Offshore Aztec 3 Day SUPER COW!!

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Good Morning Guys!!!


Just heading back to the dock!


Left Seaforth on Thursday morning with a limited load of guys!


We were bit the same night with several YFT that were legitimately anywhere from 30-50lb!!

40-80lb Flurocarbon and size 2-2/0 Hooks.

The second day was more of the same in the morning with a nice surprise in the evening.

This trip is my yearly Bday trip!


I let the crew use my OPS 4x and Makaira 50iisea topped off with 200lb braid as an extra kite rod.


My rig was bit a few times with a few smaller fish and a hundred pound BFT...

Two or three “Smaller Grade” (100-120lb) bluefin we’re caught on the kite on my set up and the boat’s set up before my fish.

After the last 100lb’er was hooked...


The kite was re-rigged and redeployed...


Then I hear... OH SHIT FRESHHH ONE!!!


My ticket was finally punched!!


I tag teamed this fish with my buddy Andy.


We had this fish at gaff at about an hour and a half.


Major thanks to the crew of the Aztec and Andy
for the Assist!!!

Tapped out at 330lb. Waiting on official weight at Seaforth.

** UPDATE **

Offical weight at Seaforth was 321lb!!!

Two other cows were landed using the Kite!

321, 298 & 292.


My fish along the other cows were happily divided amongst the other passengers and crew!


Saturday was a steady pic of 50-150lb BFT on 50lb fluro to 80lb and 1/0-3/0 hooks.


These fish were NOT LINE SHY!!


I will post up more pics when I get home!

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woodfish330

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    KITE FISH.....Super Cows.....should have known. Curious as to the West Coast seasons Top 10 BFT.....how many on the Kite?.....how many on all other techniques? Just saying....
    Great catch brotber!
     
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    Sep 10, 2016
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    KITE FISH.....Super Cows.....should have known. Curious as to the West Coast seasons Top 10 BFT.....how many on the Kite?.....how many on all other techniques? Just saying....
    Great catch brotber!

    The original post says 3 cows on the kite.

    Everything else was Flyline and Sinker rig.

    I lost track but the most of the bites were flyline on fluro from 50-80ln and a size 1/0 or 2/0 mutu.
     
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    kzaam1

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    Glad you got an awesome birthday fish!!!

    The Aztec just posted a video of your trip on FB. Could be cool saving it for later on when you’re 70 and trying to get your buddies to believe you that this fish was really as big as it was!!! :)
     
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