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Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby Kiko » Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:20 pm

I was in Miami on business last week and had a couple of fishing trips lined up but 35kt winds took them out of the picture. So....I took my flyrod to my brother's house (he lives on Monaco Lake in Miramar) and looky what I found!!

A normal Mayan Cichlid...

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A BIG Mayan Cichlid....

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A very nice Peacock Bass

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All on a 7wt!

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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby meatstick » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:19 pm

Ernesto, you are too much man !! Super work, well done.

Great pics too !!

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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby bhorsley » Wed Apr 29, 2009 2:36 pm

Ernie

great report---i bet the food was the best!!!
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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby woody » Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:20 pm

getting blown out isn't always that bad ey!
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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby Kiko » Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:02 pm

bhorsley wrote:great report---i bet the food was the best!!!

Brian- you know it was! I had Cuban coffee 2-3 times a day, Cuban sandwiches, croquetas, roast pork...you name it! I need to visit down there more often as I am really liking these peacocks. They fight hard and even did the smallie bass jump!

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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby wally » Fri May 01, 2009 3:03 pm

Kiko wrote:
bhorsley wrote:great report---i bet the food was the best!!!

Brian- you know it was! I had Cuban coffee 2-3 times a day, Cuban sandwiches, croquetas, roast pork...you name it! I need to visit down there more often as I am really liking these peacocks. They fight hard and even did the smallie bass jump!

Ernie


ahhh.. my old home waters, the rockpits and canals of s floriday.

ernie, the next time you visit s fl, look up snapper creek canal. it headwaters in the glades and runs east/west through the kendall area (about halfway between sunset dr and kendall dr.) into s miami where it turns south and runs along red road (57th ave) to where the old parrot jungle was located. there is a dam there to keep the saltwater out and from that point it turns southeast to empty into biscayne bay.

the peacock fishery in the kendall area may be the best in s fl... bigguns. i believe dante fascell (sp?) park on red road would be an access point. real nice snook fishery below the dam and oh yeah... 'poons!

'poons.... 'poons..... tarpon. the canals are full of baby tarpon up to 40 or so pounds.

have fun and don't drink too much of that coffee... it will buzz ya.

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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby bhorsley » Fri May 01, 2009 9:47 pm

you know Ernie in a past life -- i had to of lived on the mother island----just thinking about The food gets my hands waving
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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby kendalloz » Sat May 02, 2009 8:01 am

Super!

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Re: Miami Peacocks and other species

Postby Kiko » Sun May 03, 2009 6:09 pm

wally wrote:ernie, the next time you visit s fl, look up snapper creek canal. it headwaters in the glades and runs east/west through the kendall area (about halfway between sunset dr and kendall dr.) into s miami where it turns south and runs along red road (57th ave) to where the old parrot jungle was located. there is a dam there to keep the saltwater out and from that point it turns southeast to empty into biscayne bay.

the peacock fishery in the kendall area may be the best in s fl... bigguns. i believe dante fascell (sp?) park on red road would be an access point. real nice snook fishery below the dam and oh yeah... 'poons!

'poons.... 'poons..... tarpon. the canals are full of baby tarpon up to 40 or so pounds.

have fun and don't drink too much of that coffee... it will buzz ya.

wally


I will try this next time I am down....believe it or not, I can drink that coffee at dinner and get right to sleep.....

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