Offshore "Any word on that big tuna being caught"

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ash

Chief Inspiration Officer
Aug 28, 2007
641
154
North San Diego County
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Ash
Boat
Still looking
You will be telling your grand kids this story one day, awesome job and congrats!
 
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RooftopFishin

Almost A Member
Nov 1, 2010
131
76
San Diego
Name
Colin
Boat
No longer a boat owner =(
Colin, Congratulations on getting your fish!!!! We got limits of yellowtail and a 20lb. Dorado on the paddy fishing next to you. We watched you for about 3 1/2 hours Epic battle that my 9 year old son and I will never forget. I had no idea you had hooked the fish at 9:30 am we left you at 5 pm in hopes you would land it. Thanks for posting a picture of the fish my son wanted to know what was pulling you around the boat.

Mercado
Thank you! I saw you guys over there killing it on the paddy! In my head I was like "boy that looks like fun" haha.
 
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johndtuttle

Angler/Client
Mar 20, 2008
5,574
1,762
Carmel, CA
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john
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not crazy enough yet
Congrats on the fine catch! :)

Replace those crap Rapala hooks with Owner ST-66! :D
 
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conchydong

Untitled
Jun 5, 2008
1,959
207
Pompano Beach FL
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Scott
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Rock Bottom
Way to go! I read the other thread first with the hater on there and as far as I am concerned he can stick it. You did a awesome job hanging in there. Congratulations on a epic battle and victory.
 
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jughead

Member
Jun 10, 2006
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Alpine
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John
Boat
24 Seaswirl striper
What a story!! Thanks for sharing.... Is that a Rapala xrap 30? I was using one on the 9 two days ago and was telling myself it looked too big......duh...congrats Colin!!!!
 
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c-goat

HELL BENT FOR FEATHER
May 4, 2004
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402
56
santee ca.
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Bill
Boat
08 DEFIANCE 220 ex Sheri-Moon
I bet your gonna be high for a couple days off that adrenaline.
Congratulations on an unbelievable local catch man...wow!
 
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2small

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Jun 8, 2009
299
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san diego
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m
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228 Grady Seafarer
Heard the end of the story on the radio while getting bait last night - Awesome! Congrats on that local beast. Good man Brett.
 
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Jul 19, 2014
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Tony PALMERI
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Accolade
Hey Momo fish, I thought you needed a nap and had a head ach! This was a real story and reel fish! Keep up the positive vibes!
 
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Jul 19, 2014
7
8
54
Name
Tony PALMERI
Boat
Accolade
Congrats Collin! Brett R is one of the best fisherman on this coast and your especially glad he pulled up! It was great to watch you guys land the fish and especially enjoyed the tuna explosion when you missed the gaff. That was a thing of Beauty! Pow! Glad the world offers a Second chance once in a while! Congrats!
Tony P.
 
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layakai

It Smells Fishy!!!
Jul 13, 2007
138
7
Clairemont
Name
Jared
Boat
18' Hydrasports Center Console "Layakai"
Very nice, Collin! I was listening the the final 2 hrs of your fight on the radio, even texted a few buddies with updates as it was going on. Glad you got it on board, Congrats!!!!
 
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kerncat

I Should Upgrade My Account
Apr 2, 2005
1,083
100
San Diego area
Name
Opos
Boat
Gone to a new keeper
Congrats!! "Old school" with straight mono....just like the early 80's...it's game on and again ...congrats...solo rules!!!!
 
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StuBro

Almost A Member
Jul 22, 2012
101
36
Encinitas, California
Name
Greg
Boat
29' Blackfin Flybridge "Reel Living"
This is the most awesome story of 2014 so far! Good job!

Hopefully we can all put the Opah story to rest now that we are catching again!
 
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KNOT HOME

Fuel User
Nov 5, 2010
369
170
Ventura, CA
Name
Randy
Boat
Parker 2310 - "Knot Home"
Congratulations Collin....

I heard the story from Brett when he came back in the harbor....Insane Man!
Hes a stand up guy for offering the help and youre a stand up for accepting his offer!

The haters can go fuck themselves!

Stoked you guys landed that thing!
 
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