ALBA-MUTHA FUKIN-CORE

c-goat

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May 4, 2004
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Bill
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08 DEFIANCE 220 ex Sheri-Moon
Bloody decks this year....Albacore BABY!

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c-goat

HELL BENT FOR FEATHER
May 4, 2004
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santee ca.
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Bill
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08 DEFIANCE 220 ex Sheri-Moon
Every el nino year weve had good early season albacore....were due man.
 
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Slater

cuss on Monday,pray on Sunday,dream about one day
Jun 1, 2006
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Lakeside
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Rob
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sold! / cattle boat
I agree, ill take variety & exotics over str8 albacore anyday...
Last season was awesome with a extended chance at local trophy bluefin without having to run to Lupe for a slim chance at BIG yft but having to fight Whitey making it a slim chance to sticking one with the gaff...
 
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CaptnJD

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Jun 23, 2003
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O'Side
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James
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Skipjack 25, "BREAKAWAY" & CABO 35 "REEL AQUASITION"
Ummm They been gone for so long, I kindo grew a soffspot for the little stinkers. Yup, been a good Nino right behind em as far back as I can remember..
 
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caserock

Student of life ....
Nov 29, 2005
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Costa Mesa
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Mike
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La Otra
I thought albacore only come in a can?
 
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Tunahead

Long Time Tuna Abused Member
Aug 11, 2006
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Costa Mesa
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Ron
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several
Well, I remember, back in the day, on Searcher.....
we caught so many Albacore, we came home early! LOL

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SSUfish

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Sep 14, 2006
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San Diego
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Eric
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n/a
I really don't get why some of you guys have such a hard on for these fish. Bluefin and yellowfin taste better...

A decade ago when fish counts of Albacore were in the thousands for overnight trips, life was good for everyone in the fishing industry (boats and fishermen alike). It is a fish that is hard pulling and exciting to many people new to fishing. They're easier - I say that with no disrespect to our Oregon or Washington brothers - to catch than bluefin, we can and usually do catch Albacore in better numbers, and I think that they taste amazing compared to Yellowfin/bluefin (minus smoked bellies) . Next time you get a chance, Lawrys Carribean Jerk Marinade overnight on fresh albacore, bbq it, you'll understand, it's just not the same on Bluefin.

I'd rather take the fast paced Albacore bite over a skittish Bluefin bite any day.
 
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plj46

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Jan 7, 2008
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Socal
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john
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24 ft grady white
I really don't get why some of you guys have such a hard on for these fish. Bluefin and yellowfin taste better...
Because youv'e never caught one ? you seem to have quite a hard on for yellowtail.
 
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