b"Members Catch Swords after SeminarsLife members Mike Simko, Gino Palomba and Ginos father Chris, & Rush Rashidi decided to give daytime swordfishing a try following a seminar at the Fishing Club given by swordfish expert RJ Boyle, from RJ Boyle Studio in Lighthouse Point.Techniques for hand cranking, rather than using an electric reel, was one of the items RJ discussed.Feeling inspired after RJs seminar, Mike and his crew decided to give it a try.The result was impressive.They ended up catching two out of three swordfish on their very first trip.The second swordfish they landed was released.It was just a few days following (l - r) Club members Ahmad 'Rush' Rashidi,the seminar.Mike decided Mike Simko, Chris Palomba & his son, Gino,to give hand cranking a try with their catch. on 50s.Thanks to RJs great tips and some good vibes from Parliaments Tear the Roof off the Sucker we had great success!Thank you RJ for a fantastic seminar at the Fishing Club! commented Chris Palomba. More recently, Rashadi has had an epic swordfish encounter in 1640 ft. of water offshore Palm Beach that led to a marathon sword fight.Rush and friends Jessika Harvey and Craig O'Hara battled the behemoth for over 20 hours and drifted over 80 miles north before landing what would end up being a 400 lb. broadbill.Several other club members, including Paul Gundlach,Member Paul Gundlach (r) & friends have also cashed in on the knowledge gained from not only RJ's seminar, butcaught this sword while fishing aboard from Capt. Nick Stanczyk's swordfish seminar last year.Congrats to all! the 'Baby Gunner' out of Boynton Inlet.14 W estP almB eachF ishingc luB"