Oil Spill Coming Issues, Hurricanes!

Like many of you, I am pissed off beyond belief of the gushing oil in the Gulf Of Mexico. This pristine area all in the southern waters have much more to worry about than the hemoriging crude oil coming up from the depths of the earth.

Looking beyond the devastation to sea life, the devastation to ecosystem of the marsh lands,  and the twenty years minimum before this are comes back to any resemblance of what we knew of say just last year. Looking beyond the way of life hundreds of thousands of people will be forced out of. The businesses, the family’s, the property values of oil laden beaches, all of this is important and easy to remember and think of… But there is an issue that literally stirs up the entire oil slick contaminated mess… The Weather!

That’s right folks this area is coming into the time of year when hurricanes roll thorough the Gulf of Mexico like clockwork! Now you can remember when the news services were talking about how the wind was keeping the oil spill off shore in the recent past. You also have heard how the wind blows this stuff all around and the beaches and clean up crews are at the mercy of currents (which shift daily) and the surface winds.

This stuff is nothing when you consider we are coming into a year when NOAA is predicting (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo_epac.shtml)  one of the worst hurricane seasons in memory. Katrina should be a reminder of what is possible and can happen, even without an oil spill, this is a hurricane highway!

When winds whip up to fifty to seventy miles an hour, what do you think is going to happen. Naturally the whole area of the Gulf of Mexico is at risk. Every beach from Louisiana to the tip of  Florida (the Keys), Cuba and even Mexico are at risk in the near term for hurricane blown in damage. It’s not like there is enough damage, now we mix in crude oil like a wering blender that will be blown up on the beautiful beaches of all these coast lines.

I see the press is starting to mention this fact, ( http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_oil_spill_hurricane_season) but just today! Pressure those in power to be proactive and get something going.

Another question I have is this, if the mud they were pumping into the well created pressure to inject the top shot so it could plug the whole, it obviously stopped or slowed the oil from coming out, why did they stop this? If nothing else, keep pumping something in the well to at least slow it down until they can figure something out… but hey, I am sure there are issues I know nothing of, like maybe they ran out of more mud. Or there are not enough supplies or ships or something. Because if we can slow it down, it can make a big difference in additional damage in the past.

I have no confidence in the efforts that are taking place. I hear there are specific contracts with companies in the area for just such a occurance… but it appears they all had contracts and no real capability. More govt. missing oversight on the process and the corruption that I am sure followed with the bid. No body ever expected this to become a reality, so why prepare. Just tell them what you need to, show them what they need to see, take that fat check and in the end, tell everyone you can´t because of this or that, or the other thing. But the bottom line is we have all be lied to by British Petroleum on their safety and environmental preparedness plans. The American public through your tax dollars will not only have to ultimately pay for this disaster, they will lose the use of a major portion of our American BEaches! For the record, we need to use British Petroleum and not BP, it is a spin if you don´t know this. In fact we´ve been spun so many times that I am not motion sick from the toxic crap spewing from British petroleum other hole… their mouth!

To hear that this condition could last until August is unacceptable and will cause problems through out the entire atlantic reaching all the way to Europe, killing all the sea life it comes into contact with. Can you imagine how it would be if oil was sprayed in the air and you got that all lined inside your lungs, then as a result you suffocate. Well that is exactly what is happening with the fish amigos….. Dolphins literally suck this oil into their lungs through their blow hole….

I suggest everyone contact their senators and congressman and let them know you have had enough and will not take it any more. These long entrenched senators and congressman like to place blame on the presidents, but they are the ones who approve through legislation how thing are handled. The corruption of  drug addicted congressmen and senators who put billions of dollars of ear marks in the health care bill will only understand the vote that oust them from office. This spill is a huge example of the watch dogs sleeping with the enemy, big business. I don´t care what you hear, what they say, our watch dogs are busy watching their wallets get pumped full of crude oil dollars as we get pumped full of crap as well…..

Hey, but this is just my opinion, I´ve been wrong before…..

It is time we all stood up, took govt. Back and got our nation back on sound footing. Stop the spending by out of control govt and the politicians that live like royalty living by a different set of laws than the rest of us Americans.

I have to say, I can just imagine what George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Madison, Franklin, Webster and the rest would hav to say about what has happened to the country they fought and ultimately died building. Abuse of the people by politicians and big business was never an amendment, it just happened as Americans were watching TV and drinking the juice!

