You want something with enough backbone to handle a decent fish yet still be light/comfortable enough to hold all day long and have a soft enough tip to detect strikes. We filled the boxes. test mono between the braid and the rig. Out Of Control IV Pulley Ridge- 360Tuna Jig and Crank! 8”0” 20 lb. Another excellent approved vendor is T M Live Bait. Whole squid, butterflied baits and strips. Check out this. I am going on a three day Pulley Ridge trip out of Key West FLA in late July. Thread starter #1. redneck_billcollector Senior Member. It is very important to the successful outcome of your trip that you come as prepared as possible for the type of fishing trip you have booked. This system is included in the list of simple machines identified by Renaissance scientists.. 10 passengers + 1 overbook to offset a last minute cancellation or no-show. test. Arriving to Pulley Ridge at 3 am we were ready to get our lines wet! Rods, Reels, Gear & Tackle EP. -Shimano Trinidad 20 or 30 test braid with a 60-80 lb. © 2020 Gulfstarfishing.com. line. (More Important Info Here! The ride out is about 13 hours, the trip departs 12 Noon and returns approximately 12 Noon 3 days later. Alligator clips are best. or 60 lb. In any case, make sure to include a 20 foot top shot of 60-80 lb. sash weights are required depending on conditions, but 2 lbs. $785 per person (plus Florida State Tax) = $843.87 Because Pulley Ridge trips require impeccable sea conditions, Capt Greg reserves the right to change the itinerary of these trips based on what the seas will allow. Night time snapper fishing at Pulley Ridge . -Count on fishing 10 oz. Pulley Ridge was originally discovered in 1950 during a dredging operation conducted by an academic group from Texas. If you need to cancel inside of the 30 day window, a good faith effort will be made to replace your reservation. Pulley Ridge is one of those places where most people dream of fishing at least once in their life time. You may not need it but if you don’t have it……. Bringing … FSF Staff May 16, 2017 0 307 For those who have enough energy left after fishing all day, this trip would give you a decent chance at a night swordfish. Outta Control Sport Fishing: The Pulley Ridge trip - See 17 traveler reviews, 21 candid photos, and great deals for Fort Lauderdale, FL, at Tripadvisor. The above cancellation policy is this trip specific for additional detail related to this and all other trips please read our general cancellation policy HERE. ... After a few tackle adjustments (heavier weights) we fished that 700-850 ft. depth for the entire day. pulley ridge lite and halfway ledge tackle requirements!! Overnight fishing to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas and Marquesas Keys. This is just my opinion. -Shrimp net for dipping fresh flying fish and squid. is generally ideal. We are chasing muttons,tunas and grouper so we don’t want those sinkers banging on the bottom. As in previous years we also have H4Ljigs.com that has offered a few prizes Like last year we have Suarez Liquors donating a bottle Tackle requirements for Pulley Ridge. Check out this combo pack. test mono between the braid and the rig. This trip departs Feb 4th @NOON Returns Feb 7th @NOON. PULLEY RIDGE, IRONMAN AND RANKIN RIDGE TACKLE REQUIREMENTS!! You need to be mobile! Jump to. We departed at around 6pm bound for Pulley Ridge to catch deep water grouper and snapper. If we successfully find a replacement you will get a credit towards a future trip. 4oz and 6oz. Pulley Ridge- Long Range Snapper, Grouper, and Tilefish in Florida Keys Join the Florida Sport Fishing crew aboard a legendary headboat for insane bottom fishing with snapper, grouper, tuna and more! of lead , sometimes more depending on conditions, but 10 oz. Fishing 100 miles into the Gulf of Mexico off of Key West in the Florida Keys is truly something special. Kristal Reels, Banax Kaigen and Hooker Electric also produce suitable products. where hefty snapper and grouper reign supreme. BANK OR ROCK SINKERS COD ONLY. line. Fishing depth is 240-400 feet on Pulley ridge and up to 850 feet at the Badlands. Anything will work, but squid is the