Living the Dream

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Yesterday Paul and I noticed my rod was acting squeaky and not turning so smooth. I figured I better do something before we go out again today so I put a few drops of coconut oil inside the turning handle. I hope that does the trick - way too early to be dismantling it all.

That is my quick fix for some things - ever since I heard that coconut oil helps against rust and the coconut press machines do not rust where the oil gets on them I figured I would test that theory. In the past, it has helped me stop my bike chain from making a crunchy noise and given me a smoother ride.

No-one appears to be awake on the coconut phone this morning. I am feeling a bit tired I was dreaming a lot last night and sometimes that has an effect.

Off to meet Capt Jeff and Maya meet at Estelle's for 6 am.

Fishing was great we caught about 50 fish today. At breakfast I learned from Maya how to take apart my reel so I can clean and oil it. Capt Jeff noticed I am getting the hang of what he has been teaching me. I saw a difference today compared to yesterday. I also learned to tell if it is a big fish on the line or just a smaller one nibbling. Watching Jeff is really cool he can usually tell what kind of fish is on his line. Today we caught mostly mutton snapper - yesterday was yellow tail.

Sunrise

Capt Abel

Nice fish

I caught one

Water was lovely

More fish

Living the Dream

Capt Jeff and Capt Abel

Fresh fish

Almost done

Capt Jeff - Maya

Maya and the blue sea

Capt Jeff driving

San Pedro

Well done

Cleaning time

Fish

Coco came to see us again

Birds were hungry

Hovering

Got some

Birds

Heading for home

2 comments:

travelqueen said...

Kool! Looks like a kickass day! Hug Capt. Jeff tight for me, will ya? Thx!

tacogirl said...

Will do travelqueen - always a kickass day with Capt Jeff.