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Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 11-18-2016, 07:53 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Tuesday 11/15/16: Dove in 55' west out of Hurricane Pass. Seas were calm to 1'. Viz was about 40' with a few jellies floating around. Water temp 70 degrees top to bottom(no thermocline).
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Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 05-08-2016, 07:13 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

5/8/16: Took mama out on a mothers day dive. 2'-3' ground swell out of the north west in the am due to recent winds but calmed down real nice in the afternoon(1'). Water temp 74.5 at the surface with...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-30-2016, 08:08 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

4/29/16: Diving in 50'-60' due west out of Clearwater Pass. Seas 1'-2', temp 74 deg, visibility 30'-40'. I could see the bottom after descending about 10' so we are approaching top to bottom viz but...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-14-2016, 09:43 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Yesterday(4/13/16): Dove in 50-60 FSW out of Clearwater(Southwest of Veterans). Winds East 5-10mph in the A.M. and West 5-10mph in the afternoon. Seas calm to 1'. Water temp at the surface 70.4deg. ...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 03-28-2016, 05:30 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: PPD/Powerhead Questions

I have been "mugged" by a reef shark that really wanted the amberjack I had just put on my stringer. It happened so fast, and his initial "bump" was from behind me, that I would have not had the time...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 10-28-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

[QUOTE=grey2112;2077191]Hey, as everyone who has ever been on board eventually realizes, the Pelican rocks! :)

Agreed! The Pelican is a great diving set up and handles well in thick seas. I had a...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 09-10-2015, 12:09 PM
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Views: 1,044,455
Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Went out yesterday(9/9) with Capt. Jay(speargunking) on the "Awesome Angler". We dove in 55'-65' N.W. out of Clearwater Pass. Seas were 1'-2' in the am on the way out and calm in the afternoon on the...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 09-07-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: speared and ate lion fish... PLEASE READ...

I like to turn them in to ceviche!
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 09-07-2015, 06:02 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: going diving wednesday.. need two more...

I would like to go. Off work wednesday. Located in Dunedin.
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 07-01-2015, 10:25 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Sunday June 29th, found a BIG ledge(8'-10' in some parts)while trolling in the neighborhood of Veterans Reef in 55'. Two resident goliaths and a couple nurse sharks. Incredible dive for near shore in...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 06-08-2015, 08:29 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Dove in 50' near Veterans Memorial Reef on Sunday(6/7/15) at a spot I call "Torpedo Ledge" (because I have seen gags the size of torpedos). Vis was about 30' horizontal. The algae that was clogging...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 05-21-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

This is my go to resource. Usually accurate about 90%:

http://www.surfguru.com/florida-gulf-swell-forecast-wave-model
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 05-21-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

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Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 05-21-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Dove some ledges around Veterans Reef in 55' on Tuesday(5/19). Dove south county last Friday. Viz is still top to bottom. The "gumbo"/algae/whatever that crap is was not as bad on the north county...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 05-16-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Dove the pipeline in 60' and a few ledges near by on 5/15. Water temp 78deg. You could see the structure from the surface but the algae/snot brought viz down to 10-15' at depth. On a good note I did...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-26-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,305
Posted By salty_dog_68
Re: Looking for shooters to fill spots on my boat

Typically I leave Dunedin Marina around 7am and return around 2pm(try to get home before the sea breeze kicks in and the afternoon thunderstorms fire up). I have an 18' center console and access to a...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-22-2015, 09:55 PM
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Views: 5,305
Posted By salty_dog_68
Looking for shooters to fill spots on my boat

I didn't make it out enough last year but I plan on fixing that this year. So, I need a few more divers for my call list. Home port is Dunedin Marina. Usually dive in the 45'-70' range(12-18miles...
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