Today when the boys were fishing, John got 8 mangroves and 2 were up to 18 inches. We took a nice walk out to the Bow Channel Bridge.
Tonight is Jam Night and Taco Tuesday at Looe Key Tiki Bar. Marc is still sick so Tony was holding down the stage. Chicago Sandy got to jam with Mike S, Glen, Steve, Kenny and Tony. Bobby and Jim was there with their Ukuleles. We had Craig, Debi, Linda, Martin, Maddie, Gary, Delis in our group.
John and Larry fishing this morning. With the cooler temps the water is cooler and the fish were biting. They brought home 9 nice mangrove snappers. However, they had shark, tarpon, grouper they threw back.
Tonight is the Lighted Boat Parade in Key West. We picked Linda and Sally then met up with Paul and Cyndie at the Conch Republic Seafood Restaurant for drinks and appetizers. Key West is decorated so nice for Christmas.
We walked along the wharf to the Galleon Resort where we like to watch the parade from. Perfect timing. We found some chairs right in front, got some cocktails and enjoyed the beautifully decorated boats. CW Colt and Laurie showed up and we had a great evening. Now it’s time to head home.
John and Larry were out early fishing. Just as I was getting up the phone rang and it was Larry advising me John had a treble hook in his foot and needed to go to the hospital. Alrighty then.
They got back and I took John to the hospital and everyone was said that’s the biggest fish hook they have seen. It was also covered in fish guts and blood and very rusty. After the Doctor consulted with various nurses, policemen, firemen and maintenece men, they started trying stuff.
The maintenance man did not have any big cutters and the grinder was to big. So the fireman tried the big bolt cutters. Didn’t work. Now there thinking the Operating Room to cut it out. First the Police had ratchet bolt cutters so the Fireman tried that. It worked.
Now to get the hook and big barb out. The doctor took his scalple and made a few cuts so the barb could come through. Now the Doctor pushed the hook with pliers and the Fireman pulled with pliers. Finally they got it. Yeah!! So now I got my crazy fisherman home with a swollen foot and he is suppose to take it easy. The only thing the Doctor is worried about is an infection. So we have to watch for that. So today and tonight is a time-out.
John did his walkabout to the bridge. I’m working on projects and practicing harp and uku. John and Larry headed out for afternoon fishing and Debi, Linda and I walked over to Mangrove Mama’s for Happy Hour. John, Chuck, Douglas, Jerry, Char, Craig and Richard joined us.