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Saturday, Jan 18 - Opinions...

Discussion in 'Fishing Chatter = anything to do with fishing' started by Rich M, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. Rich M

    Rich M Swabbie
    Fishing Chatter

    OK, my sister is in town and I haven't been out since September or so. Still think can get some trout and whiting bu that's not the primary question.

    The question is if the rocket test is gonna go off (gonna be breezy)

    and IF there are any fish in the surf. Steve hasn't been having a lot of action but the DNJ says the surf is on fire. Is that just around the inlet or just north of the inlet.

    Worst case we head into my favorite areas and get a few trout, watch the interweb for rocket updates and make a run for the National Seashore if they say they are gonna launch.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    I did see the last time they deployed the capsule and it was pretty neat. Be nice to get sis where she could see the excitement.
  2. mak

    mak Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    That would be really cool to be able to watch the launch from the water down there. Had thought before about that but the launches are so unreliable I was thinking it would be a lot of effort if they called it off. However, I was t thinking about making it a fishing that might turn in to watching a launch. Thumbsup1:::1
    Be sure to let us know what you do.
  3. Nautical Gator

    Nautical Gator Forum Captain, Moderator, Peacekeeper Staff Member

    the Sheeps are in, if you fish the jetty, fish with fiddlers right up to the rocks.
  4. Stephen Havel

    Stephen Havel Boatswain

    We have found they are only closed for some launches so we check online before going. I think that now they are open for most launches. As an alternative you can go to CNS north if south is closed.
  5. Rich M

    Rich M Swabbie
    Fishing Chatter

    Launch got scrubbed, they gonna try for tomorrow.

    Wind is howling here, scrubbed the fishing too. Looks like will do some chores around here for my folks.

    Thanks Sam. I'm gonna try and get some before the run is over.
  6. garbageman_ct

    garbageman_ct Pirate

    If the wind dies down and I can hold a 5 ounce bank sinker I have been catching blues and whiting pretty consistently in the surf in Ormond.
  7. Rich M

    Rich M Swabbie
    Fishing Chatter

    Thanks, man!

    We ended up doing chores, ultimately had more work than we thought.
  8. Joseph Underwood

    Joseph Underwood Powder Monkey

    The rocket blew up the other day didn't it ?
  9. Joseph Underwood

    Joseph Underwood Powder Monkey

    Hope you get on some fishing
  10. CaptDanS

    CaptDanS Pirate in the making

    MAK went to watch the launch from Flagler Beach 2 weeks ago and it was to overcast.
  11. mak

    mak Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    We have seen a couple launches now from Flagler Beach When not overcast and while you can see it, it’s too small to be impressive from this far north. Now if we can catch one at night it may be a different story. Probably no substitute for getting in close.
  12. Tarpun

    Tarpun Pirate

    The old Atlas Titan night launches back in the day would light up the night. and shake the ground in DAB.
  13. William OBrien

    William OBrien Cabin Boy

    Darn I missed it last night.
    Fell asleep.
  14. Johannes

    Johannes Blackbeard

    My wife and I we were fishing south of Oak Hill April 2019 when they launched a Falcon Heavy with the three boosters. That was quite impressive. But the launch of an Atlas rocket must have been a completly different dimension. In our company works a guy who was a teacher in Titusville back then...
  15. Rocky1789

    Rocky1789 Master Gunner

    I always caught lots of shrimp during launches
  16. famous82

    famous82 Pirate

    I love it when I happen to be out on the water during launches.
  17. garbageman_ct

    garbageman_ct Pirate

    How close can you get to the launch sites down there?

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