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Fishing before Nestor
Personal note update:  "Bob, best wishes for 10/18."
Thanks so much for all the prayers and 'well-wishes'!
I have been diagnosed with  artial fibrillation. In dealing with the situation my cardiologist decided to implant what is known as a Watchman:
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On 10/18 they tested me to make absolutely sure the device is wright for me. It is!
Surgery to follow at a late date.
Now, let's get back to Nestor.
Tuesday, 10/15/2019, 3 P.M.
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Fishing before a major low pressure system can be very good.
For many serious fishing is a total team effort.
Heading the Florida Fisherman ll team is a young Captain who has become a legend is his own time, Captain Garett Hubbard, and two of the best ever mates, Will and Jason:
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Due to the above mentioned medical condition unfortunately I was forced to miss this trip.
 Tammy proved that she is an expert at more than working that grill.
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She proved that she is also a master at 'working that camera!'
On the water pictures by Tammy:
A fish we seldom see on or near the Florida Middle Grounds is the hard fighting, never give-up, Jack Crevalle:
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The Florida record Jack Crevalle stands at 57 pounds caught off Jupiter, Florida, 5/18/93, my Mr. G J Wa.
The world record, 66.2 pounds, was caught by Mr. Carlos Simoes, 10/11/19, using a Willamson Jet Popper, while fishing out of Angola, Africa.
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Yes!  That's Africa. The range of the Jack Crevalle is extensive:
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Back home the ever so hard to catch, extremely good eating, Mangrove Snapper.
Mangrove Snapper can be caught even off the :
 
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But the ones caught on the Florida Middle Grounds and beyond tend to be a 'little' larger:
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These little hit-and-run experts can be very hard to hook at 125+ foot depths. A two hook rig evens the odds:
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Talk about a beautiful, very good eating, fish:
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Looks like Wednesday fishing before Nestor could be a little on the nasty side:
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No Problem!  After a great 'Tammy-meal' it's time for:
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After a fantastic, well deserved nap, it's time to go back to work:
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What an honor having the hard working, dedicated, FWC biologist with us.
This is REAL, on-the-water, data:
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Thanks to Nestor... No weekend fishing.
Good time to watch the Gators do what they do best:
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Good choice...
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Let's hope the weather let's us get back on the water and in the field. The Fall/Winter season in Florida has so much to offer. Outstanding fishing and:
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And now for the not-so-fishy mystery fish.
This is a hard, very had, one.
I took his picture in my back yard. What kind of bird is it?
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Hint!
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The Woods and Waters of our Florida have so much to offer many. But they can also be very dangerous.
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Be careful out there. No fish that swims; NO trophy in the woods, is worth one single human life.
Hope you enjoyed being part of 'Our Florida' as much as I enjoyed bringing it to you. See you on the water, and in the woods.
Bob Harbison
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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