Is this the beginning of 2012? Dead Oceans are also mentioned in the bible, but that is another subject….

Fishing Report: Plenty of Fish, Empty Fishing Grounds, It’s Low Season Fishing


Giant Amber Jacks at Corbetena for Kal

Plenty of Fish, Empty Fishing Grounds, It’s Low Season Fishing


As we inch our way slowly, but surely into summer, the change in seasons have been slow indeed. The game fish like Dorado and Sailfish are slowly inching there way close to the normal fishing grounds for this time of the year to the Marietta Islands. Yellowfin Tuna are getting larger by the day, that is if you are up for the distance and the Challenge of a long day with no guarantees.

I always get people walking into the shop asking me if Tuna are in season in the ¨off Summer Seasons¨. I always answer that Yellowfin Tuna are always in season if you are willing to do what it takes to get them. Most are not willing to spend the time it takes in May to find them. Right now if you are lucky, and I do mean lucky, you could find a herd anywhere from ten to twenty five miles off the high spots. Now since we all know Yellowfin Tuna move in all directions and rapidly, where to tell you to head out to comes down to one reliable location and that is the Tres Maria Islands commonly known as the Prison Islands. Day in / Day out, you can boat YF Tuna anywhere from 60 to 200 lbs. Of course this is not a trip every boat in Marina Vallarta is willing to make for the short money so many people are carrying in their vacation budgets lately. This trip with a reputable and capable captain is going to run you $1,600.00 usd and frankly, this is cheap! You will use up every bit of 1,200 liters of fuel (300 gallons roughly). That is roughly twelve hundred dollars in fuel amigo at 10 pesos a liter. So, you still want that YF Cow you’ve been fantasizing about? If the answer is yes, I will hook you up amigos.

For the more middle of the road fishermen El Banco is about as far as you’d be willing to venture out to. This week there have been Striped Marlin and larger Dorado. That is if you find clean, Blue Water. Yes, believe it or not, dirty water is a good sign. It means the currents are changing and the upwellings are signs of this. Plenty of bait in the area and when the ´Agua Sucio¨ clears out anything will be possible. Now this condition has probably already changed by the time you read this article, so be sure to check conditions daily. If you are looking for YF Tuna, then they will be running football sized from 35 to nearly 60 lbs if you are lucky enough to be at the right place and time! May 27 Update: We seem to have some upwelling going on at El Banco and Corbeteña. Customers had to go 15 miles past El Banco west and north west looking for clean water. If you find it, you´ll also find Yellowfin Tuna in the 100 to 200 lb range. But if you can´t find clean water, don´t waste your time, closer in is clear and clean.. but with smaller fish. Still in the San Pancho area you can get Sailfish, Rooster fish and Dorado. Use this as a fall back plan if clean water is hard to find.    

Corbeteña is having the same issues, dirty water, few fish and even less fishermen visiting the rock these days. With May coming to an end we should see this change soon. Normally in the first few weeks of June we see a nice run of Blue Marlin for about a week. Then things will kinda fall off until July when the Blacks start coming in. If you are in town and willing to take the chance, you could get lucky. I know the lucky few with the fuel budget and inclination may come in winners! Then again, you may want to wait until later in July before risking those precious fuel dollars. May 27th Update: Same situation at Corbetena.. Dirty water conditions continue, but can chage in a heartbeat!  

North of Punta Mita in the San Pancho Area we are seeing Dorado, Rooster Fish and Sailfish. Roosters are closer in, Sails are mid way or 12 miles out and Stripers are five to seven miles before you come to El Banco. For those with the time and the money, this is where the Dorado are. Sayulita is still churning Rooster fish, but it’s still hit or miss. At the point of Punta Mita Snappers and Jack Crevalls are taking over the point. Some small Dorado and closer in the bay there are tons of Bonito in the 30 -40 lb range… Plenty of bait in the water and no issues with the full moon!

The Marietta Islands are their usual self, Rooster fish are starting to take the bait, finally. Dorado not around, but this should change any minute now. Sailfish have also been in the area, but too much bait for them to pay attention to trolled lures, this too will change any minute now. If you are looking for a reliable location where you are assured to catch fish, the point of Punta Mita and the Marietta Islands will do the job for you. Update: Snappers and Bonito have gotten into the 35 lb range with Sierra mackerals coming in bigger numbers. Again, this is the place to be.

