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1999 Diary


Date

Water Color

Wind

Rating

Comments

1/1/1999

Muddy

North

Fair

Peg, Tim & I fished near car bodies & caught 39" Red. Peg caught 1st bull of the year.

1/2/1999

Muddy

North

Poor

Solid Norther blew in during the night with very strong winds & rain. No fish.

1/3/1999

Muddy

North

Poor

Stayed freezing type weather. Fished but no bites.

1/8/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 7 Whiting.

1/9/1999

Off Color

North

Poor

Fished at piling. Blue Northern blew in last night. Didn't lose any bait.

1/15/1999

Off Color

North

Slow

Caught 1 Whiting.Bait hard to get.

1/16/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Tim, Peg, Eddie, Bob Cook ( Snowbird from Michigan), & I caught 2 Reds 33", & 39", & Peg lost 1 ??? that she fought 5 mins.. Also caught 9 Whiting.

1/17/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Tim, Peg, & I caught 36" Drum, & 27" Red.This is fantastic Jan. fishing.

1/18/1999

Muddy

NW

Poor

1/21,thru23/99 Strong Northern moved in Fri. & fish moved out. Caught 5 Whiting in 3 days.

1/22/1999

Muddy

NW

Poor

Caught 2 Whiting. Norther blew in & water very low.

1/23/1999

Muddy

South

Poor

Fishing Slow.

1/24/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Caught 6 Whiting.

1/29/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 2 Whiting.

1/30/1999

Off Color

NW

Slow

Caught 11 large Whiting.

1/31/1999

Off Color

NW

Slow

Caught 2 Whiting.

2/5/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 4 Whiting in AM & 12 in PM.

2/6/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 8 Whiting today.

2/7/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 8 Whiting today.Beach water temp. was 65.2*.

2/11/1999

Off Color

North

Poor

Didn't fish. Near freezing temps..

2/12/1999

Off Color

North

Good

Ben Bible & I fished at piling & caught 40" Red,2 Rays, & a dozen Whiting. Man fishing by me caught 32" Red.

2/13/1999

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished early til the wind swung around to the East.Caught 3 Whiting.

2/19/1999

Green

South

Slow

Water rough. No fish. Jack Walker caught a small Flounder in PM.

2/20/1999

Green

South

Slow

Mr. Bible & I fished this morning at the piling & the seaweed was so bad that you couldn't keep a line in the water. We caught 18 Whiting.

2/21/1999

Off Color

North

Slow

Fished AM near car bodies & was shut out. PM Tim & Peg caught 40" Red at 2:00PM..Made our weekend.

2/26/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Caught 27" Red, 5 Whiting & 1 Hardhead.

2/27/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Overcast but warm. Basically shutout.

2/28/1999

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Caught 2 Whiting.

4/2/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 2 Drum & 1 Whiting. Nolan & I.

4/3/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 1 Sheepshead & 1 Whiting.

4/4/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Caught 1 21" Red & 1 Whiting.

4/10/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

No fish.

4/11/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

No fish.

4/12/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Tim, Peg, Ed,& I caught27" Red, 9 Whiting, & David caught 18" Drum.

4/16/1999

Muddy

North

Poor

Northern moved in & caught 2 Hardheads.

4/17/1999

Muddy

North

Slow

Caught 6 Whiting & 1 Sheepshead.

4/18/1999

Green

Variable

Slow

Jeff, Tim, Peg, Eddie, & I caught 42" Red & a few Whiting.Tim wrote me that after I left they picked up 35" Red & 5 large Whiting.

4/23/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Surf full of seaweed. Didn't look worth fishing. Put 1 line out & caught 46" Red (one the fattest I've ever caught).

4/24/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Too much seaweed. No fish.

4/25/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Too much seaweed. No fish.

4/30/1999

Off Color

Strong East

Poor

Too much seaweed. No fish.

5/1/1999

Off Color

Strong East

Poor

Too much seaweed. No fish.

5/2/1999

Off Color

Strong South

Poor

Too much seaweed. No fish.

5/7/1999

Off Color

North

Fair

Ed, Dee, David & I caught 5 Trout & 1 Shark.

