No tall tales today as we logged a half day of fishing, and catching, without
landing anything of real consequence. Plenty of action on 50 - 80# yellowfin,
and smaller, kept the morning lively but the ones we were after no showed
leaving us little alternative other than to move on. No surprise though; this
was more of a pit stop, a long shot if you will, in route to our real
And in beautiful weather I must admit the lack of deliverance today did little
to quash any optimism toward things to come. Between the perfect load of bait,
seasoned group of anglers, and a wealth of time before us there was no need to
despair. We are in good shape, in every respect.
Beyond the azure plain chimes the Clarion bell - distinct, historic, and ripe to
satisfy. Not that we are expecting anything easy, or really anything at all, but
knowing the history, recent and distant, suggests opportunity. And that is all
we ask for - a chance.
I'll get on the ball with some photos tomorrow - if we get the chance.