With the elements against him, Captain Jerry found the fish. They were just not cooperating in the beginning.
“the bottom machine was lit up like a Christmas tree”. The depths fished ranged from 160-240 feet.
The Red Snapper was limited out in no time. Mike went home with a beautiful Mutton Snapper and the infamous “Smitty” wound up with the Amberjack pool, Mike with the largest Snapper and Landis wit the winning Red Grouper which beat out Smitty’s Gag Grouper by a hair! There were also plenty of monster Mangos, nice size Scamp, Blackfin Tuna and porgies.