5/8/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Ed, & I caught 5 Trout ( 26", 25" & 3 more) & 3 Shark

5/9/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Tim, Peg Ed, & I caught 3 Trout & 26" Red.

5/14/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Eddie, Skip, G.W. , & I caught 5 Shark & 28" Red.

5/15/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Skip, Tim,Peg, Eddie, G.W., & I Caught 4 Shark, 26" Red, 25" Trout & a lot of seaweed.

5/16/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Too much seaweed. No fish.Tim & Peg came down in afternoon & caught 28" Red & lost another next to the beach.

5/20/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Seaweed so bad that you couldn't keep a line in the water. Fished by Jetties & was shut out.

5/21/1999

Off Color

South

Great

Seaweed was still bad. Tim, Peg, Skip, Bill Cox, & I fished with one pole each & caught 16 Shark, 15 Trout to 27",1 small Ray, & 4 slot Reds. If you didn't get a bite in 3 mins. your line would wash up on the beach.

5/22/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Seaweed still bad. Tim, Peg, Skip, & I caught 17 Shark, 7 Trout to 25", 3 Whiting, 41" Jack, & several Hardheads.

5/28/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Skip, Eddie, & I fished at piling & caught 1 slot Red, & 7 Blacktip Shark.

5/29/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Friends caught 1 Red & 6 Shark.

5/30/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Tried to fish but Seaweed too bad. No fish.

5/31/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Tim,Peg, Dave, & I caught 4 Trout, & some panfish.

6/3/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Nathan Case & son Jordan came down today & we caught 26" Red & 3 Shark along with 5 Hardheads.Still a lot of seaweed making it hard to keep a line in the water.

6/4/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Skip & I caught 3 Trout to 22".Seaweed still bad.

6/5/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Skip, Kent & Mitch Halquist , & I caught 5 nice Trout to 25" & 1 Shark. Seaweed still bad.

6/12/1999

Green

South

Fair

Lot of seaweed but Skip & I Caught 5 Trout to 25" & 21" Red.Mike Scherer caught 20 small Trout wade fishing.

6/13/1999

Green

South

Fair

Skip , Tim, Peg, Mike Shirra, Nathan Case & family , & I caught 5 Trout to 25" & 4 Shark while Mike caught 7 Trout to 27"

6/14/1999

Green

South

Fair

Eddie & Mike wade fished while I fixed a flat . They caught 7 Trout .

6/17/1999

Off Color

NE

Poor

Too much seaweed so Skip & I went to the bay & caught 20# Gar, & 3 Trout.

6/18/1999

Off Color

East

Poor

Didnít fish because of the side currents & seaweed.

6/19/1999

Off Color

SE

Fair

Skip, Tim, Peg, & I were able to keep a linein the surf & caught 1 Spanish Mackerel, 1 Shark,& 1 Trout.Tim wrote me Email that after I left , Peg caught 41" Jack & they also caught 1 Trout & 4 Shark.

6/25/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Skip, Tim, Peg ,& I caught 6 Trout. Seaweed still bad.

6/26/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Skip, Tim, Peg ,& I caught 4 Trout. Seaweed still bad.

6/27/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Skip, Tim, Peg ,& I caught 1 Trout, & 1 Slot Red. Seaweed still bad.

6/30/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Peg & I were shut out In AM. PM Skip & Tim joined us & we caught 2 Reds & 1 Shark.

7/1/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Fri. AM Peg , & I were shut out. Pm Ship & Tim joined us & we caught 2 Reds, 1 Trout, & 4 Shark.

7/2/1999

Muddy

South

Poor

Seaweed moved in & wiped out the fishing.

7/3/1999

Muddy

South

Poor

Seaweed moved in & wiped out the fishing.

7/4/1999

Muddy

South

Poor

Seaweed moved in & wiped out the fishing.

7/9/1999

Green

Variable

Slow

Archie, Peg ,& I fought the seaweed & caught 3 Trout in the rain.

7/10/1999

Green

South

Slow

Tim,Peg, Skip, Marvin & I were shut out in AM . PM we caught 6 Shark.

7/11/1999

Green

South

Slow

Dee, & I fished & made a water haul. Except for a few big Hardheads.

7/16/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Skip,Peg, & I caught 38" Red,4 Shark, & 4 Gafftop.

