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Nassau Sportsfishing Photos
Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins proudly watches as Capt. Mike Russell unhooks her first Wahoo on her half-day morning charter March 8th., 2005
Bob Rich with a few of his Mahi-Mahi and Wahoo caught May 23rd., 2005 on Chubasco with Capt. Malcolm and mate Matt Russell.
(Photo left to right) Jessica, Jerry, Beth Anne and Mike show off their catch of Mahi-Mahi and Barrcuda caught May 28th., 2005 on Chubasco IV with Capt. Greg Brown and mate Adam Russell
Stacey, mate Richard, Jared, Sheila, Gregory, and Ken with part of their afternoon catch of 19 fish caught on Chubasco III May 13th., 2005 with Capt. Mike and mate Richard. The largest fish ( a mutton snapper-at least 26 lbs.) was caught by Gregory, the youngest and smallest person on the trip! Well done Gregory, look forward to fishing with you again. Capt. Mike
Richard Spurlock, mate on Chubasco III releases a 90" White Marlin caught May 14th., 2005 by Paul Mitchell (photo below & right) of Texas. Chubasco III with Capt. Mike Russell, mate Richard and Chubasco IV with Capt. Greg Brown, mate Adam Russell took 1st. and 2nd. place in General Electric's fishing tournament for largest and most fish. Ten of Nassau's charter fishing boats participated in the mini tournament.
Left to right, Wendy, Don, mate Richard, Joe and Debbie show off their catch of Mah-Mahi. The 16 Mahi-Mahi were caught April 7th., 2005 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike and mate Richard.
Jay and Cathy with their catch of Mahi-Mahi caught April 24th., 2005 on Chubasco IV with Capt. Greg and mate Adam.
A group from TGI Friday's shows off their afternoon catch, a 5'2" Wahoo, 35lb. Kingfish and a Mahi-Mahi. Missing from photo is the 3 cases of Beck's Beer they drank. The group fished a half-day afternoon charter March 8th. 2005 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike and mate Richard.
Congratulations to Bob Petrucelli and his wife Nancy on their catch of 11 Mahi-Mahi. Bob and Nancy fished a half-day charter on Chubasco with Capt. Malcolm (bottom left) and mate Keith (bottom right) on February 10th. 2005. Bob's Bull was 58" and Nancy's Cow was 46". Guess I was wrong, the guys occasionally do catch the big one.
The big Wahoo are in and Mary Frances (left in photo) proves the ladies always catch the big ones. Mary Frances with mate Adam shows off her 5'3" Wahoo caught on Chubasco IV January 21st. 2005 with Capt. Greg Brown and mate Adam Russell
(Top photo) Neha (left) and Dr. Song (3rd from left) with their two trophy wahoo caught January 10th., 2005 on Chubasco III with with Capt. Mike (2nd from left) and mate Richard (right).
(Bottom photo) Doug and Keith commandeered Neha's and Dr. Song's fish for the bottom photo because theirs were not as big. Hey guys don't you know the ladies always catch the big ones.
Rene Perez (left) with fellow angler Dan Greene shows off his 5' 4" wahoo caught January 16th., 2005 on Chubasco IV with Capt. Greg Brown and mate Adam Russell (right)
Mark Henson (left) with his catch of the day, a 5' 7" wahoo caught January 14th., 2005 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike and mate Richard (right)
Lisa Humphrey (left) of Clarence NY catches the big one, a 53.5 inch Wahoo caught January 8th. 2005 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike and mate Richard (right).
Steve Hornyak and mate Richard shows off Steve's beautiful sailfish before releasing it. The sailfish was caught December 2nd. 2004 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike and Richard.
Chris left and Drew centre show off their catch a Mahi-Mahi and several Barracuda with mate Richard. Chris and Drew fished July 16th., 2004 with Capt. Mike and Richard on Chubasco III.
A family day of light tackle reef-fishing, Barracuda for everyone. (Photo left to right) Dad Jay, Marisa, Gavin, Cole, Wyatt, mate Richard and Cale with the family's catch of Barracuda and Snappers caught June 13th., 2004 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike.
A great day of Mahi-Mahi action. (Photo left to right) Andrew, Ryan and dad Jeff with their days catch of 23 Mahi-Mahi and Tuna caught June 12th., 2004 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike Russell
(Photo left to right) angler Joe, mate Richard, angler Rick and Capt. Mike Russell show off their huge catch, 28 Mahi-Mahi caught June 9th., 2004 on Chubasco III .
Ben Stevens (left) age 17 of North Richland Hills, Texas shows off his huge 62" Yellow Fin Tuna caught with Capt. Mike Russell (right). The huge Yellow Fin Tuna was caught by Ben while fishing on Chubasco III June 3rd., 2004. The Tuna weighed in at 118 lbs. and was caught on a Avet Pro EXW 50/2 Reel and a 50lb Penn International II Rod.
Marc (left) of Saratoga Springs, New York battles a 275 lb. Blue Marlin on May 28th., 2004. The fight lasted 45 minutes on a Avet Pro EXW 50/2 Reel and a 50lb Penn International II Rod. Richard (right) mate on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike Russell prepares to release the lively marlin boatside.
Carol Kim and mate Richard show off a 62" Sailfish caught May 27th., 2004 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike. Carol was fishing with her husband David who also hooked into a sailfish at the same time. Unfortunately David's fish threw the hook. After the photo session Carol's fish was released and swam away to fight another angler another day.
Eric (left) with his 48" Mahi-Mahi and (top) with his 44" Barracuda. (Bottom) Eric and his Grand-father Thomas with their catch of 12 Mahi-Mahi and 1 Barracuda caught on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike on May 24th. 2004
Alex with her father Rob's assistance demonstrates her fishing skill and shows off her prize catch, a Mahi-Mahi and Wahoo caught May 8th., 2004 on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike. Young Alex supplied the family with dinner which a local restaurant prepared for them that evening.
NEW RECORD FOR NASSAU
Hank & Sandra Cheves of Charleston, South Carolina are dwarfed by their 11' 3" Blue Marlin caught while fishing on Chubasco III May 30th. 2003 with Capt. Mike Russell. The huge 550lb. Blue Marlin was caught approximately 7 miles north of Nassau and Paradise Island.
The Cheves's catch broke the record for any Blue Marlin caught off a charter fishing boat out of Nassau. Unfortunately the marlin could not be released as it drowned itself during the 2 hour and 35 minute fight.
Matt & Shelley Mannino with a pair of Mahi- Mahi (Dolphin) caught off Nassau and Paradise Island on Chubasco IV with Capt. Greg Brown on February 22nd., 2004 Shelley's Female or Cow was 51" and Matt's Bull or Male was 54".
"His & Hers"
KC and Jennie show off a beautiful pair of Mahi-Mahi. KC's huge 5' 4" 75lb Bull and Jennie's Cow were caught on May 9th. 2003 off Nassau on Chubasco III with Capt. Mike
Capt. John-Michael Russell (right) with his fantastic afternoon catch of over 48 Mahi-Mahi and Wahoo on Chubasco IV.