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1990 Diary


Date

Water Color

Wind

Rating

Comments

1/1/90

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Caught a few Whiting & pan fish but water stayed cold for the whole winter.Jan., Feb., & March .

4/1/90

Off Color

SE

Slow

4/1 thru4/91Beach water still 67* caught 1 large Ray, & saw 1 Bull Red caught.

4/21/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

Beach water hit 71*. But no fish.4/21,& 22/90.

5/5/90

Off Color

North

Poor

No fish. Billy Tobler & Martin Trail caught 6 Reds in Alligator Lake on 5th.nothing on 6th.

5/7/90

Green

SE

Fair

Caught 4 Trout at Jetties.

5/12/90

Green

SE

Poor

Water very rough & high tides No fish.

5/13/90

Green

SE

Poor

Water very rough & high tides No fish.Plenty of bait in surf.

5/20/90

Muddy

SW

Poor

High winds & rough. 5/19,20& 21/90 no fish.

5/22/90

Off Color

North

Poor

Caught 2 Gafftop. Water flat.

5/23/90

Off Color

North

Good

Nolan & I caught 3 Jacks,1 Gafftop,& 1 large Blacktip Shark at round house.

5/24/90

Muddy

SW

Poor

5/24 thru27/90 Water muddy & rough. No fish.

6/2/90

Muddy

Sw

Poor

6/2&3/90 No fish in red surf.

6/10/90

Off Color

SW

Fair

Caught 3 Trout & 1 Shark.

6/11/90

Off Color

South

Good

AM no fish. PM caught 3 slot Reds on 6" to 10" Mullet.Man fishing by me caught 100# Blacktip Shark.

6/16/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Caught 1 Blacktip Shark, & 1 Flounder.

6/17/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

No fish .

6/23/90

Off Color

North

Fair

AM caught 2 Blacktip Shark & 1 Trout. PM 1 slot Red.

6/24/90

Muddy

North

Poor

Water red & flat. No fish.

6/30/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Fished at Transformers. Caught 31" Red & 3 Trout.

7/1/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Fished at round house & caught 2 Trout. In PM.

7/2/90

Green

SE

Fair

Caught 3 Trout at piling in AM. PM was a bummer on very low tide.

7/3/90

Green

North

Fair

Caught 2 Trout & 2 Blacktip Shark at Piling in Am. PM Northern moved in & turned water red.

7/4/90

Muddy

North

Slow

Caught many baby Shark & couldn't keep bait on my hooks.

7/5/90

Muddy

North

Poor

Lot of cross current with rain squalls in AM . No fish.

7/6/90

Off Color

South

Fair

Lot of bait in water . Caught a lot of baby Shark. Billy Tobler caught 28" Red but didn't make the JC Board with it.

7/7/90

Off Color

South

Poor

Too many small Shark & Crabs. Couldn't keep bait on hook.

7/14/90

Off Color

North

Fair

Caught 2 Blacktip Shark.

7/15/90

Off Color

SE

Slow

Caught 1 Trout. Lot of bait in water.

7/21/90

Green

SE

Good

Caught 4 Trout to 4.5# & 1 Blacktip Shark in AM. PM caught 2 more Shark

7/22/90

Green

SE

Fair

Caught 4 nice Trout til 10 AM then all quit.

7/28/90

Green

SE

Slow

7/28& 29/90 caught 2 Shark Sat. & nothing Sun.

8/4/90

Muddy

SW

Good

Caught 2 17" Trout, 29" Red & 1 Sandtrout in AM. PM caught 3# Trout.

8/5/90

Sandy

North

Poor

Lot of bait , no fish.

8/11/90

Green

South

Fair

8/11, & 12/90 caught 5 Trout & 5 Shark.

8/18/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

Caught 1 small Trout.

8/19/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Nolan & I caught 1 27" Red near Pass. In AM.

8/24/90

Off Color

SW

Slow

Caught 1 Gafftop.

8/25/90

Off Color

SW

Slow

AM caught 2 Gafftop. PM ?Fished from 5 til 12 MN. Caught 1 Trout.

8/26/90

Off Color

SW

Slow

Didn't fish but saw man with 3 large Trout.

8/27/90

Off Color

North

Poor

No fish in AM or PM.Lot of bait in surf.

8/28/90

Green

North

Poor

Fred & I caught 1 Trout at round house. Lot of bait in surf.

8/29/90

Green

NE

Good

Caught 3 large Jacks,& 4# Trout by 9AM

8/30/90

Green

North

Good

Am Larry & I fished at round house & caught 3.5# Trout, & 41" Red. PM caught nice Blacktip Shark & Hardheads.

8/31/90

Off Color

SW

Good

AM caught 36", & 32" Red. PM thunderstorms moved in .

9/1/90

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Caught 1 Trout with a lot of thunderstorms going on.

9/2/90

Muddy

Variable

Good

Am caught 1 small Trout. PM fished near Pass & caught 41" Red while a Shark fisherman pulled in a 80# Bull Shark.

9/3/90

Green

Variable

Fair

Caught 2 Gafftop & 1 Flounder.

