Forum Navigation

New Posts

Search


Go Back   Reel-Time Forums > Regional Discussion Forums > Mid-Atlantic

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-12-2012, 07:24 AM
topshotfishing topshotfishing is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Florida
Posts: 27
Shark Fishing Happy Day Today Topshotfishing Ft. Lauderdale Fl.

Fort Lauderdale Fishing on Happy Day Today with Capt. Zsak

Nick Brady from Chicago was here in Fort Lauderdale on a business conference. With a half a day to kill before his flight out, Nick chartered the Happy Day Today to do some deep sea sport fishing with the Topshotfishing team in Fort Lauderdale FL. I asked Nick what type of fish he would like to catch; he did not have a preference, but would be just happy to get out on the Ocean.

With blue skies, winds out of the east at 7-12 mph and a light chop, we headed towards the sea buoy that sits in 120 ft. of water off of Fort Lauderdale FL which is the drop off – 1.8 miles from shore – twenty minutes from the dock, lines were in the water. We had four surface baits and two deep plainers down. With just one angler on board, we knew it would be exciting.

Kingfish were biting the previous day – I headed towards the same area – an artificial reef that sits in 140 ft. of water. As I kept trolling around the artificial wreck catching Kingfish, Bonitos, and Black Fin Tunas, I asked Nick if he would like to do some Shark fishing. So, off I went to an area where I do my Shark fishing in Fort Lauderdale in 350 ft. – we put out one surface Shark bait, one mid range and one bottom bait, covering all three levels the Sharks would be cruising in. With forty-five minutes into Shark fishing, the bottom Shark bait rod bent over. Immediately Jackson, our mate, had his hands full bringing in the other two Shark baits. Nick climbed into the fighting chair, strapped in to do battle. With a tug of war, line going in and out, added to the excitement of not knowing what was at the end of the line. Fifty minutes later, the Shark was brought to the boat – pictures were taken and the Shark was set free to fight another day. Nick was impressed with the beauty of the Shark and decided to do a replica mount.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Shark Nick small.jpg
Views:	177
Size:	41.8 KB
ID:	18337  

Last edited by Bob Parsons; 06-12-2012 at 01:40 PM.. Reason: removed non sponsor links
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fishing Ft. Lauderdale Topshot Sportfishing Happy Day Today topshotfishing Florida 0 06-03-2012 02:17 PM
Shark Sport Fishing Fort Lauderdale Fl. Happy Day Today Capt. Zsak topshotfishing Florida 0 05-11-2012 10:33 AM
Fort Lauderdale Fishing Report - May 2009 ladypamela2 Florida 0 05-16-2009 06:34 AM
Weekly Fly/Spin/Wade S.E. Cape Cod, Chatham, Monomoy and beyond Fishing Report RandyJones New England 1 06-18-2007 05:55 PM
10/6- Salmon River Report, Forecast and Article: RandyJones New England 0 10-07-2000 06:55 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:12 AM.




vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.


Copyright ©1995-2016, Cahill Digital