staple. Apr 27, 2014 #1. or 60 lb. Pulley Ridge is unique in that it offers both true deep drop fishing in depths from 400 to 1,200 feet as well as shallower fishing in depths ranging from 200 to 300 feet. Two speed reels are a solid option as they provide both speed and torque.If you would like to fish with a hand crank reel then we can recommend-. may 29, 2013 - yankee capts - pulley ridge - trip information & tackle - info constantly updated The place for our Advertisers & Sponsors to converse with their customers, or inform on and about upcoming trips during the season. Manual conventional reels should be loaded the same way, 50 lb. – 2 four Pound Leads. Bringing along extra braid and mono is highly recommended. We will fishing in the Gulf of Mexico so circle hooks will be required while bottom fishing. NO SPINNING BAITS!. 1: IRONMAN FISHING TRIP PREP DAY + 90 ft Overnight Drift Boat Tour Yankee Capts EP. No electric reels needed. box per person/per day. Please no super large, heavy duty deep drop reels that require you to fish them out of a rod holder, and please don’t bring any sort of homemade contraption that hangs winch over the side. Graphite has a greater strength to weight ratio than e-glass, but e-glass provides the … $1350.00 per person ($600.00 deposit by Gift Card or credit card and $750.00 balance paid by cash at check -in) or (paid, Price includes: Fishing and rigging advice, prepared meals, soft drinks, coffee, frozen bait, ice, fish cleaning & parking in our remote lot. 6/30 - 7/1 Pulley Ridge. Located approximately 100-150 miles west of Key West, the Dry Tortugas and Pulley Ridge are a dream destination for most, with an enormous array of species and depths to fish. Dry Tortugas fishing trips with Captain Steve Sanchez charters out of Key West, Florida. Several snapper and grouper limits were caught. Screamer Pulley Ridge King Florida Sportsman member: cameron sleep The drag was set light and I had thirty feet of mono, to lessen the sudden impact of a good bite, but as this speedster ran. Bring a large lever drag reel, some 400 lb test leader and some swordfish squid along with a lot of energy to stay up at night, and you will be in business. or 60 lb. Muttons were a bit bigger than average for pulley. While well known to fishermen, this remarkable habitat remained undiscovered by scientists until 1999 when the U.S. Geolog… The crew will be happy to show you how to rig. The mono top shot also helps the crew when it comes time to undo tangles. These reels below are solid options -Shimano Torium 20 or 30 A rope and pulley system—that is, a block and tackle—is characterised by the use of a single continuous rope to transmit a tension force around one or more pulleys to lift or move a load—the rope may be a light line or a strong cable. 74.5 lbs It is very important that you have the correct gear, so please do not deviate from this list. pulley ridge and rankin ridge tackle requirements!! It is much easier withe the tangles. From trophy mutton snapper in 80ft of water to hard fighting grouper in 600ft, these pristine fisheries are a … 3: SNAPPERS & SQUALLS at Pulley Ridge Fishing 100 miles into the Gulf of Mexico off of Key West in the Florida Keys is truly something special. Departs at 6pm, Returns morning of Book Now → …Out of all the trips that we do during the year, these Pulley Ridge trips are without a doubt my favorite. The Yankee Capts proudly endorses-. braid provided sufficient cranking power and the ability to reach the targeted depths so far below. – 4 two Pound Leads Thread starter redneck_billcollector; Start date Apr 27, 2014; Apr 27, 2014. Please remember during this part of trip focus on depths from 200-300 feet at. We can get you were the fish are and we have been safely fishing Pulley Ridge for over a decade. