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    I'm preparing my gear for swordfish. Gonna get one this year. Tides / moon not favorable this...

    I'm preparing my gear for swordfish. Gonna get one this year. Tides / moon not favorable this weekend. June 20 is good but I'll be in SD. Pm me your number so we can plot a trip. Let's get you one. A
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    Macs in hunt beach??

    You can slow troll the sabiki around a fishy area to find them. Plenty around Nachos.
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    Yes you can. The Tsharks up there are the full grown adults. 300-700 lbs. I was up in Oregon last year salmon trolling when one came up and completely destroyed our spread. I thought it was AWESOME! My buddy was pissed. Do every thing the same speed ect BUT use heavy tackle. Drag couple of...
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    Fishing off the back of the boat--Newport Harbor

    Theres schools of pompano in LBC right now. (butterfish) aint seen those in 30 years
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    LBC is my usual haunt but I fish all over.
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    Several BD folks have caught their first T with me. Let's go. I'll show you.
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    I encourage folks to just keep one male per year and release everything else. They are incredible fish especially when mouth hooked. I never do the snag and drag. Its sad. I know what I'm doing so multiple hook ups/ releases in a day is common for me. Sounds like you disaapprove and thats your...
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    I usually hook and land a few per trip. I like to release anything over 300 or female.
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    Hey glad to see your doing well.!
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    So you wanna catch a thresher?

    I recently sold both my boats and now I'm regreting it! My specialty is TS but if you wanna catch halibut, wsb or rockfish I can help. I have my own spots and equipment. For sharks have at least a 17 ft boat with bait tank. I'm happy to pitch in for supplies , ect. Fishing with me can be intense...