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Little Steven's little dolphin

Had a great day of deep sea fishing out of Montego bay last week with two of my sons. Oldest son caught a dolphin that was easily ten pounds bigger than this. We had two blue marlin knock offs but the boys saw the fish from the flybridge. Wasn't any way we could have grilled part of this bad boy but he faught the good fight.

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Steve 

Caledon, ON

 

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,301
    nice catch, mon!
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  • Congrats on the fish -- now where are the cooked photos ? :x
  • That looks great.  One of my fondest memories is getting into the Dolphins in the seaweed, on light tackle, from the Gone Fishin' IV with Don Gurgiolo out of Islamorada when I was a high schooler.

    A bull dolphin is good eating.

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  • Congrats on the fish -- now where are the cooked photos ? :x
    We were in an all-inclusive and it was a little rigid with respect to the food. A few years back we were in florida for the fest in Melbourne and we caught some stuff. Little Chef (Bubba Tim's wife)  did the dolphin with a light coating of mayo and it was incredible. Little Chef is a pro chef

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • gerhardkgerhardk Posts: 897
    Is that what is often called a Mahi Mahi?  If it is that is my favourite fish when we go to Florida.

    Gerhard
  • Yes they added a couple of names because people thought catching dolphin was cruel. It's called Dorado, Mahi Mahi and Chrysurus. They feed on flying fish mainly and they are all muscle but great tasting and a ton of fun to catch.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • nice catch, mon!
    Ya mon! We were there for Marley's birthday too. The whole island shut down.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    Nice catch man. Eating there are sending home?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,722
    Awesome catch dude!

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  • My oldest son goes about 230 lb and solid muscle. He was completely tired out after fighting his. That puppy didn't run a whole lot but he didn't want to come to the boat. I was ready to quit on him.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Looks like a lot of blow boats on that dock. Be careful, man.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • Mickey said:
    Nice catch man. Eating there are sending home?
    Real hard to ship fish across the border man. The fish was only 18" long. Told ya I'm short :D

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Looks like a lot of blow boats on that dock. Be careful, man.
    Man I didn't sleep there. Been a stinkpotter all my life but my dad was a saillor. Lotta grief there that can be solved with a couple hundred gallons of fuel

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,541
    So from the pic and your handle, we can assume the fish was about 2.5feet? ;)

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  • 200 mm dude.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,301
    hahah....Steven, don't confuse the Yanks with millimeters. 

    My mom is on a boat in the Gulf right now.  Unfortunately, it's the Carnival Triumph.  She might be in New Orleans tomorrow night, either way, I'll get some good first-hand info on the horrors of her trip.
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,541
    being a chemist, i can understand mL, what's a mm? just messing with you. ;)

    Rowlett, Texas

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  • Here in the States, the only thing in mm we know is a 9mm!

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,301
    what about 5.56 and 7.62mm?
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    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • what about 5.56 and 7.62mm?

    These are a few of my favorite things. (You have to sing it)
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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