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Fishing with Captain Garett Hubbard

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Fishing with Captain Garett Hubbard

I am a proud Florida native who has been fishing and hunting in the Sunshine State ever since the late forties.
I fished from my own boat when we did this on a very regular basis:
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I have hunted all over this big, beautiful, wonderful country of ours. My den looks like a zoo:
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In my early years I keep hearing about this almost mystical place know as the Florida Middle Grounds. Unfortunately the Grounds was far beyond my reach. In 1976 I decided to try an overnight serious fishing trip with Hubbard's Marina to the Grounds. The fishing was spectacular; I was hooked. I sold my boat and began fishing with Hubbard's. I have been doing so ever since.
Unfortunately, due to age and failing health, I must give up what has been part of my life for so many years. But I still am passionate about sharing Our Florida with fellow sportsmen/women. But how?
Thanks to Mr. John Martin, and Jersey-Girl Tammy:
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I will now be sharing through their eyes.
Follow me, us, as together we continue the adventure.
First up, the mob of Black Friday:
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There must be a ...
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The 2018 Black Friday Florida Fisherman ll catch was indeed a better way:
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On Black Friday, 2019, we will be sailing with one of the best, Captain Garett Hubbard. Captain Garett is a family man who had become a legend in his own time:
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What you probably do not know is that Captain Garett is also galley supervisor. He and Tammy work hand-and-hand to make absolutely sure only the best meals are served:
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Black Friday, 2019, let's go:
Seldom do we see this... Not a cloud in the Gulf:
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The weather is picture Florida perfect.
But, unfortunately, a severe cold front is approaching. Look at that huge drop in Sunday's temperature:
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Some how, some way, we will survive:
First up... Can Will once again hit the gold as he attempts:
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Our first-mate receives a standing ovation as he hits the GOLD!
As the Florida Fisherman ll crosses under John's Pass Bridge the weather is:
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Talk about Florida Sunshine, Will is getting a sun-tan, end of November, inside the cabin:
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1:00 A. M. Saturday morning. Captain Garett has taken us deep into the very heart of the Florida Middle Grounds.
A 'well-tanned' Will leads the...
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Thanks Captain; thanks Will... This is looking fantastic:
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Talk about a Mangrove Snapper to be proud of.
Talk about being proud. Check out these Gags:
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The Florida's huge #1 fish box is filling fast, and we have just begun:
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They are getting BIGGER!
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Saturday morning. Will the bite continue?
It's looking good:
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This is turning into:
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We do not see too many Muttons in our waters:
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Late Saturday evening, we are fished-out tired.
Look at that huge smile on Captain Garett's face:
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Let's go home.
Once again Will 'Leads the charge'!
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Sunday morning, after a good, restful, night's sleep we are:
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Back at the dock:
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We are welcomed back by the lovely ladies of Hubbard's Marina:
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Catch the action packed, on the water, video:
 
 
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Next up how better to celebrate BIG birthday # 78 than chasing after...
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The first Florida wild boar hunt of the season. 

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