Inside the bay near the La Cruz Marina the Jack Crevalls and Bonito have taken over. Great for those looking for action without having to go too far out and trying to keep a few dollars in his pocket. Great day for a panga looking for smaller fish with light tackle!

We’re still in low season and the number of charters are still stagnant but this will change shortly as well. So the limbo season will come to an end with Memorial day and lets hope the season this year will be one to remember….

Have been receiving a lot of interest in the Dream Yacht Club. It’s a simple deal, $4,500.00 dollars, five year membership, Yachts up to 100 feet. Entry level Membership is five rentals across five years. After Membership is paid, you only pay for fuel. This is like a country club, it is a real Yacht Club with locations all over the place, including the San Diego, St. Martin and more. Buy one, get four free. Now you know, simple, cheap and pure Yachting pleasure for those who would like the lifestyle, but have their feet on the ground. Contact me for more information or check out: www.DreamYachtClub.com

Until next week, don´t forget to kiss your fish!

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Hurricane Season Begins, Trop. Storm Brewing in Guatemala but will Start Moving Soon

Down around Guatamala there is a tropical depression forming with a 60% chance of becoming a tropical storm or hurricane. Check out this link to find out more. Keep the link so you locals can follow the developing storm. For those of you who are coming to some sportfishing in Puerto Vallarta, this would be a good thing to keep an eye on… Check out this linK:  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo_epac.shtml


Mexico, It’s Not Exactly as You Hear, The Other Side of the Coin!

 This tme I am sharing a wonderful article a lady in Marina Vallarta sent to me, written by the investments analysist at a local invenstment bank. The news American is getting is tainted and biased against Mexico, a portectionist mentality and you will see why. Share this with your friends, especially those planning on coming to Mexico. This will calm Fears of Safety and being in Mexico in General…… Stan

Dear friends and colleagues this is a wonderful article I thought should be shared with all of you.

First: A reality check on Mexico
Mexico is in a unique position to reap many of the benefits of the decline of the US economy. In order to not violate NAFTA and other agreements the U.S.A. cannot use direct protectionism, so it is content to allow the media to play this protectionist role. The U.S. media – over the last year – has portrayed Mexico as being on the brink of economic collapse and civil war. The Mexican people are either beheaded, kidnapped, poor, corrupt, or narco-traffickers. The American news media was particularly aggressive in the weeks leading up to spring break. The main reason for this is money. During that two-week period, over 120,000 young American citizens poured into Mexico and left behind hundreds of millions of dollars.

Let’s look at the reality of the massive drug and corruption problem, kidnappings, murders and money. The U.S. Secretary of State Clinton was clear in her honest assessment of the problem. “Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade. Our inability to prevent the weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these criminals causes the deaths of police officers, soldiers and civilians,” Clinton said. The other large illegal business that is smuggled into the U.S.A. that no one likes to talk about is Human Traffic for prostitution. This “business” is globally now competing with drugs in terms of profits.

It is critical to understand, however that the horrific violence in Mexico is over 95% confined to the three transshipping cities for these two businesses, Tijuana, Nogales, and Juarez, ll of which are border situated to the United States.

The Mexican government is so serious about fighting this, that they have committed over 30,000 soldiers to these borders towns. There was a thoughtful article written by a professor at the University of Juarez. He was reminded of the Prohibition years in the U.S.A. and compared Juarez to Chicago when Al Capone was conducting his reign of terror capped off with The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre. During these years, just like Juarez today, 99% of the citizens went about their daily lives and attended classes, went to the movies, restaurants, and parks.

Is there corruption in Mexico?
YES!!! Is there an equal amount of corruption related to this business in the U.S.A.? YES! When you have a pair of illegal businesses that generate over $300,000,000,000 in sales you will find massive corruption.

Make no mistake about the Mexican Drug Cartel; these “businessmen” are 100 times more sophisticated than the bumbling bootleggers during Prohibition. They form profitable alliances all over the U.S.A. They do cost benefit analysis of their business much better than the US automobile industry. They have found over the years that the cost of bribing U.S. and Mexican Border Guards and the transportation costs of moving marijuana from Sinaloa to California have cut significantly into profits.

