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  • Seven Steps to an Offshore Blue-Water Experience of a Lifetime

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    Seven Steps to an Offshore Blue-Water Experience of a Lifetime
    By Hayden Perry

    What Are We Fishing For?
    1. Large Fish
    2. Offshore Fish
    3. Saltwater Fish
    4. Continuous Swimming Fish
    5. Top of the Food Chain Fish

    What Types Of Fish Are We Fishing For?
    1. Yellowfin Tuna
    2. Cobia
    3. Mahi-Mahi
    4. Redsnapper
    5. Triple Tail

    Where Is The Correct Area To Fish?
    1. Offshore Oil Rig Sites
    2. Mississippi River Drops Nutrients
    3. Deep Water Canyons & Salt Domes
    4. Warm vs. Cold Currents
    5. All of the Above is Proximal to Land (Venice Louisiana)

    How Do We Find The Right Captain?
    1. Research History
    2. Note Experience
    3. Survey Equipment
    4. Observe Safety of Boat
    5. Ask for References

    What is the Proper Equipment?
    1. Bait/Tackle per Fish Type
    2. Poles/Reels per Fish Type
    3. Line per Fish Type
    4. Rigs per Fish Type
    5. Sunscreen

    How Do We Catch A Fish?
    1. Let Fish Fully Sallow Bait
    2. Set the Hook Hard
    3. Pull Pole Up and Reel Down on Fish
    4. Gaff Fish
    5. Watch Out!!!!

    How Do We Prepare Our Fish?
    1. Fillet Fish
    2. Cut out Blood Line
    3. Cut Filets
    4. Clean Filets
    5. Package
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