7/17/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Skip, the Hawthorns, & I caught 38" ,& 28" Red, 4 Trout,& 3 Whiting.

7/18/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Dee, & I Caught 36" Red, 3 Trout,1 Shark,& hardheads.

7/23/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Slow

AM caught 1 small Trout. PM Skip & I caught 1 Shark.

7/24/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Fair

Skip, Tim, Peg, Kathy, Jeff F., Pat P. , & I caught 3 bull Reds (38", 42" & 21"), 2 Sharks, 1 large Ray, 2 Trout, & lost 2 large ??? Fish on the Shark rig & a Smaller rig to a broken line.

7/25/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Slow

AM Caught 2 small Shark & had 1 broken line???.

7/30/1999

Off Color

SW

Poor

Skip,Peg,Sid & Corey, & I were shut out.

7/31/1999

Off Color

SW

Poor

Tim, Peg,Skip,Brett,Stephen,Pat, Nathan, Willis,Toby, Monty, & I fished all day & caught 1 large Gafftop, & several Whiting.

8/1/1999

Off Color

SW

Poor

Brett, Stephen, Toby, Monty, Dee, & I were shutout.

8/6/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Caught 1 small Shark

8/7/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Tim, Skip, & I fished at piling & caught 1 small Shark, & had 1 breakoff???.

8/8/1999

Green

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg,& I caught 1 41" Red, 1 Blue,1 Spanish Mackerel, & 1 Stingray.

8/13/1999

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Caught 1 Hardhead all day long." Dog days of summer".

8/14/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Allen, & I caught 2 Reds( 28", & 30"), 3 Rays, & 2 Gafftops.

8/15/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, & I caught 42" Red, 1 Sandtrout, & 1 Gafftop.

8/20/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Mike Whitting & I caught 1 Shark, & 1 Gafftop. Lost a slot Red in 1st gut. PM Ed Reed caught 26" Red & 1 Gafftop.

8/21/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Skip, Ed, & I caught 5 Shark & several small ones. Lost something on Shark rig???,with broken leader.

8/22/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Tried to fish with Hurrican Brett in gulf but surges put trash on lines & couldn't keep lines out .Brett went inland on South Padre Island 140mph

8/27/1999

Green

Variable

Fair

Ed & I caught 2 Trout 21", & 25" ,1 small Shark,1 large Ladyfish, & 1 Gafftop.

8/28/1999

Green

Variable

Fair

Peg, Paul, & I caught 2 nice Spanish mackerel, & 1 Gafftop.

8/29/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Dee & I fished all morning under beautiful conditions & was shut out.Saw Coonie Jim with pictures of 53",& 47" Red he caught during the week.

9/2/1999

Off Color

Variable

Good

AM Fished near carbodies & caught 3 Slot Reds( 27",27", & 24"). PM Skip, Tim, Peg , & I caught 41" Red & large Stingray.

9/3/1999

Off Color

Variable

Good

Skip, Tim, Peg, & I caught 2 Bulls (40", & 30") , 4 slots (28", 27", 27" , & 27"), & several Panfish.

9/4/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Tim, Peg, Skip, Dee, & I with the Barbers, & Lippos joining us later . Dee caught 27" Trout, & Steve Barber caught 25" Trout, & we also caught 1 Shark, 1 Rat Red, 1 Ray & some panifsh.

9/5/1999

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Tim, Peg, The barbers, & Lippos caught 1 Slot Red 27".

9/10/1999

Green

South

Fair

Ed & I caught 40" Red, & Marvin Glover caught large Jack in AM. PM was slow with small panfish.

9/11/1999

Green

South

Fair

Glover & I caught 26" Trout, & 19.5" Red. PM was slow again.

9/12/1999

Green

South

Fair

Tim, Dee, & I caught 23" Red, 2 Trout , & several panfish.

9/17/1999

Green

South

Good

Fished near carbodies with Glover, & French. Caught 21" Red & lost another Red that I pulled up on the sand & 1 Spanish Mack. French caught 4 more slots & Glover fished all night & had 3 more.PM caught 20" Trout.

9/18/1999

Green

North

Good

Dee & I caught 4 Reds, 2 Trout, & French & Glover caught 2 more slot Reds. PM was a bust.