That is why over the past 5-7 years they have been growing marijuana in State and Federal Parks and BLM land all across America. From a business standpoint, this is a tremendous cost savings on several levels. Let’s look at California as an example as one of the largest consumers. When you have $14.2 billion of Marijuana grown and consumed in one state, there is savings on transportation, less loss of product due to confiscation and an overall reduction cost of bribery with law enforcement and parks service people.

Another great savings is the benefit to their employees. The penalties in Mexico for growing range from 5-15 years. The penalties in California, on average are 18 months, and out in 8 months. The same economic principles are now being applied to the methamphetamine factories. (Need we really discuss conditions of the prisons in Mexico?)

FOX News continues to scare people with its focus on kidnapping. There are kidnappings in Mexico. The concentration of kidnappings has been in Mexico City, among the very rich and the three aforementioned border Cities. With the exception of Mexico City, the number one city for kidnappings among NAFTA countries is Phoenix, Arizona with over 359 in 2008. The Phoenix Police estimate that twice that number of kidnappings goes unreported, because like Mexico 99% of these crimes were directly related to drug and human traffic. Phoenix, unfortunately, is geographically profitable transshipping location. Mexicans, just like 99% of U.S. Citizens during prohibition, go about their daily lives all over the country. They get up, go to school or work and live their lives untouched by the border town violence.

These same protectionist news sources have misled the public as to the real danger from the swine flu in Mexico and temporary devastated the tourism business. As of May 27 2009 there have been 87 deaths in Mexico from the swine flu. During those same five months there have been 36 murdered school children in Chicago. By their logic, if 87 deaths from the swine flu in Mexico warrants canceling flights and cruise ships to Mexico, then close all roads and highways in the USA because of record 43,359 automobile related deaths in the USA in 2008.

What is just getting underway is what many are calling the “Largest southern migration to Mexico of people and real estate assets since the Civil War” A significant percentage of the Baby Boomers have been doing the research and are making the life changing decision to move out of the U.S.A. The number one retirement destination in the world is Mexico. There are already over 2,000,000 US and Canadian property owners in Mexico. The most conservative number of American and Canadian Baby Boomers who are on their way to owning property in Mexico for full or part time living in the next 15 years is over 6,000,000. Do the math on 6,000,000 people buying a $300,000 house or condo and you will understand why the U.S. Government is trying to tax this massive shift of money to Mexico through H.R. 3056. The U.S. government calls this “The Tax Collection Responsibility Act of 2007”. Those who will have to pay it are calling this the EXIT TAX.

Mexico: A better economic choice than China
Another large exodus from the U.S.A is high paying skilled jobs. The job shift in automobile sector, both car and parts manufacturing, is already known by most investors. In the last few months as John Deere and Caterpillar have been laying off thousands of workers in the U.S.A., and hiring equal numbers in Mexico. The most recent industry that is making the shift is the aerospace manufacturers . In the city of Zacatecas there is currently a $210 million aerospace facility being built. With the 11 U.S. companies moving there, it is estimated to provide over 200,000 new high paying jobs in the coming years. One of the main factors for the shift in job south to Mexico instead of China is realistic analysis of total production, labor and delivery costs. While the labor costs in China are 40% less on average, the overall transportation costs and inherent risks of a long distance supply chain, and quality control issues, gives Mexico a distinct financial advantage.


Mexico’s real economic future
Mexico has avoided completely the subprime problem that has devastated the U.S. banking industry. The Mexican banks are healthy and profitable. Mexico has a growing and very healthy middle and upper middle class. The very recent introduction of residential financing has Mexico in a unique position of having over 90% of current homeowners owning their house outright. U.S. banks are competing for the Mexican, Canadian and American cross border loan business. It is and will continue to be a very safe and very profitable business. These same banks that were loaning in a reckless manner have learned their lesson and are loaning here the old fashioned way. They require a minimum of a 680 credit score, 30% down payment, and verifiable income that can support the loan. In most areas of Mexico where Baby Boomers are moving to, with the exception of Puerto Penasco (which did not have a national and international base of buyers), there is no real estate bubble. The higher end markets ($2-20 million) in many of these destinations are going through a modest correction. The Baby Boomers market here is between $200,000 and $600,000. With the continuing demand inside the Bay of Banderas, that price point, in the coming years, will disappear. This is the reason the Mexican government is spending billions of dollars on more infrastructure north along the coast all the way up to Mazatlan.


