Florida Pier Fishing: Finding Fish in Miami!
Look, it’s changing colors! What!? It’s changing colors! Do you see it? It’s turning from blue to red. –Oh! Now it’s changing back to blue! Am I seeing things? (It already feels warmer.) This is the Carlyle. It looks really cool. It’s beautiful. Alright, here’s our place for the week! Okay! Wow! Pick yourself a room! Woah! This is nice! What’s uppp!? There’s the beach! We’re staying right in front of the beach. Look at that! There’s the beach! What a great spot! We are at Tark’s. … and Tark’s is supposed to have what–? Chicken wings and seafood? Yup. It’s this little tiny shop and it looks packed with a whole bunch of people right now. It’s so warm here! Alright, we’ve got conch fritters, gator tail, fried fish, fried oysters. Yum, yum! Happy boy. Alright, I’m going to give the gator tail a try. Ready? Does it taste like chicken? Yes, it tastes just like chicken, like white meat. Alright, just at a local bait shop right here, gonna go pick up some stuff to go pier fishing tonight! Guess what’s in here, Erin. Um, it smells like shrimp… Okay, ready? Phew! Fresh bait! Two hours before the tide, two hours after the tide good? Ok. Good. Universal. We need to get some shrimp. So, what are you getting? we are getting a Yozuri lure, which are really expensive, and I’m not sold on the brand, but we’re getting one of those My friend, Thihn, told us that these Gotcha plugs, they work really well, So we’re going to get some of those as well. and… yeah. That’s going to be day one. My go-to rig… very easy to use. Guaranteed fish almost every time! Wooow… Oh! Oh ho ho! What was it? Oh ho ho! What’d you get? I don’t know! I just like it when they pull, it makes me excited… Oh I got some–Is that a bite? Yup. Get it! You got it? Tee! Oh! It’s a needle fish! You got a needle fish! Yes! Oh, you snagged it though, did you snag it? Don’t touch it, don’t touch it! It’s gonna bite you! Ahh! Okay… What do I do, Brendon? Alright, put it down… This is a tiny one. (Cindy:) It’s weird though, it’s cute! It is cute! It’s cute! Wow! It’s beautiful! (It’s, like, blue…) Does it have a lot of teeth? Yeah, it has a lot of teeth on the inside. Oh my goodness! Wow, oh my god, very blue, you see the tail? Can you hold it? I want to see the color, please… Really quick? Wow… That’s a beautiful color! It’s almost like, see-through, orange here. Transparent… Alright, throw it back, I don’t want it to die! Aw! You want to touch it? Hurry, before it dies! Alright– Ahh!– Now you can let it go. Alright… I see needle fish in there! There are so many needle fish! Don’t catch another one! Those are not fun to catch! They’re so big! They’re, like, a foot long! What’s that? What are you doing? Over there! Ahh! Oh! Brendon! Haha! I diddled the line. Give it a cast out there! You scared me! I thought I caught the fish of my life! Yeah, right, go cast it out there. (Brendon, hurry!) Woah! Brendon, go! Go! Woah! Oh, oh! This is a parrot fish! Look, it’s changing colors! What!? It’s changing colors! Do you see it? It’s turning from blue to red. Oh, now it’s changing back to blue! Am I seeing things? No… Wow, okay. Alright, I’m going to throw the rig right by the rocks and see if, uh, there’s anything hiding in there. Huh! What’d you get? (You got one?) I don’t know! Woah! Another species! this is like, species number…? Five? Six. Watch–watch the hooks… Look at this one… It’s beautiful! Species number six! Wow! Alright, so we were here for probably 15 – 20 minutes, and we caught, like, 7 different species of fish, just goes to show why I really like the sabiki rig again, it’s not a very challenging rig, it’s a very easy, casual kind of fishing rig, but it catches a whole bunch of different kinds of fish and it’s really great at catching bait fish. And it’s so fun! It is so fun and it’s so easy, this is just the kind of fishing that I love, where you just go, and you just catch a bunch, and it’s over and it- oh! This was, like, so much fun, I am so happy right now. Now, the hardcore fishermen would argue that that is very boring kind of fishing but this is not for everybody, whoever wants to just chill out, catch a bunch of fish, kick back and relax, the sabiki rig is for you. It works.