9/19/1999

Green

North

Poor

Water turned crystal green & could'nt lose a bait.

9/24/1999

Green

North

Fair

French put 2 Slot Reds on the beach before sunrise & afterwards Glover, Emory, Sweet & I couldn't buy a bite. PM I caught 2 Trout on high tide.

9/25/1999

Green

Strong South

Poor

Tim, & I fished all morning without a bite. PM 1 Spanish Mackerel saved the day from a complete shut out.

9/26/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Tim, Peg, & I fished til low tide at 11AM. After that we put 3 Reds (42",26", 23") on the beach with 2 Spanish Mackerels, 1 Trout & a few panfish.Hank caught a lot of Whiting also.

10/1/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Fair

French, Glover, Dee, Sweet, Emory, Toby, & I caught about 10 Slot Reds, 1 33" Bull Red, a few Gafftops, & some panfish.

10/2/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Fair

Toby, Peg, Sweet, & I caught 2 slot Red, 1 Shark, 5 Gafftops, 3 Flounder, & some Panfish.

10/3/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Fair

Lonnie, Toby, Peg, Dee,the Hawthornes, & I caught 1 Spanish Mackerel, 1 Shark,several Panfish,1 Flounder,& 36" Bull Red.

10/8/1999

Off Color

South

?

Didn't fish. Lonnie, Toby, & I spread sand on my lot.

10/9/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Rained all AM. PM Lonnie, Toby, & I caught 37" Red.

10/10/1999

Sandy Green

Variable

Fair

Lonnie , Toby, Peg, Tim, Mike, Judy, & I caught 42" Bull Shark,2 Sand Trout, & lost something big that just came off the hook.

10/11/1999

Sandy Green

North

Fair

Mike, Judy, & I caught 1 22" Trout, & 1 large Jack. PM we caught 1 nice Shark, 1 Spanish Mackerel & 2 Gafftop.

10/12/1999

Green

North

Poor

Caught 1 Hardhead . Got 2 big Pelicans tied up in my lines & had to untie them.lost 1 whole leader & will have to restring 2.

10/13/1999

Green

North

Good

Archie, & I fished @ piling & caught 39" Bull Red,40" Bull Jack,18" Trout, 1 Gafftop, & 1 large Horse Mackerel. 3 more big Jacks were caught by others, & we lost something big during Jack run???.

10/14/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Had 2 good bites this morning but lost both to broken lines from that Pelican fiasco yesterday.

10/15/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Just as bad as yesterday.Boo!!

10/16/1999

Green

South

Slow

Fished for 3 hrs & was readd to quit with no fish. Then I caught 24" Red.

10/17/1999

Green

Variable

Good

Tim, Peg, Dee, Eddie, & I caught 38" Jack,30" Red,3 Trout to 22", 3 Stingrays, 3 Shark, & 1 large Whiting. Had 3 more that didn't hook up???.

10/18/1999

Off Color

North

Rain

Didn't fish but Marvin Glover caught 3 slot Reds.

10/19/1999

Off Color

North

Fair

PM caught 2 Reds 30", & 25" after rain quit.

10/20/1999

Off Color

North

Fair

Caught 2 Reds 28" & 21" & saw French catch 1 more slot.

10/21/1999

Green

North

Fair

AM caught 41" Red, & 1 Ray, & PM caught 24" Red.

10/22/1999

Green

North

Fair

Had 2 bites today. Caught 2 slot Reds 23", & 24".

10/23/1999

Off Color

North

Good

Donna Cossin,Granddaughter Amie, & I caught 2 Bull Reds 35", & 37" , 41" Bull Shark , & 3 nice Gafftop. Tim, Peg, Yanna & Ray Martinez & his boys came down later but no fish.

10/24/1999

Sandy Green

North

Great

Tim & I caught 6 Bull Reds to 41"(37",37",38",39", 41",41"),lost 1 something???,1 Jack, 1 under sized Trout, & 8 large Gafftops. 2 more Bulls caught by guys next to us.

10/25/1999

Green

Variable

Poor

Water turned green. No fish in AM. Lost all my bait though,just no hits.PM caught 1 Trout.

