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1987 Diary


Date

Water Color

Wind

Rating

Comments

1/1/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Jan.,Feb., Mar.,& Apr. didn't fish much. & didn't catch much.

4/25/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Trout haven't shown up yet on Mullet. Friend caught big Red next to me.

5/3/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Several Trout caught on Shrimp & lures but not on Mullet.

5/4/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Rainy day. Fishing no good.

5/5/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Few Trout showed up for the waders. But no good for me.

5/6/87

Off Color

South

Good

Fished in boat near Cole Pass & caught 12 Flounder in salt grass flats.

5/7/87

Green

South

Poor

Fished from boat. Caught 2 large Gafftop.

5/8/87

Green

South

Poor

Fished from boat & was shut out.

5/9/87

Green

South

Fair

Fished in surf & caught 2 Trout on Shrimp. Several Trout caught up & down surf by waders.

5/10/87

Green

South

Fair

Caught 5 1/2# Trout & many Whiting on Shrimp.Waders still doing good.

5/11/87

Green

SE

Fair

Fished from boat & caught 1 Flounder & 5 Trout.

5/23/87

Green

SE

Good

Caught 9 Trout to 6#s.

5/24/87

Green

SE

Good

Caught 3 Trout to 7#s.

5/25/87

Off Color

SE

Good

Raymond & I caught 6# Trout,& 45" Red about 40#s on outgoing tide.

5/30/87

Off Color

SE

Fair

Bait hard to get .Caught 1 Trout, 2 Rat Reds, & 1 small Shark.

6/6/67

Green

SE

Good

6/6,& 7/87 caught7 1/2# Trout,2 3# Trout,1 20# Jack,& 2 25# Jacks.Rough cross currents.

6/13/87

Muddy

SW

Good

Caught 15 Shark & Hardheads.6/13, & 14/87.

6/20/87

Muddy

SW

Poor

Caught 1 Shark & some Hardheads. 6/20, & 21/87

6/27/87

Muddy

SW

Slow

Caught 3 Trout Sat. & Sun..

7/2/87

Muddy

South

Slow

Caught nothing Fri., 2 Trout Sat. & 2 Sun..

7/3/87

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Raymond & family on vacation. Caught several Trout in 2 weeks of fishing.

7/10/87

Muddy

South

Fair

Raymond & I caught 44" Red & 2 Trout. 7/10, & 11/87.

7/16/87

Muddy

South

Poor

3 days & caught lot of Hardheads & 2 Trout.7/16 thru 18/87.

7/25/87

Muddy

South

Slow

Sat.caught 29" Red & Sun. nothing. Lot of seaweed.

8/1/87

Off Color

SW

Slow

On vacation all week . Poor on 8/1,2,3,4,5/87.A few Hardheads.

8/6/87

Off Color

SW

Fair

Fished in boat near Pass & caught 5 Shark.

8/8/87

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished in boat & caught 1 Trout in Cole Pass.

8/15/87

Green

SW

Slow

Raymond fished with me Sat.,& Sun. Only 2 Schoolie Trout.

8/21/87

Sandy

South

Good

Raymond & I fished under the lights Sat. & caught 41" Red. Lost another ? But a semi live Red came washing on the beach & Ray took it home.

8/22/87

Green

South

Poor

Raymond & I fished under the lights til 11:30 PM & not even a nibble.

8/23/87

Green

South

Poor

Raymond & I fished under the lights til 11:30 PM & not even a nibble.

8/24/87

Green

South

Poor

Waste of time. Boo!!!

8/25/87

Green

SW

Slow

Ray & Scott took my boat & caught 1 Schoolie Trout & 1 small Drum.

8/26/87

Off Color

SW

Slow

8/26 thru 30/87. In 4 Days Ray & I caught 41" Red & lost another. Poor week in general.

9/5/87

Off Color

NE

Slow

Caught 27" & 28" Red Sa.t, small Shark Sun. & 1 Trout & 2 Blues Mon..

9/12/87

Off Color

SE

Great

Sat AM Raymond & I caught 1 Slot Red & 1 SP Mackerel. Rain moved in PM .Went out after dark & fished all night. We caught 11 Reds ( 43",43", 42",41",41", 40",39",38",36",35" & 25"). 8 People moved in on us that night & they caught 6 more.

9/13/87

Off Color

SE

Fair

We caught 1 Trout, 1 Red, & 1 Shark. People moved in on us again & saw 2 more Reds caught.

9/19/87

Muddy

NE

Slow

Fished AM 19th & caught 5# Trout & several Blues. Fished PM til 1AM & caughtBlues & Hardheads.

9/21/87

Muddy

NE

Fair

Caught 1 slot Red & several Blues & small Gafftops.

9/22/87

Off Color

NE

Good

Caught 2 Bull Reds (41" &41") ,1 27" Slot, & 8 Gafftops.

9/23/87

Off Color

NE

Good

Fished at piling & caught 5 Reds 25" to 30", 1 Gafftop,1 Trout, 1 Sandtrout, & several Blues.

9/24/87

Off Color

North

Poor

Front moved in & was shut out. Surf flat.

9/25/87

Green

NE

Good

Caught 30" Red,7# ,&2# Trout, 1 Shark & several Blues.

9/26/87

Green

SE

Good

Caught 7#. &5# Trout& 1 nice Shark.

9/27/87

Off Color

SE

Slow

Rough surf,& rain. Caught lot of Blues & Sandtrout.

9/28/87

Off Color

SE

Poor

Couldn"t even lose any bait.

9/29/87

Muddy

North

Fair

Caught 27" Red& several Hardheads.

9/30/87

Off Color

North

Fair

Caught 2 27" Reds & 1 Gafftops.

10/1/87

Off Color

North

Good

Caught 1 slot Red,1 Trout, 1 Flounder & 15 Gafftops.

10/17/87

Off Color

SE

Good

Sat. & Sun. Caught 2 Trout, & 7 Shark.

10/24/87

Off Color

SE

Fair

24th thru 27th. Sat. many Hardheads,Sun. 2 27" Reds, & 1 Trout,& Gafftops, & Mon.1 Trout, & Gafftops.

10/27/87

Muddy

North

Poor

Winds gusting to 30MPH. Couldn't lose any bait.

10/31/87

Green

SE

Poor

3 days & couldn’t hardly lose any bait.

11/14/87

Green

SE

Poor

2 days & couldn’t hardly lose any bait.

11/21/87

Green

North

Good

Caught 2 Bull Reds 44', & 37".

11/22/87

Off Color

SE

Fair

Caught 28" Red.

11/23/87

Off Color

SE

Poor

Couldn't lose any bait.

11/24/87

Off Color

SE

Poor

Couldn't lose any bait.

11/25/87

Off Color

SE

Slow

Rainy day.Caught nice 10# Shark.

11/26/87

Muddy

North

Slow

Caught 10# Drum in rough seas.

11/27/87

Muddy

North

Poor

No bites. Water rough.

11/28/87

Muddy

NW

Poor

Beautiful day but no bites.

12/1/87

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Caught a few thru Dec. but basically slow.