9/8/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Caught 1 nice Trout & 1 Spanish Mackerel near Pass.

9/9/90

Off Color

South

Poor

Fished near Pass. No fish.

9/15/90

Green

North

Good

Caught 2 Bull Reds 41",&37",4 Shark,& 7 Sandtrout.

9/16/90

Green

North

Fair

Caught 2 Shark & constantly lost bait near Pass.

9/17/90

Green

SE

Fair

Caught 3 nice Shark.

9/18/90

Green

Variable

Good

Fred & I caught 4 Bull Reds 41",39",38", &36", &1 Trout on out going tide.At Round house.

9/19/90

Green

North

Fair

Caught 39" Red. Strong north winds moved in.

9/24/90

Off Color

North

Good

1st real Northern of season. Caught 37", & 27" Red.

9/25/90

Off Color

North

Great

Wind swung around to SE . Caught 3 Large Jacks 1 36" Red,1 25" Red & 1 Gafftop.

9/26/90

Green

NE

Fair

Crystal green water, caught 25# Ray.

9/27/90

Green

NE

Slow

Caught 1 nice Spanish Mackerel.

9/28/90

Green

NE

Slow

Caught 1 nice Spanish Mackerel.Larry & Ialso caught a lot of Whiting.

9/29/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

Saw several Shark caught & a few Whiting but was basically shut out.

9/30/90

Off Color

North

Slow

Caught 1 Spanish Mackerel in PM.

10/1/90

Green

North

Good

Nolan & I caught 1 Blacktip Shark & 3 big Jacks. PM Billy & I caught 3# Trout.

10/2/90

Green

North

Fair

Fred, Larry ,& I caught 1 Blacktip Shark & 15 Whiting. PM was bad.

10/3/90

Green

South

Good

Billy , Jim & I caught 30",& 27.5" Red & 2 large Blues at round house.

10/4/90

Muddy

South

Poor

Rain moved in No fish.

10/5/90

Muddy

South

Good

AM was bad . PM NE winds ,caught 1 Sand Trout,& 6 large Gafftop on Piggies.

10/6/90

Muddy

SE

Good

Caught 2 Reds 25"& 23.5",2 Gafftop,1 Shark, & several Sandtrout.

10/7/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Caught many Sandtrout but didn't keep any.

10/13/90

Green

North

Good

Water slick. Caught4 Jacks in AM & 4 more in PM.Fished night & was shut out.

10/14/90

Green

South

Good

"French" & I caught 49" King Mackerel, 25" Red,& 1 Spanish Mackerel at dawn.

10/20/90

Off Color

South

Fair

Winds picked up, surf rough,John, Larry & I caught 41", & 27" Reds, & 1 Spanish Mackerel.At round house.

10/21/90

Off Color

South

Fair

Caught 45" Red til Norther moved in at noon.

10/22/90

Off Color

North

Great

Am had 1 hit that I couldn't turn. PM 12:30 The fun began. Caught3 Slot Reds 28', 27", 26", & 1 large Shark.Between 12;30 & 1;30 PM.

10/27/90

Off Color

NE

Fair

Wind swung around to SE & a lot of Bull Whiting Showed up.

10/28/90

Off Color

NE

Fair

Caught 1 Blacktip Shark & 1 Spanish Mackerel in calm surf.

10/29/90

Off Color

NE

Poor

No fish.

11/3/90

Muddy

SE

Poor

Bait hard to get because of high tides. No fish.

11/4/90

Muddy

North

Slow

Larry caught 25" Red, & we caught a lot of Hardheads.

11/10/90

Off Color

North

Poor

Couldn't lose a bait. No fish.

11/11/90

Off Color

North

Poor

Lost 1 good bite but still couldn't lose any bait.

11/17/90

Off Color

North

Poor

No fish.

11/18/90

Off Color

East

Fair

Larry & I caught 37" Red,1 nice Trout, & several Whiting.

11/19/90

Muddy

South

Fair

Only Small Whiting in AM. PM fished at boat ramp & caught 27" Red.

11/20/90

Muddy

South

Slow

1/20 &,21/90 only a few Whiting for 2 days.

11/22/90

Muddy

South

Slow

Fished at boat ramp & was shut out.

11/23/90

Muddy

South

Slow

Fished in Drum Bay. No fish.

11/24/90

Off Color

South

Slow

Water clearing, caught 6 Whiting.

11/25/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

Fished near Pass.Caught 37" Red but nothing else.

12/1/90

Off Color

Variable

Good

French, & I caught 3 Bull Reds & 2 slot 28" & 26".On dead low tide.

12/2/90

Off Color

SE

Fair

French & I caught 2 nice slot Reds.

12/8/90

Green

North

Poor

No fish.

12/9/90

Green

North

Poor

Fished at round house. No fish.

12/15/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

French caught 25" Red but that was it.

12/16/90

Off Color

SE

Poor

Had a lot of variety of bait but no fish.

12/22/90

Off Color

North

Poor

12/22,thru25/90 severe northern stopped all catching.