Fresh From the Salt - Tampa Bay Grouper

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Skiffin16
Skiffin16 Member Posts: 8,305 Member
edited May 2011 in Head and Neck Cancer #1
For all of my fishing buddies....

There is fishing after Chemo and Radiation....

This is my friends Blog on recent fishing trips. Some with me, some with others.... The cover is Josh, my buddy holding a double fisted pair of grouper. Our first double hook-up a few eeks ago.

Fresh From the Salt

If you scan through the older articles there's a few from last year...Flounder and Pompano.

The grouper below is one I caught under the Skyway Bridge a few week-ends ago. The bridge is one of our favorite grouper spots.


Tampa Bay Grouper

Tampa Flounder - Gandy


Pompano - Gandy Style

Upper Tampa Bay Redfish

Best,
John

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  • Hondo
    Hondo Member Posts: 6,636 Member
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    Hi John
    Looks like some great fishing, just remember the locations for when I get there.

    Thanks for the Photos
    Hondo
  • Skiffin16
    Skiffin16 Member Posts: 8,305 Member
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    Hondo said:

    Hi John
    Looks like some great fishing, just remember the locations for when I get there.

    Thanks for the Photos
    Hondo

    You Know That
    No problem there....

    Went out a few hours today just to re-enforce those locations;

    Two from the Bay

    JG
  • Jason1111
    Jason1111 Member Posts: 64
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    WOW!
    No way! i have been under that bridge fishing! Looks like some good eats right there!!!

    Congrats
    Jason
  • Skiffin16
    Skiffin16 Member Posts: 8,305 Member
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    Jason1111 said:

    WOW!
    No way! i have been under that bridge fishing! Looks like some good eats right there!!!

    Congrats
    Jason

    Skyway
    Yup, one of my favorite bridges to fish....

    I grew up in Mount Vernon and actually worked in Delaware at General Casting Plant a few months before going into the USMC. Of course that was a few years before you (1973) to be more precise.

    I've been through your town many, many times going to Columbus.

    Mount Vernon is my hometown for sure, I was born in Mansfield and have several relatives between the two cities.

    Best,
    John
  • Hondo
    Hondo Member Posts: 6,636 Member
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    Jason1111 said:

    WOW!
    No way! i have been under that bridge fishing! Looks like some good eats right there!!!

    Congrats
    Jason

    Hi Jason
    That is because John is the King of fishing; I am planning on moving to Tampa next door to him soon as I am jealous seeing all the pictures of those beautiful fish.

    There is nothing I love more than a good fired Fish to eat.

    All the best to you both
    Hondo
  • tnsilcncer
    tnsilcncer Member Posts: 64
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    Hondo said:

    Hi Jason
    That is because John is the King of fishing; I am planning on moving to Tampa next door to him soon as I am jealous seeing all the pictures of those beautiful fish.

    There is nothing I love more than a good fired Fish to eat.

    All the best to you both
    Hondo

    Fishies
    Can someone please send me some fish so I can try to eat them. Haven't tried that yet but sounds really yummy!!!!!!!!!!!! At this point, if it's not living and breathing and smells decent, I'm gonna try to eat it!

    Hugs
    Karen
  • Jason1111
    Jason1111 Member Posts: 64
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    Skiffin16 said:

    Skyway
    Yup, one of my favorite bridges to fish....

    I grew up in Mount Vernon and actually worked in Delaware at General Casting Plant a few months before going into the USMC. Of course that was a few years before you (1973) to be more precise.

    I've been through your town many, many times going to Columbus.

    Mount Vernon is my hometown for sure, I was born in Mansfield and have several relatives between the two cities.

    Best,
    John

    Small world we live in...
    thats for sure. i am an IT Specialist for the Ohio air National Guard in mansfield at the 179th Airlift Wing. Have 16 years in now and I don't know of anything else I would rather be doing. My military adventures have taken me all over Florid, from Hurlburt Field, to Egland AFB, to Tyndall, to Homestead. I did my best fishing off the coast in the Panhandle by Hurlburt Field. i caught 4 trigger fish, 7 red snappers, 4 King Makerel, and a 48pound yellow fin tuna. Everyone wanted a little of that on. It was a blast and those small little yellow fish that you have pictured are some great eats as well. My brother-in-law lives in Clearwater, basically right across the bay from the airport. Went down with my wife a few years ago, and had some good fishing on the bay as well. Anyway, good luck on you future endeavors and good fishin!

    jason
  • Jason1111
    Jason1111 Member Posts: 64
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    Hondo said:

    Hi Jason
    That is because John is the King of fishing; I am planning on moving to Tampa next door to him soon as I am jealous seeing all the pictures of those beautiful fish.

    There is nothing I love more than a good fired Fish to eat.

    All the best to you both
    Hondo

    No doubt! Fish over some
    No doubt! Fish over some charcoal or wood is FANTASTIC! i go to lake Erie in the spring sometimes, get some Walleye and perch, bring em home and put them on the grill with a little garlic butter and lemon.....my gosh is it good!!!!
  • tnsilcncer
    tnsilcncer Member Posts: 64
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    Jason1111 said:

    No doubt! Fish over some
    No doubt! Fish over some charcoal or wood is FANTASTIC! i go to lake Erie in the spring sometimes, get some Walleye and perch, bring em home and put them on the grill with a little garlic butter and lemon.....my gosh is it good!!!!

    Fishies 2
    Oh geez. If I had spit I'd be drooling!
  • Skiffin16
    Skiffin16 Member Posts: 8,305 Member
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    Jason1111 said:

    Small world we live in...
    thats for sure. i am an IT Specialist for the Ohio air National Guard in mansfield at the 179th Airlift Wing. Have 16 years in now and I don't know of anything else I would rather be doing. My military adventures have taken me all over Florid, from Hurlburt Field, to Egland AFB, to Tyndall, to Homestead. I did my best fishing off the coast in the Panhandle by Hurlburt Field. i caught 4 trigger fish, 7 red snappers, 4 King Makerel, and a 48pound yellow fin tuna. Everyone wanted a little of that on. It was a blast and those small little yellow fish that you have pictured are some great eats as well. My brother-in-law lives in Clearwater, basically right across the bay from the airport. Went down with my wife a few years ago, and had some good fishing on the bay as well. Anyway, good luck on you future endeavors and good fishin!

    jason

    Even Smaller
    I have a degree from USF (University of South Florida);
    ....Information Technology...

    Was actually born in;
    *** Mansfield, Ohio ***

    Spent several years in the military, six of those active duty Marine Corps, and my last few;
    ***Air National Guard at 290th JCSS MacDill AFB in Tampa***

    Oh and I like to fish, LOL....

    JG
  • Skiffin16
    Skiffin16 Member Posts: 8,305 Member
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    Fishies 2
    Oh geez. If I had spit I'd be drooling!

    Been There Too
    Recorded Food Channel shows when I was at the height of my imaginary drool dayz...