November in Florida

DeeDee

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November in Florida

We in Florida enjoy the best of fishing twelve months out of the year. Think the 'gales' of November will stop us.
Well! Sometimes, but not unless it gets really bad. But always remember... Safety FIRST!
November 1, 2019, we will be fishing between fronts immediately before the 1st Quarter of he moon.
Fourth generation owner, operator, Captain Dylan Hubbard, and his partner, SIG, carefully double check everything to make absolutely sure we are ready to go:

Will and Jason are two of the best:

The Great Line Toss:

The Great How To:

Late Friday evening. The Florida Fisherman ll reaches the far-off snapper grouper banks.
Not exactly Florida Picture Perfect weather:

Looks like the fish are not that intimidated by the weather.
Talk about Mangrove Snapper to be proud of:

Now there is a Gag Grouper to be proud of:

Proud? You had better believe it:

Looks like we in the Sunshine State are not the only ones who love the challenge of 'attempting' to catch this speed-demon:

As the weather cools the Blackfin fishing will get even better. With NO closed season we have a lot to look forward to:

Talk about 'being proud'!
Tricky, hard to catch, outstanding eating.
Our federal two limit of 20 Mangrove Snapper makes for an outstanding catch even if you harvest nothing else:


Looks like they are getting even BIGGER!

Hey! Don't leave us out:


On the water photography is hard to beat:


Mr. John Martin, fishing coach on the Florida Fisherman ll, not only tells us how... He shows us:

We listen:




Late Saturday evening:


Back at the dock:



On next weekend's 44 hour full moon snapper trip we will be honoring:

It's not only an honor, but a great privilege to call One of the Few, One of the Proud, Mr. Leo Smith, a friend:


Catch the video of the trip:


 

Artic Traveler

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Nov 25, 2011
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Awesome! Just what I wanted to hear! I'm going on the 39Hr. November 22. Maybee start a roll call, just a suggestion. Actually, I'm selfish, hope it is a lite load. One of my buddies and I are driving down from Kansas.Sure hope it is a great trip. Looks like I might be in Florida for the Month of Dec. also. Pumped!
 

DeeDee

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Hope the weather and fishing are great.
I am scheduled for a minor heat operation 11/19. Unfortunately I will still be in recovery.
My partner, John Martin, will be there. He will be taking pictures. Please introduce yourself. Would love to have you in the report.
December: Four 39 hour trips scheduled:
12/3, 12/6, 12/10, 12/17
Hope you can make another trip.
 
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Artic Traveler

Grouper Grabber, Snapper Snatcher, and Tuna Tugger
Nov 25, 2011
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Spring Hill, Florida / USA
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Mack
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Hope the weather and fishing are great.
I am scheduled for a minor heat operation 11/19. Unfortunately I will still be in recovery.
My partner, John Martin, will be there. He will be taking pictures. Please introduce yourself. Would love to have you in the report.
December: Four 39 hour trips scheduled:
12/3, 12/6, 12/10, 12/17
Hope you can make another trip.
Good luck with the procedure, I'm sure you will be out on the grounds soon with the way these things go these days. I'll be sure and introduce myself to John Martin. Dylan already knows me - Lol. Also I would be happy to post a hopefully comprehensive report on the trip. Tight Lines - Mack Nowlin AKA. 1Artic Traveler on Instagram, and just Artic Traveler on here or Salt Strong
 

DeeDee

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Fantastic! They are going to install what is know as a WATCHMAN in my heart. I am told it's low risk.
My partner, John Martin, knows you are scheduled for 11/22. He is the fishing adviser on the Florida Fisherman ll.
His photography will be passed on to me for editing & publishing.
Not sure how long the recovery period will be. Will do the best I can.
Working on a hog hunting article to come out in December. Title will be, 'Born to Hunt.' Will post in the mammal B/D hunting section. Be on the lookout.

If ever I can be of any help; if ever you want to know more about Hubbard's overnight trips, or my hog hunting adventures, shoot me an E Mail @
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Good luck on your surgery. Black fin tuna. Why does the gulf look down upon that fish over YFT?
good luck
 

DeeDee

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Thank you! Need all the well-wishes I can get.
Did not know we did look down on Blackfins. Whenever I see one caught the excitement level is off the chart.

Tim Fischer drove from Indiana, over 1,000 miles, to catch Tuna like this:

Talk about excitement, this is the only Yellowfin Tuna ever caught on the Florida Fisherman ll.

I took that picture. Also caught the action on video.
 
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DeeDee

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Thanks! Love sharing with you.

"That must be a cool record to own."
Absolutely! I was videoing the fight. I was the first to see that it was not the typical Blackfin.

Will never forget the instant roar from those watching.