Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

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Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

Post by whgoffrn » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:25 am

If ever down in islamorada check out treasure harbor good prices at 700ish for entire month and a pretty nice place as well

https://vimeo.com/282436349

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Re: Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

Post by RussMT » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:06 am

Great video. Some fabulous drone shots and underwater sea creatures. So beautiful.

Thanks for sharing.

--Russ

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Post by Nauti Nell » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:54 am

WOW, very nice video!! Thanks

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Post by whgoffrn » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:03 pm

Ty islamorada is definately our favorite vacation spot to go to

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Post by Jimmyt » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:03 pm

I see why! Great footage. Looks like a blast. Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Tomfoolery » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:14 pm

Great video. Looks like it was a blast. Such clear water! 8)

Nice looking boat, too. But then, it is an :macx: , after all. With a speedy white hull. :wink:

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Post by SENCMac26x » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:05 pm

This is awesome, my family and I just left Marathon. I counted 4 macs including what I think was you leaving on US1 as we were coming in Friday.

I gotta bring my Mac down here. I can't get over how easy accessing the big water is. There aren't the white knuckle inlets like we regularly get in NC.

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Post by whgoffrn » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:34 pm

Yep that prob was us leaving .....we left Friday morning from treasure harbor

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Re: Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

Post by Gazmn » Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:16 am

Wow DubyaG...! [ That's W-G - said in a Texas Bush Drawl :wink: ]

I know you work hard to provide for your family & give unrivaled experiences & Brother, you Delivered! :)

Great Video! - I'm sure the lifelong memories will measure up to your efforts to provide them.

Great Job Cap'n :!:

Thanks for sharing with us as well - Truly a Mac / Family Inspiration!

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Post by whgoffrn » Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:56 pm

Ty for the words of encouragement....ever since I went to the keys I've always loved it ...lately we've steered more towards the upper middle keys and this was our first attempt at bully netting lobster ...we caught our limit in under 2 hours in our inflatable dinghy lol.... I'm sure it was quite a site for the other people out in their regular sized flats boats and flounder gigging boats to see us in our 10 foot inflatable dinghy out in the water at midnight bully netting lol we had the smallest boat out there but our lights put most others to shame ...it looked like the mothership from ET landed in the water and shut everyone up real quick once they seen our lights turn on lol.....tons of fun and super easy to catch limit on lobster if you've never done it

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Re: Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

Post by vulcan98 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:13 am

Great video!! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Video of our trip to islamorada for lobster mini week

Post by BOAT » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:10 pm

whgoffrn - may I ask how you retrieve the drone while you are sailing the boat? I was going to buy the Mavic but some told me retrieving the machine from a moving sailboat with the mast in the air was very difficult.

What kind of rig did you use ?

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