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN GEAR. 2019 Pulley Ridge Trip coming up; Puerto Vallarta – the one that got away :) Capt. 8’0″ rated for  30-50 lb. Temple Reef Gravitate or Temple Reef Levitate, Paired with Shimano Torium 16 or Accurate Valiant 500n. Please do not deviate from these requirements! Most people prefer to bring their own. Ronnie Talsa’s Black Grouper is pending world record on 16, 20, or 30 lb test. they are scissors and a knife. In any case, make sure to include a 20 foot top shot of 60-80 lb. It is much easier withe the tangles. If you cancel and the trip departs with 10 passengers because we overbooked by 1 we will issue you a credit towards a future trip. is generally ideal. Please be able to disconnect quickly. We highly recommend you tie your rigs instead of crimps. You need to be mobile! The outfit would come to be known as The Pulley Ridge Special and many of the … test monofilament top shot. Swordfish tackle and bait can be purchased through Handler fishing supply. Sections of this page. Please click here to purchase. Ideal for live and/or dead bait applications across The Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas, Pulley Ridge, Middle Grounds, Fort Pierce, Bahamas, etc. Electric Reels ----- FREE - 2 LP S 1200 electric reels, related terminal tackle for deep dropping Mate ----- $400 - highly recommended, g reat help for new or inexperienced groups Pulley Ridge----- $1400 - fish 30-60m. No refunds or credits for a cancellation within 30 days of scheduled departure or a last minute no show. Please only one cooler on-board per person. or 200 lb. All Rights Reserved. A stout 8 foot rod matched to a 2-speed conventional reel loaded with 600 yards of 50 lb. If you have any questions please email Capt. The easiest options are stop by one of the myriad bait shops in the Keys. The rigs we will be using are little different from regular carolina rigs. With that in mind we request no electric reels. -10 7/0 Like the poster above said, follow the captains tackle … The Pulley Ridge area has a series of deep water ridges that extend for up to 30 miles that run parallel to the West Florida Escarpment. Count on fishing 2 lbs of lead (32 oz), sometimes 3 or 4 lb. Please straight butt rods only. Just returned yesterday from a pulley ridge trip just like the one the OP was on. This is way too heavy and will require you to fish too much lead to hold bottom. Between the two areas it is possible to see in excess of 30 different species landed. Many have adventured to the Dry Tortugas fishing grounds; some have adventured to the Pulley Ridge area and fished the deep drop zones in the daytime and shallower areas at night. test mono between the braid and the rig. Bringing along extra braid and mono is highly recommended. Any inline circle hook will work however we suggest you get straight eye hooks unless you are very proficient at snelling hooks. The mono top shot also helps the crew when it comes time to undo tangles. Bait worked a little better this trip. We do not offer RENTAL TACKLE for Deep Drop trips. Sinkers, Rock Cod or Banks Sinkers ONLY! Kristal Reels, Banax Kaigen and Hooker Electric also produce suitable products. The reef rests on sunken barrier islands and lies 100 miles west of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve and stretches north about 60 miles at depths ranging from 60–80 meters. We will be day fishing for deep water species like Snowy and yellow edge grouper, Grey and Golden Tilefish and queen Snapper. spinning tackle that can handle jigs up to 6 ounces. These cords are very fragile and fail all the time and yours will too. The bait needs to drift across the bottom and flutter along the bottom. -10 6/0 test braid. Our competitors can’t fish the badlands simply because the Gulfstar is the only inspected charter boat with a 200 mile United States Coast Guard Certificate in our zone. The last piece of tackle that you guys need to bring that is actually not on the list that I wish I had a pair of pliers. You may not need it but if you don’t have it……. You want something with enough backbone to handle three pounds of lead and a big fish, yet still be light/comfortable enough to hold all day long and have a soft enough tip to detect strikes. Bonito/jacks/kingfish/etc. Is generally ideal. -Diawa Saltist 40. Enjoy fishing and diving on your private charter, 2 or 3 or 5 day fishing charters for snapper, grouper, mahi mahi, wahoo and more. While (1) fully charged deep cycle 12 V