Today, I took out Stephen Knickerbocker from San Jose, California for a 6 hour live bait / artificial fishing trip on the Butler Chain of Lakes who has been anxious to come to Florida to go fishing and today although a little slow the final tally was 16 nice fish all over 4 pounds except 2 and had 3 over 6 pounds we did lose a fish that may have been 8 or 9 pounds right at the boat, it just saw us and bolted and broke the 20lb test big game (in a snap!)
Toward the end of the trip we decided to put 4 in the live-well for a group picture (of the fish) so I had to hustle and in the last 30 minutes we caught 3 nice fish that were the average size and one of the 2 small fish that we caught, too bad that it was a 2 pounder and not another 4 or 5. We had a great day otherwise. The fishing has been phenomenal for the past several weeks and with it warming up it will only get better.
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