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September is here and the fall season has started off the south Florida coast. Fish like the 42 pound Cobia above may be caught by anglers fishing sardines near reef ledges or in the warmer shallow water.

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Big Yellowtail Snapper will continue to show up. Justin caught this nice “flag” while fishing a bottom rig baited with squid.

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Night fishing has been producing Lane, Mangrove and Mutton Snapper. Early fall arrivals like Ribbonfish and Bluefish are also being taken.

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As the baitfish continue to move through the area, anglers can look forward to increased catches of mahi mahi, grouper, snapper, cobia and sailfish in the coming months.

Plan your trip today and feel free to contact us for reservations. Don’t forget with the holidays fast approaching, Bar Jack Fishing has gift cards available for that special angler in your family. A perfect gift for birthdays, anniversary or Christmas. Thank you for considering Bar Jack Fishing for all your deep sea  fishing needs.

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The 6:30pm to 10:30pm evening trips have been producing lovely sunsets, cool breezes and varieties of fish species such as king mackerel, blackfin tuna and snappers.
A perfect way to end the day after work or for visitors looking for something different to do during the South Florida evenings.
The lights of the Lady K attract many different bait fish daytime anglers don’t get a chance to see closely. Flying fish, squid, needlefish, crabs and sometimes shrimp will mill around the vessel while the predators lurk beneath awaiting your bait as it drifts by.
Plan a trip today for a nocturnal adventure aboard the Lady K.

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Kelly celebrated her birthday on the Lady K during Tuesday’s afternoon trip on September 3rd. They had lots of fun catching gray triggerfish, yellowtail snapper, porgies and false albacore. Kelly even received a couple of large porgies from the captain. Thank you for choosing to spend some of your day fishing aboard the Lady K. Everyone here at BarJack Fishing wishes you the best for the year to come Kelly!

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Avril fished with her family during a calm morning trip aboard the Lady K and caught this nice 32 pound King Mackerel and released a seven foot Sandbar Shark. Other anglers also caught Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel and False Albacore.  The afternoon trips have been nice a cool with nice seabreezes creating the perfect drifts for anglers in search of King Mackerel, Mutton and Yellow-tail Snapper and even an  occasional African Pompano or Cero Mackerel showing up along the reef.

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Fred’s big Mutton Snapper came up during an afternoon trip. The fish ate a sardine spooled on the bottom in 120 feet of water. Anglers new to fishing will learn how to fish for and catch nice fish like these with a little coaching from our experienced captains and mates. Night fishing has also been doing well with King Mackerel, Lane Snapper, Gray Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper and an occasional Sailfish just before dark.

 

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Bar Jack Fishing is currently taking reservations and will also honor all coupons from any of the local competitive fishing vessels. A common question is which is the best trip to go on? For anglers who enjoy calm seas and the warmth of the Florida sun, a morning trip will surely fit the bill. The afternoon trips are much cooler with a sea breeze in your face as you fish the shady side of the boat in search of snapper. Our night time trips offer some spectacular sunsets and surprising catches. Hook into a good time and book a trip today aboard the Lady K.

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Bret fished aboard the Florida Fishing Academy catamaran with his family and landed this nice Mutton Snapper.

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William (r) won the big fish ticket with his 25 pound Cobia caught on the morning trip on the first day of summer.
The afternoon trip saw anglers landing king mackerel to 20 pounds and more Cobia  coming aboard the Lady K.
Anglers wishing to beat the heat should try fishing for yellowtail snapper during the seabreeze of the afternoon trips or king mackerel and snapper during the evening. 

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Anglers and visitors alike should bring sunblock, sunglasses and a hat to help offer protection from the summer sunshine.
Purchase your tickets inside BarJack’s marina store which is also loaded with icy cold beverages, snacks, sunglasses and apparel. Tight lines and have a wonderful day aboard the Lady K.

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VIP angler Lee bagged a limit of King Mackerel and a 48 pound Cobia while fishing during a morning trip near the end of May. He caught the cobia using a 12 pound spinning outfit while fishing for Yellow-tail Snapper. Another impressive catch Lee, keep up the good work!

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Lady K mate Jeff gives a hand to help a junior angler display a nice Black-fin Tuna caught during a rainy May afternoon. Now is the time for anglers to try their luck at landing one of these hard fighting fish.

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Night time anglers caught these nice King Mackerel and VIP angler Fredd was very happy to bring home a 49 pound Cobia caught on the 1st of June. There have been quite a few large fish hooked during the evening trips but beware of the hungry sharks looking to make an easy meal of your catch.

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Another afternoon trip produced Cobia, King Mackerel, Yellow-tail Snapper and other bottom fish. The smiles say it all!

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A June morning trip with Black-fin Tuna, King Mackerel and Cobia being the heavyweights of the trip. Other anglers also bagged Vermillion Snapper, Red Porgies and Gray Triggerfish.

