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Fishing With Billionaires

I went fishing billionaires this last weekend, well not literally, I took along two books about billionaires.  The first was Sam Walton Made In America, a book I bought, and the other was Fifty Shades Of Grey, which was given

Yes, Mylar Balloons Do End Up In The Ocean!

August 30th We went out with an old childhood friend of Gary’s and his daughter.  They only had two days to go fishing, so we were limited to Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands. Started at Anacapa and fished the front

Scouting For Marlin

August 24 Santa Barbara Island and we’re looking for marlin.  We see a few jumpers on our way here.  The waves side to side as we go south are making me seasick, so I nap for a while. Because it’s

Fish Netters

  August 17 Beautiful morning to be back out on the water, we’re up early, leaving our house by 5:30 am.  We stop at Ciscos for bait.  It’s not cured.  Cured bait is bait that they’ve had for a while. 

Marlin Fishing On The Joy Sea

Aug 8th We decided to go to Santa Barbara Island to fish. Islands up north are going to be too windy. Did some trolling along the way. No luck at that. Gary saw a marlin that did some nice jumps

Fishing With Family

August 1 Fishing with family. Our step son and his wife (Mitch and Brook) have come out to visit us. We started at Santa Cruz Island. Yesterday there was a report of a charter boat that got limits of yellow

Another Dolphin Award

July 23rd Gary and I left for another fishing trip. Stayed the first day at Santa Cruz island because of high winds expected out at Santa Rosa. I caught a calico bass and a small yellow tail on a Shimano

Salad On The Boat

I swear I always gain weight on the boat. I blame it on eating a little more to keep from being seasick, but hey truth is, I just don’t do my normal exercise routine when I’m on the boat, and

What Melts Plastic, But Goes On Your Skin?

Memorial Day weekend we went on a cruise and met up with friends from our yacht club. A friend had forgotten her hair dryer and asked if we had one she could borrow. I had put a travel dryer on

Can You Fish Too Much?

I’ve spent the last week doing almost nothing. The three weeks before that it was fishing, getting ready to go fishing, and cleaning up from fishing. In those three weeks I spent most nights sleeping on the boat, and only