Offshore 7/5 BFT and yellers on the Wild West

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Wild West

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Fished down to the tuna pens east of the Hidden for several patties with yellows along the way. The tuna fishing sounded pretty slow for everyone except those fishing down in the Lower 500 range. Late in the day making our way back up the line we found birds working in the south end of the trench just west of the Coronados (16/18). We trolled after the birds for at least a mile and they just wouldn't let us catch up with them. I was saying it seems like boat shy bluefin under them when we finally got our jigs into the zone and a troller went off. A nice 40 lb class BFT! Got 4 more in the area, all on a blue mack x-rap 15.

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40 pounders on the troll .................... ok ................ we got a swordfish on the rock pile..........top that !
 
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Predatormonster

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Ok . Now were talking ! You freakin stud ! I will post pics of my swordfish ...........uhh ...........nevermind .
 
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Wild West

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My bad, not the Coronado Canyon. We were fishing the southern part of that trench to the west of the Coronados along the wall of that dropoff. Numbers were 16/18. Big area of activity there that we were running and gunning on.
 
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NATIVE

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Fished down to the tuna pens east of the Hidden for several patties with yellows along the way. The tuna fishing sounded pretty slow for everyone except those fishing down in the Lower 500 range. Late in the day making our way back up the line we found birds working in the south end of the trench just west of the Coronados (16/18). We trolled after the birds for at least a mile and they just wouldn't let us catch up with them. I was saying it seems like boat shy bluefin under them when we finally got our jigs into the zone and a troller went off. A nice 40 lb class BFT! Got 4 more in the area, all on a blue mack x-rap 15.

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Shazam! Way to get er done!
 
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Nice fish. We were chasing terns in that same zone today. No fish for us. We were mainly dragging YF jigs but we had one PB mini marauder out that may have worked on these BF.
 
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Wild West

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Larry - That one blue mac x-rap got all 5. Also ran a sardine x-rap 15 that looks almost the same as the mac except it has spots instead of stripes and it didn't get touched. Cedar, feathers, blue/silver halco didn't produce.
 
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Predatormonster

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Thanks for the numbers . Great job ! Its not easy coming in with a haul like that when its as scratchy as lately . Props on the skills !
 
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