New Jack City - Catching Jack Crevalle
I took the day off recently and wanted to go fishing. I went over to Haulover Canal to try my hand at bottom fishing in the morning before I went into the shallow areas. The wind was blowing at about 25 MPH so Haulover Canal seemed like a good place to be fish for the day.
In the morning I went out a purchased some live mullet. For my friends up north, a mullet is like a small perch only gray in color. So I purchased about 12 of them, and stuck a #5 circle hook along its top fin and then threw out a 3 oz sinker (which was about the size of a pinky finger.)
While I was fishing, got a visit from an manatee. This one came right up to the boat and looked straight at me with his face out of the water.
In any case, I threw out two lines and proceeded to wait. After about 30 minutes, one of my lines started spinning. For about the next 4 hours, about every 20 minutes I would get a bite. I fished until I ran out of bait.
I was successful since I caught over 5 of the Jack Crevalle. I did not take pictures of all of them since they were the same size, These were smaller than the monsters I caught in Puerto Vallarte, but it was great to catch them anyway.