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...night fishing, how do you not love casting into the sunset.
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...Dr. Mac...
...and Bruce take off to go fishing in the morning...
...and run into some weather and rolling seas until...
...the get into the shelter of fishing a mango grove...
...by the afternoon Montezuma is gone but the rain is coming my way but...
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...and the Two Old Men and the sea head to port...
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Next day...
...the boys are fishing...
...structure...
...and come up with this, a Grasby Grouper.
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A very cleverly named...Yellow Tail Snapper
I blame this shot on the fact I was...
...drugged on Dramamine and not fully aware of what I was doing...
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...sunset Puerto Rico...
...and one last cast.
Again...another for insurance purposes shot...
...this too...
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Jurassic Park, I'm waiting for a T-Rex to stroll out onto the beach...
...but we turn left and head back out to sea
This is what...
...inner peace..
...looks like...
...this is not...its the sudden rush that gets you..
...a Jack Cravale which is the name of the fish, not the guy holding it.
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...and then he found this King Mackerel...
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...within a couple of minutes Dr. Mac catches this Cero Mackerel...
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And then came the FIRST Tarpon of the trip caught...
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Horse Eye Jack & Dr. Mac.
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A very nervous Tarpon jumping...
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...but then this happened...Bruce and Dr. Mac get a double hookup of...
....not shark eaten Tarpon.
Dr. Mac fishing off the back of the boat as we start to head to port...
..Dr. Mac snags a Great Barracuda...
...as does Bruce who caught an even Greater Barracuda...
The last cast...
...the boat to the left is the boat we fished in but...
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Old San Juan, Puerto Rico...
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...took in the...
...sights...
...colors...
...loved the...
...colors.
Passed on this for...
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The three old men and the captain ...

Three Old Men and the...Pool...actually we are about to get to the airport so we can get to...

Three Old Men and the...Pool...actually we are about to get to the airport so we can get to...

...Fajardo, PR. Our condo balcony overlooked the harbor which is where we went...

...Fajardo, PR. Our condo balcony overlooked the harbor which is where we went...

...night fishing, how do you not love casting into the sunset.

Day 1...I'm sick as a dog in bed with that dudes Montezuma's really pain in the butt...so..

Day 1...I'm sick as a dog in bed with that dudes Montezuma's really pain in the butt...so..

...Dr. Mac...

...and Bruce take off to go fishing in the morning...

...and run into some weather and rolling seas until...

...the get into the shelter of fishing a mango grove...

…by the afternoon Montezuma is gone but the rain is coming my way but…

...I'm sitting writing in a spot I have dreamed about my whole life, to write by the sea and I would have done a bunch of it except...

...I'm sitting writing in a spot I have dreamed about my whole life, to write by the sea and I would have done a bunch of it except...

...this kept killing me...hey Verizon...you might want to actually have a tower down here you know...

...this kept killing me...hey Verizon...you might want to actully have a tower down here you know...

...and then came the boys with Captain Marcos who had been dodging the weather all day as he...

...and then came the boys with Captain Marcos who had been dodging the weather all day as he...

...and the Two Old Men and the sea head to port...

...with Captain Marcos getting them safely back on land. First day out, with a lot of rough weather dodging...4 species caught.

...with Captain Marcos getting them safely back on land. First day out, with a lot of rough weather dodging...4 species caught.

Next day...

...the boys are fishing...

…structure…

…and come up with this, a Grasby Grouper

I took this photo, can't tell you how MUCH I hate taking photos like this when I'm on the water, and not on the balcony of some swank hotel.

I took this photo, can't tell you how MUCH I hate taking photos like this when I'm on the water, and not on the balcony of some swank hotel.

A very cleverly named...Yellow Tail Snapper

I blame this shot on the fact I was…

…drugged on Dramamine and not fully aware of what I was doing…

...those were over my head all day, I figured I would shoot them for, you know, insurance purposes...

...those were over my head all day, I figured I would shoot them for, you know, insurance purposes...

...sunset Puerto Rico...

...and one last cast.

Again…another for insurance purposes shot…

...this too...

...Bruce caught what could be a False Albacore...or just false altogether since I lost that note...

...Bruce caught what could be a False Albacore...or just false altogether since I lost that note...

Jurassic Park, I'm waiting for a T-Rex to stroll out onto the beach...

...but we turn left and head back out to sea

This is what...

... inner peace ...

looks like ...

...this is not...its the sudden rush that gets you..

...a Jack Cravale which is the name of the fish, not the guy holding it.

My favorite shot of the trip, can't believe I got it in focus what with waves and a bit freaked on Dramamine...

My favorite shot of the trip, can't believe I got it in focus what with waves and a bit freaked on Dramamine...

...I think of all of us, Bruce was the person who found the most inner peace on this trip...

...I think of all of us, Bruce was the person who found the most inner peace on this trip...

...and then he found this King Mackerel...

...while on the other side of the boat Dr. Mac caught this thing, he told me what it was but since the thing had teeth I didn't bother getting close enough to hear Dr. Mac in the first place...

