Recent content by Holi-e-Mackeral

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    Long Range photos, lets see them

    We call the angler in the red dress "lumpy" you had to be there to understand.
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    BLUE FIN FLAT FALL ROD AND REEL COMBO

    Several weeks ago while on the RP, when we slammed the big bft on the flat falls in the middle of the night.. ATD 50, Calstar 770 XXH.. 205 # BFT, 6 min from hookup to landing.. 140 # fish, took longer.. Everyone on the boat was fishing 130# and we lost very few fish to break offs, did have...
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    Another flat fall rigging thread

    Hey guys, I know this has been discussed before. But, what are your thoughts about using a J hook vs circle hook on the assist hooks for a flat fall ? I have several that I plan on rigging and am interested on the newest thinking on this for this upcoming season. I did catch a 205 and a...
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    Grant’s UFC on the RP

    Here is what the Mega looked like ... Rick Allan really put on a tuna seminar this trip.. Not only did he catch the two fish over 300#, he also out fished us all on the bluefin tuna as well..
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    Long Range photos, lets see them

    Here are a couple of shots from my recent Royal Polaris 18 day trip.. including Rick Allan's 398# mega yellowfin.
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    Grant’s Ultimate Fishing Challenge

    I wonder if little Frank will make an appearance.
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    Old school wahoo lure

    Hopkins Shorty Plain Lures - TackleDirect I still have some of them, but have not tied one on in a lot of years.. The last time I used one, we were at Clarion (before the closures).. Cast it out, got a bad backlash.. (doh)... took me a while to clear my line.. at that point the jig was...
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    “Bridled” Nomad Cow grade flat fall design

    Anyone know where to purchase the 300# kevar cord in red ?
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    Flying fish scent

    I doubt if a big tuna ever "Smells" a flyer before eating it... As we know, most strikes are explosive..
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    Wooden Tackle Box Pictures and Builders

    Hey Guys, I 'm looking for suggestions on where to purchase some latches like this ? Anyone know what they are called ? Jeff.
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    Cow tuna jigs

    Where do you purchase Vectran and Kevlar ? Jeff.
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    Furthest you’ve fished/furthest the fleet will go

    Here are some more Clipperton photos from the Atoll
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    Furthest you’ve fished/furthest the fleet will go

    For me it's Clipperton been there 6 times.. it can be great or poor... just like any location.. I know that the Royal Polaris has done at least one trip to another location far south of Clipperton.. I just cannot remember the name jeff.