The other major area where America has become overpriced is in the field of health care. This massive shift of revenues is estimated to add 5-7% to Mexico’s GDP. The name for this “business” is Medical Tourism. The two biggest competitors for Mexico were Thailand and India. Thailand and India’s biggest drawback is geography. Also recent events, Thailand’s inability to keep a government in place and the recent terrorist attack in Mumbai, have helped Mexico capture close to half of this growth industry. In Mexico today there are over 56 world class hospitals being built to keep up with this business.

Mexico is currently sitting on a cash surplus and an almost balanced budget. Most Americans have never heard of Carlos Slim until he loaned the New York Times $250 million. After that it became clear to many investors around the world what Mexicans already knew: that Mexico had been able to avoid the worst of the U.S. economic devastation. Mexico’s resilience is to be admired. When the U.S. Federal Reserve granted a $30 billion loan to each of the following countries Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, and Brazil, Mexico reinvested the money in Treasury bonds in an account in New York City.


According to oil traders, Mexico’s Pemex wisely as the price of oil shot to $147 a barrel put in place an investment strategy that hinged on oil trading in the range of $38-$60 a barrel. Since the beginning of 2009 Mexico has been collecting revenues on hedged positions that give them $90-$110 per barrel today. Mexico’s recent and under reported oil discovery in the Palaeo Channels of Chicontepec has placed it third in the world for oil reserves, right behind Canada and Saudi Arabia.
The following is a quote from Rosalind Wilson, President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce on March 19, 2009. “The strength of the Mexican economic system makes the country a favorite destination for Canadian investment”.


Written by Jose Navarro my wonderful and intelligent collegue at Activner Lloyd (Investment Banking).

Colleen Cecile Mitchell

Sucursal Marina Vallarta

Look Out, La Nina may be coming and it’s due..

Below is the response I sent to Jeff Illingsworth, a friend of mine for years from Puerto Vallarta. We have been talking about the possiblity of La Nina coming on , when he sent me this information. For those of you who really keep an eye on conditons, this is worth reading and analyzing since it will affect fishing. How exactly is for speculation, it just depends on how sever or lite La Nina turns out to be, if indeed we do move into a La Nina conditon. Check the links out so you Yellowfin Tuna Guys can make your own determinations…..


This is exactly what my concerns have been…. We are seeing cooler air temperatures and a reduction in what the normal humidity would be. In fact the days are perfect and beautiful. Normally at this time of the year the heat is coming on and the humidity keeps the sweat glands working. Since we all know that weather patterns follow water temps, beeing cool in the third week of may as we get ready to move into June are the indicatiors I look for out my front door. So from my office window, it looks like La Nina is coming on. Lets hop it isn´t too severe or the fishing will be 100 miles out for Yellowfin…..

Great Info Jeff, I will share it on my blog and in an  article or two…. I will also forward the link to the web site you provided so people can look it all up for themselves….

http://www.thefishingweatherman.com …..
Yes, I believe we are seeing water a little warmer than normal for this time of year and yes, I believe we will see migratory species move up the line a little earlier than normal (we’re already seeing that happen), but there are signs of a weakening El Nino. Keep in mind that this is determined by looking at SSTs along the Equator and not off the SoCal/Baja coast. The push of warmer water that has begun will likely carry us into the summer season. Here is the latest update from the Climate Prediction Center:

A transition to ENSO-neutral conditions is expected by June 2010, which will continue into the Northern Hemisphere summer 2010.


El Niño weakened during April 2010 as positive surface temperature (SST) anomalies decreased across the equatorial Pacific Ocean. However, SST anomalies still exceeded +0.5oC across most of the Pacific at the end of the month. Since the end of February, subsurface heat content anomalies (average temperatures in the upper 300m of the ocean have decreased steadily in association with the expansion and strengthening of below-average temperatures at depth 25-200m. Also, enhanced convection developed over Indonesia, while suppressed convection strengthened and expanded over the tropical Pacific, south of the equator. The low-level equatorial trade winds remained near-average, and anomalous upper-level westerly winds prevailed over the central Pacific during much of April. Collectively, these oceanic and atmospheric anomalies reflect a weakening El Niño.

