.
Where yesterday we were completely limited out in an hour and twenty-five minutes; today I fished the better part of five hours and only got a third of my clients across the line. Still, I’m confident all aboard will spend part of Thanksgiving weekend not eating turkey.
Will be announcing December trips via ‘Fish Report’ and on FB. Sign up for reports at Morningstarfishin.com ..
For the longest while it looked as though Mark ‘Baldy’ Baldwin, an OC local, would box out first. He had nine in the cooler while the guy next to him (no names, oh no, but his initials are Two Drop Terry) ..had only boxed two. Baldy worked his way to eleven keeper cbass – and froze – never opened the cooler again, while Terry nicked a number more for a respectable fish fry’s worth.
Arrie Johnson (red ball cap) of Parsonsburg MD didn’t stop though. He limited and helped his friends get dern-near done also. Alan Willey from Labrador City MD & Martin Cribb of York PA (nice fluke) boxed-out too, as did several others.
The pool money was won by Don Byler (blue sweat) of Laurel DE with a 21 inch dandy.
Bob Booth of Seaford DE holds up a nice Maryland jumbo scup. ‘Jumbo’ because we rarely see any scup at all.
Richard Schmidt from Townsend DE caught a nice keeper double of sea bass.
Also in the group snap are Dave Furio of Lewes DE – OC local Paul Coughlin, Bryan Byler of Laurel DE – Ralph Jones from Dover DE – Joel Baus from OCMD – & Jeremy Thomas of Parsonsburg MD..