Friday, July 25, 2014

Fish'n and a Tour

Yesterday morning I was able to get out on the water with Mike Polcari for a couple of hours of  fishing. We made our first stop just on the outside of Tiger Island on the very first of an outgoing tide.  Mike's first cast netted a nice Seatrout!  He was tossing a live mud minnow under a float rig , got a bite here and there, and landed two more hungry Seatrout. We made a run up to fish the Jolley Bank, this time fishing minnows on a jig, and Mike picked up a couple of feisty Redfish.  We then returned to the dock and picked up Mike's wife Susan and did a tour of the north end of Amelia Island.  We cruised Old Town Fernandina, Burbank Net Shop, Fort Clinch,  and Cumberland Island (and saw a few wild horses).  We eased up into Beach Creek and were treated to a variety of bird sightings including Egret, Blue Heron and Rosette Spoonbills.  After swinging by Tiger Island we called it a day, another great one to be out on Amelia Island waters!

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