Today is the official start of fall, and it looks it outside. But for me, fall started Saturday when I went to Gaviolaís and all
the winners from the 2007 Localís Surf contest had been wiped clean.
Offshore fishing got a little interesting this past week when some bluefins started showing around the 650 line. The fish
that were caught varied from 35 pounds to 100+ pounds and were caught both trolling and chunking. But, the weather is
starting to play a big part. Thursday was good and a number of boats caught fish. Friday no one went. Saturday was
marginal at best and I only know of one boat that went out there. He couldnít get any bait from the one dragger that was
there because the birds got the trash first, he couldnít chunk because of the numbers of bluesharks, so he trolled all day,
but only got one 40 pounder. Sunday the weather was good and I understand some fish were caught, but more boats
stayed closer and did well with the sharks. I did hear of one fish around 50 inches being taken, and I suspect there were
The marine weather forecast for this week is as follows;
Tuesday- NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night- NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wednesday - E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wednesday Night - E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Thursday - E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Friday - NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers
There has been a bill introduced to get us out of the TWIC requirement. It was written by Senator Coleman and is
S.3377. There is opposition to this bill and the only way it will be adopted is if you call your Congressman and/or
Senator and say you fully support Senator Colemanís bill They are going to vote on this before they leave session which
is in the next few days so please do what you can to help get this bill passed.