marine battery is likely enough. Prime daytime baits include whole squid. Ive done a few of the pulley ridge lite style trips and all my rods are 7 footers, jigging rods are even shorter than that and I’ve caught fish just fine. Tackle Rental, Suggestions and Requirements, Pulley Ridge LITE and Halfway Ledge Tackle REQUIREMENTS, Pulley Ridge/Rankin Ridge,Ironman Tackle REQUIREMENTS, BEFORE YOU BOOK! Many anglers are simply too busy or do not have the facilities to catch bait on their own. If you are going to utilize electric/power assist reels for daytime deep dropping in 600-1200 ft. of water (highly recommended) nothing beats the handheld Daiwa Tanacom series, either the Tanacom 750 or 1000, loaded with 50 lb. Not many if none have only fished below the 500 foot mark and the shallows of Pulley Ridge … Best grouper was a 30 pound black. 2: MOONLIGHT TUNA FRENZY EP. It is very important to the successful outcome of your trip that you come as prepared as possible for the type of fishing trip you have booked. We highly recommend you tie your rigs instead of crimps. sash weights are required depending on conditions, but 2 lbs. W of Dry Tortugas, weather permitting only. With that being said your Tortugas tackle will be fine. Greg, Pulley Ridge and Rankin Ridge Deep Drop Trips, Hi-Lo rigs with inline circle hooks are the way to go. test braid. We have seen strips of fresh salmon be productive. Yankee Capts Pulley Ridge lite 2019 Discussion in 'Boat ... Dan from CM Tackle and www.tacklenow.com that has donated a nice reel and assists hooks. 2: MOONLIGHT MUTTON MADNESS! Having the appropriate tackle is KEY! The quality of the fish on the ridge can’t be matched anywhere in the world. 8’0″ rated for nothing less than 30-60 lb. Mustad 39933NP-BN or Owner 5178 Simply put…. Arriving to Pulley Ridge at 3 am we were ready to get our lines wet! ). Silver/Blue colors are a solid option. The Badlands is an area offshore of pulley ridge that has huge ledges and vast diamond hard bottom laced with coral heads. This trip has proven to fill the fish box so bring your cooler! Hi-Lo rigs with inline circle hooks are the way to go. The Badlands is an area offshore of pulley ridge that has huge ledges and vast diamond hard bottom laced with coral heads. – 4 three Pound Leads Since we will be drifting baits without backbones are required. Pulley Ridge is a mesophotic coral reefsystem off the shores of the continental United States. We were fishing the top of the bank at Pulley Ridge, below 500 feet. Just don’t expect to bottom fish with spinning gear and mono on the pulley lite trips. This trip isn’t the place or time for that. In the shallower spots you can expect Yellow Eye and Vermillion Snapper along with Scamp and kitty Mitchell Grouper. Sundance II Half Day Reservation Calendar and Information, 2020 & 2021 Gulfstar offshore schedule & reservation calendar, Gulfstar Availability at a glance 2020 & 2021. Please bring an assortment of bank sinkers ONLY. Please be prepared. Make sure to include a 30 foot top shot of 50 lb. Jigs worked well. Bonus was a couple wide open bites of blackfin snapper. The Pulley Ridge area has a series of deep water ridges that extend for up to 30 miles that run parallel to the West Florida Escarpment. The mono top shot also helps the crew when it comes time to undo tangles. As many people already know that after 59 pages of forum talk and over 25,000 views on the Yankee Capts thread for the 360tuna.com charter the trip was a go but as I docked from another fishing trip I learned that unfortunately the Yankee Capts boat’s generator stopped working. PLEASE NO CANNON BALL SINKERS. Additionally, be sure to stay away from heavy braided lines like 150 lb. Today's half day deep sea fishing trip is departing as scheduled@11am. Count on fishing 2 lbs of lead (32 oz), sometimes 3 or 4 lb. Count on (1) 5 lb. A popular choice if you wish purchase goggle eyes. -10 4/0. -Assortment of vertical and speed jigs. Please select the seat from below diagram. Yuri Dry Tortugas Slow Jigging and Bait 9/14/18; Yankee Capts Halfway Ledge 7-12-18 Awesome Times! 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