Hot Bite Update – February 4, 2017

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 Hot Bite Update

February 4, 2014 – I just got a report from one of my captains’ Brett Tennant. He has been offshore hammering the Amberjack and even caught Pensacola’s first Cobia. His report is listed below.

Cobia

Good morning! This is Captain Brett Tennant with your offshore Hot Bite Report for the Mid Pan Handle. This week the weather has been beautiful and so have the seas. The bite is going strong on any of the local wrecks. Amberjack are being caught in a variety of ways including jigging with large vertical jigs in the 7 to 11 ounce range, free lining live eels, and butterflied big baits on the bottom. You better bring heavy tackle for these bad boys! Scamp Grouper and Vermillion Snapper are being caught with live bait or fresh squid on chicken rigs with light leaders under 30 pounds. Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna are being caught by chunking fresh cut Bonita, trolling, and jigging. Snapper and Triggerfish are thriving but remain closed until further notice.  Happy fishing and this is your Offshore Hot Bite from Captain Brett Tennant.

Amberjack

A load of Amberjack caught recently with Fish Happens Charters.

Captain Brett is our newest Captain with Fish Happens Charters. He is a dedicated family man and a hardcore fisherman. Give us a call today and book a trip with him and get in on this hot fishing bite.

Tight Lines,

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Captain Chris
Born in Pensacola, Florida in 1983, Captain Chris cut his fishing teeth on the bays and backwaters of Pensacola Bay as well as the Alabama and Tensaw River System in south Alabama. When he wasn’t on the baseball diamond he was at home casting rubber plugs into buckets in his parents back yard. Little did he know that all this practice and preparation would undoubtedly prepare him for the career as a Professional Angler. Captain Chris graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University Of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida in 2007. Which he spent much of his early 20′s as a computer programmer while spending all his time and vacation chasing a dream of a Professional Tournament Angler and starting the ultra popular fishing guide service Fish Happens Outdoors based in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. After much success in local and regional tournaments throughout the early 2000’s, he decided to jump into the world of professional tournament fishing and made a name for himself on the IFA Redfish Tour and the Louisiana Saltwater Series from 2007 to 2010. Finally in 2010 he saw his chance to change careers and pursue a dream. Captain Chris was invited to join the ultra exclusive invitation only tour, the become a full time pro and joined the Academy Sports & Outdoors Professional Redfish Series which was filmed specifically for air on the Sportsman’s Channel. Having success with several top 15 and a top 10 appearances in his rookie year. Captain Chris is always evolving as an angler and business owner, looking to improve his knowledge and hone his angling skills. You can always find him stalking the flats in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida or burning up the interstates on the tournament trail.
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