Offshore 8-22 Deja Vu at the 302 YFT limits for 3

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Mstonefish

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Snuck out of work again today, taking coworker Sal and his buddy Ryan. Both YFT virgins and expectations were high after Wednesdays epic trip.

Launched at 7:30 out of SI, nobody at the ramp and no line for bait. Picked up 2 scoops of awesome 4-6 sardines and headed to the 302 area.

Not alot of action through the early morning and not many bent rods. Headed west and slightly north of the bank looking for birds. Saw a few jumpers then a Hammerhead in the near distance so slid up and shut down. Started some chum and soaked baits for awhile before slow trolling and getting bit. Sal is up first and gets his first yft.



Start chumming a little heavier and some boils are popping, Ryan is on his first and takes about 30 minutes to corral his first tuna using about 2lbs of drag :lol:



I hook and hang and hook another all while keeping steady chum flowing and it's on. A good mile and a 1/2 drift with non-stop action, even 4-5 fish hanging at once.



Got close to limits and called out the numbers, one of the boats....the Shank slid in and got a fish just after we limited out.





Heading back in with limits for 3 at about 2:30, filteted at Point Loma, getting eyed by big sea lions during the process and watching some fun surf at the point too.





Another great day to be on the water and two more newly hooked sportfishermen.



 
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c-goat

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Cool mate!
 
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MikeyLikesIt

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Nice work Mark!
 
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Troy

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Nice fishing. I'm in Michigan for 10 days and really missing the fishing and the good surf. This post had it all!
 
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mokaction

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wow.. epic day for you again.. What size is your bait tank??? I have a 32 gal tank and I usually get 1.5 scoops of dines and half die with in the first couple of hours..
 
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Otto

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wow.. epic day for you again.. What size is your bait tank??? I have a 32 gal tank and I usually get 1.5 scoops of dines and half die with in the first couple of hours..

I have a 1100 gph bait pump for my 24 gallon bait tank. It works great usually. Yesterday, the sardines were weak and most died.
 
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Did you tell em it's like this every year? :D
 
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Envy115

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hey guys, im a new boat owner and have been fixing up my boat like crazy the past month. It is almost ready to go out. i'm almost ready. I wanted to ask you guys, when people say the 302, or the 203, im sure its a spot, or the coordinates right? could somebody clarify for me? im new to the boat game and have only gone out twice before, after all the remodeling and work, fishfinder, nav, engine check, risers, tilt motor, shift cable, this and this this and that im almost ready. could somebody educate me about the coordinates and how people say it or what they are referring to when they give just like a few numbers?

thanks a lot.

-greatful noob captain.
 
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