10/26/1999

Green

Variable

Slow

Caught 1 40" Jack ,while Henry caught 1 Bull Red in Am. Tide very low.

10/27/1999

Green

South

Poor

AM clear water, no bait & no fish.

10/28/1999

Sandy Green

South

Fair

Fished at round house & didn't hardly lose a baitinAM. PM Archie & I caught 2 Blacktip Shark,1 Spanish Mackerel, & 2 Trout.

10/29/1999

Sandy Green

South

Good

AM Archie & I fished at round house & caught 2 slot Reds(24, & 28), 2 nice Shark, 2 Trout, & 2 Gafftops.

10/30/1999

Sandy Green

South

Slow

Eddie, Pat, & I fished 2 piling. Eddie caught 24 1/2" Trout while we all had other bites that didn't hook up.

10/31/1999

Sandy Green

SW

Slow

Tim, Peg, & I caught 1 Gafftop. 2 men by us caught 2 Bull Reds, 1 Trout,& 1 Nice Shark.

11/1/1999

Sandy Green

NW

Fair

Fished at carbodies & caught 28" Red, & 1 Sand Trout. French caught 1 Ray, & Henry caught 1 28" Red, 1 Ray, & 1 Sandtrout.

11/2/1999

Muddy

North

Poor

GW & caught 1 Ray & 1 Whiting . Then the front moved in & winds picked to 25 mph No more bites

11/3/1999

Muddy

North

Good

GW, Billy, Archie, & I caught 1 40" Red, lost 1 in 1st gut that I saw, & 6 nice Gafftops.

11/4/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Marvin Thompson & I fished at round house & caught 2 dozen Whiting.

11/5/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

French, Marvin, & I fished at carbodies AM. French caught 1 nice Bull Shark & 1 Slot Red.

11/6/1999

Muddy

South

Slow

Archie, Vernon, & I fished at piling, & caught 1 Gafftop, & 1 Sand Trout.

11/7/1999

Muddy

Variable

Poor

Conditions good but no fish. Even the Whiting are hiding.

11/8/1999

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 1 Sandtrout & 1 nice Shark. Archie was at piling & caught 23" Red, & 1 Whiting.

11/9/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Toby, Marguritte, Archie, & I fished at round house & caught 2 large Bull Reds( 44" with 27" girth, & 41" with 24" girth) , 1 36" Blacktip Shark,& a few Whiting.

11/10/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Fished at round house & caught 2 Sandtrout, 20" Trout, 6 large Whiting , & 1 Ray.

11/11/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Toby & I fished at round house & caught 2 nice Shark (37" Bull, & 30" Blacktip), 4 large Whiting, & 2 Sandtrout.

11/12/1999

Off Color

North

Poor

Toby & I Fished at round house & struck out this AM. Caught 1 large Pelican on my line tho.

11/13/1999

Off Color

Variable

Fair

Fished at Piling with Toby, Donna, Luthur, & Larry & caught 2 Slot Reds (27" & 23") & 2 Whiting.

11/14/1999

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Toby, Eddie, & I fished at piling & caught 1 Sandtrout. Put 2 Pelicans in the water today.

11/15/1999

Off Color

North

Fair

Toby & I fished at round house @ caught 41" Bull Shark, & 1 large Whiting.Also put 1 Pelican in the water, & clothlined 2 more.

11/16/1999

Off Color

Variable

Great

Marvin Thomson,Jack Walker, & I fished @ round house & caught 2 Bull Reds (42", & 39") ,4 large Jacks (42",42", 40",& 39") , 7 large Gafftop, 1 Ray, & 2 Whiting.

11/17/1999

Off Color

SE

Good

Fished at round house by myself & caught 2 large Jacks( 44" , & 41"), & 2 Bull Reds ( 39", & 35").Quit early because I was worn out.

11/18/1999

Off Color

SE

Good

Fished at round house & by 7:45 AM I had 43" & 42" Bull Red on beach. Quit early to take care of some business & all lines were cleaned of bait.

11/19/1999

Off Color

SE

Fair

Brett & I fished at round house & caught 2 slot Reds (26",& 23").

11/20/1999

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Light norther moved in at daybreak & fishing slowed down in the morning to nothing. Had 2 bites,no fish.

