We're having a kick ass trip! Our first fishing day led to 109 nice bluefin on the boat. The next day was spent traveling to the ridge and partying. Today we limited on yellowtail and now we're off to warmer waters for some bigger tuna!
Maybe ebnash and skenney will post some more photos after they wake up!
WTF? That looks like my 1st "Off shore" reel- the one got me laughed off the deck with coffee grinder comments..... Either the guy is old school east coast, or all that "2 speed, dual disc drag" stuff is marketing hype. And please don't tell me that's Cajun Red mono, ala Dan Hernandez....
Seriously, awesome pics, awesome trip. Thanks for sharing. When my son graduates from HS next summer, we'll be doing a 7 day as a grad present. This TR just whets the appetite.
awesome trip!!!!! That weather was so awesome on the 4th for you guys!
What was the hot ticket on those Bft? line test? how the bait was hooked? etc Smaller ones and then the 60+ ones.
I caught my 83 pounder on 30lb test but I wouldn't recommend doing that. Better option is 40lb + test w a high capacity reel and good drag with a flouro leader. I tied a double surgeons knot for the line-to-line connection and it held perfectly. I had a small sliding sinker to get the bait away from the boat and down about 100 feet or so. I also was using a 2/0 Owner circle hook. Hope that one helps. The best advice though is to get on the Excel because Justin will put you on the fish.