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I have a 24 hour trip planned for later this week. Targeted will be Yellowfins, blackfins, swords, A.J.'s, snapper, grouper, and hooters. We will be live baiting with hardtails and pogeys and deep jigging. I have just built myself a new jigging rod and ordered an Accurate 665 xnc.There was some confusion re: shipping, but Mark Smith contacted UPS mid-stream and had the reel next day aired. It's ready to go. Something you don't see every day,exceptional customer service. Mark, I thank you, my freezer thanks you, and the fishies will not. I will post if the weather allows the trip. Finally have some cooler weather, and it should signal (combined with hours of daylight) the critters to eat up.
 
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First, welcome aboard!

If ya don't mind revealing it, where are you embarking from, and what is the destination? Blue water? Oil platforms? That is a lot of fish targeted for a 24-hour trip. Charter six-pack?

I looked into LA-based Gulf fishing before Katrina, and all reports were enticing!

My good friend is a PBer who embarks from AL. He tells me that this year has been the best fishing since he can recall, and he's been fishing 100 days a year for a decade. Hopefully it will continue on your trip!
 
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Right now we're waiting for a break in the wx. Neighbor has a 30' Grady with twin Yammies. Going to hit Ram Powell, Petronus, Beer Can and Marlin for starters.Night drift for swords with light sticks.All stand-up or Jigging. He also has some pyramids he put down last year that are holding big snaps and grouper.
 
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Thanks, Fish Stix:

Man, you are gonna have fun, if your arms don't fall off! Come to think of it, it'll probably be fun even if they do! :-)

Please let us know how it goes.
 
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