Cape Cod 6/16 - Redemption

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  1. age
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    Diane and I met Capt.Chip at 4:15AM and launched around 4:45AM. While the conditions were not perfect, there wasn't a lot of fog, which had made the last trip nearly unfishable. Although the visibility was good, there was not a lot of activity to be seen. The morning was quite slow aside from a wide-open striper bite that lasted an hour or so. Around 1PM we spotted some birds working an area pretty hard. We started casting toward them and caught a bluefish and another striper. I thought we were on another school of stripers when the Saltiga slider went bye-bye. The fight was on!!! I was using the BD100 (wishing it was the BD200) with a 20K and PE6. Its first run must have taken at least 250 yards with about 20-22 pounds of drag. I could tell this was a different animal. After 25 minutes I saw color. A lot of color. Chip sank the first gaff and I followed with the second. When 68 inches of tuna came over the rail I almost threw up from excitement. For anyone who hasn’t had the chance to fish with Chip, you’re missing out on a tremendously good time… oh yeah, he’s also very, very fishy! Enjoy the photos…


    Operator - Capt Chip Baker / Offshore Experiences Sportfishing
    Boat - 25' Contender
    Anglers per trip - 3 anglers
    Cost - $250 per angler or $750 per boat per day (8hr trip)
    (Gratuities not included)

    offshoreexperiences@gmail.com
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  2. Ali
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    Dammit Man.

    Nice freaking tuna!
  3. dtak2001
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    Nice job on the spinning reel
  4. Sherm
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    Great job on the coffee grinder tuna. That's a sweet fish.
  5. Gonzofam
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    Incredible catch on the spinning gear. Setting up for the drive out there in October. Cant wait!!!!!!
  6. Saluki
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    Good Lord!!!!!!!

    Outstanding!
  7. pascuale
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    I love that shit
  8. get some BD Pro Staff
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    Great report!
    Why no pics of the girlfriend in this report?
  9. dweston
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    AWESOME!
  10. coldtuna
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    Adrian, way to go man.

    Awesome!! Gotta hook up with you.

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