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First hunt

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BarnacleBryan

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May 13, 2020
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I went off Dania Beach 5/31 in a Kayak that I've been rigging. The visibility was poor, maybe 15, 20 feet. So I used an Aspetto technique and snagged what seemed to be a 12 inch black margate. I cooked it the same day. The current started to get fast, so I quit while I was ahead. Other than a boater who almost ran me over, (I saw the propeller 10 feet away from me as I was surfacing) it all went smoothly.
 

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marco15499

Laguneros Spearfishing
Apr 4, 2011
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Not bad for a first time. Be carefull with boats in that area. This time of the year is crazy.
 

BarnacleBryan

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May 13, 2020
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Thank you. Definitely more worried about humans than sharks now. I'll go back for sure once the weather clears up.
 

Andrew the fish

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Congrats on your first hunt, good fish you got. As for boats - in the future, pay particular attention to where most boating traffic is. Sometimes you can figure out the pattern and stay practically in the same spot but away from danger. Get a buoy with flag. Good hunting!
 

BarnacleBryan

Member
May 13, 2020
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Thank you. I'll try that next time. As far as the flag, I not only had a 20x24 stiff flag, but the fucker almost ran over my kayak too.
 
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