Joined: May 2004
||Posted: Jan. 11 2005,06:38
Name:Ralph Lindsay (alias RalphL, quite original, huh?)
Kayaks: Ocean Prowler, Ocean Scrambler
Paddles: 1 Bending Branches Kevlar, 2 Pacific Designs , 1 heavy-like-a-brick one that came with the Scrambler.
Tackle: Daiwa SS1300/Powerpro 10#/7'8" Aquarius Rods Custom Fisher Graphite, Penn 5500/Spiderwire 15#/Star 7', Shimano Bantam/Powerpro 20#/7'8" Aquarius Rods Custom Fisher Graphite,Daiwa Black Gold/Powerpro 25#/ 7'8" Aquarius Rods Custom Fisher Graphite plus lots of bigger stuff for offshore.
Favorite Baits: Anything live (Pilchards, Mullet, Shrimp, Sand Fleas)
Favorite Lures Current: Storm Shad Wildeye, Exudes
Classic favorites: large Bombers in absurdly bright colors for Snook, Zoom worms for Bass, Red & White Bucktails for almost any species.
Favorite Species: Snook tops my list, but anything that swims, really.
Favorite Areas (SE Fla): The canals of Ft.Lauderdale, Boca, Deerfield and points north for Snook, Bass and Tarpon, North Bay area for trout, area south of Caesar Creek in KBNP for snapper, permit, bonefish, area east of Elliot Key for Wahoo, Dolphin and Cobia.
Favorite areas (elsewhere): Ft. Meyers area: Lovers Key State Rec for trout, mackeral and redfish, Sanibel/Captiva beaches and passes for Snook. Cocoa Beach area: Cape Canaveral bight for Snook, Banana River, Indian River for Trout and Reds. Keys: Long Key area for Shark, Cero Macks, Snapper, Grouper and Bugs.
For those who like pictures, there is one of me in Cap'n Jimbo's writeup of the recent John U. Lloyd mini-yakin, posted at:http://www.ftlauderdaleyakfishingclub.org/trips.html