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Using google earth to scout wading areas


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#31 mikechell

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 04:41 PM

In saying that. I love using google earth for much more than saltwater fishing.

Quit using Google Earth to look at nude beaches !!!


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#32 swampsinger

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 12:58 PM

Just to let you fellas know, I survived my trip.  Mike you didn't warn about morning temps in the high 30's.  I have mixed reviews on google earth scouting.  Going to a new area for a short trip you are far better off relying on local knowledge and tips. I faired better going to recommended spots than spots I generated from google earth.   However I strongly believe that if want to find new spots in your local waters its a good tool. Nothing that most of you didn't already know.

 I had to work for them, I caught Spotted Sea Trout, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish and tried for Snook and caught Mangrove Snapper. I've got another trip planned for late March early April.



#33 mikechell

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 02:25 PM

Oh, yeah ... watch out for those 30 degree mornings, Swamp !!!

 

Except, there aren't suppose to be ANY 30 degree mornings down there !!!


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#34 FlatsRoamer

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 03:47 PM

That is a good trip man. The fact that you caught that many species wading, on fly, AND in this blizzard is impressive. Can't tell you how many times I've been skunked with perfect conditions.

 

Snook will be tough for fly in the winter. Reports have been saying that they are down deep and grouped together.


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#35 Saltybum

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 04:20 PM

Mangrove snapper! That's one I haven't got on fly yet. Need to add it my bucket list along with bone and cobia.

 

Glad you had a great time and caught fish.


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#36 FlatsRoamer

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 05:46 PM

Just pitch a gotcha under some mangroves and you'll get some.

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