11/21/1999

Off Color

SE

Slow

Tim, Peg, my family, & I fished at piling & caught 1 27" Red & only had 3 bites all morning.Dorseys caught 38" Shark 30 mins. after I went home.

11/22/1999

Off Color

SE

Poor

Fished at round house & didn't hardly lose a bait in AM.

11/23/1999

Off Color

SE

Poor

Fished at round house & caught 1 Whiting . Lost only 3 out of 8 baits.Rained off & on all AM.

11/24/1999

Off Color

North

?

Didn't fish

11/25/1999

Off Color

North

?

Didn't fish

11/26/1999

Off Color

Variable

Slow

Toby, Darrin, Brian, & I fished at round house. Caught 1 Whiting & had 1 good bite that broke the line.

11/27/1999

Off Color

South

Fair

Toby , Daron, Brian, Tim, Peg, & I caught 39" Red & 27" slot at piling . Had 4 other good bites that didn't hook up & 2 Whiting.

11/28/1999

Off Color

South

Great

Peg, Tim, Jeff, Brian, Daron, Toby, Dee,Yana, & I fishes at piling & caught 6 Reds ( 45",43",41, 40", 39", & 28" ),& 3 large Jacks ( 40", 40",& 36") .Weather was hot & winds were calm.Jeff's Red was 45" & had 28 1/2" girth approx.42#s.

11/29/1999

Off Color

South

Good

Toby & I fished at round house & before 7:00AM we had 2 Reds (39", & 38"),& 2 Jacks (39", & 34") on the beach. Also had 2 equipment failures losing them to broken lines. Put 1 Pelican in water.

11/30/1999

Off Color

North

?

Didn't fish.

12/1/1999

Off Color

SE

Slow

I didn't fish but Archie tried & struck out at round house.

12/2/1999

Off Color

SE

Slow

Fished for about 30 mins. this AM & lily seaweed was so bad I couldn't keep a line in the water.

12/3/1999

Off Color

SE

?

Didn't fish.

12/4/1999

Off Color

SE

Poor

Fished with Toby, Brian, Archie, & Dee at piling. Was another water haul & still a lot of seaweed.

12/5/1999

Off Color

North

Poor

Fished with Toby,& Brian at piling. Was another water haul & still a lot of seaweed.

12/6/1999

Off Color

North

Slow

Fished with Jack Walker in Cole Pass. We caught 2 large Sheepshead & had a lot of bites that didn't hookup.Still a lot of seaweed in the surf.

12/7/1999

Off Color

Variable

Poor

Fished at round house with Mark & Fred. No bites & didn't lose any bait.

12/8/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Fished at round house & caught 1 22" Red & 1 Whiting.

12/9/1999

Off Color

North

?

Didn't fish.

12/10/1999

Off Color

South

Slow

Marvin, his Mom, & I fished at round house & caught 6 Whiting. No big bites.

12/11/1999

Off Color

SE

Slow

Jack & I fished at piling & caught 3 large Whiting. Had 1 good bite on big rigs & it didn't stick.

12/12/1999

Muddy

Variable

?

Didn't fish. Rain & northern blew in this AM.

12/13/1999

Muddy

North

?

Didn't fish.Clouds cleared & several Whiting fishermen came out & caught a few Whiting & Drum.Tides extremely low.

12/14/1999

Muddy

South

Poor

Caught 2 Whiting at round house.No bites on the big lines.No tide movement.

12/15/1999

Muddy

North

?

Didn't fish. Northern blew in last night, tide went out & surf turned very muddy & low.

12/16/1999

Muddy

Variable

Fair

AM, didn't fish. A man caught a box full of large Whiting in the AM. PM, Jack Walker & I caught 4 large Whiting & lost 35" to 40" Red next to beach. Had 12# test line & tried to grab it. Too bad !

12/17/1999

Off Color

South

Poor

Fished at Round house with Jack, Eddie & I.Very poor day when you don't lose shrimp. We caught 1 Whiting & 1 Small Drum.

12/18/1999

Went to work for PSI at Enron Morgans Point. Gonna be out of pocket for a few weeks.

12/31/1999

End of year & still working shutdown . Be back soon in 2000.