Monday, May 30, 2005
Port O'Connor: Three Positives and a Negative
Fisherman have been required to "stay" with the technique and "stay focused" despite slow bites, poor stops, ripping tides, and uncooperative fish. They aren’t jumping in the boat by any means and it’s taking all we’ve got to get the job done. Any little bump along the way can be devastating. All of the fish are coming off of shell in any of three different bay systems and there just aren’t that many fish over that structure at this time. Problem is we haven’t been able to locate them over alternative structure to date with any "density". Another problem with shell as of late especially around the Island Chains is huge currents that we are not accustomed to seeing. This is very hard when freelining anything. Thus, what fish are over shell are at times "un-catchable".
Fishing has to get better on the waning Moon because it can’t get any more difficult than it has been lately.
Capt. Kris Kelley