Big Catalina Yellow Tail

Discussion in 'Southern California Inshore & Islands Fish Reports' started by ryatothen, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. ryatothen

    ryatothen Member

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    Ryan Chester
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    My dad and I took my daughters (6&7) on their first weekend trip to Catalina. Got lucky and landed a pig on Saturday.

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  2. AndyJ

    AndyJ Well-Known "Member"

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    Nice. Love the big fish hug.
     
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  3. Hugh Kollar

    Hugh Kollar Newbie

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    awesome! great pics
     
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  4. cortezpirasea

    cortezpirasea Pangero

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    Boom!
     
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  5. dctalk523

    dctalk523 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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  6. Paddyman1

    Paddyman1 I love pangas

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    Dude that is awesome with pops and kids helping out!

    I will go out on a limb and estimate a 30# + mossy.
     
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  7. ryatothen

    ryatothen Member

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    Not positive. We gutted it and left it in the kill bag overnight. Next day it was 30# on the nose. Not sure how much weight that accounted for but maybe 35#ish fish.
     
  8. jer dog

    jer dog Fishing is life

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  9. RyanErb

    RyanErb Love to fish!

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    What a toad! So fun! Thanks for the report!!
     
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  10. ryatothen

    ryatothen Member

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    Here is a better hug.

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  11. Second Row

    Second Row You Should Have Been Here Yesterday

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    On the iron!
     
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  12. DODGERS27

    DODGERS27 Member

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    Nice fish what area were u fishing?
     
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  13. ryatothen

    ryatothen Member

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    Backside of the east end.
     
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  14. Tunaslam

    Tunaslam I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Way to go, a dandy Tail!
     
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  15. Trayscool

    Trayscool Captain

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    Badass!
     
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  16. T Shark

    T Shark Member

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    Nice and even better on the iron!
     
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  17. mrkrabs

    mrkrabs I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    :jig::jig::jig::appl:

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  18. mhanson59hb

    mhanson59hb Fear No Fish

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    Wow, that's the real deal right there. The girls are gonna expect that every time now! :D

    Congrats!
     
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  19. Arima-bob

    Arima-bob pescadore n jäger

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    That's code for front side of west end... :D

    Nice catch bro! The girls look stoked too
     
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  20. PE Pete

    PE Pete Tight lines PE Pete

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    Two fishing chicks in the making there bro.
    That's the kind of catch they'll remember forever.
     
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