I had a pac bay 50 class butt fail this past year. Didn't even have a fish on just the pressure from dragging a manns stretch 50....and it broke...
Pat--thank you for spearheading this. Haven't been on the site for a while but this thread is super helpful on a number of levels. Well done.
I have to say....that is the most pc account of that last bite that I ever could have imagined...You made me sound like a real gentleman!!
That's an aweoweo....shallow reef fish. Mahi must been feeding in close.
Was dead this past weekend.
But on the flip side....would be hard for it to get too much slower than it was Sunday...
Hadn't heard about this....What bait was washing up? In large numbers? Pics?
Consistency is a beautiful thing....Keep banging em G!!
Love the go pro action!! Some solid days on the water!!
That's a busy and productive weekend!! Awesome work Pat and Captain Nerlie!!!
My arms are still sore from that freakin shark.
That's my leg in Tail Spin's picture.....that sh*t sucks. Glad you're ok. Time to cut off the trailers and make a rule that the only mahi's on...
I fish with Lockin all the time....that's him and his Arima in the pic. Have a bunch of friends with trailer boats in the same size range you're...
Thanks for the update...the blind mahi saves the day!
Crushed um!! Good work!!!
The Mrs. always seems to bring the luck with her...nicely done!
Gotta be stoked on that one....great catch Pat!!
Perfect Xmas present for you guys!! Good going Nick!!
Every second counts.... Stoked on your catch.....good going Pat!
Stoked for you guys!! Congrats!
hard luck. kaneohe seems pretty dead....we hit t from hawaii kai on the 16th and it was lifeless...found a large barrel all barnacled up as well...
That's a big ass ulua...good going!!
Hate to spam the feed.....but in Tahoe til 9/1 and would love to catch some fish.
I'd be happy put you on some fish on Oahu if you can put me on...
Love the action shot...KO!!! Great looking fish!!
Solid fish....good going!!
You guys are on it as always...that's a big ass ahi!!!
Well done Jason....you've been killing it!!
Congrats Pat!! The preferred type of impersonator....
Beautiful fish...great catch Chuck!
That's a rough one to say the least, Pat...although it doesn't sound like there was much of anything that you could've done differently.
That's a big bastid!! Congrats!
Gotta find a way to get Ken to stay in town more often!! Great catches!!
That's definitely a father son outing he'll remember for a long time...congrats!!
You are crushing it this year Russ!! Another solid one on board.
Capt. Pat strikes again!!
Another impressive day on the water!!
Unusual to take a strike near the whales...but hard to complain when you do! Congrats!!
Atleast you didn't have to worry about what was in the spread...!!
When ur hot, ur hot...sounds like another 1/4 day on Saturday!!
Sounds like a helluva lot more fun than a Monday in the office!! Congrats on the solid catch!
Solid reward for your patience....nice fish!!
Your persistence paid off...Great looking fish!!!
Congrats on a great catch Steve!!
Looked like quite a few boats at the ramp yesterday....good to see there was fish!!
Mahi, otaru, and you got your ahi for dessert...great catch!!
Smashing um! Nice catch!!
Great looking fish....congrats!!
On the board again....Great catch Pat!!
Beautiful pic....colors on the fish are sick. Great catch!!
Your on a roll brudda!! Great catch.
Awesome catch guys...stoked!!
Great start, middle, and finish to that trip...solid work!!
2 out of 4 ain't bad...nice catch!!
Solid catch...looks like all the boat prep paid off!!
Great looking fish...still plenty of sash to go around even without the little brother!!
Doesn't get much better than that...Well done!!!
Awesome catch guys...well done!!
Sick video...enjoy the sash!!
Yeah braddah Jeff!!
Long time no see man...glad to hear the fishing bug is in full effect!!!
That's definitely a pig...well done!!
Congrats....stoked for you guys!!
Nice catch...gotta love it when the bite turns on like that!!
Slaying it as always!! Great catch Pat!!
Love that first pic...Live Action!!!
Slayed um!! Job well done!!
Congrats Jason...its gotta feel even better knowing that you got your boat dialed in!!
Stoked for you....well done!!
Thanks for the intel...good going on the sash!!
Well done...enjoy the sash!!
That is impressive as hell!! You get um bloody yet?
Stoked for you guys...great start to the season!!
Load em up!!
Great catch Joe!!!
Smashed em..Solid catch Josh!!
You are fricken killing it. Congrats on the ahi. Sick video!!
Not bad at all...good to hear banks still got fish!
Good going...nice catch!
stoked for you guys...early in the season to get monkey off your back!!
looks like you got your work cut our for you with that project...Go get um!!
Just getting 2 solid hookups out of 2 marlin bites is a damn good ratio...going 2 for 2 on landing them is just silly!! Awesome catch!!
BG is on...
Good going....gotta bless the new boat!!
that fish has got to have a serious attitude to get that big without a bill...good going on the c/r
Crushing em!! Nicely done.
Solid fish man!!
Saw the article...said the boat that picked them up was right near them....saw they were in trouble and by the time they pulled in their lines the...
Job well done Eric....good eats and good family time
Nice mixed bag...ukus came up on opelu?
You make me want to move to Kona....
Solid day on the Kona ice skating rink!
the frog looks cherry....cool concept to use the koa
That is a helluva a catch. Solid work!!!!
Must feel great to get back on the water...solid catch!!
That's a solid haul for 2 days fishing. Solid work.
Good going Marcus....nice catch. Gotta invest in some grundens, makes the day long tube ride a little more comfortable!
