1st Trip This Year to Waianae - 1st Ahi

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  1. BucketMan
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    Left the harbor around 0530 and ran the ledge to BP hoping to catch an ono but to no avail. Headed to BO & was surprised to see lots of boats leaving the buoy. Wondered why. Got kind of bumpy so ran the thousand towards Kaena Point. About 2-3 miles from BO, we nabbed a hebi and continued on the thousand to Nanakuli before switching course to the fifteen hundred (pocket area). Saw some birds in the far horizon and headed that way. As soon as we turned - hanapaa! The color of both skirted lures was gay-bob. Weigh-in & picture of lures tomorrow.

    The hebi went 24 lbs. & the ahi 110. Sure thought both were bigger - I blame that on old age.

    The metal jet head caught the hebi running behind the "dirty bird". The "Kodak Killer" got the ahi attached far back of the "Kaneohe Flyer".
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  2. grander007
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    right on, way to go!

    tight lines,
  3. da reel man
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    all right ken way to go.
  4. MikeO
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    Very nice Congratulations!
  5. changboy
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    good job ken, arent you glad you neva sell you ride?
  6. hawaiian hammer
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    Good going Ken,
    Now the monkey on my back.:shakin:
    Will try my luck before ahi fever.
  7. shadzdad
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    Nice ahi and hebi. Good job on heading out there and finding the fish.
  8. russell kato
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    Alrighty Ken and Crew,
    WTG with that nice Ahi in the bag plus a Hebi for good measure! Hope that the action is only the beginning of a great Ahi season! Congrats on a job well done!
  9. shinchan
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    Awesome catch!!! Itching to go already, too bad I have to be in Japan visiting the in-laws for 2 weeks or else I'd pitch a tent in the truck bed and camp at the harbor...:rofl:
  10. force21
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    Alright Ken! Nice catch for your 1st run at Waianae! Go get sum moa!
  11. patfishhi
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    Ken and crew,
    Looks like the first trip to Waianae was the right choice; congrats to you and the crew.

    Cheers
    Pat
  12. Jus10
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    good going....looks like they might be here:waglleybooty:
  13. Pacific Lures
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    Good Going On The Ahi. I Hear the Gay Bob has been working real Good In Kauai..
  14. BNaks
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    Nice ahi and hebi Ken! Looks like you and your boat still have some fish to catch together...
  15. pfont
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    nice wicked tuna ken ... retirees who fish on arima boats are awesome too ...
  16. JimmyK
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    Congratulations, Ken and crew! Nice catch!
  17. Pupule
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    Congratulations, Ken and crew! What an awesome day on the water!
  18. grander007
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    :rofl:

    Those are great boats, my buddy has a 16' cuddy Sea Chaser with twin Honda 30s. He is thinking about selling it to get a bigger one.

    Tight lines,
  19. fetzerb
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    Way to go ken! Nice kodak film container lure. I need to get some of those canisters before the become obsolete.
  20. nodrama
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    Good going nice fish!!!