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  1. slatts

    Offshore New Lo-An 1.5 day charter Cortez bank YT and some Tank BFT 8/29-8/31 report

    Short report: 68-70 deg water at cortez bank, clean water, anchor fishing was very slow in the mornign. 9 YT 20-30lb, 8 Bonito, 3 BFT (15-20lb) 30lb line and size 2 J hook worked for everything there. Mid day we ran between the banks and skipped yummys for 2 BFT (204 lb and 143 lb) was still...
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    Offshore 8/23-8/25 New Lo-An Company Charter 1.5 day (BFT Limits)

    The quick and dirty - we fished tanner bank all day. It was a slow but steady pick. 48 BFT and 1 YF for the boat. The long and clean version - this was my first time chartering the NLA. Ive been on the boat many times. Everyone was checked in and ready to go at 9pm and we left right on time...
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    Offshore 8/1 Bluefin close to home

    Ok the quick and dirty part first. 36/35 to 30/33 was where we were all day today. Morning slack tide produces random foamers for run n gun for nada. We threw poppers, colt snipers, jerk baits and live bait for nada. Then we put the daisy chain cedar out and a black and purple skirt on troll...
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    Offshore 371 / Hidden Hunt - Found em / Watched em

    6/19/2020 Short story - 31.55 -117.27 was where we saw all the action for the day. No fish to show for it though. Long story - Launched out of Shelter Island at 330am. We were 5th in line at the bait store. Once we got 3rd position they ran out of bait and had us drive around to the other...
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    Offshore 11/24 Doubles and Triples at the 300

    First time poster here so I will try and check all the boxes. Picked up a scoop and a half of very large 7-9inch dines and a few stray horse macs that found there way in.. SCORE. (Hoping I get to send one into the bowels of a big tuna) Left the bay at 530 headed toward the corner / 43. About...
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    Offshore Line to line knot vs. Swivel for mono to flouro connection

    Ok so here it goes... Does anyone know the advantage / disadvantage of using a barrel swivel / rolling swivel to connect mono to flouro? There is a high emphasis on line to line knots, but by using a swivel you could avoid line twist. Not sure it is significant but curious if its been tested...