On our inaugural Kingfish trip for 2017, a friendly blue runner helped bring aboard this foul-hooked 18.5lb specimen.
John and Carlos double hooked on amberjacks. At one point, all 3 of us were hooked up. Insanity ensues.
John Byatt catch and release, legal Amberjack. Number nine species for Ten Slam Award pursuit! Caught at Barge 11/14/16.
John Byatt brings a nearly 3lb Cedar Key doormat to the boat
During the club’s recent Sheepshead Shootout, we lucked out in finding a pair of keeper hogfish snapper. The first one was caught by John (noted in this photo). I believe John wanted to ensure Ken’s longing gaze was captured in the photo, so we were sure to get his boat in the shot as well.
Perhaps it was after the 7th Amberjack that John Byatt began to regret using light tackle
A beautiful morning greets us as we motor down the Steinhatchee channel, in search of the targeted species: red drum.
Fishing the redfish tournament out of Steinhatchee, John Byatt hooks into this beautiful 28″ redfish