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#46207 - 12/18/01 03:36 AM To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
JmHanna Offline
After 4 1/2 years of hard work and a large personal monetary contribution, including a lot of sweat and tears, Wahoo Bob has deployed the first F.A.D. (fish aggregating device) off the coast of Tres Cocos. It was deployed yesterday afternoon (Sunday).Its about 10 miles out.If I didn't have eleven hundred Xmas lights on my verandah I could see it from here in the night.
After an inspection today Dorado were breeching in the vicinity.
I will post the GPS coordinates soon.
He told me but I spaced them.
More coming in the near future.

#46208 - 12/18/01 04:05 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
rickcheri Offline
Hey Jim.....Keep trying...I heard a month or two ago that him and Bernd were looking for some BIG SNAPPER?? Bill- ever get any?? Any LIVES ONES yet??? Keep us posted..we'll mark that space!! C I don't think this is the "first" device, i remember using one a few years back....WAAAAYYYY out in the big ocean!!! C

[This message has been edited by rickcheri (edited 12-17-2001).]

#46209 - 12/19/01 12:32 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
JmHanna Offline
This is the first F A D in Belize waters.
It probably cost, from start to finish, $20k usd.
This has nothing to do with inside the reef fishing.

#46210 - 12/19/01 02:06 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
Laguna Punta Offline
I think Jim has gotten to much sun or something. And Rick and Cheri, hurry on back!!! We need some "live ones", bad. This place is like Kansas.
Gone fishing!!

#46211 - 12/19/01 04:25 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
JmHanna Offline
Hey Bill
I get a lotta sun everyday.
Ask Mash how long it took them to fix the small barge that was dragged out to set this thing.
They were still welding on it tonight-48 hours later.

#46212 - 12/19/01 06:42 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
rickcheri Offline
I (Cheri) was thinking about something else..sorry. And Bill, no lives ones?? Wow that's been a long time!! I keep waiting on the porch for ya'll to come get me to go to Palapa Sunday!!??LOL..who knows maybe sometime soon!! But we lose a live one on the 22nd, no?? OK, i'll just be EXTRA lively to make up for the loss.....Coconut

#46213 - 01/16/02 04:48 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
JmHanna Offline
Ivan (Russo) caught 30 blue fin tuna in 30 minutes at the F.A.D. yesterday.
Everyone is gassing up and heading in that direction.
Hey Wahoo Bob---It Works!!!!!!

#46214 - 01/16/02 11:32 PM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
Laguna Punta Offline
Let me inflate my kayak, where is this thing anyway?
Gone fishing!!

#46215 - 01/17/02 01:02 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
JmHanna Offline
Its 9 miles east south east of Tres Cocos.
I can see the boats from here when its a north breeze and the reef is layed down.

#46216 - 01/17/02 05:24 AM Re: To All the Hardcore Fishermen Out There
Over_40_Pirate Offline
30 Blue Fin in 30 min???? WOW! You know how to hurt a land-locked guy! Gotta plan that next trip soon...who's taking fishermen out there?

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