DSCF0185VIP anglers Johnathan and Brandon show off their night-time Cobia. Other anglers brought home snapper and King Mackerel during the trip. With the summer heat preparing to come on full force, night fishing is the coolest trip and with the evening trip leaving at 6:30 pm, it makes fishing convenient for anglers after working all day.

DSCF0165Summer-time is just around the corner and the Lady K is sailing three trips daily. No reservations are needed. Tickets are sold in the new marina store, Bar Jack’s Fish Tales, your one stop shop for everything you will need while on your four-hour offshore excursion aboard the Lady K. Anglers can even have their catch cooked for lunch at the Kona Bay Cafe after a morning filled with sunshine and fresh ocean air. Gift cards are also available for Father’s Day, the perfect gift for the very special man in your life!

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VIP angler Matthew caught this nice 35 pound King Mackerel while fishing during one of the Lady K’s evening trips. The fish hit a sardine fished on a knocker rig and put up a great battle before it was gaffed by the crew. King mackerel have been caught by anglers fishing during any of the Lady K’s three daily trips.

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This afternoon trip saw anglers battling Cobia, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Mutton Snapper and False Albacore through the trip. Anglers also had the opportunity to witness Bull Sharks cruising just under the vessel as they chased baitfish. There was plenty of action with quite a few big fish being chased and even eaten by the sharks. First time anglers also saw Green turtles, Loggerhead turtles and a giant Leatherback turtle.

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Cobia, like those pictured above, continue to be taken during any of the Lady K’s three daily trips. Fish up to 50 pounds have been caught during the first half of May and should continue to move through the area into June. Many anglers are having great success catching Cobia by using knocker rigs baited with either sardines or goggle-eyes and fished just under the boat or while spooling the bottom for snapper.

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Sailfish continue to be spotted free jumping around the Lady K and a few releases of these beautiful acrobatic fish have been made by anglers fishing during the morning and afternoon trips. Letting out plenty of line is key to hooking big fish like this

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Anglers fishing during breezy conditions with the right mixture of current, Sargasso weed and flying fish around the area may have the opportunity to hook and land Mahi Mahi like these during the late spring and early summer months. With the extended daylight on the Lady K’s 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm trips, late afternoon Mahi Mahi and sailfish are always a possibility.

 

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Don’t miss the action! Plan a trip today for four hours or make a full day of it. No reservations are needed, just come on down to the dock about a half hour early and purchase your tickets at Bar Jack’s Fish Tales Marina Store. Everything you need is included at one low price – bait, tackle, rods, reels, fishing license and ice for your fish or drinks stored in the ships coolers. This is an offshore experience the whole family can enjoy offering the opportunity to see marine life such as Whale Sharks, Sea Turtles, Porpoise, Bottle-nosed Dolphin, Manta ray, Manatee and a variety of marine birds. Tight lines and good fishing everyone!

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Fishing on the evening trips have been productive for some anglers. The 17 pound Cubera Snapper pictured above inhaled a ballyhoo fished along the bottom while the King Mackerel pictured below choose a drifted sardine fished in the middle of the water column.

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The afternoon trips have seen anglers taking some nice Cobia up to 48 pounds along with a mix of King Mackerel, Triggerfish, Snapper and the occasional Mahi Mahi.

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Junior anglers have been having fun catching large fish like the Little Tunny pictured below. Children fishing with bottom rigs have been catching a wide variety of tropical reef fish, triggerfish, jacks, grunts, snapper, grouper and “hotdog” fish.

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Don’t miss the boat! The weather has been perfect with light winds and calm conditions in the mornings. The afternoon seabreeze is very cool and for anglers who don’t want to much sun, try an evening trip where you and your family or friends can watch a magnificent sunrise. Now open – Bar Jack Fish Tales Marina Store – located right at the dock – Snacks, Drinks, Clothing, Sunscreen, Bait, Ice and Tackle all accessible for anglers before and after fishing aboard the Lady K.

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VIP anglers Rob (l) and Mark (r) display two nice Cobia caught during a very recent afternoon trip on the Lady K.  Both fish slammed baits drifted just off the bottom. Although not very pretty by nature, these wonderful game fish make excellent table fare and can feed a small family for at least a week.

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This beautiful Coney Grouper (aka Strawberry Grouper) was caught and released due to the annual Shallow Water Grouper closed season. Grouper season will reopen on May 1st so anglers will be able to take grouper again as long as they meet the state’s recreational size limits.

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A member of the needlefish family, this Houndfish is just one of the many different fish species anglers may be able to catch during the spring and early summer migrations off the South Florida coastline. Houndfish can go up to six feet long and can be seen leaping across the surface of the ocean as they chase small baitfish.

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Don’t miss your chance to hook into a great time this spring and plan a trip aboard the Lady K. We supply everything you need for four hours of offshore exploration. No angling experience required, our crews will show you how and coach you through the fight, then they’ll fillet your catch back at the dock.  Good luck and tight lines!

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Kona Bay Cafe is located within the marina and you may even have your catch cooked for you! An excellent choice for breakfast and lunch within seconds from the Lady K! Open 7:00am to 3:00pm

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