Thank you for your service. You definitely deserve some solid action from the fish for the time you've put in.
That's a big ass donkey for a little ass boat!! Awesome work.
Stoked on the pick up!! Finding Magic always seems to be a good thing...!!
Brah you guys killed it. ENJOY!
Score!! Stoked for you....where's the pics??
The porpoise whisperer strikes again!!! Well done Pat...Enjoy that Xmas Sash!!!
stoked for you guys.....good going!!
Very impressive stuff Pat--keep killing um buddy!!
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Matching set of 2, gold and red wrap on black, 5 guide, 50 lb class IGFA certified...
Definitely stoked on the new boat. Great day on the water!!
How many does that make for the year for you, Pat? You been absolutely slaying um!!
Solid catch....enjoy your sash!!
Solid fish!! Congrats!!
Had luck with the daisy chains around the buoys for shibi, run the archer bars on calmer days with a 5" lure trailing for ono, shibi, and mahi
Both Fresh Catch and Tamura's in town was completely out of ahi poke on Sunday. Something tells me you would've got a damn good...
Ho Shet!!! That looks like it should be in a museum!!!
Locked and Loaded for the New Year....Load em up Capt Don!!!
Sounds like a good fun trip...nice catch!!
holy crap....load em up!!!
I would definitely use at least 3 feet of leader with your poppers, those buggers are expensive, and there's definitely some solid fish on Kauai....
Load em up!!! Nice catch!!
Wife puking and fresh sash = full day of family fun on the water!!
Boat looks sick!! Who said sufrboards and bridges don't mix!!
Well done JD, solid catch!!
technically not a whitewash cuz you hooked and landed the bird...probly not the best tasting sashimi though.
Keep pounding....bang um next time
Your scouting work paid off big time....that's a solid haul!!!
Solid catch, made atleast a couple times sweeter by the fact that you got em solo!!! I bet your crew that canceled was sick when you told them...
Solid day in my book...nice looking donkey!!
You know luck is on your side when you go out planning to grab some little guys on jigs and end up coming home with 3 big boys and change. Solid...
Solid catch Jboy--Bring on the sashimi and beer!!!
Fire up the smoker!!
2 Marlin is a good day in anyones book!! Meat won't be quite as dark as you were hoping for, but it'll still taste good!!
Solid catch Ron!!
Sashimi would've been nice....but smoked marlin is nothing to complain about!!!!
Good to see some yellow coming up somewhere other than Waianae. . .
Solid haul, you guys slayed um!!
That is frcken brutal. Sorry to hear about the bum trip and trailer damage, but with any luck you are saving up your good luck for the tournament...
Matoris + Waianae = Sashimi....you clearly know your math!!!
Great start to the season, enjoy your catch!!
Good to see some akus coming up...they were definitely few and far between last year...hopefully a good sign for the rest of the summer. Solid...
no matter how you cut it, you goin be eating well for the next while. Solid catch!!
Sounds like your buddy who called you out to the pinnacle will be eating some grade A sashimi shortly!!
Definitely a solid start to the summer,...
Patience pays off!! Enjoy your sashimi!!!
Congrats!! Time to get out the smoker!!
This has been a fantastic post!! Reading pleasure is definitely at Pulitzer prize level!!
A BIG welcome goes out to the stereotypical mainland...
That's definitely a solid start to the summer for you. Awesome work Pat!!
That thing looks frickn cherrrrrry, Beautiful work!!!
Nothing like banging fish while everyone else is waiting in line. Nicely done!!
Definitely a banner day. Great work!!
Gotta give credit where credit is due. That is an amazing fish. Serious props, Brandon.
Definitely a productive day on the water. With any luck your aloha and good karma will result in screaming ratchets this summer!!
Definitely something to be said about having a boss that appreciates your talent. Getting told to take the day off to go fish is some serious job...
Beautifully written Wahiawagrown!! Pulitzer prize winning material in my book. Solid catch as well. Nicely done.
Shouldve given the kawakawa to your friend from the mainland and told him it was an ahi ;p
Nice catch, enjoy!!
Gotta love the prop-kiss...
Bleed um out in the water and keep the deck squeaky clean.
Solid work boys, enjoy the sashimi!!
Just one otaru away from the stardom...
Magnificent fish regardless, great work!!
Make it x5....never fished with them, but everybody else seems amped!!
Kai Bear used to do pretty good, but not sure on their current status
No better reason in the world to scrub down the cabinets in the salon
A full day on Magic in May is about as good a choice as you can make. Capt. Russ is a certified ahi killer and May is peak season. If I was in...
Chances are good that it will take more than 40 hours for Patrick to eat all that sashimi, so sounds like time well spent. Definitely making good...
Jonesy makes a good point about the vog, but if neither of you have respiratory problems...Kona is the call.
Real estate is more reasonable, and...
woooops.....heavy enough to not break when flying a 6+ ounce wight out. You then attach your grapnel sinker to the break away lead line. You...
The Hawaiian slide set up is straightforward and makes good use the rods you have available (given they are beefy enough to cast a 6+ oz piece of...
That was fricken hilarious!!
A quick swim in malie water is always better than taking shit from pops all day.
Fish landed, gaff returned, and no...
As much fun as those are at the auction, you gotta save at least 1 or 2 for the dinner table.
I've lived on Oahu all my life and really haven't heard of anyone catching oio blind casting. The fly guys catch them on the flats with their...
I'll be caravaning from Brisbane up to Yeppoon from January 5-15 and would really appreciate any advice anyone can give me regarding places to...
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