Nearly all models predict decreasing SST anomalies in the Niño-3.4 region through the Northern Hemisphere summer 2010. Most models predict a transition to ENSO-neutral conditions during April-June 2010, followed by ENSO-neutral conditions through the end of the year. However, by July-September 2010, the envelope of model solutions includes a significant number (nearly a third) indicating the onset of La Niña conditions. Even though ENSO-neutral conditions are most likely during the second half of the year, the general tendency of the models in recent months has been toward increasingly negative SST anomalies in the Niño-3.4 region. These forecasts, in addition to various oceanic and atmospheric indicators, indicate a growing possibility of La Niña developing during the second half of 2010.Inbox?number=2008385880&part=1.2&filename=sstaanim.gif



Fish Pics For The Reading Impared.. Fish Porn…

I just decided to throw up some more random fish pictures for those of you who don’t always want to read a long article….. Enjoy and feel free to save them …. Stan

Fishing Conditions Slow To Change, But Changing They Are !



Fun Days with Smaller Fish

Small Fish, Fun Days, Happy Crew!

Fishing Conditions Slow To Change, But Changing They Are !


This week the weather was warmer than normal and the humidity was going through the roof, which believe it or not, it is supposed to be getting more like this every day. But we are seeing cold days mixed in with warm humid days. What it all means is basically we are still in a late winter mode and in turn that means the water is late warming up. That is not a catastrophe, but as we come back in to Tourism Mode as we come into late May, we do normally have Dorado and Sailfish to go after. But this is an interesting situation where as summer is coming on and things are still cool seasonally. On the positive side, we see Rooster fish north of Punta Mita, Sailfish north of San Pancho and there is plenty of bait in the water for your favorite blue plate special!  

Recently heading out to the deep water fishing grounds of Corbeteña and El Banco were little more than a boat ride as late. With several boats heading out to points past El Banco, very few came in with anything to speak of. One of my competitors went out more than a hundred miles just to come back in towards shore. So if that is the case, save the money and just catch fish baby! Those few that headed to this location had to work for their catch. But Striped Marlin in the 240 to 400 lbs range have been boated. Yellowfin if there are smaller, in the fort to sixty five pound range, what we refer to as footballs. But as a whole, other locations are better. Now if El Banco is not worth your time, don´t even think of Corbeteña. We went out to Corbeteña the other day to come back in the bay for fish. So all and all, wait for some indication at El Banco or Corbeteña to get you interested.

Areas north of Punta Mita are starting to fire again. Guayavitos is north of San Pancho and is showing signs of life with Sailfish taking Baits and Dorado beginning to make an appearance. This is a twelve hour day. Limited reports from this area, so wait to hear some news before risking you precious fuel dollar… Off Sayulita there was a large floating log and we all know how Dorado loves those. It was a little surprising to find 25 to 40 lb Dorado there and taking baits. Hopefully this is an indication of the species moving back into the area, with an appetite. Also Rooster fish here are just now starting to pay attention to what you are offering bait wise. Cross your fingers this continues

Marietta Islands and El Morro continue to be the most reliable fishing grounds we have when it comes to Sportfishing in Puerto Vallarta. Still with Jack Crevalls, Bonito in larger sizes, Snappers, African Pompano and more. So the day is well worth your time and fuel dollar. Rooster fish are still there, but they are still a little picky so don´t make a special trip. Same goes for Sailfish, sooner or later they have to get interested in something. With an on-again / off-again appetite, the frustration factor is there for sure!

The River Mouths have Snook and they are good sized. They love to hang around the river mouths with all the seeds, leaves, bugs and organic material, they don´t seem to mind the muddy area as the water from the rivers empties into the bay. Not may consider this species when heading out, which is too bad since they taste every bit as good as Dorado or Snapper. Short days long on fun and tired arms made in the bay fishing well worth your attention. Remember, there are tons of ways to catch fish. When we limit ourselves to just a specific fish or two, you are the only one missing out on some real fun. So keep an open mind and get your captain to show you what he knows, not what he thinks you want to see!

Until next week, don´t forget to kiss your fish!

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Well that’s about it for now, until next week, don’t forget to kiss your fish!

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