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Fishing Report:
July Dolphin Fishing Off Miami

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Aug-25

July 4Headed out early this day as my buddies and I had a bbq to be at around noon. As soon as we hit about 1100' feet we found some giant weed patches and started to cast jigs around them. Quickly hooking up with some schoolies that we had to measure and putting a few in the box. Next thing I notic...

Fishing Report:
Miami Dolphin Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Aug-22

June 27 Dolphin Hello all, this report is back from June 27 when we went out for a half day in search of some dolphin. We left early in the morning and headed straight offshore. As soon as we got about 9 miles out, weed patches littered the water everywhere. Casting jigs around all the pat...
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Fishing Report:
July Dolphin Fishing Off Miami

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Aug-25

July 4Headed out early this day as my buddies and I had a bbq to be at around noon. As soon as we hit about 1100' feet we found some giant weed patches and started to cast jigs around them. Quickly hooking up with some schoolies that we had to measure and putting a few in the box. Next thing I notic...

Fishing Report:
Miami Dolphin Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Aug-22

June 27 Dolphin Hello all, this report is back from June 27 when we went out for a half day in search of some dolphin. We left early in the morning and headed straight offshore. As soon as we got about 9 miles out, weed patches littered the water everywhere. Casting jigs around all the pat...

Fishing Report:
Tuna Fishing Off The Hump

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Jul-21

Hello, Been a while in writing an article. Making some big moves in the real world and haven't fished as much. The days Ive fished have been nothing but spectacular. June 24 My buddies and I were staying in Tavernier when the weather window aloud us to run to the Marathon ...

Fishing Report:
Miami Reef March 20

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Mar-30

Last Minute Trip But Successful!!!Hello all, March 20: Last minute trip to go out that evening since the weather was supposed to be calm out of the South. We left the dock about 7pm and weather said South at 5 or less. As soon as we got out there we realized it was South at 15 but we already comm...

Fishing Report:
Miami Reef Fishing March 15

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Mar-26

Snapper Frenzy Hello all, March 15: Went out of Miami at about 5pm and got to the reef about 6pm. The current was absolutely ripping for the first time in many months. With the current ripping I had to re anchor a few times as I thought the wind would compensate. However once I finally got i...

Fishing Report:
Reef Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2018-Mar-08

Spring Miami Reef Fishing Hello all, Been a while, busy with Gettin' Jiggy and the flea markets I attended as a vendor. Many orders finally went out and time to get back to fishing.This report was from a few weeks ago went I got to sneak out for the afternoon bite with a buddy. We anchored up ...

Fishing Report:
Early December Sailfish

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Dec-16

Miami Sailfish Report Hello, Fished Sunday December 3 in hoping to find a few sailfish. Started off looking for them off Miami in the shallows than going to the ocean to drift. At about 1pm no luck what so ever and hearing the reports on the radio that day that no one found them. We set up a d...

Fishing Report:
Bimini Run Before The Cold Fronts

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Dec-16

December Bottom Fishing In Bimini, Bahamas Hello, Before the bad weather came for South Florida with the cold front that came through had a two day break December 6-7. Ran over to Bimini to go check out some spots on the bank and than to do some wahoo trolling. ...

Fishing Report:
Miami Reef Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Nov-30

November Miami Reef Fishing ReportHello all, Took most of October off and rest a few weeks but early November I started back up. November 23 Anchored up in about 60 feet just South of Fowey Lighthouse, as soon as the anchor tightened up and you looked down it was schools of cero mac...

Fishing Report:
Tuna Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Sep-29

Fishing For Bullet Blackfin In The Florida KeysAugust 27 Hello all, Been a while, the hurricane has delayed me a few weeks with the cleanup. I was one of the un-lucky ones with no power for almost 12 days. So past week I have been busting out jigs to get back on track. My boat was perfectl...

How To:
How To Cook Yellowtail

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jul-31

Tired Of Cooking The Same Yellowtail Meal? Hello all, Another recipe for everyone! This one is when I cook my fish.  Ingredients Light Beer Unsalted ButterSaltPepperFresh FishFlour ...

Fishing Report:
Nighttime Mangrove Snapper Off Whistle Buoy

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jul-30

South Florida Summer Bottom Fishing ReportJuly 29 This time of the year the Mangrove Snapper are on the reefs spawning. My favorite spot is off Whistle Buoy just because Ive done it for years their and know the area good.  I get to my spot around 6pm and anchor it up. I...

How To:
My Favorite Smoked Fish Recipe

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jul-30

Smoked Kingfish RecipeHello all, Today's article will be my favorite smoked fish recipe! Everyone has different taste and ways to do it so here is mine: Ingredients All I do is cover the fish with 100% Orange Juice, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, salt (depending how much you like), an...

Fishing Report:
July 4 DOLPHIN

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jul-17

Summer Dolphin Fishing In Miami July 4 Decided to go find some dolphin, the ride out was choppier than excepted but once we hit about 1200 feet we went South. About 5 miles South of Fowey Rocks spotted a few birds. As soon as we drove up, the water around us was filled with electric blue. Thei...

