Offshore 10/22 San Salvador-East Butterfly

PENN
Sep 11, 2014
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Raymond Vasilas
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Went offshore today, there was a good swell out there. Left SD and headed toward the 371. Nada. Decided to keep heading west. Paddy's were few and far between so we started trolling. Picked up a bonito on a blind strike near San Salvador knoll. 30 minutes later another blind strike, landed a small dorado. Kept trolling, now towards east butterfly. The daisy chain went off, this was a bigger fish. Moments later we boated a 40# yft! I wasn't expecting any tuna this close(40 miles) so we were all pumped. Trolled the area a bit more with no luck. Kept heading west. Spotted a nice paddy so we trolled passed it. Triple hook up with 5# yellowtail. Stopped the boat to reel in the fish, then it was game on. The paddy was loaded with dorado. Got our limits within 30 minutes. Decent sized fish too. I will follow up with pictures. My brother and friend have all of the pics. I wanted to get the report posted ASAP for anyone looking to fish tomorrow. I appreciate everyone that posts info on the site so I wanted to return the favor.
 
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Pgnracr

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Great job!! Pig tuna for area!! The knoll has been good. Be on there Friday !!! Heard of two big eye out there. But only one report. See you out there!!!
 
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Sep 11, 2014
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Raymond Vasilas
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Glacier Bay Canyon Runner
Went offshore today, there was a good swell out there. Left SD and headed toward the 371. Nada. Decided to keep heading west. Paddy's were few and far between so we started trolling. Picked up a bonito on a blind strike near San Salvador knoll. 30 minutes later another blind strike, landed a small dorado. Kept trolling, now towards east butterfly. The daisy chain went off, this was a bigger fish. Moments later we boated a 40# yft! I wasn't expecting any tuna this close(40 miles) so we were all pumped. Trolled the area a bit more with no luck. Kept heading west. Spotted a nice paddy so we trolled passed it. Triple hook up with 5# yellowtail. Stopped the boat to reel in the fish, then it was game on. The paddy was loaded with dorado. Got our limits within 30 minutes. Decent sized fish too. I will follow up with pictures. My brother and friend have all of the pics. I wanted to get the report posted ASAP for anyone looking to fish tomorrow. I appreciate everyone that posts info on the site so I wanted to return the favor.
Here are those pics I promised. As far as the numbers, I didn't mark the exact spot, we were on a course from San Salvador knoll to east butterfly. 3/10 of the way there. Water temp was 69.3. Hope that helps.

10:22 San Salvador Dorado.jpg


10:22:14 San Salvador Tuna.jpg
 
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MikeyLikesIt

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Sweet! Thanks for the timely report.....makes my "where to fish" decision for Friday that much easier. :D
 
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Sep 11, 2014
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Raymond Vasilas
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The Navy was doing some kind of testing too. Saw a small rocket, moving horizontally, fly right over the Paddy. Minutes later there were a couple of explosions. We were all hooked up and looked at eachother like, wtf is going on. It was mayhem.
 
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24pack

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We meet at the bait barge yesterday we had the 19ft Arima , good going on the Yellowfin and Dodos. I posted out a report as well so others can get an idea where the fish are or in our our case where not.
 
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Sep 11, 2014
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Raymond Vasilas
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We meet at the bait barge yesterdaywe had the 19ft Arima , good going on the Yellowfin. I posted out report as well so others can get an idea where the fish are.
t you "Bearded Clam"? We tried calling you. oh well, how did you do at the 43?
 
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kdrouet

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We are going to try our luck tomorrow around the East Butterfly. There is a nice temp break between the Knoll and butterfly.
 
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c-goat

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Nice yellowfin!
 
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ironnutts

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Don't let temp fool u I heard people on radio in 72.2 water for rat yt while I was in 69.8-70.3 loading up ...small kelp but was super super super loaded
 
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