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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by fallguy1000 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:40 pm

Nice catch!

Sea trout, sheepshead, not sure on the rest... Gulf of Mexico Florida?

Fun day to launch and slime both. Gotta see if I can do that in a year.


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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by Fuzz » Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:56 pm

First trip and you are catching fish! That has got to feel good for many reasons.

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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by cape man » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:00 am

Nice! Congrats! Never saw a permit there.
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by Eric1 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:59 am

Awesome Bro!! Pompano is my guess. :D

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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by OrangeQuest » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:16 am

Man, All that hard work and great paint job and the first time in the water you get it all slimmed up and dirty!! :lol: :lol: I guess it paid off. 8)
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by fallguy1000 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:29 am

Is it a jack crevalle?

Whereabouts do u fish? Looked like real shallows.

I won't be on your spot. I went to Florida and fished like 8 hours and caught one lousy slimy, gross catfish.

I was fishing the brackish water of the Caloosahatchee and was really far from clearer gulf waters.

The last day I trolled a spoon like an hour in the wind and something slammed it really hard, but missed.

So I am mostly curious if you were closer or further from salt water, clear water, etc.
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by CatfishHunter » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:44 am

Thanks Everyone, I fish out of citrus county, Chassahowitzka mostly. The consensus at the bait house on the fish was a permit. we catch a couple runs of pompano and the occasional permit this time of year and then they are gone. Usually catch several out of one school. The boat was nasty, FWC has been doing controlled burns in the area along with the pollen it was dirty before it even got launched. :lol: i'll be spending the day cleaning it up 8)

The Chass river is a series of fresh water springs that dumps into the gulf, during these cold fronts the fish push towards the warm water springs in pile up in the deeper holes. most of the water we fish is 4-5ft deep and rocky. Here's a video of me cruising the river in my micro skiff...
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by Aripeka Angler » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:29 pm

Great catch and launch photos!!
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by fallguy1000 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:36 pm

CatfishHunter wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:44 am
Thanks Everyone, I fish out of citrus county, Chassahowitzka mostly. The consensus at the bait house on the fish was a permit. we catch a couple runs of pompano and the occasional permit this time of year and then they are gone. Usually catch several out of one school. The boat was nasty, FWC has been doing controlled burns in the area along with the pollen it was dirty before it even got launched. :lol: i'll be spending the day cleaning it up 8)

The Chass river is a series of fresh water springs that dumps into the gulf, during these cold fronts the fish push towards the warm water springs in pile up in the deeper holes. most of the water we fish is 4-5ft deep and rocky. Here's a video of me cruising the river in my micro skiff...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_bd26oyWnI
Thanks. I like fishin and knowin how. Best of luck. I was in an area where trout, snook, and one other were not allowed to catch to red tide recovery...
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Re: XF 20 Build

Post by Jeff » Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:20 am

Congrats!!! She looks great in the water!!! Jeff

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