Fishing Report:
Bahamas Yellowtails

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jul-11

Yellow Tailin In The GingerbreadsJune 30 Headed to Bimini to check a few yellowtail spots to see if they are still producing. Bait As soon as we could see, we threw the net on pilchards and loaded two live wells full of them.  GingerBreads Once we loaded with bait, we...

Fishing Report:
Mahi Madness

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jun-18

June Mahi Fishing Miami June 16, 2017 Catching Bait For Mahi Fishing Hit Stiltsville up for bait, just got about 12 Threadfins to have a few live baits. Heading Offshore To Catch Mahi Got off to a late start and didn't get offshore to about 9am, once we go...

Fishing Report:
Tuna At The Humps

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jun-01

Hello all, Went to the Marathon hump Sunday morning along with the other 50 boats their for the holiday weekend. Once we got their we set up a 20lb mono rod with a small lure.  The Birds: As soon as we set up the one rod, we looked for the bird activity in which Sunday was abou...

Fishing Report:
Tarpon At Bahia Honda

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-May-25

Lower Keys Tarpon FishingHello all, Weekend of Mother's day I headed to Bahia Honda in search of the Tarpon. Woke up both days Saturday and Sunday and got to the bridge about 5:45am. As soon as the sun creeps up their is literally tarpon everywhere rolling. How to:...

Fishing Report:
Peacock Bass Getting Aggressive

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Apr-11

Spring Means A Better Peacock Bass Bite In South Florida Well Spring time has arrived and that means the Peacock Bass are about to spawn. Over the the past weekend went bass fishing for two days, since it was cool the weekend the Peacock Bass never really ate until about noon time when the sun ...

Bullbuster In Action:
Swimming With The Predator

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Apr-04

This is a different report! Instead of fishing for sharks while don't I join them in the water while their feeding. Got a gift to go do Florida Shark Diving, so I picked a weekend when I wasn't fishing and booked a trip. Once you arrive to the shark grounds they start chumming the water from th...

Fishing Report:
Miami Wreck Fishing

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Mar-21

Fishing Wrecks in Miami.Sunday March 19 We headed offshore to go sailfish, as soon as we got out their we noticed there was no current at all so game plan changed to hit the wrecks.  Rigged up a big rod with about 15 feet of Bullbuster 80lb leader with a 6/0 hook. Our bait was sardin...

Fishing Report:
Miami Sailfish On Fire!

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Mar-21

Florida Sailfish on Fire!Been a while! Have been so busy with everything that I haven't fished for almost 3 weeks. Been hearing the sailfish have been going off last week in Miami, so Friday I finally got to get out. I didn't even put a line in the water until 5:30pm, 5 minutes drifting had a sail o...

Fishing Report:
Miami Sailfish

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2017-Jan-31

Searching for Sailfish on a cool Miami Day. Saturday January 28, The cooler morning with a North wind off Miami, you think would provide you with plenty of sailfish throughout the day. We caught plenty of live bait, than we headed off to the reefs edge. Set up the kite off the S...

How To:
How To Make Fishing Jigs

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Dec-31

How to Make Fishing Jigs.Hello all, I have a business called Gettin' Jiggy where I make fishing jigs. I make every jig from pouring the lead to tying the materials people want. BULLBUSTER asked me to make a how to about my jigs. This will be the first part of two parts, part two will be how to ti...

Fishing Report:
Snook Have Moved In

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Dec-23

December Canal Snook In MiamiHello all, After months of the mullet coming threw the canals in Miami, the snook have finally started to show themselves. Tuesday, December 22 decided to net some mullet for bait. Now keep in mind these mullet maybe over a pound in weight. Weig...

Fishing Report:
Miami (Whale Shark)

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Dec-03

Whale Shark We Spotted In Miami While FishingHello, November 27, headed to the reef in Miami to catch bait and than to go drift offshore. In the morning we turned south and headed to Long Reef, once we got their we anchored up and chummed hard for yellowtails, mackerel, and ballyhoo. Quick t...

Fishing Report:
November Flamingo

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Dec-03

November Flamingo (Everglades Fishing Report)Hello all, November 19 I headed down to Flamingo to fish the shorelines. Once we arrived the weather was stable enough to take the outside ramp and go that way. We started are track to head out and hit a few close wrecks but being in a smaller boat the...

Fishing Report:
Chokoloskee Backcountry

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Nov-09

October Chokoloskee Fishing Report October 29-30 I fished the backcountry in Chokoloskee, the wind was blowing 20-25 NE so our decision was to stay protected in the rivers and fish the shoreline. Once we avoided the many oyster bars, we started throwing jigs, the main key was bounce the jigs and ...

Fishing Report:
Dry Tortugas

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by: Austin Porter

Posted On : 2016-Oct-11

October Fishing In The Dry Tortugas Hello all, October 1 I headed West to Dry Tortugas, weather was perfect blowing at about 10. After the long hike in the morning, we arrived at a tower in search of permit. We drove up slowly with crabs ready, once we got close enough a schoo...

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