...while on the other side of the boat Dr. Mac caught this thing, he told me what it was but since the thing had teeth I didn't bother getting close enough to hear Dr. Mac in the first place...

...within a couple of minutes Dr. Mac catches this Cero Mackerel...

...and then...bang...this Lane Snapper...both caught on a Livingston Lure...that the Livingston dudes gave me.

...and then...bang...this Lane Snapper...both caught on a Livingston Lure...that the Livingston dudes gave me.

And then came the FIRST Tarpon of the trip caught...

...on the Strike King bait stuff my friend Mark over at Strike King sent me to use...nice call dude.

...on the Strike King bait stuff my friend Mark over at Strike King sent me to use...nice call dude.

A photo I will never forget, "I was saying a prayer of thanks to my god, Mother Nature, thanking her for the tarpon, and the sea."

A photo I will never forget, "I was saying a prayer of thanks to my god, Mother Nature, thanking her for the tarpon, and the sea."

Horse Eye Jack & Dr. Mac.

You got me what kind of fish that is, but hey...shout out to Costa for the visor...

You got me what kind of fish that is, but hey...shout out to Costa for the visor...

A very nervous Tarpon jumping...

...and this is why, see that brown blob off to the right side of the fish...that's a shark...I'd be jumping too...in fact I was jumping suggesting we get the you know what out of here...

...and this is why, see that brown blob off to the right side of the fish...that's a shark...I'b be jumping too...in fact I was jumping suggesting we get the you know what out of here...

...but then this happened...Bruce and Dr. Mac get a double hookup of...

... not shark eaten Tarpon.

Dr. Mac fishing off the back of the boat as we start to head to port...

Dr. Mac snags a barracuda ...

...as does Bruce who caught an even Greater Barracuda...

The last cast...

...the boat to the left is the boat we fished in but...

...I don't see why we couldn't use this, something just a little bigger to fish off of.

...I don't see why we couldn't use this, something just a little bigger to fish off of.

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico...

...we had some time to spare before we caught the plane so we walked around on the cobblestone streets...

...we had some time to spare before we caught the plane so we walked around on the cobblestone streets...

took in the ...

sights ...

colors ...

... loved the ...

…colors.

passed on this for ...

... this Latte in the Finca Cialitos coffeshop where the owner grows his own coffee beans on, "...the land of my Grandfather."

... this Latte in the Finca Cialitos coffeshop where the owner grows his own coffee beans on, "...the land of my Grandfather."

The three old men and the captain ...

...you put some beautiful pictures behind the eyes of three very grateful guys. Gracias and Paz, my friend, Vivir, Amore, Reir...and say a prayer for Mother Natures Mother, Ocean.

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...night fishing, how do you not love casting into the sunset. thumbnail
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...Dr. Mac... thumbnail
...and Bruce take off to go fishing in the morning... thumbnail
...and run into some weather and rolling seas until... thumbnail
...the get into the shelter of fishing a mango grove... thumbnail
...by the afternoon Montezuma is gone but the rain is coming my way but... thumbnail
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...and the Two Old Men and the sea head to port... thumbnail
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Next day... thumbnail
...the boys are fishing... thumbnail
...structure... thumbnail
...and come up with this, a Grasby Grouper. thumbnail
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A very cleverly named...Yellow Tail Snapper thumbnail
I blame this shot on the fact I was... thumbnail
...drugged on Dramamine and not fully aware of what I was doing... thumbnail
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...sunset Puerto Rico... thumbnail
...and one last cast. thumbnail
Again...another for insurance purposes shot... thumbnail
...this too... thumbnail
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Jurassic Park, I'm waiting for a T-Rex to stroll out onto the beach... thumbnail
...but we turn left and head back out to sea thumbnail
This is what... thumbnail
...inner peace.. thumbnail
...looks like... thumbnail
...this is not...its the sudden rush that gets you.. thumbnail
...a Jack Cravale which is the name of the fish, not the guy holding it. thumbnail
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...and then he found this King Mackerel... thumbnail
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...within a couple of minutes Dr. Mac catches this Cero Mackerel... thumbnail
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And then came the FIRST Tarpon of the trip caught... thumbnail
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Horse Eye Jack & Dr. Mac. thumbnail
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A very nervous Tarpon jumping... thumbnail
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...but then this happened...Bruce and Dr. Mac get a double hookup of... thumbnail
....not shark eaten Tarpon. thumbnail
Dr. Mac fishing off the back of the boat as we start to head to port... thumbnail
..Dr. Mac snags a Great Barracuda... thumbnail
...as does Bruce who caught an even Greater Barracuda... thumbnail
The last cast... thumbnail
...the boat to the left is the boat we fished in but... thumbnail
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Old San Juan, Puerto Rico... thumbnail
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...took in the... thumbnail
...sights... thumbnail
...colors... thumbnail
...loved the... thumbnail
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Don Barone shares his experiences in Puerto Rico, deep sea fishing and inshore fishing for as many species as possible and searching for that inner peace we all need.

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