200 pound bluefin on Pacific Voyager using International 16VISX

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Walt Bailey, owner of Pacific Coast Bait & Tackle in Oceanside, took a "busman's holiday" on the Pacific Voyager out of Seaforth, and landed this beautiful 200-pound bluefin tuna using a PENN International 16VISX reel.
Word is that the big fish hit on a Williamson Kensaki Jig; not sure on what color/size, and how the hooks/rings/leader were set up, but will try to get a picture of it.

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Steve, would you mind sharing Walt’s line setup on his VISX16? Thanks!



I was not aboard, so am not sure on the line setup, though I know that he likes 100-pound braid.
Rod was a 770XXH.
 
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