Bittersweet Yellow

Discussion in 'Southern California Inshore & Islands Fish Reports' started by Johnny0323, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. Johnny0323

    Johnny0323 Newbie

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    57632BE0-395C-4E7E-8B6D-1DB949711A13.jpeg 4A221C2A-FD9E-4D60-93F9-5F19B85B77E4.jpeg Started off launching out of mission bay 8am glass conditions overcast skies slightly foggy no live bait all artificial, landed 2 toad calicos on hard plastics and I was able to work this yellow through the kelp today, I lost one last week in the kelp so this is bittersweet, I fought it 10 minutes roughly and could feel the braid sawing through the kelp it finally sawed through I saw cut kelp start to float and was gaining on him and got stuck again then about 50 yards off in the distance I could see another kelp line at the surface after wrestling kelp off my line to my surprise the yellow was laying right beneath kelp at the surface, my buddy Josh gaffed the shit out of it on one shot, couldn’t be more stoked to land this bad boy.
     
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    Not bitter... sweet! What is hard plastic, where did you get him?
     
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    yakdout Professional

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    Nice fish

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  4. Johnny0323

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    La Jolla 90ft
     
  5. Reel hip

    Reel hip Meet my "Well known Member"

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    Bitter sweet !
     
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    FloMar Hired Gun!

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    You worked so hard for that Yellowtail your pants fell down, nice job!
     
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  7. Tunaslam

    Tunaslam I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Good job!
     
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  8. mhanson59hb

    mhanson59hb Fear No Fish

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    Nothing but "sweet" on that yellowtail!
     
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  9. Johnny0323

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    :rofl:that I’m too skinny :rofl:
     
  10. Johnny0323

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    Yozuri LC Hydro Minnow 150 MM
     
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